Find Johnny Depp on the Beach, Win a Trip to the Desert

The latest Hollywood promotion to roll through South Florida is also one of its creepiest. And considering that it involves noted weirdo Johnny Depp, that's not surprising.

Depp's next movie is Disney's The Lone Ranger, due in theaters July 3. And in a bizarre scavenger hunt/wax museum twist, statues of Depp and his costar Armie Hammer are making a countrywide tour of the U.S. -- hiding in plain sight until somebody snaps their picture to win a free vacation.

The Lone Ranger Ride for Justice Sweepstakes offers the chance to win a trip for two to New Mexico to anyone who spots statues of the Ranger and Tonto on horseback during their 11-city promotional tour. Miami is the third stop; the duo have already hung out on a New York City rooftop and at Planet Hollywood in Orlando. They'll be in Miami for one day only -- that's today, June 18 -- and here the only hints you're gonna get:

First, this picture:

And secondly, this clue from the sweepstakes' Tumblr account:

The Lone Ranger and Tonto are no strangers to desert sand. Find them at this sandy spot in Miami now.

If you spot them, snap a photo post to Twitter or Instagram it with the hashtag #LRRideforJustice. You could be headed to New Mexico, where you can eat delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine and, I don't know, pan for gold or something. Look, a vacation is a vacation, especially when it's free.

UPDATE: Word on Twitter is that the statues are at the Desert Inn Resort at 172nd and Collins Ave.

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