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The coolest retro drive-in movie theaters in America

The Active Times Logo By Kaitlin Miller of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 26: If you’ve ever had the retro pleasure of watching a movie at a drive-in, then you already know that there’s no other moviegoing experience quite like it. We’ve tracked down 25 drive-ins throughout the country where you can still cruise on up and watch a movie from the comfort of your own car.The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, in 1933, and at the trend's peak in the '50s and '60s, there were about 5,000 drive-in theaters across the country. Today, there are less than 500 still around, but some amazing vintage drive-in theaters have managed to stand the test of time or make comebacks. There are even some brand-new drive-ins that combine nostalgic charm with modern amenities. Read on to learn about some of the coolest drive-ins around the country.

The Coolest Retro Drive-In Movie Theaters in America

If you’ve ever had the retro pleasure of watching a movie at a drive-in, then you already know that there’s no other moviegoing experience quite like it. We’ve tracked down 25 drive-ins throughout the country where you can still cruise on up and watch a movie from the comfort of your own car.

The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, in 1933, and at the trend's peak in the '50s and '60s, there were about 5,000 drive-in theaters across the country. Today, there are less than 500 still around, but some amazing vintage drive-in theaters have managed to stand the test of time or make comebacks. There are even some brand-new drive-ins that combine nostalgic charm with modern amenities. Read on to learn about some of the coolest drive-ins around the country.

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