DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It is estimated that nearly 33% of North Texas residents will be hitting the road for a ‘gas tank’ holiday getaway this Memorial Day weekend.
TripAdvisor says that as gasoline prices have steadied, many local residents will take-off for a mini-vacation within 300 miles of the DFW area…the average distance of a one-way trip on a full tank of gas.
The top destinations North Texas target include: San Antonio (275 miles), Fredericksburg (255 miles), Austin (200 miles) Tulsa, OK ((260 miles) and Tyler (100 miles).
And the most popular Memorial Day activities for North Texas residents include: Sightseeing tours, Visiting a museum, shopping.
(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)
- Areas Hit With Hail As Storms Move Through North Texas
- Kansas Moves To No. 1 In AP Poll, Villanova 2nd, UCLA 3rd
- Lawyer: White House To No Longer Contest Texas’ Voter ID Law
- Carrollton Police To Receive Award For Saving Overdosed Puppy
- Texas Senate Panel Mulls Contentious ‘Wrongful Birth’ Bill
- PHOTOS: Your Pet Pictures