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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
March 23, 2015 $2.42
Month ago average $2.30
Year ago average $3.53


next update: 3.30.2015

Source: AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report at www.fuelgaugereport.com.

How that affects your trip
Trip Drive Time (approximate,
one-way)
Round-trip Mileage Gas Used (gallons) Cost 2014 Cost 2015 Cost Diff.
Minneapolis to
Mount Rushmore
9 hours
30 min.
1,282
64.1
$226.27
$155.12
- $71.15
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$229.45
$157.30
- $72.15
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$305.70
$209.57
- $96.13
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$289.46
$198.44
- $91.02
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$195.56
$134.07
- $61.49
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$331.47
$227.24
- $104.23
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$135.91
$93.17
- $42.74
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$391.12
$268.14
- $122.98
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$393.95
$270.07
- $123.88
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$258.40
$177.14
- $81.26

Estimates are based on a vehicle with a 20-gallon gas tank that gets 20 miles to the gallon.
Calculations were made using the national averages listed above.

View gas mileage tips published by the U.S. Department of Energy.