AAA says regional travel this weekend is expected to be up 3.3% over last year's Labor Day holiday. The auto club predicts that with gas prices lower than they were a year ago, some 1.2 million Ohioans are hittng the road.
AAA says that, nationally, vacationers won't go as far as they did last year, but Ohioans will still be putting in some travel time. The popular spots this year, according to book agents are Gatlinberg and Hilton Head, and in Ohio, Hocking Hills and Newport Aquarium.
Monday’s sudden snowfall is to blame for several traffic pileups on the highways in southwest Ohio and as WYSO’s Emily McCord reports the cold weather can also contribute to hazardous driving conditions.