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10 Drive-In Theaters Near Sun RV Resorts

5 minutes read Jun 02,2021
10 Drive-In Theaters Near Sun RV Resorts

The sun is setting, the radio is tuned, and it's time for the movie to begin. The magic of drive-in theaters is something you need to experience to understand. While they may be less common than they once were, these nostalgic attractions are making a comeback.

Today, you can find new and renovated drive-in theaters from coast to coast. There are even some drive-in venues located close to our RV resorts and campgrounds. On your next trip, plan an evening to take a step back in time with a movie at the drive-in!

10 Drive-in Theaters to Visit

1. West Wind Drive-in

Glendale, AZ

Is there anything more enticing than a desert drive-in? Situated in the sunny Phoenix suburb of Glendale, West Wind Drive-in is a great place to catch the latest flicks. As a bonus, you can also watch the colorful sunset while enjoying the film!

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2. Sunset Drive-in

San Luis Obispo, CA

Speaking of sunsets, you can catch a movie and a show in the sky at the Sunset Drive-in. Nestled near the Pacific Ocean in San Luis Obispo, Sunset Drive-in offers an old-school California experience. It's also happens to be close to wine country in Paso Robles!

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3. Joy-Lan Drive-in and Swap Shop

Dade City, FL

Florida is home to many drive-in theaters. In an interesting twist though, these drive-ins are often paired with flea markets and swap shops. Find both when you visit the Joy-Lan Drive-in and Swap Shop in Dade City.

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4. Silver Moon Drive-in Theatre

Lakeland, FL

Staying close to Orlando? Take an evening and enjoy a film at the Silver Moon Drive-in Theatre. Located just four miles west of downtown Lakeland, Silver Moon is a great spot for a movie.

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Drive In Movie Theater

5. Saco Drive-in Theater

Saco, ME

If you're heading north for your vacation, be sure to visit the Saco Drive-in Theater near Old Orchard Beach in Maine. First opened in 1939, the Saco Drive-in is a historic institution. It's also an ideal place to relax after a busy day at the beach.

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6. Wellfleet Cinemas

South Wellfleet, MA

While Cape Cod once had several drive-in theaters, now only one remains. Wellfleet Cinemas is just a few miles north of Orleans and offers drive-in showings of new and old films. Selections from the Provincetown Film Festival are also shown at this cinema.

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7. Getty Drive-in Theatre

Muskegon, MI

Michigan is known for the Great Lakes, but it's also known for its long history of making automobiles. You can celebrate that history as you enjoy a screening at the Getty Drive-in in Muskegon.

Our recommendation? Spend the day along Lake Michigan at Muskegon State Park before catching a flick.

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8. Parkway Drive-in Theatre

Maryville, TN

Enjoy nature in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, then relax with a film at the Parkway Drive-in Theatre. This cinema is in Maryville, Tennessee, just a short drive from Knoxville, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge.

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9. Stars & Stripes Drive-in Theatre

New Braunfels, TX

Drive-in theaters are a part of Texas in the same way that Broadway is a part of New York. During your next Hill Country getaway, you can enjoy the old school charm at the Stars & Stripes Drive-in Theatre in New Braunfels, featuring new releases and old favorites!

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10. Mayfield Road Drive-in Theatre

Chardon, OH

Wrapping up our list is a favorite near Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio. A short drive to the nearby town of Chardon will bring you to the Mayfield Road Drive-in Theatre. Get some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show!

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Next time you want to experience an all-American activity, head to one of these drive-in theaters. With cinemas near our resorts and campgrounds, you'll never be short on fun. Give this post a share with your travel buddy and start planning a trip today!

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