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10th Annual Travel & Adventure Show Lands in Washington, DC, February 22-23

Find Inspiration for Dream Travel with a Bevy of Travel Experts and Adventurers, Including Rick Steves, Pauline Frommer, Samantha Brown and Andrew McCarthy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington, DC Travel & Adventure Show - part of the largest series of consumer travel events in the U.S. – returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC for the 10th straight year, on Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23.  The show is a one-stop-shopping bazaar with an extensive array of destination vendors offering show-only travel deals, free giveaways and action-packed activities, plus educational seminars, cultural performances and more.

Among the travel legends who will be speaking include:  Rick Steves, writer and host of Rick Steves' Europe; Pauline Frommer, editorial director of the Frommer guides, publisher of Frommers.com and radio host; Samantha Brown, who has hosted several popular Travel Channel programs, including the upcoming "The Trip: 2014;" and Andrew McCarthy, award-winning travel writer and actor and Editor-at-Large, National Geographic Traveler.

Two additional Travel Channel stars will make their Washington, DC show debuts this year - "Dangerous Grounds" host Todd Carmichael, Coffee Entrepreneur and Adventurer on Saturday, and history explorer and museum enthusiast Don Wildman from "Mysteries at the Museum" on Sunday.

Savor world cuisines on the Taste of Travel Stage, with hosts and guest chefs leading attendees through a combination of discussions and cooking demos, celebrating gastronomy. Watch the world come alive on the Global Beats Stage, featuring culturally diverse dance and music performances representing destinations from around the world.  Additionally, guests of all ages will have the opportunity to take scuba lessons in a heated pool, check their dexterity on a rock climbing wall OR their balance on a Segway.

Exhibitors from a wide array of exotic and exciting destinations across the world and adventures practically in our own backyard will display thousands of thrilling travel opportunities, ideal for every budget.  From discovering the wild beauty and adventure opportunities of Africa to a magnificent sunset on the beautiful beaches of Aruba, experiencing an elephant tour in Thailand or Tanzania to the thrills of nearby Hershey Park, no destination is out of reach. The show is just right for anyone looking to create the vacation of a life time.  Exclusive show deals on select travel packages will help turn this long-lasting dream into a reality.  

The Washington, DC Travel and Adventure Show's supporting sponsors are SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment and Rick Steves' Europe; Hershey Harrisburg Region is the contributing sponsor, and Ethiopian Airlines is the event's official airline sponsor.  Travel Channel is the national television media sponsor and AFAR magazine is the national magazine sponsor, along with media sponsor Jetset Extra.  


Saturday, February 22 - 10:00am – 5:00pm 
Sunday, February 23 - 11:00am – 4:00pm



Each ticket is valid for one day only.
Adults (17-and-over):  $10 Online with Promo Code:  DCPR
(www.adventureexpo.com) or $15 at the Door
Children:  Children 16-and-under are free with a paid adult.


Washington Convention Center 
801 Mount Vernon Place NW Washington, DC 20001 
Metro Stop: Mount Vernon Square-Convention Center Station (Green and Yellow Line)

SOURCE Travel & Adventure Show

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