Great Halloween deals By Sonia Esther Soltani
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge (Great Wolf Lodge)
Kids can show off their costume at a nightly parade in the Grand Lobby, listen to spooktacular stories from characters of the Great Wold Kids Pack, or join the Monster Bash Dance Party during Great Wolf Lodge’s Howl-O-Ween season. Available at 11 locations from New England to Kansas, the indoor waterparks’ package start at the special rate of $199 per night (for a suite that sleeps up to four). The offer is available through October 31 and guests need to quote the HOWL promo code at time of booking.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Beauregard-Keyes House (Flickr: Jared)
Take the family to the most haunted city in the US — a reputation gained thanks to the haunted houses visitors can explore in the Big Easy, including Hotel Monteleone, the Old Absinthe House, Beauregard-Keyes House and The Hermann-Grima House. CheapOair has a three nights/four days package staying at the Hilton Orleans Riverside for $791 per person (including travel from New York to New Orleans between October 20, 2014 through November 2, 2014 based on availability).
Dia de los Muertos, Mexico
Velas Vallarta (Velas Resorts)
For a Mexican version of Halloween, the Day of the Dead celebrated on November 1 and 2 will offer a colorful change to your family break. Mexico’s streets near the cemeteries are decorated with flowers, candy skulls, and candles and parades are organized to honor the departed. Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit have a series of special events and packages to commemorate the event and enable guests to immerse themselves in the local culture. Package rates start at $251 (Velas Vallarta), $324 (Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit), and $407 (Grand Velas Riviera Maya). All rates are per person, per night, based on double occupancy. To book, call 1-866-847-4609 or visit www.velasresorts.com.
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular, SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular (SeaWorld)
Book ahead and enjoy a saving of $20 at SeaWorld Orlando during the weekends in October. Children can play trick-or-treat with sea witches and 35 other playful sea creatures. Dine with Shamu Halloween Spooktacular Brunch is an immersive brunch opportunity while Penelope’s Party Zone features music, games, crafts and popular characters to entertain and delight the kids during the Halloween season.
Sonia Esther Soltani contributed this to MiniTime.