Halloween is no longer just about dressing up and going trick-or-treating. Today, more people mark this famous holiday by taking relaxing vacations to different destinations all over the country. Florida’s Orlando city is known for hosting epic October 31st festivities, making it a hotspot among vacationers. Here’s what makes this Sunshine State destination such a Halloween attraction.

Superb Vacation Rentals

Accommodation is always front and center when choosing the ideal holiday destination. For Orlando’s best vacation rentals, look to Tuscana Resort and enjoy a robust list of exemplary properties. We offer beautiful 1-bed, 2-bed, and 3-bed homes in the picturesque gated condo community of ChampionsGate. Our properties feature top-notch amenities, including fully stocked kitchens, screened-in patios, and washer & dryer combos for all your laundry needs. Shared facilities include a kids’ pool area, a fitness center, an onsite 30-seat movie theater, and a heated resort pool. The community lies along Interstate 4, offering easy access to the city’s eateries, golf courses, and attractions.

Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights

This famous festival has been running for over thirty years, and 2023’s event includes five scare zones, Halloween-themed food and drinks, ten haunted houses, and live performances. At the end of 2022’s Halloween Horror Nights, the studio announced the killer doll from the renowned SYFY TV series Chucky would have an exclusive haunted house at this year’s event. Naughty Dog’s iconic game, The Last of Us, comes to life, offering close encounters with the dreaded Clickers and Hunters. Join Joel and Ellie as they carefully travel through an abandoned, spooky warehouse while trying to keep the cordyceps monsters at bay.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Dubbed one of the most popular Orlando Halloween events, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party offers excellent fun for folks of all ages. Enjoy a thrilling fireworks display, trick-or-treating, and unique spooky parades through November 1st, 2023. Popular activities include the Boo To You parade, The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and the Not-So-Spooky Spectacular, which features fascinating projection effects, lights, and lasers. The park will also feature around 12 characters in exclusive outfits offering greetings. Kids get to dance with some Disney characters or go trick-or-treating for candy from the Cast Members. PhotoPass will be available during the event, where numerous photographers take special Magic Shots, which link to your MagicBand. You can later download and print the photos or buy the Disney Memory Maker to access all your pictures.

Howl-O-Scream SeaWorld Orlando

This iconic Seaworld event received USA Today’s Ten Best Readers’ Choice Awards in 2022. This year’s Howl-O-Scream returns with five horror-filled homes and seven spooky scare zones, promising a spine-tingling experience. Captain’s Revenge: Drowned in Darkness and Blood Beckoning keep their place on the haunted houses list, while Dead Vines: Nawlins Nightmare, Beneath the Ice: The Meltdown, and D3LER1UM666 Laboratories make up the new additions. The scare zone list also has fresh entries, including Toxic Turmoil, Blood Light District, Portal of Passage, and CarnEvil Pier. The event features intense adult content, so the little ones may want to sit this one out.

Orlando Halloween: The Haunted Road

2023’s version of The Haunted Road features a new 30-minute route with murder sites of infamous serial killers. If you make it through to the other end of the eerie road, leave the safety of your vehicle and join in on the Afterlife Party. Enjoy a bar with Halloween-themed cocktails and non-alcoholic options, a haunted market with creepy souvenirs and dark arts, pop-up performers, and music.

Fun Spot America’s HUGE Halloween

This thrilling event runs throughout October, culminating on October 31st. Bring your kids along and enjoy numerous carved pumpkins, spooky music, and multiple Foto Spots to capture all the Halloween fun. Grab something to eat at the famous Fright Bite with classics such as zombie tacos, voodoo chicken, dead leg bone, and Halloween candy apples for dessert. Trick-or-treating returns for 2023 with several candy spots available throughout the park for kids aged 12 and under. If you prefer something with a punch, head to the Spooky Spirits and choose between Zombie and Witch’s Brew.

Book Your Orlando Halloween Vacation Rental Today

Orlando has bonafide status when it comes to delivering epic Halloween experiences. From spooky parties to thrilling kid’s parks, this Floridian city knows how to live up to the October 31st hype. Before heading out for a Halloween getaway with your loved ones, book the best Orlando vacation rental at Tuscana Resort. We offer beautiful and functional holiday homes with all the required amenities, ensuring you and yours relish a comfortable October 31st experience. Our properties can comfortably accommodate between 4 and 8 guests, making them ideal for small to mid-sized groups. Contact us today to book your preferred vacation rental and prepare for the best Halloween experience of your life.