Gas is cheaper than it has been in a decade -- here's the best route for your next epic cross-country road trip

Thinking about taking a cross-country road trip? Now’s the time. The New York Times recently reported that gas prices are cheaper now than they have been in a decade.

Researcher Randy Olson figured out the ideal route around the 48 contiguous states. Olson used a genetic algorithm to calculate the shortest distances between 50 national landmarks.

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