Predictions show that 42.4 million people will travel at least 50 miles away from home, which is a 2.9 percent increase from a year ago.
The declining prices occur as a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans said they will drive, fly or cruise between June 30 and July 4 this year, according AAA's Annual July 4th Holiday Travel Survey.
Nationwide, the last time gas prices were this cheap for the Independence Day holiday was 2005. That can not be said for the West Coast where gas prices are inching near $3 per gallon.
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Meanwhile, Desper fled the scene in a red truck, prompting a manhunt and a $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Hogan stated that the victim was killed by "a single round from a 40-caliber Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun".
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Christensen had been under surveillance when he declared that he had "kidnapped" Zhang after taking her back to his apartment. He continued teaching as a graduate assistant and earned his master's degree in mid-May.
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A Spider-Man: Homecoming followup is set for a week earlier, while The Lion King opens a week later. CINEMA lovers can enjoy one of the most iconic movies of the 80s in attractive outdoor surroundings.
Meanwhile, the per-gallon price in Broward County on Monday was $2.22, 5 cents less than a week earlier.
SC continues to register the lowest average in the nation at $1.90, followed by Alabama at $1.96, according to AAA. That year, the price on July 4 was $2.23 per gallon, which was the first time gas prices ever rose above the $2.00 mark for the holiday. Today, consumers can find gas for $2.00 or less at one out of every four gas stations in the country. This significant number of rigs means that the market still has a long way to go before decreased production in the USA has a major impact on the price per barrel of crude. With gas prices just at and below $2 per gallon (reported as low as $1.69 per gallon) the prices of all travel is expected to drop - with airfare expected to drop 10 percent and the price of vehicle rentals estimated to drop up to 14 percent across the country. Hawaii at $3.05 and California at $2.94 are the two states with the highest average prices in the nation.