Expect to pay more at the pump on Fourth of July travel

Expect to pay more at the pump on Fourth of July travel
Idaho’s average gas price is 24-cents higher than last year.
LEWISTON, ID - Temperatures are not the only thing on the rise, as gas prices are expected to increase through the holiday weekend.

Idaho's average gas price is $3.72. That's 24-cents higher than this time last year. But according to leaders with AAA, travelers aren't being discouraged as holiday travel is expected to be the highest since 2007.

"Just relative to Idaho we're looking at 210,000 total trips of 50-miles or more by Idahoans," said AAA Spokesman Dave Carlson. "And about 169,000 of the total will be doing it by motor vehicle."

Nationally 35-million motorist will travel for the extended weekend.