By land and by air, they make their way to their destination nearby. "From Indianapolis, someone is taking me to Merrillville, Indiana,” says Gladys Jackson, who was traveling by bus to Indianapolis. They’re also traveling far. "I'm heading west to go back home," says Chris Gillin, who was taking the bus to Colorado from Evansville. AAA says nearly 51 million Americans are traveling more than 50 miles this year, a 3% increase.