Looking for a fun summer activity that will take you back to your younger days? Consider going to a drive-in movie theatre.
Though few and far between, there are still a respectable amount of drive-ins. Even better, most offer a double feature for one low price, sometimes have fireworks AND even allow you to bring the family pet!
Here is a list of 6 theatres (and what they’re currently showing) all within 2 hours of NYC courtesy of NY Post:
1. Warwick Drive-In (Route 94, Warwick, NY; 845-986-4440; www.warwickdrivein.com)
This drive-in is closest to NYC and New Jersey and has three available screens.
Now showing Edge of Tomorrow, Neighbors, How to Train Your Dragon 2, 22 Jump Street, A Million Ways to Die in The West
2. Hyde Park Drive-In (4114 Albany Post Road, Hyd Park, NY; 845-229-4738; www.hydeparkdrivein.com)
This drive-in features a classic single screen layout and is not far from the Metro-North station, making it perfect for those without a car.
Now showing How to Train Your Dragon 2, Divergent
3. Overlook Drive-In (126 Degarmo Road, Poughkeepsie, NY; 845-452-3445; www.overlookdrivein.com)
This drive-in features a huge 100-ft screen, a beautiful woodland backdrop and a maximum capacity of 776 cars.
Now showing 22 Jump Street, A Million Ways To Die in The West
4. Southington Drive-In (935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington, CT; 860-276-6219; www.southingtondrive-in.org)
This drive-in is open only for a single feature on Saturdays during their season.
Now showing The Muppet Movie
5. Becky’s Drive In (4548 Lehigh Drive, Walnutport, PA; 610-767-2249; www.beckysdi.com)
This drive-in is nearby Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, making it a perfect way to unwind at the end of fun-filled summer day.
Now showing 22 Jump Street, A Million Ways to Die In The West, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Maleficent
6. Shankweiler’s Drive-In (4540 Shankweiler Road, Orefield, PA; 610-481-0800; www.shankweilers.com)
This drive-in is the farthest away at two hours, but its historical significance as the second oldest of its kind in the nation makes it well worth the drive.
Now showing How to Train Your Dragon 2, Maleficent
Check out one of the theatre’s and enjoy the experience!