Fun & Thrilling Halloween Events Near Your San Francisco, California Vacation Rentals

Spending the Halloween season in San Francisco, California vacation rentals this year?

Don’t miss out the fun of trick-or-treating, partying, and enjoying other thrilling activities that will give you a good scare this Halloween.

Check out the following events in and around the country that cater to kids, adults, and thrill seekers both locals and tourists alike.

Trick-or-Treating for Kids

  • Candle Lighters Ghost House – enjoy a low-scare but fun Halloween experience with warlocks, witches, ghosts, and goblins in the Ghost House. Also expect treats, caramel apples, country store, and games as you join and help raise funds for non-profit groups and community-based projects in the Tri-Community.
  • Boo at the Zoo – let your kids in superheroes, zombies, and princes & princesses costumes have fun watching animal demonstrations, magicians & jugglers performing on stage, in this frightful yet magical treat for the whole family. Get access to over 40 treats stations in this spooktakular Halloween event.
  • Spooktacular Halloween Party – dress up your kids and join the fun activities such as face painting, pumpkin decorating, a bouncy house, arts & crafts, and exciting games at the Japan Center. This mall-wide trick or treating is free.
  • Halloween Hoopla – enjoy interactive performances and games for kids for free as your children don their favorite costumes at the Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco.
  • Supernatural Halloween –staying at vacation homes this season? Avail tickets and start trick-or-treating with your kids at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Also enjoy the new Silent Disco as well as the previous attractions like magic & live animal shows, giant pumpkin carving and more.

Halloween Parties

  • Halloween International Ball Vol. 1& 2– spend two nights of dance and music in San Francisco’s premier Halloween party. Gain access to multiple rooms with various performances and music from world renowned DJs at W Hotel and Westing St. Francis on October 27 and 28, respectively.
  • LoveBoat Halloween –embark on the 10th year celebration of America’s most epic Halloween event.San Francisco’s Legendary Ghost Ship Halloween features art installation, music and dancing experience with DJs Fatboy Slim and Moby headlining the party. Book your tickets for the party here.
  • A Nightmare on Van Ness – expect a heavy night of revelry and debauchery as the 9th installment of the most extravagant Halloween party in San Francisco kicks off this year. Have a blast partying all night with three levels of non-stop entertainment, four hours of VIP open bar option and more.
  • Titanic Masquerade Halloween Party Cruise – if you’re staying at California holiday rentals, don’t miss the chance to spend a night of spectacular masquerade party with your loved one or friends. Enjoy three hours of open bar with fun-filled crowd aboard a cruise ship as you gaze at the breathtaking views of the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco Skyline among others.

Thrilling Activities

  • Fright Fest at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – witness as creatures of nightmares—zombies, ghouls, clowns, and mad men with chainsaws—roam around haunted shipwreck, manors, scrapyards, hospitals, and other dark mazes in this night of fright. Join the thrilling hunt as darkness washes over Vallejo’s park here.
  • Pirates of Emerson Haunted Themed Park – have your yearly dose of fright as Pirates of Emerson hold its 26th year of striking fear in Pleasanton, Fairgrounds. Enjoy good scare in six thrilling haunted attractions, nightly entertainment, and other fun activities. Buy your tickets online.
  • Fear Overload Scream Park – dare enter the home of a deranged serial killer and the warehouse leading to the depths of the underworld in these spine-chilling San Leandro haunted attractions. Scream as you meet the infamous Plastic Surgeon and the ghastly girl who died of watching too much TV, both seeking revenge on their victims.
  • Dead Time Dreams – climb aboard the Ferryman’s boat as you experience the darkest last day of your life thru the Riverstyx and watch in horror as maniacs enjoy torture & suffering in the Dethworx. Reserve your tickets here and face the terror of death in this gruesome Halloween experience in San Jose.
  • Halloween Haunt at Great AmericaCalifornia’s Great America dares you to “enterthe realm of darkness and brave the many nightmares of our haunted attractions.” Be thrilled in rides, get lost in mazes, and survive scare zones as you spend a night of horror away from your vacation rentals in Santa Clara.





Vacation Rentals: China

What to do for next year

Heya! It’s already the 8th month of the year so we’re more than halfway into the next year, so far 2017’s been crazy yes? You’re probably thinking of taking a short break from work or a nice long rest abroad.

Why not  look for China vacation rentals to stay in soon?

If you’re planning to go to China and wanna book somewhere, it’s best to know why you’ll be there. So I’ll give you guys and gals a list of upcoming major festivals in China this coming year.

Hmm? Too soon to be expecting 2018? Well, I do think it’s good to be prepared always, and that also means doing things in advance so your trips would be smooth as silk. Continue reading →

A Vacation In China

Why China?

Planning for a nice getaway? Thinking about going around Asia? Try picking China as your next destination!

Why China you ask? Well yes, most of us would probably pick Japan or Korea as the usual destination spots when going for a tour in Asia, and Taiwan and Hong Kong are the usual picks too.

Well, let me tell you that China has lots to offer as well.

It’s tricky to go solo since you’ll be using Mandarin most of the time, but don’t let it deter you,  and despite what the western media says about China, it’s a country that offers cultural diversity and are open to visitors.

“It’s a country that offers cultural diversity and are open to visitors”

So, why not open the doors of China and take a step in, and explore?

These sights will surely make you want to book for a trip to China!

Infographic about tourist spots in China

Images and Icons from Freepik and Flaticon respectively.

These aren’t the only places you could visit of course, but these are quite popular tourist spots for starters and there’s more where that came from.


Destinations are one thing, but we’re not just there for the destinations and attractions
Of course there would be festivals and an assortment of things to do.

Speaking of festivals, plan accordingly if you want to experience those as they are seasonal. A very good example is the Chinese Lantern Festival which happens every Chinese New Year.

If you’re packing light, just staying for just a week, I’d suggest you pick a hotel. But if you wanna experience more, and if you’d like to spend a few weeks, that means China vacation rentals is the best for you to get the most out of your trip, and way practical if you’re planning for more than one destination.

At this point you might be wondering about vacation rentals and what are the advantages, but we’ll cover that in another time.

But if you want to know more about it, you could read an insightful article here.

Long story short, prepare in advance whenever you’re traveling, and be ready for anything for a worry free vacation.

Whenever you’re ready, book for a trip and choose your accommodations wisely and make every cent count.

Closing Statement

It’s all fun and excitement when traveling around the world, but it would do you well if you broaden your horizons and study a little bit before you charge in.

Knowledge is Power, and that knowledge and some preparations would help you avoid headaches. Keep that in mind as you go.

It’s been fun writing this article, and I have high hopes this gave you some information and a bit of excitement for your next trip.

See you in the next article, and safe travels fellow adventurers!