Student Creates Ultimate Road Trip Map

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LANSING, MI-Ah, the feeling of the wind blowing in your hair and the open road ahead of you; that could only mean one thing: ROAD TRIP!

A Michigan State University doctoral student has come up with a pretty impressive road map, winding through all the lower 48 states, making pit-stops at one major landmark in each state.

Using an algorithm, Randy Olson came up with the path of least resistance. He suggests visiting sites like Yellowstone National Park, Mount Vernon and yeah, he remembered the Alamo!

Better start using up those vacation days, Olson estimates this adventure will take 224 hours, or nine days of driving time.

But what if visiting national landmarks isn't your thing? Olson also came up with his version of a city slicker road trip, making stops in New York, Nashville, and Houston.

Looks like it's time to hit the road.

Happy road tripping! Whichever route you choose, remember, the possibilities are endless! Unless, of course, you run out of gas.