Travel volume for the long Independence Day holiday weekend (July 1–5) is expected to approach pre-pandemic levels. AAA projects more than 47.7 million Americans will hit the roads or take to the skies, a 40% increase in Fourth of July travel compared to last year. While all modes of travel will see an uptick from last year, road trips continue to dominate summer travel.

Wisconsin travel is also rebounding. More than one million Wisconsinites plan to travel over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the second most on record and 28% more than the 2020 holiday period.