103 Flights, 833 Burritos, 535 Fajitas: What $10,000 Buys in Amarillo
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From fajitas to nonstop flights, here is how much of Amarillo you can get for $10,000.
Spray Paint for Cadillac Ranch
A quick search of Walmart's website shows the price for a regular can of spray paint at about $5. You could get 2,000 cans of spray paint and basically make sure your mark never leaves the iconic Route 66 attraction.
Gallons of Gas
As of right now, the average price of gas is around $2.77 per gallon. That's according to AAA. That means you could get 3,610 gallons of gas with your $10,000.
Nonstop Flights Out of Amarillo
There have been headlines recently about new nonstop flights coming in and going out of Rick Husband International Airport. The fares for these flights are incredibly cheap if you book them at the right time.
Round trip fare to Dallas is around $97 if you plan far enough in advance. A round trip to Las Vegas will cost around $197 if you plan it rightt. That means you could buy:
- Dallas - 103 round trips
- Las Vegas - 50 round trips
The Burger From Hell
With this much cheddar at your disposal, you could order up a whopping 1,379 Burgers from Hell at Coyote Bluff. No, that doesn't include drinks or the amount of time it will take for your stomach to fully recover.
Carloads of People At Tascosa Drive-In
Let's pretend you already have your sticker for Tascosa Drive-In. If you get the special car load rate for having the sticker, you could load up as many people as possible and go to the drive-in 1,000 times.
AMP'D Day Passes
Let's say you don't want to have to worry about planning out your schedule and just go for day passes at AMP'D. With $10K, you could get 500 day passes to AMP'D Adventure Park.
VIP Zip Line Rides At Palo Duro Canyon
Palo Duro Canyon is one of my favorite spots in the area. It's gorgeous. You could get an amazing view of it from the zip line 225 times.
Passes to Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm
My kids love Maxwell's. Your kids love Maxwell's. Kids in general love Maxwell's. You could get 476 passes with your $10K. You'll need a big family or a lot of friends with big families to get the most out of it.
Bowling at Cinergy Entertainment in Amarillo
Bowling at Cinergy is usually a pretty good time. You could bowl for 400 hours straight at Cinergy with all your dough. Those bowling shoes will definitely need an extra spritz of freshener before being put back on the rack.
Membership to Amarillo Club
With your infusion of cash, you could afford a Signature Gold Membership to the Amarillo Club for 3 years. Fancy. It includes a vote at the annual member's meeting, a lot of golf, access to other clubs in the US, and dinner with a view.
Fajitas at The Plaza
Let's say you get a hankering for fajitas and you enjoy going to The Plaza to satisfy those cravings. You could get 535 fajitas with that kind of cash.
Burritos at Sharky's
Come hungry. You'll be able to get 833 Bigger Steak Burritos from Sharky's with $10K.
With $10K at your disposal, you could get started on your higher education with 5 semesters at Amarillo College.
Date Night at Hollywood 16
Going to the theater is a mixed bag for me. However, if you love the theater experience you can go on 416 date nights to Hollywood 16 with your $10,000.