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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
October 27, 2014 $3.04
Month ago average $3.34
Year ago average $3.29


next update: 11.3.2014

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
$210.89
$194.86
- $16.03
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$213.85
$197.60
- $16.25
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$284.91
$263.26
- $21.65
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$269.78
$249.28
- $20.50
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$182.27
$168.42
- $13.85
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$308.93
$285.46
- $23.47
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$126.67
$117.04
- $9.63
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$364.53
$336.83
- $27.70
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$367.16
$339.26
- $27.90
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$240.83
$222.53
- $18.30

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.