Alcatraz Wins Summer Vacation Photo Contest

Patch reader Brieana Savard, of Newtown, wins our "What I did on my Summer Vacation" photo contest.

Patch readers in Bucks and Montgomery picked a photo by as the best photo in our photo contest.

The picture shows the Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco.

"It was a 17-day long vacation where we took a train to Washington, then another train to Chicago, and one last train to San Francisco," said Brieana. "I went with my boyfriend and his family. ... We had a sleeping car for the overnight rides so we slept right in there and had meals on the train and everything. From there we rented a car and visited San Francisco, Yosemite, Hollywood, Disneyland, Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon, and Monument Valley!"

The family stayed a couple nights at each location and visited the sights: Alcatraz, Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Bridge, Kodak Theatre, Hollywood sign and more.

"This photo was taken from Alcatraz Island after our audio tour," she said.

As the winner, Brieana wins a $50 gift card and a Back-to-School prize package that includes a backpack, notebooks, pens, sunglasses and more. Congratulations! 

The , and Brieana's picture got nearly 40 percent of that total. The runners up, at 17 percent each, are , with a photo of Niagra Falls and a photo by of "beach bums Jimmy and Sean."

Cora Rowe September 03, 2012 at 10:32 PM
I visited Alcatrez, too. I found it to be very spooky!
Tom Sofield September 04, 2012 at 01:01 AM
Lorelei Octavo September 04, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Congratulations Brieana, from your friends at Alcatraz Cruises! We've shared this story on our Facebook page too: http://www.facebook.com/AlcatrazCruises


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