We’re fast approaching the spookiest holiday of the year – Halloween! Halloween is all about trick-or-treating for candy, dressing up in scary costumes, visiting haunted houses and frightening your friends. Did you know that a lot of great RV parks nearby get in on these Halloween festivities every year? Here at Beckley’s Camping Center, we thought this would be the perfect time to take a look at great RV parks in the northeast you can visit to enjoy some spooky Halloween fun this year.
Great RV Park for Pumpkin Carving: Granite Hill Camping Resort in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Granite Hill Camping Resort in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is a great RV park you can visit to participate in fun Halloween festivities. The Halloween activities at Granite Hill have become so popular over the years that the resort schedules the last three weekends in October to hold all the fun. These weekends are packed with costume contests, pumpkin carving competitions, trick-or-treating and even a haunted Civil War barn! Your entire family can enjoy a spooky ghost walk around the campground. Bring a date and enjoy a karaoke and dance session afterward!
Great RV Park for Trick-or-Treating: Harpers Ferry Campground in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Harpers Ferry Campground in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia also makes our list of great RV parks to enjoy some frightening Halloween festivities. Each weekend in October is known as “Halloween Spooktacular” at Harpers Ferry Campground so you can enjoy the frightening fun all month long. Take your family out to this great RV park during a weekend in October to enjoy free pancakes, trick-or-treating,
Great RV Park for Hayrides: Lock 30 Woodlands RV Resort in Lisbon, Ohio
Lock 30 Woodlands RV Resort in Lisbon, Ohio makes the third spot on our list of great RV parks to enjoy Halloween festivities. This campground, set on a scenic riverfront that features a secluded, heavily wooded area of mature trees and isolated wilderness, is the perfect backdrop for a Halloween weekend. This great RV park is known for holding a Halloween party toward the end of October that features a wine tasting event and ghost stories around the bonfire. The festivities include hayrides, trick-or-treating, apple bobbling and a mummy wrap.
Great RV Park for Apple Bobbing: Brookside Campground in Catskill, New York
Coming in fourth on our list of great RV parks to enjoy Halloween festivities is Brookside Campground in Catskill, New York. If you enjoy traditional Halloween parties that are tame and suitable for the entire family, this is an RV park you may want to consider visiting. Enjoy a Halloween weekend full of piñatas, apple bobbing, trick-or-treating, hayrides, face painting and more at Brookside Campground in October.
Great RV Park for Costume Parties: Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground in Lafayette, Indiana
The final position on our list of great RV parks to enjoy Halloween festivities belongs to Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground in Lafayette, Indiana. Take your family out to this RV park on Oct. 19 and 20 to enjoy pumpkin carving, a spaghetti dinner, trick-or-treating and a fun costume party. This campground promises a truly “spooktacular” weekend for families.
These are just a sampling of the RV campgrounds that offer great Halloween fun for the family this year. If you are new to camping and want to visit any of the great RV parks listed above to enjoy Halloween festivities, you might want to take a look at our selection of new RVs in Maryland. You can get a great deal on our new 2013 Winnebago Vista 26HE Rally Motor Class Home A which can be equipped with a 32-inch LCD TV so your family can enjoy scary movies during Halloween at one of these campgrounds.