TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - AAA predicts more people traveling this holiday weekend than on any other Labor Day weekend since the start of the great recession.  

AAA’s Mark Jenkins says nearly 35 million Americans, including 1.7 million Floridians will travel 50 or more miles from home.

Also driving the increase in travel, is the fact that consumer spending is up. 

More people also tend to travel when this holiday weekend begins in August.

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