As crude prices continue to hold steady around $100 a barrel, the price of gas is also on the rise. While the national average currently sits at $3.55 for a gallon of regular unleaded, we break down the most expensive places in the country to fill up, according to AAA.
The Aloha State tops the list and has the honor of being the only state with average gas prices above $4.00 a gallon. Drivers on the island pay $4.04 for a gallon of regular.
The Golden State has the highest gas prices in the continental U.S. with a gallon of regular averaging $3.97 a gallon.
Despite having abundant oil fields, the state’s fuel prices have skyrocketed recently topping $3.94 for a gallon of regular in March.
Drivers in the Empire State are paying on average $3.75 for a gallon of unleaded, the highest on the east coast.
Connecticut’s gas prices continue to rise averaging just under $3.75 for a gallon of regular.
The nation’s capital isn’t immune from high gas prices as the average price to top off the presidential limo is $3.70 for a gallon of regular.
You better hit it big at the tables if you plan to gas up your vehicle on the way home, gas prices average just under $3.70 a gallon.
If the weather doesn’t get you down, the bill for filling up your tank will. A gallon of regular will cost you $3.68 in the Evergreen State.
The Land of Lincoln will set drivers back at the pump. The cost of regular averaged $3.63 this week.
The Mountain State rounds out the top 10 with the average cost of a gallon of regular coming in just under $3.63.
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