Fewer Californians Expected to Travel This Thanksgiving

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    More than five million people plan to hit the road this holiday weekend, according to AAA.

    Fewer Californians will be traveling this Thanksgiving, according to AAA.

    More than five million Californians plan to hit the road this holiday weekend. That's down 4 percent from last year.

    Meanwhile, more than 500,000 Californians will fly to their destinations.

    The average family is expected to spend around $700 over the holiday weekend.

    AAA said unemployment and high travel costs are causing more Californians to stay home this holiday.