Memorial weekend one of busiest travel times of the year

Traffic is bumper to bumper as people scrambled to find alternate routes on Friday, March 31, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday, completely shutting down the heavily traveled highway. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – With Memorial Day just three days away, Friday is one of the busiest travel days of the year.

According to TripAdvisor, 34 percent of people will be traveling to their destination for the holiday weekend.

TripAdvisor says 64 percent of travelers will hit the roads, while 27 percent will travel by plane.

The top three trips this weekend include a beach or ocean getaway, city trip, and mountain excursion.

Also according to TripAdvisor, Memorial Day weekend is one of the least expensive weeks for Americans to take a vacation.