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AAA: Thanksgiving travel most since 2007

Travelers embark on holiday travel
Travelers embark on holiday travel (Getty Images)

DETROIT – Nearly 49 million people in the U.S. are expected to leave their homes Thanksgiving weekend, according to AAA's travel forecast.

To projection is a one million more than last year and the most since 2007.

The majority of travelers, about 9 in 10 people, will travel by car as gas prices are expected to be the lowest during the holiday since 2008.