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On The Road: Iconic Stops On USA's Route 66

66 is the number of....the Mother Road in the US of A. And we've fixed a whole visual tour for all you road-trip lovers out there

A car wreck at the rebuilt Cool Springs station in California's Mojave Desert Photo: Shutterstock

What's that one epic cultural phenomenon that unites the animated film franchise Cars, John Steinbeck's Great Depression novel The Grapes of Wrath, trailblazing folk musician Woody Guthrie, jazz legend Nat King Cole and the video game Grand Theft Auto, with the fascination of generations over a century? It's undoubtedly Route 66. And this list is just off the top of our head.