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Fuel Facts

Don’t let surprises at the pump drain the fun from your road trip. Find average fuel prices before you get too far from home.

National Average Unleaded Gas Prices 

Date | Cost Per Gallon 

April 13, 2015 | $2.39

Month ago average | $2.44

Year ago average | $3.64

Next update: 4.20.2015

Source: AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report at www.fuelgaugereport.com.

How that affects your trip

Drive Time, approximate one-way | Round Trip Mileage | Gas Used, Gallons | COST 2014 | COST 2015 | COST DIFF.

Minneapolis to Mt Rushmore
9 hours, 30 minutes | 1,282 | 64.1 | $233.32 | $153.20 | - $80.12

Des Moines to Mt Rushmore
10 hours | 1,300 | 65.0 | $236.60 | $155.35 | - $81.25

Milwaukee to Mt. Rushmore
13 hours | 1,731 | 86.6 | $315.22 | $206.97 | - $108.25

Winnipeg to Mt. Rushmore
12 hours, 45 minutes | 1,639 | 82.0 | $298.48 | $195.98 | - $102.50

Omaha to Mt. Rushmore
8 hours, 30 minutes | 1,108 | 55.4 | $201.66 | $132.41 | - $69.25

Chicago to Mt. Rushmore
14 hours, 15 minutes | 1,878 | 93.9 | $341.80 | $224.42 | - $117.38

Denver to Mt. Rushmore
7 hours | 770 | 38.5 | $140.14 | $92.02 |  - $48.12

Dallas to Mt. Rushmore
18 hours, 45 minutes | 2,215 | 110.8 | $403.31 | $264.81 | - $138.50

Grand Rapids to Mt. Rushmore
17 hours | 2,231 | 11.6 | $406.22 | $266.72 | - $139.50

Kansas City to Mt. Rushmore
11 hours | 1,463 | 73.2 | $266.45 | $174.95 | - $91.50              

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.