Mark Your Calendar: These Are The Busiest Holiday Travel Day



This year’s holiday travel is supposed to be record-breaking. And not just the day before the holidays, either. AAA expects 102.1 million Americans to be on the road in the days before and after Christmas. Surprisingly, Wednesday, Dec. 19th is expected to be the worst for cities like Boston, Houston, and Seattle. While other cities like New York and LA will peak on Thursday. So if you’re traveling anytime from the 19th – the 24th be prepared to battle the traffic.

Here’s the full list of the worst times to drive in America’s most-congested cities:

Atlanta, Sat., Dec. 22, 3-4 pm
NYC, Thurs., Dec. 19, 9:30-10:30 pm
Boston, Wed., Dec. 19, 3:30-4:30 pm
Houston, Wed. Dec. 19, 12:15-1:15 pm
Detroit, Mon., Dec. 24, 2-3 pm
Seattle, Wed., Dec. 19, 4-6 pm
Chicago, Mon., Dec. 24, 1:30-2:30 pm
Los Angeles, Thurs., Dec. 20, 2:30-3:30 pm
San Francisco, Fri., Dec. 21, 4:15-5:15 pm
Washington, D.C., Thurs., Dec 20, 1:15-2:15 pm

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