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Everyone enjoys traveling to new, exiting destinations. But discovering those destinations and planning the perfect itinerary can be a challenge.
If only you had an adventurous, globetrotting friend who could share their secrets and travel tips…
Well, now you do. The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show—the largest of its kind in the nation—brings some of today's leading travel experts to the Long Beach Convention Center. Now in its ninth year, the acclaimed show takes place on February 8 and 9 and aims to inspire, with exhibitors and guest speakers sharing their stories, insider tips and favorite destinations.
From Frommer Guidebook authors to TV personalities, you'll hear from a wide variety of travel savvy experts. Speakers include:
The host of "Rick Steves Europe" shares tips on getting the most out of every mile, minute, and dollar on your next trip.
The author of the Frommer Guidebook Series (and one of the world's most well-traveled ladies) shares her legendary travel secrets and tips.
The Emmy Award-winning travel journalist will arm you with cutting-edge travel information and insider tips you need to know before you ever leave home.
The Travel Channel host and consummate globetrotter will deliver her personal tips on how to get the most out of your trip.
The "Dangerous Grounds" host, Travel Channel personality and coffee maker shares stories from his enriching, far-flung adventures, like surfing the Nile river and navigating the mountains of Nepal in an ultra-light aircraft.
As the host of the Travel Channel's “Mysteries at the Museum,” “Monumental Mysteries,” and "Greatest Mysteries," Wildman knows a think or two about lifting the veil of unseen America. At the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, the life-long adventurer shares his experiences as well as tips on how to unlock adventure across the country.
In addition to these exclusive seminars, attendees will enjoy a fully immersive experience that is sure to inspire their next great getaway. Over 450 exhibitors and thousands of destination experts will help you plan your next vacation, arming you with locals-only information, while show-only travel specials and amazing trip giveaways can help kickstart your next adventure.
But the action doesn't end there. You'll indulge in local cuisine from around the world at the culinary stage (all without packing your passport or booking a table!), plus enjoy more than 30 cultural performances from places like Egypt, Malaysia and Greece. Meanwhile, kids and adventurous adults alike will love hands-on activities like ziplining, rock climbing and the San Diego Zoo Animal Exhibit.
Don't go into your next getaway blind. Instead, get inspired and let the pros help you plan ahead by visiting the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show. For more information click here, and don't forget to enter the promo code NBCWB2 to receive discounted $10 tickets.