When are one of the best instances to journey this vacation weekend?

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Not solely are vacationers taking to the skies, they’re additionally hitting the roads for Memorial Day weekend. In line with AAA, most vacationers will likely be driving to their locations over the vacation weekend.

“Very busy roads, 42 million People will likely be touring this yr,” mentioned John Treanor with AAA Northern California.

With road-trips up six % over the past yr, 37 million People are anticipated to be driving this yr. Which brings us to the topic of gas costs.

Statewide, fuel costs are at round $4.83 a gallon.

However for the Bay space, costs are larger on common.

Bay Space fuel costs:

  • San Francisco: $4.98
  • Santa Rosa: $4.98.
  • Napa: $4.95.
  • San Rafael $4.86
  • Oakland: $4.82

In Vallejo and Fairfield, fuel costs are round $4.80. The most affordable costs on the pump within the Bay Space may be present in San Jose at $4.76 a gallon.

Greatest instances to journey?

Whether or not you’re heading out on a visit or heading again residence, on Friday, one of the best time to journey by automobile is earlier than midday. On Monday, you’ll have to hit the highway even earlier, with one of the best time being earlier than 10 a.m.

When you can postpone touring till Tuesday, you’ll need to go earlier than 2 p.m. or after 6 p.m.

Worst instances to journey?

Now that we’ve talked about one of the best instances to journey, there are the instances you’ll need to keep away from.

On Friday, the worst instances to journey will likely be between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

On Monday, the worst instances to journey will likely be between midday and three p.m.

And on Tuesday, you’ll need to attempt to keep away from touring between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

AAA says to anticipate extra folks touring by highway this vacation weekend. The affiliation additionally urges vacationers to plan forward and have a backup plan.

“Plan, plan for visitors and attempt to drive as early as you possibly can. Right this moment being Friday, that’s the busiest day,” mentioned Treanor. “Irrespective of the place you go, anticipate main visitors this weekend.”

Back to top button