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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
November 24, 2014 $2.81
Month ago average $3.07
Year ago average $3.28


next update: 12.1.2014

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
$210.25
$180.12
- $30.13
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$213.20
$182.65
- $30.55
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$284.05
$243.35
- $40.70
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$268.96
$230.42
- $38.54
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$181.71
$155.67
- $26.04
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$307.99
$263.86
- $44.13
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$126.28
$108.19
- $18.09
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$363.42
$311.35
- $52.07
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$366.05
$313.60
- $52.45
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$240.10
$205.69
- $34.41

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.