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  • Ship to Shore

    by Casey | Posted on April 1st, 2011

    Free vacation, anyone? The next prize in the Follow Your Heart to Virginia Sweepstakes is a Hampton maritime adventure perfect for families!

    Virginia Living Museum

    Virginia Living Museum

    Prize #4: Follow Your Heart from Ship to Shore
    Drawing Date: April 22, 2011

    Our winner will visit Newport News with a seafaring adventure at the Mariners’ Museum, where you’ll find a full-scale replica of the USS Monitor, the Civil War ironclad, as well as many other maritime exhibits.

    Touch live spider crabs and fossilized dinosaur tracks at the Virginia Living Museum. Take a boat ride on one of the two fresh-water reservoirs at the 8,000-acre Newport News Park. Or check out any number of other nearby attractions. Three nights at the Point Plaza Suites at City Center includes breakfast each morning.

    In nearby Hampton, our winner will take scuba diving lesson compliments of Underwater Adventures. Take flight to the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton, the birthplace of America’s space program and the official visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center.

    Our winner will next head to Norfolk, located at the mouth of one of America’s fasting growing ports. Explore the port on the American Rover Sailing Cruise and check out the newest arrivals at the Virginia Zoo. Try your skill at the hands-on exhibits at Nauticus, a maritime science museum, where the Battleship Wisconsin is berthed. Enjoy great meals at Kincaid’s Fish, Chop & Steakhouse and the Big Easy Oyster Bar & Grille. Two nights at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel includes complimentary breakfast each morning and valet parking.

    If you entered to win a previous prize but didn’t win, you’re still eligible and entered to win this one! No sweat!

    This prize is good for one winner plus three. It’s family fun at it’s best! See more prize details.

    Enter to Win!

    You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who is 21 years of age or older to enter. All sweepstakes entrants will receive the official 2011 Virginia Travel Guide. For more information and prize drawing dates please read the Official Rules and Prize Details. Sweepstakes ends August 25, 2011.



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