For me, there's something magical about hitting the open road. Would you agree, there's an undeniable allure to hitting the open road?

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It's a feeling of freedom that can't be matched—a sense of liberation from the constraints of schedules and deadlines, belting out your favorite tunes as you cruise along the highway with nothing but endless possibilities stretching out before you.

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But amidst the vast expanse of roads crisscrossing the United States, choosing just one can seem daunting. That's why Stacker did some digging with the help of the U.S. Department of Transportation and state travel guides to pinpoint the absolute must-drive roads in each state.

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Now, let's talk about Montana's Going-to-the-Sun Road cutting through Glacier National Park. It's like a 50-mile rollercoaster ride through towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, and massive glaciers. But here's the kicker: for a good 33 miles, you won't find a single gas station or burger joint. It's just you, the road, and maybe a few mountain goats or bighorn sheep saying hi near Logan Pass.

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In a nutshell, the Going-to-the-Sun Road sums up the ultimate American road trip experience. It's all about soaking in jaw-dropping scenery, embracing a sense of adventure, and maybe even forging unexpected connections with the wildlife along the way.

So, if you're up for an unforgettable journey, this road is calling your name--and mine too!

LOOK: Cities with the most expensive homes in Montana

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the most expensive homes in Montana using data from Zillow.

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Best Looking State Patrol Cars In (Almost) Every State

For the past 10 years, the American Association of State Troopers has held a contest to determine which state has the best looking patrol cruiser. Nearly every state police agency submits their best photo of their sharpest patrol vehicle a chance to win the coveted cover photo on the association's annual calendar. From cop cars rushing through blizzards to vehicles on the Grand Ole Opry stage, here are this year's nominees.

Gallery Credit: Rob Carroll

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