On a quest to find a family vacation that doesn’t suck? A road trip might not seem like the obvious choice—wrangling the kids, keeping everyone happy—but the right route can actually check all your marks: family-friendly attractions, cool cities, pristine parks.
In fact, you can get all your adventure-seeking needs and see all 48 states in the contiguous United States within just a couple weeks. We know what you’re thinking: Slow your roll, pal. But it’s true.
This week Chevrolet asked data scientist and road trip guru Randy Olson to map out the most efficient road trip route around the country—hitting the most highly sought-after family-friendly attractions. Here’s what you need to know about the route.