Garfield and Odie dress up as pirates and go trick-or-treating on Halloween and later run into ghosts of real pirates.
After Garfield hears from Jon that they as well as Odie are going on vacation, he hopes it will be Hawaii, Acapulco or Venice but when he later finds out it is just going to be a camping trip in the woods, he refuses to go but Jon forces him to come anyway. Later, while they are camping, they are menace by a dangerous black panther which esacped from a zoo. Forest rangers come to the rescue with a tranquilizer gun and then Jon, Garfield and Odie pack up and leave for home.moreless
Garfield escapes from Jon because he does not want to go to the vet and ends back at his birthplace, an old Italian restaurant and reunites with his mother and his whole family.