Call for Entries: "Summer Scrapbook" photo contest and sweepstakes

Entry Deadline: September 8, 2013
Calling all explorers! The National Park Foundation is diving into summer with a Summer Scrapbook contest. Share your best National Park photos, videos, and travel tips for a chance to win a "best of" prize package that includes hiking and camping gear valued at $750. You can also enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win overnight stays for four at the Grand Canyon or Yosemite.

Call for Entries: “Share the Experience” photo contest

Entry Deadline: December 31, 2013
Love photography and the great outdoors? The 2013 Share the Experience photo contest could be your chance to shine! This competition invites amateur photographers to submit photos that showcase the best of America's federal lands, National Parks, and historic sites for a chance to win a $15,000 grand prize. Start uploading and you could also be one of the lucky weekly winners to recieve an Annual Federal Recreation Lands Pass.

Call for Entries: The Big Blog Exchange

Application Deadline: April 15, 2013

If "have blog, will travel" is something you've ever said to yourself, then Hostelling International has a competition for you! The first ever Big Blog Exchange will give 16 avid bloggers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to switch blogs and lives with one another for 10 days! From June 7-17, these passionate writers will swap hometowns and immerse themselves in another culture, while recording their experiences on their exchange partner's blog.