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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
July 21, 2014 $3.57
Month ago average $3.68
Year ago average $3.67


next update: 7.28.2014

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 2013 Cost 2014 Cost Diff.
Minneapolis to
Mount Rushmore
9 hours
30 min.
1,282
64.1
$235.25
$228.84
- $6.41
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$238.55
$232.05
- $6.50
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$317.82
$309.16
- $8.66
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$300.94
$292.74
- $8.20
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$203.32
$197.78
- $5.54
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$344.61
$335.22
- $9.39
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$141.30
$137.45
- $3.85
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$406.64
$395.56
- $11.08
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$409.57
$398.41
- $11.16
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$268.64
$261.32
- $7.32

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.