A total of 92.3 million American will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holidays, according to AAA.
The figure is a 3.1% increase from the 89.5 million who traveled in the holiday season of 2009, AAA said in a statement.
"It's great to see so many Americans taking to the roads, rails and skies this holiday season," said Glen MacDonell, director, AAA Travel Services. "After a challenging year in 2009, a modestly improved economic environment and pent-up demand resulted in more Americans traveling in 2010, and the year-end holidays are no exception."
This is the fifth straight year that AAA has predicted an increase in the number of travelers.
More than 90% of travelers will drive to their holiday destination, while 2.75 million people will travel by air. The rest are expected to travel by modes including rail, bus and watercraft.
AAA Sees 92.3 Million Americans Traveling Over Holidays