AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo-Preview
By Heather Rader

AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo-Preview

With the new year upon us, why not make a resolution to travel more in 2016? Wouldn’t it be nice to take a weekend getaway, family vacation, or short day trip? The perfect place to help cure your wanderlust and help plan your next getaway is the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo!

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The AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo will be held January 22-24, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Downtown Columbus. With over 250 exhibits and exhibitors, expo-goers will have access to travel tips and tricks, talk one-on-one with travel specialists, and visit interactive travel exhibitions. The AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo features almost every vacation type imaginable, from cruises, luxury travel, vacation and resort packages, national and international travel destinations, local Ohio destinations, adventure travel and honeymoon destinations, there is a vacation option for every vacationer! Whether you are on a budget or want to plan the trip of a lifetime, you will find it at the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo!

In addition to travel destinations, vacation planners can explore interactive exhibits at the Vacation Marketplace, Paradise Pavilion, Lake Erie Shores & Islands, and The Great Outdoors (presented by Metro Parks), enter to win travel giveaways, find discounted travel deals, shop at the AAA Explore Store, and listen to travel insight from local and national celebrities on the AAA Expo stage. Just announced that Samantha Brown from the Travel Channel will be sharing travel stories and travel tips on Sunday, January 24 at 1pm!



Stop by the Ohio. Find It. Here. booth and you’ll get to virtually experience some of the best destinations in the state! The virtual reality headsets let you zipline through the trees, ride a roller coaster at Cedar Point and more! Afterward, we’ll help you plan your trip…for real! 

Tickets (available by advance purchase online or at the door) for the AAA Great Vacation Travel Expo are $8 for adults, $4 for AAA members, and children under 16 are free! Expo hours are:

Friday, January 22 12pm-7pm

Saturday, January 23 10am-7pm

Sunday, January 24 11am-5pm

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Make 2016 the year you utilize those vacation days and create wonderful travel memories to last a lifetime!



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