Travel and Adventure Show Comes to Chicago

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By: Ashmar Mandou

The 11th annual Chicago Travel and Adventure Show makes its way to Chicago January 17th and 18th to give travel hopefuls the opportunity to become enthused by the sights, sounds, and taste of various cultures around the world. As the country’s number one travel show, Chicago Travel and Adventure Show will return to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

This year, the Travel and Adventure Show will feature more than 1,000 travel experts from the world’s top destinations to offer tips to travel enthusiasts on how to have the best vacation. Featured speakers include New York Times bestselling author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed, who will discuss her deeply transformative 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, a story that was recently adapted into a major motion picture staring Reese Witherspoon; Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown; Peter Greenberg, Emmy-winning investigative reporter and travel news journalist; Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of the Frommer’s Guides and Publisher of; and Patricia Schultz, best-selling author, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.

Attendees can discover more than 300 exhibitors from international destinations ranging from the Mexico Tourism Board, Florida Keys & Key West, Tahiti Tourism, India Tourism, as well as local destinations highlighted by the Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan pavilions. The Chicago Travel and Adventure Show takes place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on January 17 and 18, 2015 (5555 N. River Rd, Rosemont, IL). On Saturday, the show opens at 9:30am for travel professionals, with general public hours set from 10 am – 5 pm. On Sunday, the show floor opens at 11 am and the show closes at 4 pm. Single and two-day tickets are currently available online for a discounted rate of $11 (single-day) and $17 (two-day) with promo code: CHPR, and are also available on-site for $16/$25. As always, children 16 and under are free. For tickets and more information, visit

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