Rising prices at pump bring silver lining for lakes country
Sticker shock at the pumps is prompting some families to keep vacations local - a choice that could mean good news for lake country tourism.
Gas prices are expected to climb to nearly $4 a gallon this summer, marking a new record high for motorists.
Prices, which are hovering around $3.69 in the Perham area, are expected to peak around Memorial Day, said gasbuddy.com Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan.
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