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Show Us: Where Did You Go This Summer?

Staycation? Vacation? Either way, upload photos of your summer travel experience.

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Did you embark on your own great American road trip this summer, or discover new adventures at home in Naperville instead? 

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If you did hit the open road, you're in the majority, because AAA travel club reports that the number of Americans traveling has been on a slow and steady increase for the last two years. AAA's travel data from July 4 of this year showed a 4.9 increase from last year for people trekking more than 50 miles from home to celebrate.

"Americans are still in love with their vacations and they are finding ways to finance those vacations despite the slow-growing economy," said Cynthia Brough, director of public relations for AAA's national office. Brough said that travelers these days are looking for value and economy, however they personally define it.

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Shannon K. Winning contributed to this report.

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