Despite a growing number of Covid-related travel restrictions nationwide and caution from the federal government, more than 4 million people in the US spent Thanksgiving away from home, including more than 1.6 million who traveled out of state for the holiday, according to data shared with CNN by The Center for New Data. … Nearly 2.5 million people -- more than half of those who spent the holiday away from home -- traveled more than 60 miles to their holiday destination, and about 91,000 devices were detected flying, the data shows.