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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Planning a vacation to Alaska, California or Hawaii? If so, you might want to factor in some extra gas money.

According to AAA Mid-Atlantic drivers can expect to pay "an average of over $4 for a gallon of regular gas for the first time in 2014."

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If you are looking to save on gas money, you might want to think about the "Show Me State." That would be Missouri. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the lowest regular gas prices can be found here at $3.39 a gallon.

As for drivers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, drivers are paying on average of $3.66 for a gallon of regular, "Which is equal to last week, and three cents less than last month," says AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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"Following historical patterns and barring unexpected developments such as refinery issues, AAA expects prices to keep on dropping before creeping up again around July 4," says AAA Mid-Atlantic's John Townsend.

Gas Prices For Self-Serve Regular as of May 28, 2014, according to AAA:

Location

5/28/14 Price

Week-Ago Price

Month Ago Price

Year Ago Price

Washington, D.C.

$3.86

$3.85

$3.89

$3.75

Metro Area

$3.66

$3.66

$3.69

$3.58

Maryland

$3.65

$3.65

$3.68

$3.51

Virginia

$3.48

$3.47

$3.52

$3.39

National

$3.65

$3.64

$3.70

$3.63

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