If you're from the Midwest, you know just how special the region is — friendly people, good food, fast-paced festivals, picturesque landscape, kick-ass jargon ("pop" is a hundred thousand times cooler than "soda"). . . And if, unfortunately, you were born and raised in another part of the country? It's time for you to get a solid taste of the best states in the US. Ahead are 25 stops you have to make while driving in the Midwest — this road trip will be one for the books.