Saturday, August 13, 2011

HUGE Texas on Tour Gourmet Food Giveaway Join Them at the Iowa State Fair $42 Value

I am such a lover of clean, wholesome fun for my entire family.  I love taking family trips though out our great nation.  There are so may places to visit and things to do, right here in the USA!

Unfortunately we did not have the opportunity this year to get back and visit family in Iowa or make it to the Iowa State Fair (which is currently in progress).  Speaking of the Iowa State Fair.....

Did you know......

Texas on Tour is currently at the Iowa State Fair!  Yes, right now as you are reading this...Texas on Tour is there.


Did I hear you right?  You are asking what is Texas on Tour and what about this giveaway? 

Texas on Tour is a high-tech, interactive, mobile marketing exhibit featuring virtual reality, a 30-foot dome enclosed theater, green screen video and photography, interactive games, live music and more. Texas on Tour transports each visitor to unique outdoor Texas experiences that are highly entertaining, educational and personalized - such as a virtual reality kayaking trip through
Texas waterways - uniquely showcasing the Lone Star State. Visitors to the exhibit can "picture themselves in Texas" and stroll along a Texas beach through the use of green screen technology. Daily performances from Texas musicians and entertainers will also be featured.







This is the fourth consecutive year, Texas Tourism has been taking their great state on the road with Texas on Tour. The 5,400-square-foot interactive experience starting  traveling
throughout the United States beginning in April through August 2011, with nine stops
coast to coast. 

Texas on Tour is currently at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa - August 11th - 21st.  The last stop of the Texas on Tour is a the Minnesota State Fair in Saint Paul, MN - August 25th - 28th.  So you have plenty of time to visit this amazing attraction and learn more about the great state of Texas!

Even if you can't make it to this interactive exhibit...you can enter to win a trip to Texas to see everything first hand...Thanks to Texas on Tour.  Or if you are a foodie like me!  You  can enter this fantastic Texas on Tour sponsored giveaway to get a "Taste of Texas".

One Winner will receive: 2 Texas Sized Food Gift Boxes Valued at $42.00
A Texas Gift Pack..including:
8-ounce (0.23 Kg) Chipotle con Queso Sauce, 8-ounce Lone Star Caviar (black-eyed pea salsa), 8-ounce Jalapeno Salsa; 3-ounce (0.09 Kg) Chili Mix; 6-ounce (0.17 Kg) Firewater Hot Sauce

And the Spirit of Texas gift box....including:
Includes Hoot & Holler Jalapeno Powder, Struttin' Chicken & Turkey Seasoning, Sizzlin' Steak Seasoning, Third Coast Seafood Seasoning, Sassy Salt, and Fajita Seasoning.

Open to US residents only age 18 or over. You must complete the Mandatory Entry to be eligible. This giveaway Ends 08/22/11 at 11:59pm MST.

Please leave a separate comment with your email address for each entry that you complete.



*** Mandatory Entry - Where would you vacation in TEXAS and why?***
Bonus Entries:


"Like" Texas Tourism on Facebook.

Follow Fishful Thinking on Google Friends Connect - on the right side of my blog

Follow Fishful Thinking on Twitter

Follow Texas Tourism on Twitter


Tweet about the Giveaway: You can copy and paste the following Tweet over on Twitter once per day. Remember to let me know you tweeted.

Copy and Paste Tweet:

#Win 2 Texas Sized Gift Boxes of Food @TexasTourism $42 Value on @busch0218 blog http://t.co/YPR7A4H  Ends 08-22 #giveaway


Follow Texas on Tour Blog via GFC.


Leave a comment telling which attraction on the Texas on Tour you would most love to do (under attractions button).

Enter to win the Trip to Texas.


Selected as an Editor's Pick on Prizey.net!


 

262 comments:

  1. San Antonio to visit my best friend there and have her give me a foodie texas tour!

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  2. I would vacation near Fort Worth in Texas since I have always wanted to view that area.

    LWons@HotMail.com

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  3. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE DALLAS AREA...I HAVE NO
    REASON WHY...I JUST WOULD

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  4. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    GFC FOLLOWER

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  5. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    WATERWAYS

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  6. Ive heard Galveston is nice.

    jcwga@hotmail.com

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  7. We want to take the kids to visit the Alamo in San Antonio marlazick at aol dot com

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  8. I "Like" Texas Tourism on Facebook. Marla Kurtz Zickefoose marlazick at aol dot com

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  9. Following by GFC marlazick at aol dot com

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  10. Following on Twitter @SavingUGreenMom marlazick at aol dot com

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  11. Following Texas Tourism on Twitter @SavingUGreenMom marlazick at aol dot com

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  12. Tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/SavingUGreenMom/status/102742956892631040
    marlazick at aol dot com

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  13. Attraction I like is Ride the Texas Waterways!
    marlazick at aol dot com

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  14. I'd like to Ride the Texas Waterways!

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  15. I would like to go to the Dallas area as there is so much to see and do there.

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  16. I'd go to Austin because I've heard there's tons of great restaurants by the river and nightlife...and armadillos!

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  17. I would vacation in Texas wherever the good food was LOL!

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  18. Tweeted:
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  19. I love the ride the waterways attraction- it looks like a lot of fun!

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  20. I would love to vacation in Dallas. We have some family that we haven't visited it would be nice to see where they live.
    kelsch636 at yahoo dot com

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  21. I would love to return to the great wolf lodge
    teressaoliver@gmail.com

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  22. i liked texas tourism on FB as teressa oliver

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  23. I follow texas on tour on the GFC
    teressaoliver@gmail.com

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  24. I would vacation near Fort Worth in Texas since it is a very popular destination.

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  25. the ride the waterways attraction looks like a ton of fun.

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  26. Entered grandma's coffee cakes.

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  27. entered cocoa dolce artisan treats.

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  28. San Antonio to take the kids to see the Alamo.

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  29. like texas tourism on fb - deborah t

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  30. follow you on twitter - debijot

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  31. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/102859475374977024

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  32. follow texas on tour blog GFC - debijo4545

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  33. I would like to see the historic Alama attraction.

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  34. entered my grandmas coffee cakes

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  35. entered cocoa dolce chocolates

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  36. entered let them eat cake pops

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  37. I'd visit San Antonio, I drove through once, it was beautiful and different, but no time to stop!
    Erin
    emr209@yahoo.com

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  38. I'd love to go to Dallas or San Antonio. Charlotte
    charlottewinters@cox.net

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  39. I'd visit Amarillo Texas because I used to have realitives there. helenkeeler@comcast.net

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  40. I Follow Fishful Thinking on Twitter @helen1949
    helenkeeler@comcast.net

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  41. IFollow Fishful Thinking on Google Friends Connect as Helen Keeler
    helenkeeler@comcast.net

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  42. I'd go to Austin! Home of my Alma Mater! I miss is SO much! There is no place like Texas - that's for sure! :)

    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  43. I like Texas Tourism on FB!

    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  44. I follow you on Twitter!

    username: @vdr1984
    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  45. Follow Texas Tourism on Twitter!

    username: @vdr1984
    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  46. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/103082762763898880

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  47. Well, mostly we visit Austin cause that's where our son lives! It's great now and will be even better when the racetrack is complete!

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  48. Austin. I actually live in Texas and that's my favorite place to go. San Antonio or the Hill Country in general is a close second.

    lecaton at gmail dot com

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  49. I would vacation in College Station since we have family there.

    kristen_yeh at yahoo dot com

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  50. GFC follower

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  51. I entered the Tropical Traditions giveaway.

    kristen_yeh at yahoo dot com

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  52. San Antonio definitely! For the river walk!! I have only been to Houston and Galveston (pre-disaster) but my parents loved San Antonio. :)
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  53. Liked Texas Tourism on facebook as Wendy R.
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  54. GFC follower - ArtsyChaos.
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  55. Following @busch0218 on twitter as @ArtsyChaos.
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  56. Following @texastourism on twitter as @ArtsyChaos.
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  57. Tweet:
    http://twitter.com/#!/ArtsyChaos/status/103331050096304128
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

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  58. I want to go to the place in Texas that has the nice waterway.. San Antonio? Not sure where it is, but every time I see that waterway, I want to go! My husband lived in Texas as a kid so also his hometown (which I can't remember offhand!). This gift basket would be a great gift for my husband or his dad, since they used to live there!
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  59. I follow your blog with GFC (HomeMadeBaby)
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  60. I follow you on Twitter (Marysa1)
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  61. I follow Texas on Twitter (Marysa1)
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  62. I follow Texas on Tour's blog with GFC (HomeMadeBaby)
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  63. I would do the San Antonio Riverwalk! (That's what I was trying to think of in my first comment :)
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  64. I entered your snack aisle giveaway.
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  65. I entered your cocoa dolce giveaway.
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  66. I entered your cake pop giveaway.
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  67. I entered your rain dog giveaway.
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

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  68. I would vacation where my friend Kelley just moved. I know that's not specific, but I don't know the exact city. She moved within Texas, but a ways away from her previous home so it's like a whole new experience for her.

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  69. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/103559349460414464

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  70. *** Mandatory Entry - Where would you vacation in TEXAS and why?***

    I'd go to Galveston! I've been told it's the most beautiful place in the state.

    outofthemist AT gmail DOT com

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  71. Follow your blog publicly via Google FC (GeorgiaMist)

    outofthemist AT gmail DOT com

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  72. Follow @busch0218 on Twitter @GeorgiaMist

    outofthemist AT gmail DOT com

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  73. 8/16 Tweet:

    http://twitter.com/#!/GeorgiaMist/status/103616522936778752

    outofthemist AT gmail DOT com

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  74. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/103911167579275265

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  75. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/104167971265589249

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  76. I actually live in Louisiana so we go to TX quite a bit for different things. My husband and I went to Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country last year for our 15th anniversary and it was so much fun. We did so many neat things. I would love to go back there, and actually am someday to float down the Guadalupe River again. It was crazy fun.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  77. Like Texas Tourism on FB.

    Leah W.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  78. And follow them on Twitter.

    lewalk76

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  79. Follow you on Twitter.

    lewalk76

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  80. GFC follower.

    lewalk

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  81. Tweeted.

    http://twitter.com/#!/lewalk76/status/104386040797732864

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  82. I didn't know there was a Sea World in San Antonio. I would love to go there.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  83. Entered Rain Dog Treats.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  84. Entered Let Them Eat Cake Pops.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  85. Entered Cocoa Dolce.

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  86. There isn't a widget for GFC on the Texas Tourism blog so I used the follow at the top of the page. The only thing about that is I have followed blogs that way before and it doesn't actually follow them. It only says it does. I am copying and pasting where it says I followed them but I don't think that really works.

    You are now following Texas on Tour

    lewalk
    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  87. Entered the contest.

    Thank you for entering the Texas on Tour Sweepstakes! The winner will be contacted on or around October 28, 2011. Good luck!

    lewalk(at)hotmail(dot)com
    That's my daughter's 16th birthday. Lol.

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  88. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/104570963395489792

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  89. TEXAS IS A WONDERFUL STATE, SOFTIE100@HOTMAIL.COM

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  90. River walk, San Antonio....luciemewes@gmail.com. So relaxing, lovely

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  91. I like texas tourism on Facebook

    Luciemewes@gmail.com

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  92. Yep, ahhh ennnnterred.

    Luciemewes@gmail.com

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  93. I'd travel to Dallas and visit friends I haven't seen in a while who have a baby I haven't met yet.

    Samantha

    syaghooty@gmail (dot) com

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  94. I entered the Texas trip contest on their Texas Tourism website.

    Samantha
    syaghooty@gmail.com

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  95. Entered Let them Eat Cake Pops contest on your page

    Samantha
    syaghooty@gmail.com

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  96. Entered the Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolate contest on your site.

    Samantha
    syaghooty@gmail.com

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  97. Picture Yourself in Texas would be the attraction I'd like to do the most, and in the process get a free family picture! :)
    Samantha
    syaghooty@gmail.com

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  98. I love the San Antonio Riverwalk!! Such a neat place to wander around.
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

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  99. FB fan of TX Tourism as Jay Coupon
    jenncutie @ hotmail dot com

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  100. Follow Fishful on Twitter as JSchov
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

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  101. Follow TX Tourism on Twitter as JSchov
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

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  102. Tweet!!
    https://twitter.com/#!/JSchov/status/105004200844468224
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

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  103. I want to ride TX Waterways!!
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

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  104. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/105004277621202944

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  105. I would vacation in Austin because I have family who lives there.

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  106. I liked Texas Tourism on Facebook - i also have the post above this - email is jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  107. I entered the Penna Great Blue Cheese giveaway -jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  108. I am following Fishful thinking on Twitter - jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  109. I am following Texas Tourism on Twitter -jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  110. I tweeted about this giveaway - http://twitter.com/#!/Jessica_Ward_ss/status/105093359634366464 - jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  111. I entered to win a trip to Texas - jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  112. An attraction that would interest me would be touring the coast of the gulf or seeing the Rio Grande - jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  114. I entered the Cocoa Dolce giveaway as well - jessica.ward.ss@gmail.com

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  115. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    ENTERED THE FRESH FEET WIPES GIVEAWAY

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  116. i would visit houston and because my cousin lives out there who i havent seen in a very long time
    promisesxunbrokn@aim.com
    jamie gentile

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  117. liked tt on fb
    promisesxunbrokn@aim.com
    jamie gentile

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  118. followed gfc
    promisesxunbrokn@aim.com
    jamie gentile

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  119. followed on twitter
    promisesxunbrokn@aim.com
    jamie gentile

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  120. http://twitter.com/#!/DEBIJOT/status/105292877013327873

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  121. THE BEACHES!!!!! I hear they have great beaches there and being from NY we don't have too many of them, or the weather.
    theremustbmore@aol.com

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  122. I would love to visit Austin. I would especially love to go during SXSW.

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  123. Entered Rain Dog giveaway

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  124. Ride the Texas Waterways! I just took up kayaking here in FL, so I would love to kayak in TX.

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  125. I entered the contest.

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  126. The Alamo in San Antonio because my brother and his wife went there and loved it
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  127. Like Texas tourism on fb
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  128. Follow on gfc
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  129. Follow Texas on tour on gfc
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  130. San Antonio riv walk attraction is the one I would most want to do!
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  131. Enter to win the trip to Texas!!
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  132. Entered tropical traditions
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  133. Entered cocoa dolce
    Sabrina.Vaccaro at hotmail dot com

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  134. Entered rain dog
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  135. I would visit Fort Worth because my nephew lives there


    gram122@comcast.net

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  136. like Texas tourism on FB (carole c)

    gram122@comcast.net

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  137. follow Texas tourism on twitter (gram122)


    gram122@comcast.net

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  138. follow u on gfc (gram122)


    gram122@comcast.net

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  139. follow u on twitter (gram122)

    gram122@comcast.net

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  140. I would love to see the Alamo
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  141. I follow on GFC
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  142. I follow you on twitter
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  143. I follow Texas Tourism on twitter
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  144. I would visit Dallas because my brother lives there
    thanks
    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  145. The Bite of Seattle looks fun
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  146. I know there is a Sea World there &I I have never been. Ialso would love to see what Alamo sites there are. erinnsluka@gmail.com

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  147. Gfc esluka erinnsluka@gmail.com

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  148. Twitter follower @3sonshavei erinnsluka@gmail.com

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  149. Houston for the NASA facility

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  150. I tweeted this today- http://twitter.com/#!/Jessica_Ward_ss/status/105639988242288640

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  151. I would go to Dallas cause i know some people who live there!! Thanks!
    Katelyn4him@bellsouth.net

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  152. I'd like to go to Dallas because I have been once and didn't get to do anything fun! momlovesdeals at gmail dot com

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  153. Austin-- b/c it has an awesome music scene and vibrant night life

    heyfrugalmommy at hotmail dot com

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  154. following on twitter @heyfrugalmommy

    heyfrugalmommy at hotmail dot com

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  155. following Texas Tourism twitter @heyfrugalmommy

    heyfrugalmommy at hotmail dot com

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  156. Id go wherever the PBR is that weekend, I dont have a certain city in mind. Id try some bbq.
    sunniewoodyplus2 atmsn.com

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  157. San antonio....I have been there once before but was not able to enjoy much of the town. would love to go back and see alamo, riverwalk, etc
    cgies25 at homtail

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  158. i would visit san antonio texas. i love the romance of the river walk, and the history of the alamo and missions. there is great shopping for me and sea world and fiesta texas. thanks clallen at ntin dot net

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  159. i like texas tourism on fb crystal l allen, clallen at ntin dot net

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  160. follow you on twitter clallen1971, clallen at ntin dot net

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  161. follow tx tourism on twitter clallen1971, clallen at ntin dot net

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  162. follow tx tourism blog c allen, clallen at ntin dot net

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  163. entered tx on tour sweepstakes, clallen at ntin dot net

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  164. i would like to "picture yourself in texas" thanks clallen at ntin dot net

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  165. Austin because then we can go and eat at The Salt Lick.

    mrs.marcus2 at yahoo dot com

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  166. I would visit Austin ,I always wanted to go, sounds nice there
    natbelinsky@verizon.net

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  167. Houston, we have a lot of friends their
    galyettina at yahoo dot com

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  168. "Like" Texas Tourism on Facebook (gala ya)
    galyettina at yahoo dot com

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  169. Follow Fishful Thinking on Google Friends Connect

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  170. Follow Fishful Thinking on Google Friends Connect
    galyettina at yahoo dot com

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  171. Follow Texas Tourism on Twitter phxbne

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  172. which attraction on the Texas on Tour you would most love to do - Ride the Texas Waterways

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  173. we live in TX,and we love to go to sea world in san antonio

    laurie1993@verizon.net

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