Vacation plans scaled back as gas pri...

Vacation plans scaled back as gas prices rise, economy sags

There are 2 comments on the Detroit News story from Apr 22, 2008, titled Vacation plans scaled back as gas prices rise, economy sags. In it, Detroit News reports that:

“People really have to think 'Can I afford a (vacation)?'”

High gas prices, bigger grocery bills and the mortgage crisis will put a crimp on the vacation plans of Michiganians this summer, and will sock the state tourism industry with another mediocre year. via Detroit News

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#1 Apr 24, 2008
My summer vacation plans are pending on the price of Diesel fuel this summer. I usually travel to the UP at least 8 times over the summer and fall. As much as I love to travel it's getting harder to keep a budget . I feel bad for the people depending on the tourist for a living.
Staying in Michigan

East Lansing, MI

#2 May 1, 2008
I dont think I will be going anywhere out of state but will be taking a vacation somewhere on the west side of the state. It helps Michigan's economy so I guess its a good thing.

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