December 2010

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It’s already the 12th Day of our 12 Days of Getaways campaign… time to draw our last four gift certificates! Today’s certificates are for:

Bella Vista Suites in Lake Geneva

Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells

Winfield Inn in Bayfield

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Milwaukee Airport

Prizes will be drawn from the subscribers list of our WisconsInn Getaways email list, sign up now if you aren’t already!

Want an extra chance to win? Tell us, in a comment on this blog, what your very favorite holiday ornament is. Here are a few from our staff:

-Glass Santa Clause

-Millennium Falcon

-Star on top of the tree

-From someone who studied in Scotland, a Loch Ness Monster with a holiday bow!

-My tree topper. When I was a kid I made an angel for my mom out of a paper plate and some shiny gold foil paper.

Note that today’s drawing will be at about 12:00 noon, a little earlier than the previous 11 days. Good luck!

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It’s hard to believe, but we are on the 11th day of getaways already! 3 great prizes today, including a night at the Holiday Inn in Fond du Lac, Super 8 in Sparta and Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort is Sturgeon Bay, Door County.

How to win today’s prizes? Let’s mix it up a little this time… Two prizes will be drawn from our list of subscribers to the WisconsINN Getaways email newsletter. One winner will be drawn from the comments on this blog post, tell us what your favorite holiday movie is!

Winners will be drawn at about 4pm CST.

Special note: We’ll have four prizes to draw tomorrow, but the contest will end and noon due to the holidays. So make sure to check the blog at www.WisconsinLodging.org nice and early!

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We’re in the home stretch now! Today, tomorrow and Thursday we will be giving away 3 overnight stays per day. Here are the three properties that you can win today:

Bay Shore Inn – Door County (Sturgeon Bay)

Country Springs Hotel, Water Park & Conference Center – Waukesha (This one comes with water park passes!)

Comfort Suites Appleton Airport – Appleton

As always, anyone who is signed up for our monthly email newsletter, WisconsINN Getaways, has a chance to win!

Want an extra chance to win? Visit our web site, www.WisconsinLodging.org. Then comment on this blog post and tell us what you like best about the site. Of course you can feel free to suggest improvements, too!

Winners will be drawn at about 4:00pm CST. Good luck!

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Welcome to the final week of 12 Days of Getaways! We’ve given away a bunch of great stays so far, and we’ve got many more to give away before Christmas Eve! Today’s featured getaways are Bridgeport Waterfront Resort in Door County and Camelot Motel in Friendship!

Everyone who is signed up for the monthly WisconsINN Getaways e-mail newsletter is automatically eligible to win (you only need to sign up once, additional sign ups won’t increase your chances of winning). What will increase your chances of winning? Leave a comment here and let us know what you’ve got on your Christmas List this year (besides a free night of lodging, of course!) Today’s winners will be picked around 4 pm CST.

Check back tomorrow for the start of three-a-day giveaways!

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Each month on the Stay in Wisconsin Blog, we feature a group of properties and showcase their amenities (and sometimes even a great deal!). We’ve got three picks for December – check them out here or at wisconsinlodging.org.

Sundara Inn & Spa
920 Canyon Road, Wisconsin Dells
sundaraspa.com
888/735-8181

Named the Top Resort Spa in the Midwest of 2009 Readers’ Poll in Condé Nast Traveler, Sundara Inn & Spa is a destination spa nestled in a 26-acre pine forest on the scenic outskirts of Wisconsin Dells. Elegant suites and private villas, soothing organic spa services, heated outdoor infinity pool open year-round, championship golf course. Adult-only for tranquility. A visit to Sundara will Energize Your Soul.

Best Western PLUS Midway Hotel & Suites
1005 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield
midwayhotels.com
800/528-1234

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Domed atrium, indoor pool, whirlpool, jacuzzi, sauna, Maxwell’s Restaurant, Cali’s Lounge. In-room coffee makers, hairdryers. Business travelers will find exclusive accommodations on our Executive Class Floors. Executive Class includes hot breakfast, morning newspaper, personal amenities and a nightly cocktail party.

White Lace Inn
16 N. 5th Avenue, Door County – Sturgeon Bay
WhiteLaceInn.com
877/948-5223

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DOOR COUNTY. A romantic Victorian inn with 18 wonderfully inviting guest rooms furnished in fine antiques, queen or king size four-poster or ornate Victorian beds, oversized whirlpool tub, an inviting fireplace, down comforters, and white lace. A warm welcome awaits as guests are greeted with lemonade or hot chocolate and cookies. Open year round. A full, homemade breakfast is included in all rates.

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We’re back with the last drawing of the week (more next week!) with two getaways: Sundara Inn & Spa in Wisconsin Dells and American Lodge & Suites Madison South.

All subscribers to the WisconsINN Getaways monthly e-mail newsletter are automatically entered to win (you only need to sign up once!) so make sure you’re on the list. Bonus entries go to anyone who comments on our blog questions of the day below, with winners picked around 4 pm CST.

Day 8 Question: Yesterday we asked about the best gift you ever got (the story about Mom making Dad give the puppy back crushed my soul a little) and today we want to know what was the best, most exciting or meaningful gift you ever GAVE. Bonus giveaway entries to all who comment before 4 pm!

Good luck!

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12 Days of Getaways is looking at the central part of the state today, with drawings for a night at Radisson Hotel La Crosse and Comfort Inn Fond du Lac! Both areas are beautiful at this time of the year… from shopping to skiing to snowmobiling, you will find something to get you into the spirit of winter.

To win a night at one of these properties, here is what you need to do. Make sure that you are signed up for our monthly “WisconsINN Getaways” email newsletter (if you already signed up you don’t need to again).

Do you want a bonus entry? Comment on this blog and tell us… what is the best gift that you ever received?  Winners will be drawn randomly at about 4:00pm CST. Good luck!

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Six days down, with six more Days of Getaways to go!

Check out the list of winners-to-date here! All winners are notified by e-mail, Facebook message or Twitter message. If you have not claimed your prize, check your e-mail! New winners will be drawn for any unclaimed prizes!

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We have two great prizes for Day 6 of our 12 Days of Getaways campaign! Today’s drawings are for a night at the Holiday Inn Express – Milwaukee Airport and White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay.

For your chance to win one of these overnight stays, make sure you’re subscribed to our WisconsINN Getaways monthly email! Two winners will be drawn at approximately 4:00pm CST.

Would you like a bonus entry? Comment on this blog post… tell us what kind of winter fun you would find in either Door County or Milwaukee should you happen to win!

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Today we are giving away a night at the Kress Inn in De Pere and at The Plaza Hotel & Suites Conference Center in Eau Claire!

Would like to win a free stay at one of these properties? Here is what you need to do:

Kress Inn – Comment on this blog post, let us know about your most fun or exciting Wisconsin winter road trip. One lucky commenter will win a free night!

The Plaza Hotel & Suites Conference Center – Anyone who subscribes to our WisconsINN Getaways monthly e-mail newsletter could win this free night in Eau Claire. Sign up here!

Both prizes will be drawn at random at approximately 4:00pm CST this afternoon.

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