It's a blast from the past! Get ready for one of the coolest retro renovations in the Sooner State that will take you back to the 1950s. The Tee Pee Drive-In is located on historic Route 66 in Sapulpa, OK. and is being completely rebuilt, remodeled, and rejuvenated. Once finished the drive-in will reopen to the public. Not only will they be showing great current and classic movies, but they'll also be hosting concerts and other events!


But that's not all, it gets even better and more retro! Not only are the new owners rebuilding the old drive-in, but they're also renovating several classic Spartan mobile trailers that will be on the property and available to rent. So you can actually stay the night at the drive-in, how cool is that? These trailers look absolutely amazing too, they're completely remodeled and updated, but keep all their 1950s retro style and charm.

Hit Play on the video below to learn more about the renovation of the old Tee Pee Drive-In

If you've never been to a drive-in movie before, you definitely have to go. It's a completely different experience than going to the theater and in my opinion a TON more fun for young and old alike. If you grew up and went to the drive-in movies you can relive some of those great old memories, or start new memories if you've never had the opportunity to go. As a kid, I loved the drive-in and always looked forward to going.


Sadly throughout the years more and more of these drive-ins have closed. The Tee Pee Drive-In was shut down years ago, around the early 2000s sometime. It remained abandoned for well over 20 years until the new owners decided to breathe life back into it. No small project as the years weren't kind to the old drive-in as it fell into disrepair. The entire property and structures are currently being totally reconstructed.

Prior to the renovation, the Tee Pee Drive-In was abandoned for years watch the video

The video above will one day serve as a 'before and after' of the Tee Pee Drive-In. Right now there isn't an exact date as to when they expect to reopen. The last word we've heard is sometime in spring 2023. It could be sooner, but hopefully not later. Again this is a HUGE undertaking and I'm sure very, very expensive. I first heard about the Tee Pee Drive-In reopening last year but just recently saw an update on the progress.


It's really starting to take shape and the new and improved Tee Pee Drive-In looks incredible. Like the drive-ins of the past, it will have concession stands, a playground for the kids, restroom facilities, and of course a GIGANTIC MOVIE SCREEN! It's not just any old screen, it's a 3-D screen! That's right you'll be able to watch 3-D movies at the Tee Pee Drive-In. I can't wait to make the trip to Sapulpa and check it out for myself.

Hit play on the video below for more on the soon-to-reopen Tee Pee Drive-In

Plus with it being on Route 66 there are all kinds of stops to make and roadside attractions along the way. I'm already planning a retro weekend getaway with the family once it reopens. We'll hit all the tourist stops and then some! A great staycation or quick weekend trip that won't break the bank. Plus it's a really quick trip from Lawton, Fort Sill about two and a half hours away. We might break it up some and stay in OKC.

To stay up to date with everything that's going on with the Tee Pee Drive-In check out their official Facebook page. You can also visit the official website. Looking forward to the grand opening. I'm thinking that once the drive-in is reopened the family and I will first hit the Classen Inn in OKC for an overnight stay then head to Sapulpa and book a stay at the Tee Pee Drive-In for a full retro staycation weekend getaway. Check out the photo gallery below for more details on the 1960s retro motor inn, the Classen In OKC below.

Take a look inside this epic 1960s retro motel in Oklahoma!

It's the ultimate retro vintage motel stay in the Sooner State! If you've ever wanted to step back in time and experience the "good old days" once again, or maybe for the very first time, you're in luck. Take a break from the usual, boring, and mundane hotel room by booking a stay at this 60s-style motel in Oklahoma City, OK. The Classen Inn is one of the most unique and colorful motels in the state, if not the entire nation. It was originally built back in 1963 and has been completely remodeled, refurbished, and reimagined. If you're looking for a place to stay while on vacation, staycation, or on a weekend getaway why not make your accommodations a part of the vacation fun by staying at the Classen Inn in OKC. You can click here to book your stay. Scroll through the photo gallery below to take a virtual tour of this EPIC 1960s retro motel!

See the Most Epic & Unusual Oklahoma Airbnb Rentals!

Take a break from the boring and ordinary and make your next overnight stay more spectacular and memorable. These rentals are a lot more than just a place to stay, all of them could easily be a vacation destination and experience all on their own! If you're planning a staycation or vacation in Oklahoma you should definitely check out these epic and unusual Airbnb rentals versus booking just a plain old room at a hotel or motel. You could make your accommodations a part of the experience itself by staying at any of these amazing places in the Sooner State. Scroll through the photo gallery below to check them out.

Getaway, Relax, Unplug & Unwind at Oklahoma's Premier & Most Luxurious "Glampgrounds" Located in Lawton, OK.

If you're in need of a staycation whether it's a romantic weekend getaway or a family mini-vacation check out Oklahoma's premier glampgrounds. You'll find it in Lawton, OK. near the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge and Lake Lawtonka at 11761 N.W. Miller Road. Adventure Born Glampgrounds features some of the VERY BEST comfort camping in the Sooner State. After seeing the pictures you'll definitely want to book a stay. You can visit their official website for all the details, or check them out on Facebook. Scroll through the gallery:

The most unusual and beautiful Airbnb rental in Oklahoma

Check out the Silo at Lake Tenkiller. It has to be one of the most unusual and beautiful Airbnb rentals in Oklahoma. It's a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home located at Lake Tenkiller and yes it's a silo. It can comfortably sleep up to 6 people and comes with all the best creature comforts including a fire pit out back where you can kick back, relax and take in the view. Not only is this one of the most unusual rentals available on Airbnb in Oklahoma it's also one of the highest-rated. It currently boasts a solid 5 out of 5 stars and everyone who has stayed there have been very complimentary about how wonderful it is. This place looks amazing!

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