According to the Expedia report, 72% of survey respondents specifically said they’re choosing to go on a road trip this summer because it feels safer than flying. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Summer travel sure looks different in 2020. Although COVID-19 is keeping many travelers out of airports, it is not stopping adventure-seekers from reaching their getaway via four — or two — wheels.

About 85% of Americans will likely take a road trip this summer, according to the Expedia 2020 Summer Travel Report. Interest in domestic travel also is up 10% year-over-year, says the report, as the demand for ‘staycations’ increases.

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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