- Four of the few remaining
- Now, there are fewer than 10 Blockbuster locations still open in the US.
- Three of the handful of remaining Blockbuster locations are in Alaska, where long winters and slow WiFi help keep a couple of stores open.
Blockbuster isn't extinct quite yet — but it is getting closer.
While roughly a dozen Blockbusters remained open across the US in 2017, at least four have already closed this year.
If you drive through Alaska, Blockbuster's iconic blue-and-yellow signs may grab your eye.
Alaska still has Blockbuste... @ beardedorion
Saturday night in Alaska @ ... @ kimirena
You can't miss the distinctive sign.
Tfw 2013 never happened and... @ jizziemcguire420
Get on our level... We have... @ ohh_kell_em
This location in Anchorage is still open for business.
you're comfort and thrill r... @ alyssalily
And it appears the membership cards haven't changed at all.
THIS.JUST.HAPPENED #oldsko... @ plizzerd
Inside, everything looks the same, with rows and rows of movies.
be kind, rewind.... @ katiegrass
#tbt but this blockbuster i... @ taliaelizabethk
On the plus side, Blockbuster is renting DVDs now, so you won't have to rewind the tapes before returning them.
Who knew this relic still e... @ mollyluise
Who worked at a blockbuster... @ manville
And yes, it has new releases ...
I found a Blockbuster museu... @ instadurr
... alongside some older options.
Taking a trip down memory l... @ kace_sunshine
Alaska's long, snowy winters make curling up to watch a video rental a tempting proposition.
Thanks to a real one who pa... @ reid_khicks
First OPEN #Blockbuster vid... @ handlink
Until recently, there was even a Blockbuster in North Pole — a small city near Fairbanks, about 1,700 miles south of the geographic North Pole.
Well, I did it. Traveled m... @ origrahami
The North Pole Blockbuster unfortunately closed in March.
@jesikahmorgana and I found... @ badboyjudey
There is a dwindling handful of Blockbusters outside of Alaska.
Hanging out with my wife is... @ bmshirley
The Blockbuster in Edinburg, Texas, was apparently the last location in the state before it closed in January.
4/20 time machine!... @ daswagen
There are a couple left in Washington.
Blockbuster and Chill?... @ jdgroover
Ohmygerrd guys we found the... @ taukband
#Bend #Oregon is trapped in... @ scottjmcasey
Still, these endangered Blockbusters can't stay open forever.
#Alaska is #America... #Blo... @ rhynocons24
So if you want to visit the video-rental chain before it goes extinct, you better start preparing for your road trip.
Y'all look.. And it's POPPI... @ rocktothawizzle