Best RV Campgrounds for Kids this Halloween

Best RV Campgrounds for Kids this Halloween

One of the biggest struggles fulltime and parttime RV families experience while being on the road is trying to make sure that kids get to participate in some of the fun traditions that kids with a stationary home have – like trick-or-treating for Halloween! If this is a new lifestyle, or you simply want to vacation this October 31st, you’ll be happy to hear that many RV parks and other campgrounds organize holiday events for everyone to enjoy. As a family-owned Utah RV dealership, we put our families first! These are a handful of our favorite RV campgrounds around the country for Halloween with family-friendly activities for kids of all ages. 

Kids in Halloween costumes
Kids love dressing up for Halloween! If your kids do too, try visiting these campgrounds!

Hagerstown/Antietam Battlefield KOA – Williamsport, Maryland

September 21 – October 26, 2019

If you happen to be in the area before Halloween, this is a great opportunity for Halloween fun for everyone! Every weekend in October, this campground features Halloween themed events including:

  • Halloween themed crafts;
  • Games; 
  • Pumpkin carving contests; and
  • Trick-or-Treat parades (Saturday evenings). 

Adults can get in on the fun, too! They have a site and cabin decorating contest each weekend with prizes! Finally, if you’re looking for something a little spookier, be sure to visit the Creekside Manor Haunted House Friday or Saturday nights!

For more information, call 301-223-7571 or visit the KOA website to book a reservation. 

Family dressed up for Halloween.
If your family loves dressing up together, these Halloween-themed events at RV campgrounds are perfect for you!

Gettysburg Campground KOA – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

October 25 – October 27, 2019

If you are looking for one of the best Halloween RV campgrounds for kids, this is one of our favorites! This is the last weekend before the park closes for the winter and is their second Halloween festival of the year.  This year, they have listed that there will be: 

  • A popular mix of crafts and games; 
  • Site decorating contest; 
  • Trick-or-Treat parade; and
  • Halloween Party with DJ (Saturday night). 

Other guests have enjoyed that they have more than enough to do, from coloring contests to hayrides and ghost stories by the campfire. 

For more information, call 717-642-5713 or visit the KOA website to book a reservation. 

Toddler dressed up as Snow White holding an adults hand.
These family-friendly events have activities for families camping with toddlers!

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort – Canyon Lake, Texas

October 25 – October 27, 2019 

With several weekends of Halloween-themed fun, Jellystone Park makes us want to give up traditional neighborhood trick-or-treating for a whole park full of fun! Yogi Bear and friends offer fun for everyone, including; 

  • Magic pumpkin patch; 
  • Night-time laser tag (indoor);
  • Monster games; 
  • Spooky movies; 
  • Hayrides; 
  • Dance parties; 
  • Scavenger hunts and more!

For more information, call the park directly at 830.256.0088.  

Toddler dressed up as a deer with face makeup to match.
The perfect costume for Lake Rudolph (but maybe with a red nose).

Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort – Santa Claus, Indiana

October 25 & 26, 2019

Don’t let the name fool you! This campground and resort is not full of Santa’s elves! Right now, they are prepared for lots of spooktacular Halloween activities! This location is a long-time family tradition that everyone will love. Stop by to check out these activities: 

  • Bonfire ghost stories;
  • Trick-or-Treating;
  • Costume and site decorating contests;
  • Rudy’s Kid’s Carnival;
  • Frightful film classics; 
  • Haunted hayrides; 
  • Ghostly golf; 
  • Car glow parade; and
  • A Halloween themed dance party! 

For more information, call their toll-free number at 888-929-7010. 

Big kid dressed up as a Storm Trooper.
May the force be with you this October.

Inn Town Campground – Nevada City, California

October 1 – October 31, 2019

If you aren’t feeling too festive but would like the kids to have a fun photo opportunity, this may be the perfect spot for you! This is their second ever Halloween festival, named the Halloween Haunted Pathway.  This family-friendly campground offers a self-guided walk through the tall trees at the campground. It’s even spookier at night! Campers also get to enjoy trick-or-treating at their sister property, The Outside Inn, on Halloween. 

San Franciso North/ Petaluma KOA – Petaluma, California

October 1 – 31, 2019

If you’re on the west coast searching for the best Halloween RV campgrounds for kids, this one is worth a look! Thanks to their year-round sunshine, this location in sunny Cali has a full month of festivities! Every weekend in October, your kids will love having plenty to do (and you’ll love their squeals of laughter!) Stop and enjoy: 

  • Pumpkin patches, 
  • Corn mazes, 
  • Arts and crafts; 
  • Parades; 
  • Hayrides; 
  • Petting farm; 
  • Outdoor movies; 
  • Scavenger hunts and
  • Trick-or-Treating!

If you’re lucky enough to be there on October 27th, you’ll love their Spooktacular Pot Luck Dinner. The nights menu: worms and eyeballs (spaghetti and meatballs and the epic fountain of mud (chocolate).  Be sure to wear your best costumes! 

For more information, call 707-763-1492, or book directly on the KOA website. 

Colorful friendly Happy Halloween sign
Have a safe and happy Halloween! Trick-or-treat!

Your Utah Family RV Dealership

We hope this blog helped you find something to do in your area of the country. All information was verified by each location’s website, so you can travel with confidence! If you find yourself in Salt Lake City, be sure to stop by and say hello! We are a trusted, family-owned RV dealer in Salt Lake City, but we also offer RV service, repairs, and parts! Stop by and see us the next time you’re in town! 

Do you know of another great RV campground for kids this Halloween? Share your favorites below to help another RV family out!

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