I DON'T CARE WHERE YOU GO JUST GO SOMEWHERE SKELETONS ARE NOT.
Yes, I know this may be difficult, what with it being both fantasy AND a post-apocalypse.
In open world games, walking is one of the selling points, really. More precisely, exploration is a selling point, though with with some games, just the scenery can be relaxing up until a bear decides to check in on things.
Sometimes, though? I just want to get there and get on with things, and possibly avoid all those bears.