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EUREKA- Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and marks the beginning of the summer vacation season.
36 million Americans are expected to travel this weekend estimates AAA. Gas prices in Eureka average $4.32, 20 cents less than the California average.
Despite the prices at the pump drivers said they are still taking advantage of the three day weekend.
Dustin Taylor, a Eureka resident, who was traveling to Petrolia to camp said, "Camping takes priority over gas prices."