It's time to put your voting hat on :) and visit www.voteduluth.com!
There is a contest to find the best city in America.. here is a description of the contest taken from Destination Duluth's Facebook page:
Outside Magazine is conducting a contest to see who is the best outside city in America. 64 cities including Duluth were chosen to compete in the contest.
The first round results are in. We crushed Columbia Missouri with 82% of the votes. In fact, Duluth received the MOST VOTES of ALL 64 cities with over 15,500 votes!
This round we are paired against Athens, Ohio. Go to www.VoteDuluth.com which provides a direct link to the contest page.
We know that Duluth is the Best Outside City in America with 129 municipal parks, the Superior Hiking Trail, waterfalls, Spirit Mountain, Lester River, Miller Creek, golf courses, the Lakewalk, St. Louis River and our crowning jewel – The Lake Superior shoreline with fishing, surfing, sailing and even SMELTING! ALL within the city limits of Duluth!
Duluth IS the Best Outside City in America! Cast your vote for Duluth NOW. Go to www.VoteDuluth.com which will be our home base during the contest. It will feature the link to the voting page, plus news, videos and the latest from everyone who uses the hashtag #voteduluth on Twitter and Instagram
Please share this post, make our profile pic and timeline cover yours.
Also, today at 1:00 people are going to gather together to take photos to help increase votes. I wish I could join in - it sounds like fun! - but I have prior commitments :(. Hopefully everyone else can make it though! Here is more information also taken from Destination Duluth's Facebook page:
Grab your friends, cameras and smart phones and join professional photographer Jamie Rabold and Instagram expert Kyle Johnson for the #VoteDuluth Skyline Photo Meet from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Sunday May 25! We'll be giving away special promotinal packets starting at 1 p.m. by Enger Tower. Then we'll head west along Skyline Parkway, taking photos at your own pace, wrapping up at Spirit Mountain Adventure Park at around 2:30 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to post your photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtags #voteduluth #photomeet and thousands will see your photos! The best will be featured on the Destination Duluth Facebook page with over 31,000 fans!
The event is free, but registration is required. To register, go to http://duluthinstameet.eventbrite.com/
So start clicking, posting, hash tagging, and voting! :).