Cadillac Ranch, Texas. Where spray paint, graffiti, and size matter!

Sometimes getting from Point A to Point B is simply boring. Long stretches of road, with little to look at, lead to checking Roadside Attraction website for oddities to help break up the monotony of the otherwise boring ride. Going from Arizona to Arkansas brings many long stretches of such boring-ness. But, in the midst of it all, comes quirky, fun stops! Ala Cadillac Ranch. LITERALLY in the middle of nowhere, on the side of the freeway,  with no warning signs nor tourist signs to be found. Here lies a quirky treasure worth a stop, if not for a spray-painting session, at least a few pictures and laughs. In the middle of the field, alongside a busy freeway, lies a brightly painted group of Cadillac's, face down. You park 'wherever', walk through an old cattle gate (size matters - its a tight squeeze)), through an old field, and thru a sea of paint cans on the ground. You are welcome to paint or draw on the cars and people leave free will offerings of paintcans and permanent markers just for the job. Welcome to Cadillac Ranch, Texas!


A sea of cars and paint cans!

Walk up close, and you can SMELL the spray paint, each car has several inches worth all over it - in varied colors and personal masterpieces. Years in the making, I can only imagine!
 There's basically no rules at Cadillac Ranch - you can paint, you can use permanent marker, you can climb inside of the cars and on top of the cars.... Not one car had even a tiny area that wasn't painted or drawn on at least 100 times over.
 View from the top! 
 Beyond Cadillac Ranch, haybales for miles! 
We left our mark, broke up the monotony of the days ride, and are ready to continue on! 
 Next Stop: The Big Texan. I told you, size matters! That's a BIG heifer!
 Can barely see the bikes behind her! 

 My very first Lone Star! The days' riding is done, time to relax! 




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