Confidence high, gas cheap for holidays

Confidence high, gas cheap for holidays

Going over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house for the holidays will cost less this year.

And that likely means more people will make the trip.

Nationwide, AAA Travel is predicting 46.9 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday Nov. 25 to Sunday, Nov. 29,

With 300,000 additional travelers, that will mark the biggest holiday travel season since 2007.

In Virginia, nearly 1.2 million people are expected to travel by car.

Traveling will be cheaper than last year because gas prices are lower.

According to AAA Tidewater, gas prices will be at their lowest rate at...