The Big Smiles, No Miles Sweepstakes is closed! Thank you to everyone who participated! Dictionary entry: Staycation Function: noun
  1. A relaxing time spent near or at home.
  2. Taking a break from everyday life by exploring local attractions.
Locals, it’s time to decompress with a 36-hour Monterey County staycation. And if you’ve got the best idea for one, BlogMonterey.com and the Monterey County Weekly will make your itinerary happen! Check out SeeMonterey.com for itinerary inspiration. If you're wondering what an itinerary might look like, check out our Moss Landing Itinerary, Marina, Seaside and Sand City itinerary, and our Midweek Monterey Getaway itinerary. Then come up with your most exciting, most relaxing, most romantic, or just plain wacky Monterey County 36-hour itinerary. Once you’ve figured out the perfect way to spend your not-far-away getaway, enter it in the comments section of this post. (Just scroll down to the big white window to add your comments. Don't see it? Look for the "Leave Comment" link and click on it.) Make sure to fill out the name and email address fields, so we can reach you! Once you’ve entered your itinerary, click Submit. On February 17, we’ll announce which lucky local’s dream has come true! Don't want to post your itinerary here? Mail your itinerary, along with your name, address, city, state, zip, day and evening phone numbers, email address and the words Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Big Smiles, No Miles Sweepstakes in a stamped envelope to: Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 1770, Monterey, California 93942. See this page for terms and conditions. The Big Smiles, No Miles Sweepstakes is closed! Thank you to everyone who participated!