Win A Bloggers Convention!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Hampton Hotels. All opinions are 100% mine.

Hampton_logo Man, this is just too cool! Hampton Hotels is giving away 100 hotel rooms. Seriously. You can win 100 hotels rooms for a weekend. Host a family reunion! Plan any mega-event — wedding, anniversary party, graduation, class reunion — and provide the rooms free-of-charge.

I don’t know about you, but I would host a Bloggers Convention. I would invite all of you to gather together so we could bring the comments section of my blog to life for real. Wouldn’t that be a blast?

The grand prize is basically an entire hotel for a weekend — 100 rooms for two nights!  Not only that, but the winner will also receive $5000.00 top help defray the taxes.

There will also be 100 first prizes.  Everyday of the contest a weekend stay will be given away to one lucky winner and three of his or her friends!  For more details and to enter the contest, just click on the link below.

The Hampton Chain of Friends Sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Canada (excluding Quebec). The contest begins 12 a.m. Central Time on June 1st, 2010 (that’s today folks!) and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Time on September 4th, 2010. The sweepstakes is void in the Province of Quebec and anywhere else prohibited by law. The Hampton Chain of Friends Sweepstakes and Prize Drawings are sponsored by Hilton Worldwide.

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Time For a Spring Promenade in Branson!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Hiltons of Branson. All opinions are 100% mine.

Pool at the Hilton Promenade at Hilton Landing

It is Spring and my heart is longing for travel.  Truthfully, you’ve probably all figured out my now my heart is always longing fro travel — especially to Branson, Missouri.   The Ozark Mountains are gorgeous year around, but I think they are especially gorgeous in Spring when they are dressed in their brightest greens.

Not only is Branson, Missouri beautiful, it hosts a multitude of entertainment options.  There is something for everyone in Branson, especially in the Spring. The Payne Stewart Golf Club and the Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing have teamed up to offer some incredible recreation options which include free shuttle service between the hotel and the world class golf course.  Of course if golfing isn’t your thing, you might want to wander in and out of the 100+ great shops, or just kick back in the spa.  But whatever you do, don’t forget to bring your bathing suit and spend some time in the incredible pool at the Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing.

Of course, if you are looking for something a little more personal, intimate and cozy, you’ll want to check out the romance getaways offered by the Hiltons of Branson.  The two of you can cozy up in the whirlpool, sip sparkling cider in your room, enjoy a full breakfast together in the privacy of your suite and, if you stay more than one night, enjoy a buy-one-get one entree for dinner.  And don’t forget to take in a great show.

Aside from championship golf courses, Branson also boasts 49 live entertainment theaters.  Events in Branson this spring include:

  • the 14th annual Branson Tri-Lakes Building and Home Show
  • NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament
  • Branson’s Best Boat and Recreation Show
  • Silver Dollar City’s Family Spring Break Day
  • Young Christian’s Weekend

There will also be a mind-boggling series of concerts at Branson Landing this Spring which include:

  • 65 South
  • Colgate Country Showdown with KHOZ 102.9
  • EXILE
  • The Nashvegas All Stars
  • David Letterman Stupid Human & Pet Trick Auditions

And even though I personally don’t need it, my friend JoAnna visits Hilton Branson Convention Center every other year or so with her family.  There is a 24 hour business center which provides Jim easy access to the internet and fax machines. And while Jim is enjoying his dental convention, JoAnne and the kids visit the theme parks and museums or picnic beside the lake.  JoAnne loves the Hilton Branson convention center because of the handicap access rooms.  She is in a wheelchair and sadly not all hotel accommodations make it as easy on their mobility challenged guests as the Hilton does.

So, what do you say we all meet in Branson and check out the Letterman Stupid Human & Pet Trick Auditions?  I vote we enroll Thom for the try outs.  Should we enter him as pet or human?  Either way I am certain the results would be a riot.

Visit my sponsor: Spring has sprung in Branson, Missouri!