Florida Top Destination This Weekend


Orlando will be the most traveled to city this 4th of July weekend according to the latest statistics from Triple A based on advanced bookings. And, Floridians will be on the move as well. If you plan to drive, bring extra cash for gas.

Nearly 2.6 million Floridians are forecast to take a trip during the holiday weekend. That’s the second-most on record, and 36% more than the 2020 holiday period. 2.4 million Floridians will drive to their destinations.

The 2.4 million Floridians expected to travel by car are likely to find the most expensive Independence Day gas prices since 2014. In recent years, Florida gas prices averaged $2.11 (2020), $2.68 (2019), $2.73 (2018), $2.15 (2017), $2.23 (2016), $2.67 (2015), and $3.60 (2014) on Independence Day. On Tuesday, June 29, Florida gas prices nearly $2.98 per gallon. To check daily average gas prices, visit GasPrices.AAA.com.

Top Independence Day Travel Destinations:

1. Orlando, FL
2. Anaheim, CA
3. Denver, CO
4. Las Vegas, NV
5. Seattle, WA
6. Chicago, IL
7. New York, NY
8. Atlanta, GA
9. Boston, MA
10. Kahului, Maui, HI