Cadillac Ranch

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I-40 Frontage Rd (soutside), Amarillo, TX, USA

Cadillac Ranch Amarillo Reviews

jsasouth jsasouth
7 reviews
Cadillac Ranch Dec 14, 2012
If you are in photography and passing by through I-40, I highly recommend. Even if you are not into photography, it is fun to stop by and break. I was suprised how clean and maintained it was. It has been years since I was in Texas and the ranch was so much fun for all ages.

It is a bit of a challenge because people come to spray the cars & it is very colorful. I like the fact that the colors come out in the pictures. If you like photography, this is definitely fun to shoot. It comes out very well in HDR.
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bkretzer bkretzer
69 reviews
Cadillac Ranch Jun 14, 2004
The owner of Cadillac Ranch, Stanley Marsh 3 (not III, too pretentious), made his money in helium, and is said to have so much of it (money, not helium) that he doesn’t know what to do with it. In 1974 he decided he would spend some it creating this display

Cadillac Ranch is perhaps the most unusual attraction I have ever visited. It just starts with the fact that the actual display is of 10 vintage (1949 to 1963) Cadillac automobiles, buried, upright, front end down, to the front door. Graffiti is despised and cause for arrest at most other attractions. At Cadillac Ranch it is if not outright encouraged, certainly it is ignored. Locals and out-of-towners, alike, seem to take pleasure in tagging or even repainting one, more, or all of the cars.

There is no parking lot; you just pull off of I-40, onto the side of the frontage road. There is no admission, but you do have to go through a gate. There is no attendant at the gate, but a barbed wire fence does persuade you to use the gate.

We had to stop to visit when we were there and spent about 10-15 minutes. After a short inspection and a couple of pictures there isn’t a lot to hold your attention. It is quick, harmless fun, it's free, and something you should do if you are in the area. Your friends are going to ask you, anyway. So you might as well have the picture.
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