College football is here. Fall travel is just around the corner. It’s my favorite time of year. And starting this Saturday, the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia officially kicks off!
While college football inspired me to travel, there is so much more to this series than just tailgates and touchdowns. As much as look forward to the teams and the gameday experiences, visiting college towns and cities in the US excites me.
Cooler temperatures. The color of autumn leaves. Destinations that take on new identities now that the kids are back in school. And an oblong shaped pigskin. Fall is my favorite season to travel.
So if you love football, Fall, travel, or all three, this series will have something for you. This series is about you!
The 2012 College Football Travel Tour – telling your story
In the middle of the planning and packing, I remind myself what this series is about. Sure, seeing college football games and introducing people to college towns with some travel tips is a lot of fun. However, there is a bigger message here.
This series is part of the Expedia Find Yours campaign where every traveler has their own travel story to tell. This College Football Travel Tour is mine – a travel story born out of a passion for sports and a desire to see the world and explore.
As I think about this series starting in a couple of days, I am a small part of a bigger picture. You are just as much a part of this story as I am. Together, travel is our story.
Join me on the road. If you see me in your town, say hello and introduce yourself. I want to hear your story.
As I visit these college towns, you will read my stories as I share their stories. You will see the photos and videos. You will feel the passion and excitement of college football. However, this series is about a community.
You may be one of those sorority girls at the University of Washington that I met walking the streets of Seattle. You may be that couple I met in the Annapolis ice cream shop as we swapped stories about college football at the Naval Academy and the University of South Carolina. You may that guy in the center of an NCAA recruiting investigation that I met at a tailgate and heard his side of the story.
On the College Football Travel Tour, there will be giveaways, meet ups, and tweet ups. No matter how much football, food, photos, or travel tips I share, this is about meeting like minded people who share a passion.
I’ve already learned that my best travel experiences have been the people that I’ve met. Before I leave for the College Football Travel Tour this week, I already know these will my favorite travel experiences on this tour as well.
Join me on the road. Share your passion. Tell your story. You are the best thing that will happen on the College Football Travel Tour with Expedia this season.
The first stop on the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia
The packing, planning, organizing, and researching are almost done. The hotel is booked. Plane tickets purchased. And the football ticket is in my hand. This week, I fly to the first stop on the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia.
This year, there will be at least 8 games on the College Football Travel Tour. And the first one is this Saturday. Where am I going? What’s the first game? What will I be doing? What will I share with you?
Check out my video as I announce where I am going – a destination that will surprise you!
Join me on the road for the College Football Travel Tour with Expedia. It will be a fun ride!
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