The annual AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo is coming to Columbus on February 7-9, 2020 at Ohio Expo Center. Get ideas for your next big vacation by talking to travel experts and checking out vacation packages.
There are lots of special guests and interactive activities for the family. Josh Gates, host of Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown, and other guest travel celebrities will make appearances throughout the weekend. Check out the schedule on the website.
Friday, February 7 is Senior Day, presented by Viking Cruises. Travelers age 55 or older receive $2-off admission, plus special deals, programs and giveaways designed for the way seniors like to travel. Whether it’s a multi-generational trip, a trip that the kids and the grandkids will love, or an affordable escape or the vacation of a lifetime, you’ll find it at the EXPO!
Friday also features Taste of The Place. Dozens of EXPO exhibitors offer tasty samples of food and drink that distinctly represent their destinations. This taste adventure activity is your chance to talk with travel representatives while savoring the deliciousness of their destinations.
Saturday, February 8 is Kids Day with Columbus Zoo Animals. Kids Day offers families a day packed with costumed characters, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Kids can meet the animals that travel with Jack Hanna as the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium takes the stage at 11 a.m. And the entire family can play the “Passport for Prizes” adventure game to be entered to win an unforgettable family vacation. Stick around to enjoy The Wayfarers on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Tickets to the Great Vacation Travel Expo are $8 for adults and FREE for children 16 and under. AAA members can get tickets for just $4 online or at a AAA store.
- Friday: 12 – 7 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ohio Expo Center (Kasich Hall)
717 E. 17th Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43211