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GA drive-in movie theater named among best in U.S.

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A Georgia drive-in movie theater finished near the top of TripAdvisor's list of the top 10 drive-in movie theaters in the U.S.

The rankings were made according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index, which takes into account the quality, quantity, and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor.

Located acrss the country, these retro theaters offer movie-goers an enjoyable blast from the past.

“Drive-in movie theaters often evoke a nostalgic feeling for years gone by,” said Brooke Ferencsik, director of communications for TripAdvisor. “For those looking to visit these classic American attractions, the TripAdvisor community has identified 10 fantastic drive-in movie theaters that offer affordable admission and a unique viewing experience that is sure to provide fun for families of all ages.”

The list:

  1. Skyway Drive-In Theatre, Fish Creek, WI
  2. Swan Drive In, Blue Ridge, GA
  3. Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre, Lubbock, TX
  4. Highway 21 Drive-In Theater, Beaufort, SC
  5. Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth, TX
  6. Saco Drive-In Theater, Saco, ME
  7. Hull's Drive-In, Lexington, VA
  8. Starlite Drive-In, Wichita, KS
  9. Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre, Wellfleet, MA
  10. Sunset Drive-In Theatre, San Luis Obispo, CA


Ranking second among the ten was Swan Drive In located in Blue Ridge, GA.

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, visitors to this 1950s theater can munch on decadent fare from the concession stand including deep fried Oreos and funnel cake while enjoying first-run flicks.

A TripAdvisor reviewer said, “It really doesn't matter what movie is playing... just GO! Be sure to visit the snack bar for a great burger, real corn dogs, and all the stuff you remember at the Drive-In!”

Admission for double feature showings is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-11.

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