The holiday travel rush is on across Michigan.

AAA of Michigan estimates 2.9 million Michigan residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Christmas holiday period.

AAA said the number is on par with last year.

About 92 percent of Michigan travelers are expected to go by car, truck or van to destinations this year.  

The rest will go by airplane, bus or train.

The year-end holiday period for travel is Dec. 21 to Jan. 1.