5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015

Labor Day Weekend 2015 is right around the corner, and you don’t want to let the last long weekend of summer pass you by, do you? This could be your last chance to get out and enjoy the good weather, treat yourself to a getaway, or indulge in the things that make summer great, so don’t drop the ball on Labor Day Weekend 2015.

Thankfully, our users have shared tens of thousands of beautiful photos from around the world during our photo contests like #Roadtrip and #WeekendGetaway, so you’ll never be without ideas and inspiration for travels near and far. To help get you started with planning for this weekend, we’ve put together a list of 5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015:

1. Go for a hike

Great hikes can be found anywhere. From easy alpine walks to major backpacking adventures, you’re destined to find an awesome hike near you with our list of more than 5,200 awesome #Hiking locations around the world.

O'Hara Lake Hiking Labor Day Weekend 2015

Trover photo by Chasing Adventure

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#WeekendGetaway Photo Sweepstakes Winner

We just ended our most recent Travel Photo Sweepstakes, which was all about sneaking in an awesome #WeekendGetaway or two before summer’s end.

From mountaintop camping trips to urban explorations, sunny beach towns to marine adventures, you showered us with thousands of beautiful travel photos from dozens of countries around the world, making this Sweepstakes a huge success. So thank you!

And while every photo you shared made us want to pack our bags and head out on an adventure, there could only be one lucky #WeekendGetaway winner.

That winner is…

Mel T, who shared this gorgeous shot of Catseye Beach on Hamilton Island, Australia!

Hammock on Hamilton Beach, Australia

Trover photo by Mel T

Congratulations and enjoy your $1500 prize, Mel! We can’t wait to see where your travels take you next.

To see more of Mel T’s awesome travel photos, be sure to follow her on Trover and Instagram.

And of course, keep an eye on the Trover Blog for details about how to win big in our next contest. (It’s a good one.)

#WeekendGetaway Travel Photo Sweepstakes

Summer is officially half over and pumpkin everything will be here before we know it. It’s time to make the most of the remaining sunny days. Time for a Weekend Getaway.

Worthy weekend getaways are everywhere: a visit to the bright lights of the big city, a cabin retreat in the mountains, a stroll through a sunny seaside beach town. Inspire other travelers with your photos – and you might win $1500.

Ready to get started? Upload your #WeekendGetaway photos now!

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Your #WeekendGetaway photo, like this one by Rachel Samanyi, could win $1500. 

Sweepstakes Details & How to Enter

1) Upload an original photo of a Weekend Getaway destination to Trover.

2) Write some great details about the Getaway. (You could talk about what to do there, and share any tips to travelers who want to go on the same getaway in the future.)

3) Include “#WeekendGetaway” in the details field.

4) Post your discovery and it will be entered to win $1500!

If you want a more detailed explanation about how to enter a Trover Sweepstakes, check out our How to Enter a Trover Contest blog post.


This is a sweepstakes. The more awesome Weekend Getaway photos you upload, the higher your chance of winning $1500!

Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on August 10, 2015.

Already posted your Weekend Getaway photos to Trover? That’s great! Just edit the photo’s description to include “#WeekendGetaway” and it will be automatically entered for the sweepstakes.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

Questions? Talk to us at feedback@trover.com.