Win a Family Getaway to Syracuse, NY #visitsyracuse~ CAN

| July 30, 2013 | 74 Comments

Welcome to the Syracuse Family Getaway Giveaway!

Win Syrasuse Family Getaway

This Giveaway is made possible by the Syracuse Tourism Organization!




  • 1 room with 2 double beds for 2 nights at Double Tree Hotel by Hilton for a family of four with buffet breakfast for four each morning based on availability. Valid through 4/30/14
  • 4 Tickets (2 adult & 2 children) to the Pole Position Raceway in DestinyUSA
  • 4 tickets  (2 adult &  2 children) to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • 4 tickets ( 2 adult &  2 children) to the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST)
  • 4 tickets  ( 2 adult& 2 children) to Wonderworks in DestinyUSA
  • $100 Gift Certificate to spend at DestinyUSA Mall

doubletreeThe Double Tree Hotel by Hilton has 250 guest rooms equipped with 32-inch flat-screen TV’s, and large work desk with an ergonomic chair to check emails using the high-speed internet access. Your family can enjoy the relaxing courtyard area with seating, plus the heated, indoor pool with a whirlpool spa and the heated, outdoor pool with a sundeck. You can dine at Regatta Bar & Grille, offering cocktails and light food. Feel welcomed as you receive a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival!

raceway2Pole Position Raceway in DestinyUSA Mall

You can sign up for the Arrive & Drive program that allows customers to show up individually or in small groups and race in standard races. These races last approximately 10 minutes (14 laps) and drivers are separated into two categories. In addition to the adult karts (56″ minimum height required), they have kid’s karts for racers who are at least 48″ tall and can safely drive.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is home to more than 700 animals of all shapes and sizes.  From the smallest animal (milkweed bug) to the largest (Asian elephant), the zoo offers unique viewing opportunities for families!



The MOST’s vision is to be a pre-eminent science and technology center, inspiring all generations through hands-on education and entertainment.  MOST offers exhibits on Life Sciences, Discovery Cave, Science Playhouse, Technotown, Flight and Space, Planetarium, Telecommunications Lab, and more!


When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Step inside the inversion tunnel and be turned right side up to begin your journey. Once you are properly aligned for your adventure, family fun awaits with more than 100 hands on exhibits a 4 D theatre, Lazer Tag, Canyon Climb Ropes Course, and Sky Tykes Ropes Course. Make WonderWorks a stop on your Things to Do list when visiting Destiny USA.

destiny USADestinyUSA

Destiny USA is a new 2.4 million square foot destination that includes Carousel Center, a dominant super regional shopping center already attracting 20 million annual visits.  The brand new expansion will mix all types of retail including; luxury outlet tenants, restaurants and entertainment such as WonderWorks, OptiGolf, T.G.I. Friday’s, IMAX. LAZ. A stunning three-story glass atrium will provide perfect weather year round.

Giveaway is open to Canadians 18+ except to the province of QuebecPrize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted.


Disclosure: The Ottawa Mommy Club did not receive compensation for this giveaway, and is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above.  The Syracuse Tourism Organization will directly ship the said prize to winner’s home. The winner has 48 hours to reply to the email or another winner will be drawn.

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  1. Lisa says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo

  2. Sandra says:

    Destiny USA!!!

  3. Jim says:

    Family would enjoy the sights and shopping in Syracuse.

  4. Hawi Jette says:

    The zoo, My grandmother brought me there when I was young

  5. Debbie Pagurek says:

    The Zoo!!

  6. Shawn M says:

    What a cool giveaway. Would love to take my family on a vacation.

  7. Valerie says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo

  8. Trace says:

    The zoo would be awesome, but we have never had a family vacay in Syracuse! Would be a great first 🙂

  9. Kim d'angelo says:

    The carousel mall is a favourite in this household. We would be very excited to explore more that Syracuse has to offer!

  10. Mel says:

    Carousel mall 🙂

  11. Chantal Coutu says:

    Great contest!! I would love to win this and take the family to the “new” DestinyUSA! 🙂 They would LOVE it!!

  12. Katherine says:

    shopping!!!! destiny usa

  13. Adriana F says:

    The Rosamond Gifford Zoo

  14. Cale says:

    What a great prize pack! The kids would love this!

  15. Shelley Young says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo

  16. Shelley Young says:

    I would love to win this one because I have been meaning to take the family on a NY vacation and this would be perfect for us

  17. Karen D says:

    Wonderworks for my two kids for sure!

  18. Jodie says:

    Destiny usa

  19. Johanna says:

    Rosamund Gifford Zoo. We have been before and it is great.

  20. Joe says:

    Shopping and visiting a zoo, great idea.

  21. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    the animals at the zoo outstanding

  22. sarah sar says:

    Destiny USA for me!

  23. Betti says:

    Would love to take my grandsons to the zoo!

  24. Ashley Gill says:

    The zoo sounds fun, but Wonderworks sounds GREAT! This would be so much fun for my family!

  25. Lindsay Cyr says:

    Definitely the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, my kids love animals so much and would absolutely love this!

  26. Beth Rosell says:

    My favourite attraction is the Wonderworks

  27. Bubbles says:

    Can’t wait to go to MOST. Really nice giveaway, thank you Syracuse and OMC!

  28. Nicola says:

    I like 2 hours away from Syracuse and didn’t know it had all this to offer. Destiny USA sounds awesome!

  29. Ronnerator says:


  30. Sonia says:

    The Zoo sounds amazing! 🙂

  31. Marcella H. says:

    The zoo sounds great! My little guy would love it!

  32. Laura Moschito says:

    I’d love to check out the zoo!

  33. David Roy says:

    I love to travel, so this prize would be awesome!

  34. Kim D. says:

    I’ve never been but the Zoo looks really cool!!!

  35. sean pynaert says:

    My son would like the Gifford Zoo

  36. Pamela B says:

    I have actually never been to Syracuse before, but would be very excited to see Destiny USA, Wonderworks, the zoo, everything with my family!

  37. Amanda Baker says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo would be awesome!!

  38. Ann B says:

    I love visiting Destiny USA. A great mall and entertainment complex.

  39. Katie says:

    This would be such a great trip!

  40. jan says:

    DestinyUSA looks fun

  41. Rachel A says:

    The zoo would be fantastic! We love animals

  42. Mary Harris says:

    Never been to Syracuse and I wouldn’t mind exploring it. Sounds like fun!

  43. Chantal Steeves says:

    The zoo would be my pick (haven’t been yet though).

  44. Helen B says:

    My kids would LOVE The Rosamond Gifford Zoo!

  45. Jenn says:

    Would be so fun to win!

  46. Micheal Borgrud says:

    the go carts

  47. Kelly Oinonen says:

    Definitely the Gifford Zoo!! We have never been to Syracuse before, so everything will be a first! 🙂

  48. Janet says:

    The zoo, I think!

  49. Sonia Bennett says:

    Would love to bring my family to the Gifford Zoo:)

  50. elaine bolduc says:

    i have not been there before but I would like to see the zoo, who doesn’t like zoo’s ?

  51. elaine bolduc says:

    I have not been there before but I would like to see the zoo.

  52. Shannon Tosh says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo..this would be an awesome getaway for my family and I

  53. leslie says:

    never been but I here good things about the zoo

  54. Fiona T says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo-sounds like so much fun!

  55. Speakaboo says:

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo!

  56. Leah Lucas says:

    The zoo, for sure!

  57. Charlene says:

    The Zoo

  58. Celine says:

    Destiny USA

  59. MeghanS says:

    We love the MOST!! Would love to visit again – though all the attractions listed in the prize sound wonderful. Thanks ;o)

  60. Josie T. says:

    Destiny USA

  61. bella says:

    My grand kids would love it Thanks for the opportunity

  62. bella says:

    like to go see the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. That would be fun

  63. Jim says:

    Sounds like there is more to do in Syracuse than one may have guessed.

  64. Marisa Fusaro says:

    The Mall and the drive! I love to get out of town and Syracuse is a quick, easy and fun getaway!

  65. Jennifer says:

    The Zoo!!

  66. Mary Ann Knox says:

    I’ve never been to Syracuse, but from what I’ve read MOST sounds right up my alley as I am a science teacher! 🙂

  67. Vanessa Pahl says:

    We love to go to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo! Sounds like fun!

  68. Nora says:

    Thanks for the opportunity! My daughters would love the Carousel Mall but my son would love the Rosamond Gifford Zoo best!

  69. Cate Brazil says:

    I am so excited to have this opportunity to visit Syracuse! My family has never been – it looks like new passports are needed for the kiddies:) Thank-you Ottawa Mommy Club!!

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