Mapping Site Offers Ways to Stay out of Traffic on Thanksgiving

Google's done it again.

Megan Lynch
November 19, 2018 - 6:00 am
Traffic line up of cars waiting to board ferry

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Hoping to avoid getting tangled in traffic on your way to your Thanksgiving meal?

Google Maps says the worst time to try and leave the St. Louis area is 3 p.m. Wednesday -- it says the best time to hit the road is 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day.

The worst time to return is mid-afternoon on Sunday. Google says past traffic trends show it's better to get back to St. Louis early Sunday morning.

Click here for a link to trends across the country.