Millennials will fondly remember the Halloweentown franchise, a series of Disney classics that captured the essence of a nostalgic Halloween. The franchise was filmed in St. Helens, Oregon, located 30 minutes from Portland.
This year, St. Helens welcomes locals and travelers this October with its Spirit of Halloweentown, where movie cast members descend on the town for meet and greets. Running through Oct. 31, the event also features food vendors, photo opportunities, parades and that overall amazing fall vibe.
Fans wanting to further immerse themselves in the town and Halloween spirit can now enjoy a stay at one of several Halloweentown-inspired properties recommended by Airbnb. The vacation rental platform put together a list of nearby properties in and around St. Helens for the perfect fall and Halloween getaway.
Available for up to five guests, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom property sits just outside of Mount Hood National Forest. Guests enjoy an off-the-grid feeling complete with a back deck and fire pit.
Stay in a hand-built cabin dating back to 1930, constructed by one of Oregon’s famous cabin builders, Henry Steiner. Cozy up to a fire or enjoy a meal on the deck. This cabin houses up to four guests with two bedrooms and one bathroom.
Six guests can experience an authentic Oregon Halloween at this private A-frame property, featuring a separate studio bedroom and bathroom. This property sits on the edge of the Mount Hood National Forest and a short drive to the Salmon River trailheads.
Near Lake Merwin, Washington, this charming A-frame cabin features modern amenities, a hot tub, fire pit and more. Accommodating up to seven guests, this cabin is located only a few minutes away from Speelyai Bay Park and Cresap Bay, and is about a one-hour drive from St. Helens, Oregon.
Stay in this quirky property in Kalama, Washington, for an intimate experience for two. The house sits in the middle of a 10-acre homestead, home to Scottish Highland cows. You’re not far from St. Helens, Oregon, either, with just a 40-minute, scenic drive between the two destinations.
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