Let's face it, with the price of gas these days, everyone is trying to figure out ways to cut back on driving.

Now that the nicer weather is coming and summer will be here before you know it, it'll be time to get out and have some fun. But what can you do now that gas prices are so high that doesn't require a ton of driving?

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Well how about some day trips around the local area that don't require that much driving. It would be nice to just leave the car at home, and in some of these cases, depending on where you live in proximity to these locations, you might even be able to do that.

So let's check out some ideas of places you can visit that won't require you to use a lot of gas, can be fun for the whole family, and in most cases, are hyper local.

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LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

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