3 most unique drive-in theaters that you can still go to in America

In the Netflix era, taking a trip to a movie theatre has become almost a thing of the past — or, at least, if movie-goers are going to make the effort to leave the couch, it must be in comfort.

Luxury movie theaters with perks like reclining seats, meal-service and alcohol continue are more popular than ever, and viewers' expectations of accommodations have increased in accordance.

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Drive-in movie theaters may not be a new concept, but they certainly take the convenience factor to new heights. And just like regular cinemas, the drive-in varieties are also getting major upgrades — everything from riding in on animals to kicking back in anything BUT your old pick-up truck.

Wanting to give the outdoor-comfort feel a try before the credits roll on the end of summer?

Check out these can't miss drive-in spots that are anything but basic:

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Coyote Drive-In
Fort Worth, TX

Rediscover the joy of outdoor movies with the skyline of Fort Worth as your backdrop.  The Coyote Drive In's location near the Trinity River Equestrian Trails make it a fun spot to ride in with your horse. In fact, the CoyoteDrive-In is free if you’re on a horse.  Hitches make it a convenient stopping point to take in a movie or refreshments from the cantina.

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Coyote Drive-In
Fort Worth, TX

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Coyote Drive-In
Fort Worth, TX

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Coyote Drive-In
Fort Worth, TX

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The Finger Lakes Drive-In
Auburn, NY

Opened on July 15, 1947, the Finger Lakes Drive-In is New York state’s oldest operating and continuously running drive-in theater. Though you can drive in your car, the drive-in touts movie-themed items such as a converted Jurassic Park Jeep and a 1950s original Dodge that are both parked on property.  In addition, besides having speakers, the theatre conjures a sense of nostalgia as the film can still be heard through an FM radio transmission for anyone who tunes to 101.9FM. 

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The Finger Lakes Drive-In
Auburn, NY

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The Finger Lakes Drive-In
Auburn, NY

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Walt Disney World, Hollywood Studios
Orlando, FL

It's quirky, retro and, instead of driving your own car, you'll settle into your own classic car-shaped booth.  Kitschy vintage memorabilia, the illuminated tail lights of your fellow drive-in diners and a sky full of twinkling stars set the mood. Road-ready picnic tables are located at the back of the theater, where there’s even an old-fashioned, drive-in-style concession stand.

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Walt Disney World, Hollywood Studios
Orlando, FL

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Orlando, FL

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Walt Disney World, Hollywood Studios
Orlando, FL

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Jeeps, horses and dine-in services are only a few elements that make these Friday night go-tos unparalleled experience.

So whether you have to make a trip to reach one of these spots or they're close to where you'll already be on-holiday, leave the Netflix and blanket nights for the colder months and make the most of your summer viewing experience while you still can.

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 10, 2016: The audience pictured before Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra opera performed by La Scala's troupe at the Historic Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre as part of the Chereshnevy Les [Wild Cherry Forest] arts festival. Chereshnevy Les arts festival Press Office/TASS (Photo by TASS\TASS via Getty Images)
FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 10: Queen's Theatre, designed by architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel, Trianon gardens, Palace of Versailles (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979). France, 18th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)
PORTHCURNO, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 05: The audience watch Cyrano De Bergerac presented by Shattered Windscreen Theatre Company at the Minack Theatre on August 5, 2011 in Porthcurno, England. The play is one of a number of week long productions being hosted at the World famous open-air theatre throughout the summer. The theatre, built by Rowena Cade in the 1930s and carved into the granite cliffs above the sea at Porthcurno, attracts around 75,000 theatre-goers every summer to watch summer performances - ranging from Shakespeare to musicals which are held from May until September, although the grounds and exhibition centre are open all year. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
View of the inside of the Amazon Theater in Manaus, Brazil on December 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Christophe Simon (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
Harpa Concert Hall And Conference Centre, Henning Larsen Architects 2001, Henning Larsen Architects, Iceland, Architect, . (Photo by View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images)
GREECE - AUGUST 24: The auditorium of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, 161-174, Acropolis of Athens (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1987), Greece. Greek and Roman civilisation, 2nd century AD. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)
Ballroom in Opera house, Paris
The Teatro Scientifico, Mantua, Italy (Photo by: Leemage/UIG via Getty Images)
MONACO - MARCH 04: The Salle Garnier of the Opera in Monte-Carlo with the decorations,1878-1879. Principality of Monaco, 19th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - JANUARY 29: A detailed view of the interior and ceiling of La Fenice Theatre on January 29, 2016 in Venice, Italy. On the 29th January 1996 Venice mourned the loss of its world famous La Fenice opera house as the fire completly destroyed the building highlighting the threat of disaster in the fragile lagoon city. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
TO GO WITH AFP STORY by DEBORAH COLE - FILES - Picture taken on August 6, 2010 shows a life-sized replica of the famed Globe Theatre used by Hollywood director Roland Emmerich for the film 'Anonymous' at the Babelsberg film studios in Potsdam, eastern Germany. The head of a Shakespeare troupe in Berlin said on July 21, 2011 he has been forced to auction off on eBay the theatre-in-the-round. AFP PHOTO NESTOR BACHMANN GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read NESTOR BACHMANN/AFP/Getty Images)
Lowry Arts Centre, Salford, 1992 - 2000. Lyric Theatre view to upper circle. Architects: Michael Wilford and Partners. (Photo by Arcaid/UIG via Getty Images)
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