Alabama resident wins American Road® Trip Sweepstakes sponsored by Illinois National Road Association. A new American Road® Trip Sweepstakes offers people another opportunity to win --sponsored by the Wisconsin US Highway 51 Association.

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American Road® magazine is pleased to: Announce the winner of the June 2007 American Road® Trip Sweepstakes, sponsored by the Illinois National Road Association;announce the American Road® Trip Sweepstakes now running through September--sponsored by Wisconsin US 51.

American Road Magazine® is pleased to announce the winner of the June 2007 American Road® Trip Sweepstakes, sponsored by the Illinois National Road Association. The June 2007 sweepstakes winner is Vickie Boackle, of Trussville, Alabama.

Known as the "Road That Built the Nation," the National Road began in Cumberland, Maryland and continued west to the Mississippi River. It was the first federally funded road thanks to the efforts of the Thomas Jefferson administration. The road in Illinois offers a unique blend of historic sites, fun activities, small town America, and farm country.

Ms. Boackle won accommodations for three nights for two people, special tours of historic sites including a guided boat tour of beautiful Governor Bond Lake, the Historic State House in Vandalia--where Abraham Lincoln's political career began. dinner for two at Nuby's Steakhouse in Pocahontas--a popular spot in the Roaring '20s, and lunch for two at the Oatman House Tea Room in Collinsville--built by Dr. Charles Oatman, a former drummer boy in the Civil War.

You, too, could be a winner of an American Road® Trip Sweepstakes! Another contest is now underway. The winner (and one guest) will stay one night at the AmericInn Minocqua located on Hwy 51, downtown Minocqua (Wisconsin). Guests may enjoy nearby Lake Minocqua where individuals relax and play on the beach. The AmericInn provides complimentary breakfast and an evening beer and wine reception to guests. The elegant Norwood Pines Supper Club provides a $50 dining certificate. Fifty dollars in gasoline is included.

The lucky winner will also be a guest at the Merrill Super 8--in the Special Jacuzzi Room. Gift certificates from the Merrill Chamber of Commerce and a special gift basket from Three Wishes, a family store of fine, unique home and garden décor completes the package. We invite you to experience the cultures and learn the stories found only along Wisconsin Highway 51--a great American road.

There is no purchase necessary to enter the 2007 American Road® Trip Sweepstakes, and anyone who subscribes to American Road® Magazine between July 1, 2007 and September 30, 2007 will automatically be entered in the upcoming drawing. Contest entry rules are provided at

While visiting the American Road® magazine website to enter the new American Road® Trip Sweepstakes you can also:

  • Get road news and low-cost to no-cost travel tips from the editors of American Road® Magazine.
  • Find travel resources to plan your next vacation.
  • Find year-round festivals and events on our online calendar.
  • Learn valuable travel tips and get a few good laughs as you listen to the American Road® podcast program.
  • Discuss topics of particular interest to YOU in the American Road® FORUM. Share thoughts, experiences, and photographs with others interested in exploring America's backyard.

So grab your car keys, rev up your engines, and crank up the tunes. And get ready to hit the American Road!

The American Road Magazine site is designed to further build and strengthen the American Road community of travelers by offering a dynamic site with regularly updated news and events, contests, podcasting, and an interactive visitors forum. American Road Magazine is published quarterly by Mock Turtle Press of Mt. Clemens, Michigan. The Executive Editor of American Road is Thomas Repp. We are happy to arrange interviews or speaking engagements with any one of our staff of experts. If we are not able to assist you, we will do our best to refer you to another source.


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