Sitting in traffic is probably not how you'd like to spend your Independence Day.
Maps took a look at traffic on the national holiday from 25 cities in the US and has some advice to share that could keep you out of a jam.
The report, out Thursday, shows that if you've got somewhere to go on July 4, it's best to leave on July 3, either in the early morning or late evening. And whatever you do, avoid being on the road at 3 p.m. on the Fourth -- that's when traffic peaks.
Google released similar data for .
Cities on the list include Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Raleigh, St. Louis and Tampa.