Tennessee September 28, 2015
10 Retro Places In Tennessee That Will Take You Back In Time
Do you feel like you should have been born in another time? Are you a huge fan of those roller rinks and bowling alleys, do you love to strap on ice skates or hit the drive-in theatre? Then you simply HAVE to check out these awesome retro spots right here in Tennessee. Let us know your favorite!
10) Pin Strikes - Chattanooga
Just look at that photograph. Chattanooga blends old school bowling with a new, hoppin' environment for all you young'ns out there.
9) Bowling and Skating Family Fun Center - Jackson
With more than 15 years under its belt, you wouldn't believe how fun and exciting this spot is. Perfect for retro dates and birthday parties, it's a West Tennessee gem.
8) Centennial Sportplex - Nashville
The Preds practice here, so there's that. Also there's $10 public skate on the weekends that is absolutely killer if you're looking for an excuse to hold your sweetie's hand.
7) Donelson Bowl - Donelson
This dusty hole in the wall is still kickin' it with the best of 'em, offering cheap bowling and low wait times for all of you looking to relive the '50s.
6) Parkway Drive-In - Maryville
Styled to be just like its '50s and '60s counterparts, Parkway offers room for 400 vehicles on any given night. Check their website for hours!
5) Tri County Roll Arena - Oliver Springs
These kids know what's UP. There are two locations that offer a thrilling roller vibe.
4) FunQuest Skating Center - Collierville
The bowling here is rockin' awesome, plus you can get skating lessons! Um, yes.
3) Stardust Drive In Theatre - Watertown
About 45 minutes from Nashville, this drive-in proffers multiple screens and a solid snack bar.
2) Franklin Family Entertainment Center - Franklin
This awesome bowling alley is a complete blast from the past. Cheap, fun and full of games and great food? It's the perfect way to get out of the autumn cold.
1) Valley Drive-In Theatre - Waverly
We don't blame you if you're not planning on seeing "The Conjuring" here - but you have to check it out. Because this is probably where your grandparents went on their first date and that's pretty dang cool.
These. Are. AWESOME. Obviously we have only included ten, though – so you’ll have to give us the scoop. Any retro spots that you frequent? Let us know in the comments below!