There won't be as many Americans hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend according to AAA projections, but there will still be a lot of travelers. Just over 35 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home of over the Memorial Day weekend. That's down about one percent from last year. About 9 out of 10 will travel by car. Air travel is expected to decrease. Median spending will also be down as travelers look for ways to save. Visiting friends and family and dining out are the top activities.