If you’re looking to travel beyond your neighborhood for spooky family-fun, try one of these themed travel itineraries that will take you from land to spooky sea.
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge has a slew of spook-tacular things to do Oct. 1 – 31. From Halloween-themed yoga classes to a Trick-or-Treat trail inside the lodge, little ones are sure to have fun during their stay. Other events include a Monster Bash Dance Party, Boo Bingo and Halloween-themed grab-n-go crafts. Great Wolf Lodge has everything you need for a mini family vacation, including multiple dining options, indoor water park, arcade and themed-suites to relax after a fun-filled day. Great Wolf Lodge is located at 12681 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840.
Disney offers many ways to celebrate Halloween, from their Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween Party and overall Halloween makeover at Disneyland Park, and an entire Halloween-themed cruise trip for a truly unique fall travel experience. Set sail on Disney Cruise Line to the Baja Peninsula from San Diego. Delight in bewitching décor and not-so-scary activities like Mickey’s Mouse-querade costume party, fireworks display, movie screenings and more. Halloween on the High Seas departs from Port of San Diego located at 1140 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101.
Skypark at Santa’s Village offers an unlikely place for goblins and ghouls. Pumpkin in the Pines transforms Skypark at Santa’s Village weekends Oct. 9 – 31 for family-friendly fall fun. The Lake Arrowhead adventure park will feature a Monster Mash Light Show, Fantom Forest haunted hike, Sleepy Hollow Puppet Show and a community sponsored trick-or-treat event and costume party. Skypark at Santa’s Village is located at 28950 CA-18, Skyforest, CA 92385.
Take a spooky seaside escape at Terranea Resort, featuring a variety of Halloween-themed experiences throughout the month of October. Practice the unique sport of archery with zombies and pumpkins at Aaahh-Archery, for ages 6 and up, enjoy Spooky Stories and sweet treats from sea beans at pointe discovery or take a self-guided nature walk to Point Vicente Lighthouse, keeping your eyes peeled for the phantom Lady in the Light. Other family-friendly fun includes mini pumpkin painting at Halloween Kids Club for ages 4 – 10 and a complimentary Halloween-themed putting experience with festive obstacles for ages 6 and up. Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.
For more spooky fun ideas, check out our Halloween guide.