Dover, Florida: Airstream Ranch

Eight Airstream mobile homes, shoved into the Florida sod as an artistic tribute. Loved by everyone except its neighbors.

Tampa RV

4656 Mcintosh Rd, Dover, FL
Tampa RV. I-4 exit 14, southwest corner. Continue past RV entrance to stoplight and turn right onto US 92, go 1/4 mile and take a right onto Castlewood Rd. 1/2 mile, ranch is on left.
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Airstream Ranch

The best view of the Airstream Ranch is from I-4. You can, however, still get to the back side of it by taking I-4 exit 14. Turn south at the exit and drive past the RV dealership. Turn right at the stoplight onto US 92. After approximately a quarter-mile turn right onto Castlewood Road. Keep following the road approximately a half-mile, and Airstream Ranch will be on the left. There is a fence so you will not be able to access the Airstreams, and you will have the traffic from the highway in the background of your pictures, but you will be able to take your time to safely see them.

[Amy at Urban Country Girl Artistry, 10/22/2015]
Airstream Ranch

Now owned by Tampa RV sales and they won't let you back there anymore. But they have added two one-dimensional cows to the mix. To see them you will need to pull over as you near the McIntosh exit.

[Casaflamingo, 02/04/2014]
Airstream Ranch

They will give you a map [at the office], but there is no need to stop at the RV place. Just when you get off highway, continue past RV entrance to stoplight and turn right onto US 92, go 1/4 mile and take a right onto Castlewood Rd. 1/2 mile, ranch is on left.

[Heather Forrey, 03/09/2013]

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