Despite rise in gas prices, families hit the road ahead of Thanksgiving

Travelers are hitting the roads ahead of Thanksgiving Thursday, and AAA is already predicting this year's holiday travel will be up by 13%.
Despite the high gas prices, travelers say they're willing to pay it to spend time with friends and family this Thanksgiving.
AAA predicts 53.4 million people will travel this Thanksgiving holiday, the highest single-year increase since 2005, which is also an 80% boost for air travel compared to last year.
Travelers say that as of Wednesday evening, the traffic was on and off and very heavy in certain areas.
The travelers News 12 spoke with say they are headed to Long Island. Many of them said they are concerned with what's ahead going down I-95 into New York. They say they're preparing to sit in traffic for hours.