Thursday, September 09, 2010

Etsy Give Away!

Labor Day weekend found my husband and I vacationing with my oldest son and his family. We had a lovely time. Here are some of the sights we saw and some things we did:
  • 6 days with nuthin' but grandkids and their parents (the best part)
  • traveled up a mountain in an aerial tram
  • rode a chairlift and came back down on an alpine slide
  • hiked up and through mountains to a beautiful waterfall
  • visited an aquarium
  • shopped in a long row of gift shops
  • experienced a downpour of rain the likes of which I have never seen or heard
  • enjoyed these beautiful views from our cabin

 The question is...
 WHERE WERE WE?

Here are a few more clues:
  •  our plane headed east as we left Denver
  • our cabin was on the perimeter of a national forest
  • black bears are a big deal in these here parts!

If you'd like a chance to win a gift from my Etsy, all you have to do is guess where we vacationed last weekend! Only the state or the National Park need to be named, but for extra credit you can name the town. Obviously, more than one person can choose the same place. The names of those who guess correctly will have their names put into a bowl and I will draw a winner. The winner will be able to choose her own wristlet, travel bag or dwipe from my Etsy! It's as simple as that!


No anonymous comments, please. I need an email address or accessibility to a public blog. Private bloggers --feel free to enter, but you'll need to leave your email address. If I don't have any way to contact you, your name will not be eligible. 

This contest will run through midnight on Sunday, September 12th. Monday morning, September 13th the winner will be announced.

Good luck!

47 comments:

Retha said...

I'm going to take a stab and say you were in the Smokey Mountains in North Carolina.

Renee said...

Shoot, I was going to say the Smokeys. Ummmm, OK, Adirondacks in New York?????

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

Great Smoky Mtns. Extra credit, Gatlinburg TN Or perhaps Pigeon Forge Tn
BUT why oh why would you travel so far when you could go to the Rockies? :)
I waited my whole life to go to the rockies. (finally made it two years ago)
I would love to win this one!
gail
ps sooo glad you had a good time with the fam!

Julie said...

Being the native Virginian that I am I just have to guess Shenandoah National Park--and to be different.

Ry and Ally said...

I was going to say Shenandoah National Park in Virginia! Guess I'll go with Acadia National Park in Maine. It looks beautiful, wherever you are!

Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage said...

Since we are going to Gatlinburg in a few weeks I was going to say that too!! West Virginia maybe?

Erin said...

I only know the western national forests very well. I will just guess the Smokeys.

CountryBelle said...

Chippewa National Forest is my guess??

Jan said...

I say the Smokeys in Tennessee -- Gatlinburg.

Laura Woodbury said...

After searching through your clues I am going to have to go with Gatlinburg, TN. Hope you had fun! It looks beautiful!

Susi said...

Gatlinburg, TN...such a beautiful place.

Lauren said...

I'd have to say, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I'm guessing in NC.

Annie of Blue Gables said...

When you said black bears, I immediately thought of the Smoky Mountains.

Gatlinburg TN.

OH shoot, I see several others said the same thing. I thought I was being so original.

Nina said...

Great Smokey Mountains. I wanna guess in Gatlinburg, TN. Pretty pics!

Teresa said...

I'm guessing Gatlinburg, TN - Smokey Mountains. For sure. :)

Staci J said...

Hmmm, I grew up in North Carolina and those mountains look pretty darn familiar, but I'm going to go with the pack and say Smokey Mountains, TN
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Amie said...

Guessing Rocky Mountain National Park. I have no idea though. Never been around those parts! hehe

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Brook said...

We love the Smokies, so I am going to guess Smokey Mountain National Park. I don't remember if the address is Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, TN. :)
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Marla @ Always Nesting said...

I'm soooo jealous of all these great guesses. If it doesn't involve a hotel, then I'm clueless. Looks like you were in a gorgeous place!

Lisa M. said...

I don't get out much, but you could do all those things from the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire...so that's my guess :-)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

My guess is the Great Smokey Mountains...Gatlinburg, TN.

Blessings,
Linda

Stephanie said...

Great Smokey Mountains is my guess too. Maybe Pigeon Forge - cause that's a funny name.

Margaret said...

East Tennessee or Kentucky!
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Mia said...

I love a good guessing game!

Grammie/Mom said...

My guess is Ober Gatlinburg Resort in Gatlinburg Tennessee. What a beautiful view. We spent time near Acadia National Park in Maine this summer.

Tina said...

Miss Suzanne!! I have just had the most wonderful surprise delivered to me by the postman!! (Sending you an email my gorgeous friend!). So I will not be entering this gorgeous giveaway, just as well because I have absolutely no idea as to the name of your holiday destination :) Thank you from the bottom of my heart dear Suzanne. HUGE hugs to you ~ Tina xx

Jenny said...

My guess is The Smokey mts with the city being Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. It's one of my favorite places to visit - it's so beautiful there. :)

Dana said...

My guess is the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. I googled Black Bears and they are most prevalent there! Sounds like you had a great time!

nightowl said...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg, TN

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Tanya-Yanata said...

This is not Acadia-mountains look too high for Maine. I'd say Smokey Mountains.
But if you'll tell us that it is Maine, I'll be very-very ashamed (we live in Maine:)))

Lisa said...

Well since I'm from Canada and haven't a clue where you went, I'll just comment on how beautiful the pictures are..haha!
Your blog is a feast for the eyes Suzanne. I totally envy your sewing abilities.

familyofthree said...

Ooooh, I've been there! I've been there! :)

You went to Gatlinburg, TN -- Great Smokey Mountains. You might have stayed in Pigeon Forge, but I think Gatlinburg is the more "well known" town/tourist attraction. :) We went a few years ago and did many of the same things it sounds like you did... gorgeous and so much fun!

Monica said...

Gatlinburg, TN!! =)

KatyBug said...

Definitely Gatlinburg! I grew up outside of there and it is GORGEOUS!

Dixon Family said...

I was also going to guess Gatlinburg, TN!

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Loulla Belle said...

I think you went to the Great Smokey Mountains...
We have been there many times..
My dear sweet mother, was from that area.. She was born & raised there... She passed away 7 years ago.. In fact we buried her 7 years ago on this day. (9-11-2003)
I do hope you & your family had a wonderful time...
Visit my blog any time!!
Leta,
from MO...
beardfamily7@yahoo.com

Suzanne said...

I think you guys went to Tennessee for labor Day weekend...



Cristy Bennett

Aprons and More said...

Okay...Black bears are a problem even here in central GA! But my guess is The Great Smokey Mountians National Park. The city? Lookout Mountain, TN...or Helen, GA...or Hendersonville, NC... :)

Katy
fromscr@aol.com

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

The Great Smokey Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg TN!

Tins and Treasures said...

Well, I was going to guess Yellowstone...but that is not east of Denver.

Unless it is a trick question...you see. We have to fly east to Minneapolis before we can fly west to anywhere...Seattle, California, Hawaii, Portland...

Have a relaxing Sunday ~Natalie

Angie said...

Hmmmm... based on my google search (since I had not a clue) I'm guessing the Smokey Mountains - Gatlinburg, TN.

Suzy Q said...

Smokey Mountains, and I would have to guess Gatlinburg, TN, or somewhere close. Hope you had a great trip!!

delaney (dot) suzanne (at) gmail (dot) com

becky @ becky ann designs said...

I am going to guess Great Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg, TN and you rode the Ober Gatlinburg Alpine Slide. We went last spring and had so much fun.

Andrea said...

I'll go with the majority and say the Great Smokey Mountains and Gatlinburg, TN! Love it there!

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Rachel said...

I have to be honest... I don't have a clue!! Guess I'll have to google it since geography is not my strong point. My guess is the Smokey Mountain, along with everyone else it appears! :)

You know I'd LOVE to win!

Empty Nest Full Life said...

My guess is Chattanooga. I was thinking that there was an aquarium there. Jackie

Dawn said...

My guess is Tennessee also. My son spent 2 years there.