a course or path that is free of worry or hindrances
He was on the freeway for a while before they hit the open road.
My dad had worked for a while as a ranch hand, and his “open road” was a remnant of those days.
When will our be-scaled friends be able to hit the open road?
They did everything together—traveling the open road in their RV, enjoying what their friends called a 50-year honeymoon.
Frazier, rambling down the open road in his van, is a great companion.
But Saunders' only reply was this: "Mony a time he's hed tae gang round; he micht as weel hae an open road for his last traivel."
Yes, for him there was an open road from this gray monotony, if he had the will and the courage to escape.
He was framing a suitable speech, but the Mercury shot out into the open road with a noiseless celerity that disconcerted him.
When they were beyond the village and in the open road again.
He would not expose himself on the open road until he knew what lay ahead.