Don’t you feel nostalgic thinking about retro décor, neon signage, and vintage cars? Well, we’ve got a little something for you. This summer AirTkt brings you an ultimate list of the 6 America’s best vintage drive-in movie theatres. Ditch your Netflix or the regular indoor cinemas and head out for a movie at a retro drive-in theatre. Plan your holiday, grab those cheap domestic flight tickets to any of these places. Don’t forget to carry your blankets, grab a pizza, and a soda while you enjoy the movie under the stars.
Sunset Drive-In – Middleport, New York
Opened in 1950 by Alex Stornelli, this theatre provides you a unique experience with three high definition screens. You will want to come hungry here as their restaurant serves all the delicious essentials like hot dogs, burgers, pizzas, and popcorn. They also have a Sunset Twister Ice-cream shop offering an array of ice-creams, shakes, and more.
Bangor Drive-In – Hermon, Maine
Providing the movie experience like no other, this classic twin screen American drive-in theatre is open from Fridays to Saturdays. Next time when you are in Bangor and are looking for affordable yet excellent quality entertainment, a visit to this theatre is a must.
Finger Lakes Drive-In – Aurelius, New York
This New York’s oldest continually operating drive-in still has those traditional drive-in speaker poles but don’t worry as they also provide you the movie audio with digital FM. What adds to the retro ambience is the car side delivery from their snack bar.
Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theater – Orefield, Pennsylvania
The classic drive-in theatre has been operational since 1933. Claiming to be the oldest one in America, the double feature at Shankweiler’s Drive-In costs approximately about 10$.
Hull’s Drive-In – Lexington, Virginia
Separating it from its other contemporaries, this is the first non-profit drive-in theatre. Although built in 1940, this theatre was reopened again after its demise in 1999 by a group of volunteers.
Bengies – Middle River, Maryland
This 64-year-old piece of American history named after the Bengies community claims to have the biggest movie theatre screen in the U.S. measuring 52 feet high by 150 feet wide. The theatre screens triple features on weekends for one price and on Memorial Day weekend, they show movies from dusk until dawn.
So, don’t let your nostalgia fade and fly to the nearest destination booking the cheap domestic flights in the USA by AirTkt for some old fashioned, retro night out.