Gearing up for the long holiday weekend? You certainly won't be alone. Despite the down economy and striking rates of unemployment, people don't seem to be ditching their vacations, according to a recent survey from the World Travel and Tourism Council. American spend nearly $2.1 trillion per year on travel and are not shying away from using their vacation days for some much-needed breaks.
If you're facing a few hours of highway time, here are some ways to stay healthy, plus a few last-minute destination ideas: