NEW ENGLAND (AP) — Not like a 12 months in the past, people are going to be taking to their automobiles this weekend in New England as concern in regards to the unfold of COVID-19 eases.
AAA estimates that 1.7 million folks will journey 50 miles or extra from their properties. The overwhelming majority might be driving this vacation weekend in New England. Larger fuel costs received’t put a dent within the “pent-up frustration” and “cabin fever” skilled by New Englanders, mentioned AAA’s Chris Hill.
Hill mentioned that he expects nationwide journey to be up 60% over final Memorial Day weekend, when resort rooms had been empty, eating places had been closed, and quarantines had been in impact in lots of locations.