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STATEWIDE — Are you staying home for Thanksgiving? You’re not alone, says AAA.

AAA reports that fewer Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The agency expects about 50 million Americans to travel for Thanksgiving. However, with rising COVID-19 case numbers and renewed quarantine restrictions, AAA anticipates the number of holiday travelers could be even lower.

In 2019, 55 million Americans traveled for the holiday nationwide.

“The wait-and-see travel trend continues to impact final travel decisions, especially for the Thanksgiving holiday,” said Paula Twidale, senior vice president, AAA Travel. “The decision to travel is a personal one. For those who are considering making a trip, the majority will go by car, which provides the flexibility to modify holiday travel plans up until the day of departure.”

AAA says that if you’re going to travel for Turkey Day, you should plan ahead, follow CDC guidelines, and check to see if your destination has any coronavirus restrictions or quarantine orders in place.