AAA recently released its list of the worst times to hit the road for what's expected to be a record Memorial Day travel weekend. Four years ago Tennesseans were paying $3.45 a gallon.
"Right now I'm seeing probably 10-12 cents higher up here on average".
Consumer gas prices for the holiday weekend will be the highest they've been in four years and will likely stay that way through the summer, the US government said. While gas prices are expected to reach a peak over the weekend, analysts predict they'll drop afterward.
"Mostly local travel, we're going to go the Purple Rose Theater", said Mark Swarthout, traveling from Detroit.
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Getting from point A to point B is pricier.
But the number of people traveling isn't the only thing on the rise... so is the price at the gas pump! "So that will keep us from going too far away", added Miller.
The prices are steeper than what we've seen in the past three years.
McTeague said he can not recall that high a percentage of people surveyed saying they are not vacationing.
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"The Auto Club reminds holiday weekend drivers that driving just five miles above the freeway speed limit of 65 miles per hour will reduce their fuel economy by about nine percent", Spring said.
If you plan on traveling for Memorial Day weekend, here are the times you should try and avoid, according to reports. Make sure you have your belts checked, make sure your battery is checked, make sure you've checked your tires. "Whether you're taking a road trip or going to the airport, allow yourself extra time, with the expectation that there will be long security lines and congested roads", he said. He credits tactics like carpooling, grouping errands in one trip, and taking the most fuel efficient vehicle in a family for travel.
The state average was about $2.27 per gallon this time previous year, said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis with GasBuddy.
Harker Heights still had some pleasantly low prices for regular gas on Saturday.
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When it comes to fuel efficiency and running air conditioning, Milani says newer cars are built for comfort and to be fuel efficient, so it's best to do your usual summertime driving habits.