As Holiday Weekend Ends, People Return Home

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Thousands of Thanksgiving holiday travelers headed home from St. Louis Sunday, Jessica Turner was visiting her parents.

“I go to school in Kansas City, so it was great to get to be with them for the holiday,” she said.

Turner traveled on an Amtrak Train.

“It is pretty fast and a lot better than driving,” she said.

Amtrak said more than 725,000 people rode its trains during the holiday.

That is a record.

Lambert was also filled with holiday travelers.

“I am going back to Washington, D.C. after visiting my wonderful family here,” Anne Flaker said.

Lambert official told Fox 2 it saw an increase in travelers this Thanksgiving compared to last.