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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
July 28, 2014 $3.52
Month ago average $3.68
Year ago average $3.63


next update: 8.4.2014

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
$232.68
$225.63
- $7.05
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$235.95
$228.80
- $7.15
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$314.36
$304.83
- $9.53
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$297.66
$288.64
- $9.02
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$201.10
$195.01
- $6.09
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$340.86
$330.53
- $10.33
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$139.76
$135.52
- $4.24
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$402.20
$390.02
- $12.18
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$405.11
$392.83
- $12.28
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$265.72
$257.66
- $8.06

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.