Josh Starling and InspireMore present Randy Olson’s Map Of The Most Perfect US Road Trip, According To Science.
Olson used a genetic algorithm that found the best routes…
This route takes you across the continental US and lets you stop at all the famous landmarks in each and every state.
If you actually plan to execute the trip, you should budget 13,699 miles of driving — or about 224 hours. Attempting to do the trip in one go would take about 9.33 days, although it would actually take 2–3 months to finish in reality.
I love road trips. Every year I take a few, but never any of this length. Who has?
I did notice the Florida Keys weren’t included. That’s a place I’ve never been and is definitely planned for a future road trip. I’d also like to see the area of Custer’s Last Stand and that didn’t make the list. You can click over and see the 50 locations that did and then start planning your next outing.