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Win a trip to New Mexico!

Visit Albuquerque & Santa Fe, N.M.
featuring the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Make a gift TODAY*
and be entered to win.

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* Gift to any area of Vanderbilt University must be received by 11:59 p.m. CDT, June 30, 2019.

FUELS student scholarships
LAUNCHES faculty research
ELEVATES knowledge
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Day 1—Friday, October 11, 2019
Depart gateway city
Arrive Albuquerque, New Mexico
Overnight: Albuquerque

Day 2—Saturday, October 12, 2019
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Dawn Patrol
Albuquerque City Tour
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Balloon Glow
Overnight: Albuquerque

Day 3—Sunday, October 13, 2019
Bandelier National Monument
Los Alamos Bradbury Science Museum
Overnight: Santa Fe

Day 4—Monday, October 14, 2019
El Santuario de Chimayó
Taos City Tour
Taos Pueblo Tour
Overnight: Santa Fe

Day 5—Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Santa Fe City Tour
Overnight: Santa Fe

Day 6—Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Depart Albuquerque for gateway city

Download the trip brochure to see full travel program details.

This travel program for two includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from select gateway cities: Nashville, Tenn.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Chicago, Ill. (O’Hare International Airport).
    Departures from Tampa, Fla. available for $50 supplement per person.
  • Five-night 3.5-star hotel accommodations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Seven meals—five breakfasts and two dinners
  • Airport to hotel transfers and motorcoach transportation throughout the trip
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Event, sightseeing, museum and landmark admission fees
  • Tour Director accompaniment
  • Baggage handling

Contest winner will be selected on July 8, 2019, by a random drawing from all valid entries received by 11:59 p.m. CDT, June 30, 2019.
All current fiscal year** donors are eligible to win. No gift is necessary to be entered. Entry limit: one per person. Trip winner will be notified and confirmed by email or telephone, and subsequently announced in posts on Vanderbilt Alumni Facebook, Instagram (@vanderbiltalumni) and Twitter (@VanderbiltAlum) accounts.

Please download and review complete drawing Rules and Restrictions.

Download the Frequently Asked Questions document.

Access the online form to enter without making a gift.

** Vanderbilt University’s current fiscal year runs from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.