3 Fall Festivals to Head to in Your RV

It’s that time of year again—fall! If you are the type that loves pumpkin spice, fall colors, apple pies, and the like, then this is your time. It also makes for a great time to travel around the country to check out the festivals that are taking place all around. So, grab your family or friends, pack up the RV, and hit the road. Here are three fall festivals that you might want to check out.

1. 14th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival

Not every festival that happens in the fall has to be one that’s themed for the season. The Joshua Tree Music Festival takes place twice a year, in the spring and fall. This year the fall festival runs from October 10 – 13, 2019. You are welcome to just come for the day and stay off-site or you can get an RV pass (if your RV is over 17 feet) or car pass (if you’re under 17 fee). While there aren’t hookups at the campsite locations for the festival, they do have hot showers and cool down showers and they allow the use of quiet generators within the set time requirements.

During the day you can spend time listening to the music of up and coming artists and enjoy the camaraderie of creatives throughout the event. Then, at night or if you just need a break from the heat and crowds, you can head back to your RV. A great option is the easy to pull and affordable Jayco Hummingbird travel trailer. You can have the comfort of your own bed, instead of sleeping in a tent, the convenience of a kitchen to help keep your festival costs down, and a bathroom. While the campsite doesn’t provide hookups, you can use tips from the video linked here to learn options for your water supply while boondocking.

This festival also puts you near some stunning views of the National Park and near some of the best hiking in the country.

2. Hood River Harvest Fest

Located in Hood River County OR, the Harvest Fest is the place you want to go if you are ready to engulf yourself in fall festivities. If this is your favorite seasons, then this is a festival that you will love to be at. It’s also a great place to head if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day and take part in a good old-fashioned fall festival.
There are over 120 different locals that will take part in the festival including farmers, artisan food producers, wineries, cideries, and artists, that takes place along the Columbia River. You can purchase everything from fall harvest produce like apples, pears, berries, and pumpkins to beautiful wildflowers. There are also plenty of options for local pies, jams, chocolate-covered cherries, and even smoked salmon.
You can also take part in things like pumpkin carving contests and pie-eating contests. It’s good clean fun for the entire family which is why you’ll want to bring the whole squad in an RV like the class A Jayco Precept which has room to sleep the whole family, including layouts that feature a bunk option. After a fun day together, it’s always nice to have a little room in your RV for people to spread out and have some downtime on their own.

3. Healdsburg Crush

While Healdsburg Crush is not necessarily a festival and only takes place on one day, October 20th, we thought it was worth a mention if you’re looking for a fun place to do some wine sampling. This is a 21+ event, so it’s not something to bring the kiddos too. But, you can enjoy several hours of sampling products from over 60 different wineries. All the proceeds from the event go to the Boys & Girls Club, so you can feel good that you’re supporting a good cause while enjoying your day as well.

While this event only lasts for one afternoon, the area provides plenty of beautiful vineyards and wineries for you to check out. You can turn the trip into a weekend adventure by packing up the RV to see the surrounding area. You and your partner will be comfortable in something like a class B Airstream Interstate Grand Tour that provides you with an easy way to travel around while keeping your home base with you.

Fall is a great time for traveling the country. Many states are experiencing a beautiful relief from the hot summer weather and enjoying bountiful harvests of your fall favorites. If you’re ready to take off and see what fall has to offer, contact Sky River RV to get set up with an RV to meet your travel needs.

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