I prefer the scenic route, my wife however prefers the direct route. Guess who wins (most of the time)?
We have a planned route when we travel . But it's not written in stone we stop whenever we see something we would like.
The last time we went to California it took us 7 days to get there. Lots of side trips
Unless someone is chasing threatening bodily harm, running away is not the answer. It never solves the problem and only creates new ones. If you are having trouble at home talk to a school counselor, or a trusted adult. They should be able to help you come up with better solution.
Join a circus, tour the country and pick up elephant poop.