Preparing Your RV for a Spooky Trick or Treat
Celebrate Halloween and Visit Haunted Places Around the Country
Rewritten by Joseph Garnett, Jr. - From the Archives
October 25, 2015
There are many opportunities Halloween can provide RVers. Whether you love decorating your motorhome or RV to celebrate the Halloween spirit, host a grand Halloween parting in your RV Park, or even celebrate with kids who love to go trick or treating. Regardless of your plans, the following are tips and ideas to help make Halloween a spooky holiday hit with your family, friends and neighbors.
1. Decorating Your Motorhome
Decorating your RV or motorhome is the easiest way to celebrate Halloween. Try creating a pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern and placing some window decals along with cobwebs, gravestones, witches and skeletons. It is also possible to create the Halloween theme on both the interior and exterior. Some ideas for the exterior of your RV or motorhome may include an Egyptian mummy’s tomb, haunted hour or cemetery. The your trick or treaters who come to visit will love and appreciate your ghostly presentation.
2. Plan and Host a Monster Mash
One of the most classic reasons to have a party is Halloween. Invite guest to wear costumes and other party favors. Halloween parties can be enjoyed when you are staying at an RV park and inviting the other campers to your party. Being ccreative with party platters and dishes will be lots of fun. To increase your level of entertainment with you and the guests, try starting your party before sundown. However, make sure there is plenty of lighting for when it gets dark. And yes, don’t forget some spooky music.
3. Plan a Trick or Treating Tour With Your Young Ghouls
Your kids and grandkids will definitely want to go trick or treating. It won’t matter whether you are on the road or in an RV park. Mostly, you can directly count on your neighbors to participating. Most RVers will host ghouls and goblins. However, when you get to an RV with all the lights out, it should be obvious that they are not participating. I people in your park are not participating in Halloween, you can always ask your campground concierge for assistance to find a neighborhood where trick-or-treaters are welcome.
4. Visit some Ghost Towns
If you are one of the adventurous kinds who like to tour old places that have a spooky lore of their own, then you may want to plan a tour of these following cities for a little bit of extra thrill.
- The Cassadaga Hotel - Cassadega FL
- Charlotte Bed & Breakfast – Charlotte, NC.
- Houghton Mansion - North Adams, Ma.
- Hotel Del Coronado in California
- The Huguenot Cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida
- The St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana
- Bisbee, The Copper Queen Hotel
- Tombstone,The Bird Cage Theatre
Come Visit Lazydays RV in Tampa or Tucson
When you decide to get on the road and celebrate Halloween, please visit come visit Lazydays RV so your motorhome is in its best shape for the holidays. Nothing else will destroy the mood of a good spooky party like mechanical problems.
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