Here in Wisconsin, drivers are coughing up more for gas this year. Last year at this time, prices at the pump averaged $2.03.
"Gas prices fluctuate but nothing can replace the memories. Your spending little more for gas but your getting the memories," said Sasha Parsons. She's traveling to Detroit next week to see family.
According to AAA, nearly 80,000 travelers in Wisconsin are taking to the skies for the turkey holiday. That's a six percent increase over last year and the highest number on record for the state. Mary Carthell lives near Glendale, but she's heading to Los Angeles for the holiday.
"I can't wait for the warmer weather and my aunt is cooking so I'm looking forward to the food," she said.
According to several travel sites, Thanksgiving day or Saturday is the best day to travel to your destination.