"Top Raves, Rants, & Reviews" Contest Info + Top Prize
+ Pages where Viewers can do their own "Reviews" & possibly win a prize
Also Site Viewer User Review Examples below
The 3 Winners:
Every Quarter we will select the three Top "Raves, Rants, or Reviews" from the Favorite "Must See's" shared by this Site's Viewers on the "Must See" Attraction pages where they are shown. (Review Input pages & User Reviews listed below)
The Prize Options:
The Top "Rave, Rant, or Review" from the 3 selected will get a $20 Gift Certificate to use toward their choice of one of the top ranked Vacation & Travel Magazine subscriptions or Travel Books below -- or any shopping at Amazon.
The Travel Magazines & Books below were selected because they receive high User Review Ratings at Amazon and other User Review Product Sites. Click the Link to see the User Star Rating & Reviews + Book/Magazine Description at Amazon.
New England Driving Tours
+ Area Info
Out of the way Places for "Action" Travelers
Not rated yet at Amazon, but 4+ Star ratings elsewhere
We recommend it.
How we Pick winners:
Share your own Fall Foliage Attraction Favorite on the prior page.
You Might be a Winner in the Contest!
To Review Entry Pages List Below
+ See the Examples of Reviews that Other Site Viewers have shared toward the bottom of most of the entry pages below.
We will pick our three Favorite Visitor added "Must Sees" every 3 months based on how interesting the Story and the Picture are. We will also consider the comments and ratings each "My Favorite" story has received here. The contest starts over at the end of the next Quarter Period. (More on what all 3 Winners receive below.)
To be considered for this Contest, a "My Favorite" or "Must See" Story must have a relevant Picture with a caption, have 17 or more lines of "Review" text on the page when viewed at "normal" size in Internet Explorer and have at least one Site Viewer Comments of 5 lines or more.
The Review Stories must be original here, and not duplicated on any other Site.
Will Notify winners Via e-mail - (We won't spam you - Promise!)
You must elect to receive some type of e-mail notification with your story and agree that we may use that e-mail address to contact you if you win this contest. Only the 3 winners will be contacted and we will not "spam" your e-mail. We dislike spam as much as you do!
Please only one Review or Story for each of the Entry Pages:
Please a maximum of one story per each of the 4 User Review Entry pages from an individual contestant or members of his or her family. (Please no "User Reviews" from Attraction Managers or Staff)
Can Enter on each of the Review Input pages - Listed Below
You are encouraged to do a "My Favorite" Review" on each of the Attraction and Day Trip Review pages listed below if you have those experiences to share with our other Mountain Fall Foliage Vacations Site Viewers. (Now over a thousand a day most days in the fall vacation and planning period.)
User Review Examples: (Others on Review Pages below.)
This goes to an example of a "My Favorite" Story or Attraction Review that has already been shared by one of our Site Viewers - Pat in Chicago. To Pat's Story - "Gettysburg Battlefield Trip - Our Family Loved It!" (Opens new window so you can close it after viewing story and will be back at this page.)
Or - a "Best Fall Vacation" Review by Site Viewer Jim in Akron, OH - "Our Best New England Fall Vacation - Colorful Fall Drives on the Kancamagus Highway" (Opens new window)
Our Site Users Best Fall Vacations & Attractions - Raves, Rants, Reviews, Stories, & Pictures - Categorized listing of links to several Viewer's Stories on one page
Pages Where you can do Your Own "Raves," Reviews, and Stories!
The 5 Attraction pages on this Site where contest entrys can be made now
- and where you can see Reviews (Entrys) & Comments already done just under the Entry Form on each of the pages.
- The Site Viewer Review Entry Form is toward the bottom of each of pages below
Your Review might end up being a winner in the Contest!
Possible User Review page additions coming: (Send us your Comments & Suggestions on which you would most like to see added and check back)
- Pocono Mountains area Vacation Resort Condo Rental & Exchange User Reviews
- Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Restaurant Dining Reviews
- Gettysburg Resort, Hotel, and B & B Lodging User Reviews
- White Mountains, New Hampshire area Vacation Resort Condo Rental & Exchange User Reviews
Winners can choose Write-up and Picture here -- or to be Anomyous
The three Quarterly "Top Rave, Rant, or Review" winners will each get their Picture and short Bio or story and web site link (see conditions below) posted here on a seperate page they can link to for at least 6 months -- Only of course, IF they want to become "Famous" to the Viewers of our Site and their friends. (They also neeed to supply us with a picture after we tell them they won.) -- Or --
Winners Get a Link to their Web Site or Personal Page
If a Winner wishes to remain anonmyous, we will just recognize them by their first name and state or town. If they have a web site, we will if they wish, link to it from their "Bio" page for 6 months if it is a family-appropriate "G" rated Site and does not compete with this US Vacation & Travel Site. (If you are a Web Site Owner, you know there is value in a link from a Site such as this one with an Alexa Traffic Ranking in the Top 1% of all Sites on the WWW.)
Check back to see your "Competition"
Check back to see the comments on your Story and to see how many submissions you are competing with so far for that period.
Encourage Friends to Comment on your Review or Story
This should be fun! Encourage your Friends to make comments on your story or to send their own User Reviews for the pages on which they have user experiences. Some have asked for comments on their story on their Personal Page or Blogg.
- You can also do Attraction & "Must See's User Reviews on our "sister" US Beach Vacations Site: Memorable-Beach-Vacations.com The Contest page with Rules, Prizes, + the "Raves, Rants, & Reviews" Fill-in Form pages List on that Site is at: US Beach Vacations Site Contest Rules + Prizes. (Opens new window)