Top 10 states with the cheapest gas prices

Since the Trump administration last week lifted year-round ethanol restrictions, average gas prices have dropped more than ten cents, according to AAA.

Experts predict summer prices could even plunge below the $2 mark in some areas of the country, setting the tone for the upcoming travel season.

Here are the 10 states seeing the cheapest gas prices, according to AAA.

TOP 10 STATES WITH THE CHEAPEST GAS PRICES (listed by average price per gallon of unleaded regular)

10. North Carolina: $2.549 per gallon

Drone Aerial of Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, NC, USA Skyline.

9. Virginia/Oklahoma: $2.521 per gallon

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA downtown city skyline at twilight.

8. Missouri: $2.518 per gallon

Kansas City, Missouri, USA downtown skyline with Union Station at dusk.

7. Tennessee: $2.461 per gallon

Skyline of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

6. Texas: $2.452 per gallon

Houston Texas aerial drone sunrise view

5. Arkansas: $2.439 per gallon

The State Capitol building stands behind downtown at dusk in Little Rock AR USA

4. South Carolina: $2.409 per gallon

Charleston, South Carolina, USA cityscape in the historic French Quarter.

3. Alabama: $2.389 per gallon

Downtown Montgomery Alabama AL Skyline Drone Aerial

2. Louisiana: $2.383

Westley Roger and Alexandra Moran walk Lulu on the Mississippi River levee in New Orleans, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (Sophia Germer/The Advocate via AP)

1. Mississippi: $2.372

Jackson, Mississippi, USA cityscape at dusk.