Adventure Seekers Get Their Adrenalin Rush At One Of Seven Travel & Adventure Shows Around The US In 2016
by Heather Cassell
Up for an adventure? How about a weekend of adventure? The Travel & Adventure Show will be roaming through the US this winter wetting wanderlusters’ appetite to hit the road.
The Travel & Adventure Show will hit the road again in 2016 stopping in seven cities starting January 16. Wanderlusters can get your gallivanting shoes on at these Travel & Adventure Shows:
- January 16 – 17: Travel & Adventure Show San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center
- January 23 – 24: Travel & Adventure Show Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
- January 30 – 31: Travel & Adventure Show Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
- February 20 – 21: Travel & Adventure Show Washington, DC at the Washington Convention Center
- February 27 – 28: Travel & Adventure Show Los Angeles at the Long Beach Convention Center
- March 5 – 6: Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center
- March 19 – 20: Travel & Adventure Show Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center
The Travel & Adventure Show has inspired wanderlusters for 12 years in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC. This will be the sixth year that the show comes to the San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas and the third year it visits San Diego and its second year in Philadelphia, according to its website.
Travelers will have unprecedented access to many of the world’s top destinations, travel experts, and travel companies during the weekend long travel show, according to John Golicz, chief executive officer and founder, who announced the 2016 Travel & Adventure Show dates in a December 1 news release.
Attendees will get the latest travel tips and deals as well as talk to celebrities, attend workshops, check out exhibits on five stages and the Yosemite Experience Pavilion, and have the chance to win trips, prizes and simply feed their wanderlust.
The Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown and Pauline Frommer, editorial director of the Frommer Guides and publisher of Frommers.com, are among the speakers for the travel show.
More than 200 exhibitors will be on display, such as Costa Rica Rios, Discover Pakistan, Tourism Malaysia, Taiwan Tourism Bureau as well as tour companies Yamnusha Mountain Adventures and Utah’s Canyonlands, showing off what their destinations have to offer travelers.
“People flock to our events because they know that while the Internet and guidebooks contain great information, they are not always reliable,” says John, who has helped connect travelers in a “meaningful way” with experts at the world’s top destinations giving them their dream vacations. “At the Travel & Adventure Shows you get the truth from people who are either from the travel destination or have traveled extensively in the region.”
Wanderlusters will also be entertained by art and culture, food and wine, and travel tips at the Destination Theater, Savvy Traveler Theater, Global Beats Stage, Taste of Travel Stage are four of the five stages tailored for traveler’s interests.
For Girls That Roam and those of us in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show is Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Hall B/C/D, 5001 Great America Highway, Santa Clara, California. Single day passes are $16 and two-day passes are $25. Children 16 and under are admitted free of charge. Passes are available at TravelShows.com/Shows/San-Francisco-Bay-Area.
Adventure seekers can get passes to the Travel & Adventure Show in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC at TravelShows.com.
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