According to AAA, fewer travelers are flying this weekend, which means a whole lot more are hitting the road. Save yourself the stress of getting stuck in traffic by checking out these 5 Tips for Avoiding Memorial Day Traffic. Simple changes to your plans, like leaving at the crack of dawn instead of 10AM could make a big difference.
Late Night or Early Morning 1 of 5
Aim to leave later at night or bright and early in the morning.
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Sunday Funday 2 of 5
If you can make it work, a middle day like Sunday is a good time to hit the road since most people will already be at their destination.
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Stay Off the Roads on Monday 3 of 5
Avoid coming home Monday evening, if possible. That could mean leaving at the crack of dawn on Tuesday, but it can save you a whole lot of time.
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Take the Train 4 of 5
Avoid the stress of being stuck in traffic by taking the train.
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Online Traffic Report 5 of 5
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