When early October hits, it means two things.
First, summer is ‘officially’ over. And second, Halloween is right around the corner.
With less than a month to go before Halloween hits, it’s a good idea to start your planning early.
For most, that will mean RSVP-ing to parties, planning out outfits, and grabbing a few pumpkins to get into the holiday spirit. While many people leave their pumpkins as is and use them for decoration, there are others who love to carve their pumpkins.
Pumpkin carving is one of the best ways to show a little bit of fun and creativity during the holiday season, and it’s not just for kids either!
Since we love to travel, we figured why not combine the two? That’s right, travel themed pumpkin carvings! Didn’t think you could do that, well, think again. In this post, you’re going to get some ideas to help translate your love of travel into the Halloween spirit!
Still need a canvas for your artwork? Visit one of our favorite pumpkin patches across the U.S.!
Show Off Your RV
Millions of people all over America love heading out for quick (and sometimes extended) trips in their motor home or travel trailer. So why not pay an homage to your home away from home by creating one of out of pumpkins! Pick one (or two) oblong shaped pumpkins or squash, cut out a few windows, add some ‘wheels’ and you’re good to go.
Highlight the World
Who says the only way to decorate a pumpkin is by carving it? Why not get out a couple of jars of paint and have some fun? One way to embrace travel this Halloween is to paint a map of the world on your pumpkin, or better yet, use a special color to highlight all of the places you’ve been able to visit over the years!
Revisit Your Favorite City
Love visiting New York City more than anything? Well, why not shout it from the rooftops! Use your pumpkin as a palette to carve or paint the distinctive skyline of your favorite city to spend time in on vacation. It will help remind you that even if you can’t be there this Halloween, there’s always still time to visit in the future.
Set off for the High Seas
There’s no doubt that cruising is a popular vacation option with millions of people who set off to many a tropical destination each year. During the “off season,” you can highlight just how much you’d love to be out on the water by having a boat themed pumpkin. This one is very easy, just use a pattern and cut or paint over the shapes.
Those are just a few of the ways you can get creative with your love of travel and highlight it pumpkin carving this Halloween. There are lots of other options out there, so share some of yours. What’s your best travel themed jack o’lantern?
Let us know in the comments!