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Wisconsin drive-in theatre Skyway named the best in the U.S.

A photo of Skyway
A photo of Skyway
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If you would like to feel nostalgic go to the Skyway Drive-in Theatre, according to the local Green Bay news station WBAY, it was named the best of the nation today, July 30. Skyway Drive-in Theatre is located in Fish Creek, WI.

It was TripAdvisor's popularity index that came up with the results. It used visitors reviews. Skyway at the moment has 76 reviews that average about 4.5 stars out of 5.

Here's TripAdvisors complete list of what drive-ins made the best of the US:

  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

Skyway first opened its doors on July 26, 1950. The original owners were brothers, Orville and Elton Voeks. Jeffrey and Dale Jacobson are the current owners of the place, their parents were the ones that bought the theatre from Orville Voeks in the early 80s. It's also one of the two oldest drive-ins in Wisconsin.

It's $8 for a ticket for those who are 12 and over, $5 for children between the ages 6 to 11, and any children under 5 it's free.

You can also buy fresh popcorn, Tombstone pizza, nachos, assortments of candies, ice cream novelties like drumsticks, ice cream sandwiches, malt cups, and beverages like Pepsi, root beer, hot chocolate, cappuccino, coffee, and many more.

For those who want to go on a trip, here's the directions from the official site:

3475 Highway 42,

Fish Creek, WI, 54212

It's halfway between Fish Creek and Ephraim. Directly across from Peninsula State Park.

So if you're feeling nostalgic it looks like Skyway might be the place to fix that according to TripAdvisor and the reviewers. Check out their official website here.

Do you remember going to drive-ins as kid? Have you been to Skyway? Please share your comments!