This Retro Road Trip Through Arizona Leads To Diners, Soda Fountains, Drive-In Movie Theaters, And More

Let’s face it: life is hard. Especially in the modern era! If you often find yourself wishing for simpler times, this road trip is for you. In the span of just 14 miles, you’ll visit some of the best retro places in Arizona, including an old-school bowling alley, soda fountain, drive-in movie theater, and more. Even if you weren’t yet born in the 50s, we’ve all felt nostalgic for the iconic decade at one point or another, and this trip lets you live (or relive) its magic.

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Would you take this road trip to the best retro places in Arizona? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for another old-fashioned ice cream shop that harkens back to the 1950s.

Address: Châm Pang Lanes, 903 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Address: MacAlpine's Diner & Soda Fountain, 2303 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
Address: 5 & Diner, 5220 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
Address: 5 & Diner, 3567 W Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051, USA
Address: 5650 N 55th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301, USA