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National average unleaded gas prices
Date Cost per gallon
September 15, 2014 $3.39
Month ago average $3.47
Year ago average $3.52


next update: 9.22.2014

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
$225.63
$217.30
- $8.33
Des Moines to
Mount Rushmore
10 hours
1,300
65.0
$228.80
$220.35
- $8.45
Milwaukee to
Mount Rushmore
13 hours
1,731
86.6
$304.83
$293.57
- $11.26
Winnipeg to
Mount Rushmore
12 hours
45 min.
1,639
82.0
$288.64
$277.98
- $10.66
Omaha to
Mount Rushmore
8 hours
30 min.
1,108
55.4
$195.01
$187.81
- $7.20
Chicago to
Mount Rushmore
14 hours
15 min.
1,878
93.9
$330.53
$318.32
- $12.21
Denver to
Mount Rushmore
7 hours
770
38.5
$135.52
$130.52
- $5.00
Dallas to
Mount Rushmore
18 hours
45 min.
2,215
110.8
$390.02
$375.61
- $14.01
Grand Rapids to
Mount Rushmore
17 hours
2,231
111.6
$392.83
$378.32
- $14.51
Kansas City to
Mount Rushmore
11 hours
1,463
73.2
$257.66
$248.15
- $9.51

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.