Fall 2021 is upon us and there’s no better way to get in the spirit of the season than to take an RV trip to visit some of Arizona’s spookiest destinations. The West is filled with historical communities, ghost towns, and haunted hotels that will be sure to get you in the spooky mood.
Let’s look at the best RV destinations for ghostly, hair-raising road trips in Arizona.
395 E. Allen St. | Tombstone, AZ
Tombstone, AZ is known for its haunted sites. Learn about its rich history and uncover some frightening truths on properties that still stand to this day. Explore your way down Allen Street or book a ghost tour at the Tombstone Visitors Center. There, you can learn about the history of Tombstone and its spooky past.
RV Park Recommendation: The Tombstone RV Park & Campground is located 1.6 miles northwest of the Visitors Center right along the S.R. 80.
26 Brewery Ave. | Bisbee, AZ
Bisbee is another southern Arizona community known for its haunted attractions. This historic mining town was founded in 1880 and serves as an ideal destination for visitors seeking a haunted holiday. Bisbee offers a ghost tour, which was voted the best attraction in Arizona and featured in the media, as well as a theatrical seance room full of parlor tricks and clever performance.
RV Park Recommendation: There are four RV campgrounds near Bisbee, three with full-hookup capabilities and one with facilities on-site.
4650 N. Mammoth Mine Rd | Apache Junction, AZ
If you’re looking for a ghost town that comes alive at night, then you’ve struck gold! This former gold mining town is located right next to the Superstition Mountains off the S.R. 88. Goldfield Ghost Town offers a walking ghost tour through the old historic mining town at night, where you’ll learn about the legends and curses that haunt residents to this very day.
RV Park Recommendation: There are many RV parks, including the Mesa/Apache Junction KOA Journey near the S.R. 88 in Apache Junction.
541 Main St. | Jerome, AZ
Located near the top of a hill between Prescott and Flagstaff is home to a community who embraces their spooky past. Jerome, AZ is one of the most eclectic places to visit, especially during October.
Take a tour of the Gold King Mine Ghost Town, then grab some food and drink at the Haunted Hamburger, Asylum Restaurant, or Wicked City Brew. The community is known to decorate ahead of Halloween to get their visitors in the spooky spirit!
RV Park Recommendation: It is not recommended to travel through Jerome with an RV, however, there are RV campsites near Cottonwood and Prescott.
100 N. San Francisco St. | Flagstaff, AZ
From accidental deaths to paranormal activity, Flagstaff is filled with old landmarks that will leave you spooked. Hotel Monte Vista is probably one of the most famous haunted locations in Flagstaff. Guests have reported hearing voices, seeing shadows, and experiencing strange sensations.
Downtown Flagstaff offers a Haunted History Tour, where you’ll be guided around some of the area’s most haunted hot-spots and establishments.
RV Park Recommendation: The Kit Carson RV Park is located along the S.R. 40.
So check out these scary sights that Arizona has to offer with your RV – if you dare! Then, feel free to follow us on Facebook and tag us if you enjoy any of our suggestions.
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This article is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for recommendations or services provided by a licensed professional.