7:09 PM EDT, May 24, 2013
BOTETOURT CO., Va.
AAA reports that Virginia has some of the cheapest gas in the country.
At a rest stop in Botetourt County, drivers took a quick break during their travels this holiday weekend.
Some Memorial Day weekend travelers say it’s cheaper for them to travel by car.
Virginia gas prices ranks 6th lowest in the nation. There are some states in the Midwest that's seeing gas prices at more than $4 a gallon. Some travelers took advantage of the savings.
“We filled up before we left, but we would have been going anyway,” said traveler Bob Lashendock.
AAA reports that only South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Louisiana have Lower gas prices than Virginia.