Millions return home from holiday weekend travels

Dayton International Airport terminal
Dayton International Airport terminal. (WDTN Photo/Neil Black)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Memorial Day is one of the most heavily traveled holidays.

According to AAA, nearly 40 million American traveled this weekend.  Of those 40 million travelers, 88-percent hit the roads to get to their destination this weekend.

Roughly 41-percent of travelers will return home on Monday, according To TripAdvisor, but the best day to avoid heavy traffic is Tuesday or later in the week if you can take the extra time off. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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