(CNN) If you're heading out of town for Thanksgiving, you're in good company.
AAA says nearly 51 million Americans will travel fifty miles or more for the holiday.
That's a more than three percent increase over last year, making it the busiest Thanksgiving since 2005.
Cheaper air-fares are drawing people to the skies but car trips are also on the rise despite higher gas prices.
You're not out of the woods if you plan to stay local, either.
Transportation analytics company INRIX predicts travel times around some U.S. cities could triple during the holiday week.