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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
August 18, 2014 $3.45
Month ago average $3.59
Year ago average $3.54


next update: 8.18.2014

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
$226.91
$221.15
- $5.76
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$230.10
$224.25
- $5.85
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$306.56
$298.77
- $7.79
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$290.28
$282.90
- $7.38
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$196.12
$191.13
- $4.99
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$332.41
$323.96
- $8.45
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$136.29
$132.83
- $3.46
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$392.23
$382.26
- $9.97
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$395.06
$385.02
- $10.04
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$259.13
$252.54
- $6.59

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.