Doug is an intelligent but sheltered college student with muscular dystrophy. His static life changes forever when he hires underachieving classmate Scott as his driver. Doug agrees to accompany Scott on a road trip to Las Vegas in order to escape his oppressively loving mother and to get closer to his college crush Stephanie, who ends up tagging along. At the height of the journey, a tragic series of events tests their bond and opens the road to self-discovery. Drugs, gambling, and romance await the three friends in this unflinchingly honest American coming-of-age drama.