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10 Retro Places In Idaho That Will Take You Back In Time

Remember the good ol’ days when a night out consisted of root beer floats, drive-in movies, and a game of bowling with your friends? Simpler times! But if you thought the classic decades were long gone in Idaho, think again. There are plenty of places in Idaho that have held on to the magic of the past without losing the fun and style of today.

The following are just 10 of the many retro places in Idaho that will make you feel as if you’ve traveled back in time to the eras of Marty McFly, Elvis, and Marilyn Monroe, all while giving you some awesome, vintage alternatives to the Friday-night blues.

So much nostalgia! Have you visited any of these establishments yourself? What other retro places are there in Idaho that make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time? Share your experiences and photos with us in the comments below!

Places Mentioned: Dixie’s Diner, The Spud Drive-In, Goody’s, Grinkers, Nampa Rollerdrome, Spacebar Arcade, Shorty’s Diner, Frontier Ice Arena

Jennifer
Super-rad musician, scholar, and cat enthusiast who digs Idaho sunsets and spontaneous nature walks. When not basking in Idaho's awesomeness for Only In Your State, you can find me lovingly concocting environmental goodness at TheBlueReview.org.