Labor Day Get-a-Way Ideas

Labor Day is just around the corner. The first weekend of September is always a fun time because it represents the last chance to celebrate summer, and fall officially begins.

The children will go back to school, and one last weekend vacation may be in order. If you are planning a Labor Day trip consider all factors such as weather, travel time and budget. It is a good idea to take advantage of the extended weekend but you don’t always have to travel far to make it a worthwhile trip.

Here are fun Labor Day last minute Get-a-Way ideas.


Bring the family and celebrate the final days of summer while spending it in the outdoors. You can bring the entire family, friends or just a romantic partner. Camping is a fun way to make the most out of the long weekend. Pick a spot that is close enough to your hometown so you can enjoy the destination. Perhaps you like lakes, rivers or forest hikes, consider your desires when picking a place to hike. Here at Phoenix RV Park, your Salem, Oregon rv resort of choice, we are close to many natural parks and Oregon sights.

In order make your trip more special, allow your children to bring a close friend. This will give them extra time to spend with their favorite buddies. You can pack the s’mores and watermelon for a picnic at the park.

Day Trips

If you are on a tight budget this Labor Day, you can go on a mini-vacation such as a single day trip. Day trips to a nearby park or even a lake can be a lot of fun for the entire family. Pack up your favorite foods in a picnic lunch, bring a beach ball and pack fun games that the whole family will enjoy. This will keep a happy vibe and encourage children to play. You can look for attractions that are close to your hometown; visit the zoo, the aquarium or even a water park.

Oregon State Fair

Phoenix RV Park is only 3/4 mile from the fair grounds of the Oregon State Fair, located in north Salem. The fair has plenty to do on the 185-acre Oregon State Fairgrounds and is good fun for the entire family. Most of all, we hope you have fun and be safe this holiday weekend.