National average gas prices lowest in 17 years

National average gas prices lowest in 17 years
If you are hitting the road for the holiday weekend, you’ll be greeted with some pretty low prices at the pump. (Source: KEYC News 12)

(KEYC) - If you are hitting the road for the holiday weekend, you’ll be greeted with some pretty low prices at the pump.

According to Gas Buddy analysts, the national average is around $1.93. It’s the first time in 17 years that the national average is below $2 during the holiday weekend.

In Minnesota, the price per gallon is up about 13 cents over last week, with the state average sitting at $1.87 per gallon. But prices are still down about 85 cents compared to last year.

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