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12 Reasons to Visit Southern California This October

By Kimberly Fidler 10/20/2014

With just 12 days left in the month, we wanted to share our top 12 reasons to visit Southern California this October! And don't worry - there's still time to go if you haven't planned your trip yet.

  • Pumpkin Festival on Main Street U.S.A. - it's the perfect way to celebrate Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort


  • Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy at Disneyland - it's the only time of year to see this thrilling overlay
  • Big Thunder Ranch Halloween Round-up with Character meet-n-greets and not-so-spooky surprises at Disneyland

  • Haunted Mansion Holiday is a family favorite tradition where Jack Skellington and his crew from the Nightmare Before Christmas take over the attraction
  • Seasonal treats like pumpkin Mickey caramel apples and Jack Skellington popcorn buckets are available around the Disneyland Resort
  • Camp Spooky - a kid friendly version of Camp Snoopy at Knott's Berry Farm included with regular admission during the weekends and on Halloween

  • Kids Free at the San Diego Zoo - including access to the Australian Outback, home to more koalas than anywhere else outside of Australia
  • Kids Free at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park - including access to the new Tiger Trails exhibit

  • Kids Free to SeaWorld San Diego - check out the all-new Explorer's Reef right when you enter the park
  • SeaWorld San Diego's Halloween Spooktacular - seasonal shows and trick-or-treating stations included with admission on weekends
  • Kids Free on Old Town Trolley Tours in San Diego - it's the best way to explore San Diego's hot spots
  • Kids Free at the USS Midway - history comes to life at this authentic aircraft carrier on San Diego Bay

We could go on and on about more reasons we love Southern California in October, but then you'd run out of time to book your vacation! Check out our San Diego and Disneyland packages online or call our vacation experts at 855-GET-AWAY.

Check out these other great articles:

Halloween Time at Disneyland - a Photo Blog

Disney's Halloween Time and Mickey's Halloween Party 2014

Camp Spooky at Knott's Berry Farm

October is Kids Free Month in San Diego
Kimberly Fidler