For anyone that’s ever been to a drive-in movie theater, this is definitely one of those things that are a blast from the past .
Sure these days there are new state of the art movie theaters that have surround sound and seats with cup holders, but the drive-in was also about spending time with your family, playing football with your cousins or friends, and getting eaten by mosquitoes. Plus, at the drive-in you always got to see two movies and honk the horn to tell the movie guy he’s taking to long loading the second one!
Yes these are the things that made the drive-in an exciting place to visit other than sneaking in a few extra friends in the trunk of your car. At one point in time there were drive-in movie theaters all over the place, you couldn’t travel very far without passing one. Now they have pretty much gone the way of the dinosaur.
I’m actually pretty fortunate because we have one that’s still in operation only 45 minutes from the house. What’s the last movie that you were able to see at a drive-in? More importantly – what were you driving?
While you are thinking about that I’ve found this pretty cool website that let’s you plug in your zip code and it will show you where the nearest drive-in is in your area. http://www.drive-ins.com
Picture Borrowed from: openaircinema.us