Number of Labor Day Travelers Expected to Drop

September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 7:20 PM EDT

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Number of Labor Day Travelers Expected to Drop

September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 7:20 PM EDT

The AAA estimates that the number of Americans traveling 50 miles or more from home on Labor Day weekend will decrease this year, according to a USA Today story.

The report cites gas prices, unemployment, higher hotel room rates and travel hassles as reasons why the numbers are expected to be lower, according to the story.

Read the USA Today story HERE.