The best (and worst) days to travel in December


Contributed by 

Christina Lorey

It’s officially “the most wonderful time of the year”! But December can quickly turn into the most expensive, chaotic, time-sucking month when travel plans go wrong.

That’s why we turned to AAA Wisconsin to find out the best and worst days, in terms of both price and crowds, for travelers this holiday season.

The BEST Days for FLIERS:

Dec. 24-25; Dec. 28; Dec. 31

The WORST Days for FLIERS:

Dec. 21-22; Dec. 26; Jan. 2

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The BEST Days for DRIVERS:

Weekdays between December 4-14; Dec. 18-19; Dec. 24 (morning); Dec. 25; Dec. 29; Jan. 1


December weekends; Dec. 1; Dec. 15; Dec. 20-23; Dec. 24 (afternoon); Dec. 26-28

To learn more about other Wisconsin travel and destination tips and tricks, visit UpNorth News Wisconsin Blog

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