Thursday, January 5, 2017

Travel & Adventure Show Comes to Chicago January 21-22

The Chicago Travel and Adventure Show will bring travel experts and the flavors of distant lands to Chicago.
Image courtesy of Travel & Adventure Show
Dreaming of a new adventure but can't escape Chicago any time soon? January's Travel & Adventure show will bring the travel to us! The two day event will feature seminars given by travel experts, exhibits from travel destination representatives, hands-on activities, cultural performances and travel-flavored cooking demos. Plus, there are prizes! Who can forget prizes?


The Travel & Adventure Show provides a great indoor travel experience that will undoubtedly allow us Chicagoans to escape winter for at least a little bit. Check out all of the fun:

Travel expert Rick Steves will talk at the Travel and Adventure Show in Chicago.
Rick Steves will talk on January 22 at the Travel & Adventure Show. Image courtesy of Travel & Adventure Show.
Travel Experts:

A variety of keynote speakers will teach audiences about travel tips and ideas inspiring exploration in new ways. Speakers include travel writer and travel show host Rick Steves, Travel Channel host Samantha Brown, Emmy Award winning investigative reporter and producer and CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, Editorial Director of the Frommer Guides and Publisher of Frommers.com Pauline Frommes and Editor-in-Chief of JohnnyJet.com Johnny Jet. There are many other speakers as well! Take a look at the schedule for more information. A great opportunity to learn insider tips! **Please note that Rick Steves will only be in attendance on Sunday, January 22.**

Family Experiences:

Of course, the event will have plenty of travel and adventure opportunities for the whole family! Cultural performances will bring the flavor of faraway lands right to families. The Global Beats Stage will be home to Nordic, Polynesian, Indian, Irish, Native American and more dances. Hands-on experiences will include camel rides indoors, a dive pool, pictures in front of a green screen depicting a scene of your choosing and more. If you are interested in the dive pool, please bring a swimsuit or towel. Children must be 10-years-old for the dive pool and accompanied by an adult for ages 10-11. Of course, there will be plenty of destination experts to tempt your desire for travel!

Dive pool at the Travel and Adventure Show
Dive pool at the Travel and Adventure Show. Image courtesy of the Travel & Adventure Show.

Details about The Chicago Travel & Adventure Show:

  • Dates: January 21-22; 10AM-5PM Jan. 21 and 11AM-4PM Jan. 22
  • Tickets: Purchase online for discounted rate of $11 for 1 day, $18 for both with code: CHPR; Purchase at show for $15/$22; children ages 16-year-old and under are free
  • Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont
The Travel & Adventure Show will whisk families away from Chicago's winter for a day! The event also provides on opportunity to come up with new travel adventures for yourself.

**Disclosure: I will receive complimentary tickets to the Travel & Adventure Show in order to bring coverage to you. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own.
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