Advice before hitting the highway, flying this holiday weekend - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Advice before hitting the highway, flying this holiday weekend

CHICAGO (NBC) -

Wednesday marks one of the busiest travel days of the year.

AAA is predicting more people will travel by plane or by car this year than any time since the recession of 2007.

A healthy economy and lower gas prices are the reason.

To find the lowest gas prices around the Tri-State, click here.

One thing that may hamper holiday travel is the weather.

It's always a good idea to check with your airline before you head to the airport.

We also have a great interactive map that shows where there are flight delays and cancellations across the country.

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