TRI-CITIES, TN (WJHL) – The millions of Americans who hit the road for Independence Day saw some of the lowest gas prices for the holiday in more than a decade, according to AAA.
AAA also says that Tri-Cities gas prices are currently among the lowest in Tennessee.
The organization says the average cost for a gallon of gas in the Tri-Cities for July 4 was $1.96. The average for the state is $1.99 per gallon. Tennessee ranks 5th in the nation for lowest average gas price.
Chattanooga was listed as the cheapest in the state, with an average of $1.89 per gallon.
AAA estimates over 37 million Americans traveled for Independence Day.