SOURCE: Visit Jacksonville

Visit Jacksonville

July 22, 2015 15:09 ET

Jacksonville Vacations Should Be Shared

Create it, Post It, Win it: Visit Jacksonville Launches New Online Summer Contest

JACKSONVILLE, FL--(Marketwired - July 22, 2015) - Let's be honest, the best part of a vacation is making unforgettable memories, then sharing the photos of those memories with everyone on social media. Well now, doing just that could make one lucky person the winner of Visit Jacksonville's interactive summer postcard contest, "Vacations Should Be Shared."

It just takes five easy steps to participate: Create it, Post it and Win it!

  1. Go to and click on the contest logo or go to
  1. Choose your postcard theme: Beachy, Artistic or Ticket.
  1. Customize your postcard with Visit Jacksonville's memory-worthy #OnlyInJax images.
  1. Add a message to your postcard. Tell us why you would love to win a vacation to Jacksonville.
  1. Then share your postcard on social media, ask your friends to vote & start packing your bags!

The "Vacations Should Be Shared" contest will run from July 22 until August 23 and winners will be announced August 25. All the postcards generated during the contest will be available for public voting on Visit Jacksonville's website. The postcard with the most votes will be the grand prize winner of a vacation for two to Jacksonville. A second and third place postcard will also be selected for prizes.

"If your friend sends you a postcard from a new destination, it's very likely that you will want to check that place out. This contest is a creative and interactive way for us to reach and connect with potential visitors across the nation, especially those that have never been to Jacksonville, and have them see the beauty and variety of activities our city has to offer," said Katie Mitura, Director of Marketing and Communications for Visit Jacksonville.

For more on the prizes and the rules of the "Vacations Should Be Shared" postcard contest go to

About Visit Jacksonville

Visit Jacksonville is a nonprofit marketing organization contracted by the Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) to champion the growth of business and leisure tourism in Northeast Florida. Along with its nearly 400 tourism partners, Visit Jacksonville supports a vital and growing component of the local economy -- with tourism generating $2.2 billion in direct and indirect economic impact annually and supporting 22,000 jobs that span every sector of the economy. For a closer look at all there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to or contact 800-733-2668.

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