Us Weekly is giving away three $1,000 gift cards to plan an epic summer staycation. Credit: David Franklin/Getty Images

There's no need to travel far to have an epic amount of fun this summer! If you can't make it to an exotic beach or tropical resort on vacation, Us Weekly has you covered: We're giving away $1,000 gift cards to three lucky winners so they can plan their own epic summer staycation on Us!

To enter, create a Pinterest board called "Day in the Life" and pin at least one example of the perfect day with your family in your hometown. Whether it's walking the dog and having a picnic in the park, or playing a competitive game of baseball in your backyard, we want to see it all! Then go to the website and fill out the entry form (submit your name, email address, and a URL of the Pinterest board you created).


If you do not have a Pinterest account, you can mail in your information (name, email address and mailing address) as well as at least one (1) image that represents your idea of the perfect day with your family in your hometown in a separate, stamped, self-addressed, No.10 envelope to: "Epic Summer Staycation" Sweepstakes c/o Us Weekly Marketing 1290 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10104.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to residents of continental U.S. and Washington DC (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF ALASKA, HAWAII, OVERSEAS MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, PUERTO RICO, AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES) who are 21 years of age or older as of 06/10/2013. All entries must be received by 07/12/2013. No. of Winners: 3. ARV: $1,000. Certain restrictions may apply.

For complete Official Rules, click here.