road over rolling hills

It takes just 8.5 days to hit every single state capitol building in the contiguous United States by car, if you have a machine learning algorithm planning your path.

Randy Olson used a genetic algorithm to determine the best possible path and writes about it here. His code is available here.

Of course, there is also a site that will do an optimization for you, without you having to throw down any coding skills.

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