Win a $500 Travel Package along the Natchez Trace!

Have you fallen in the love with the Natchez Trace Parkway? This fall, enter in the Natchez Trace Compact Facebook contest for a chance to win a $500 Travel Package along the Parkway! In less than 250 words, tell us your story about why you love the Natchez Trace. Facebook fans will vote on their favorite entry, and the entry with the most votes wins!

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile drive through beautiful scenery and 10,000 years of American history.  This scenic drive has given many visitors special memories and stories, and the Natchez Trace Compact wants to hear those stories.

What type of stories?

Anything! Be creative and have fun with it! Did you propose or get proposed to? Did your ancestors fight in a battle along the Parkway? Does your family take a trip here every year? Did you bike or motorcycle the entire Trace? Did you overcome any obstacles?

How do I enter?

After you type or paste your short story (less than 250 words) of why the Natchez Trace is special to you, head to our Facebook page to enter the contest:

1. Once you’ve liked our page, click on the tab that says “Win a $500 Travel Package”

2. Click to allow our app. Don’t worry, your information will not be shared with any third parties. This is just so we can contact you if you win!

3. Click “click to enter.”

4. To submit your entry, type or paste your story in the text box.

What is the deadline for entry?

Submission period: October 3 – November 2, 2011

When does voting take place?

Voting: November 3 – November 16, 2011

We will choose the Top 10 Finalists once the submission period ends. Once we reveal the Top 10 Finalists on November 3, Facebook fans can begin voting on their favorite story! You can only vote on a certain entry once, but you can vote on multiple entries. The prize is a $500 Travel Package along the Natchez Trace Parkway.

If you enter, make sure to click the “share” button below your entry. This will share your entry directly to your wall and make it easy for your friends to find it (they must click on it to be taken to the Natchez Trace Facebook tab to vote. Clicking the “like” button on your personal wall does not count as a vote.)

Make status updates, send Facebook messages and text messages to your friends and let everyone know — bring in as many votes as possible!

You can also follow us on Twitter for the latest updates.

This fall, tell us why you fell in love with the Natchez Trace Parkway. Good luck, Facebook fans!