Special Attractions

Vacation Marketplace
The Vacation Marketplace
The Great Vacations Travel EXPO is planned with you and your budget in mind. We’ve assembled an incredible lineup of the world’s top travel companies so you can explore the best travel packages, pricing, and deals available. Whether you are seeking a quick overnight road trip, an Alaskan cruise, or an exotic vacation an entire world away, the EXPO has something for every traveler’s interest. And the best part? It’s all under one roof!
Paradise Pavillion
Paradise Pavilion
The Paradise Pavilion, brought to you by Travel Impressions, will transport you right out of the cold to thoughts of soft sand on your toes and warm sun on your face! This is where you can find the tropical vacation destination of a lifetime from extraordinary resorts throughout the Caribbean and Mexico.

Great Outdoors
The Great Outdoors Adventure Area
Take a walk on the wild side. The Great Outdoors area, brought to you by Metro Parks, brings the outdoors inside. This beautifully natural area within the EXPO is a restful place where you can enjoy real pine trees, a covered bridge, water feature and fun activities for the entire family. Learn more about one of the region’s finest park systems, with each one being extraordinary – and extraordinarily close to home.
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Road Trip Ready Zone, presented by NAPA Auto Parts
You’re ready to hit the road, but is your vehicle also ready? The experienced experts from AAA Car Care Plus and NAPA Auto Parts are armed with all the knowledge you need to stay safe on the road and you’ll find them in the Road Trip Ready Zone.
Hocking Hills
Destination Hocking Hills
Travelers from around the globe are discovering the natural beauty of Ohio’s Hocking Hills. Marked by stunning craggy caves, soaring cliffs and rushing waterfalls, this one-of-kind destination boasts extraordinary experiences, from adventure-packed zip lines and outdoor explorations to pampering spas and fully-loaded luxury cabins.
AAA Explore Store
AAA Explore Store
The AAA Explore Store is the place to shop for the best pricing and dates on great getaways. It’s also the place to pick up everything you need for your trip. You’ve always relied on AAA to get you where you want to go, but never has everything been so easy to find in one great location. So come prepared. Bring your calendar and your checkbook or credit card, and be ready to book you next escape at the show. Only EXPO guests will have access to such unheard-of pricing and amazing selections.
Senior Day
Senior Day, presented by Viking Cruises
Friday, January 19 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!

Kids Day
Kids Day
Kids Day is Saturday, January 20! It’s a day packed with costume characters, live entertainment and great family travel ideas. Designed to entertain youngsters while providing useful tips and advice for parents, Kids Day is the one-stop-shop for the entire family. And the EXPO’s “Passport for Prizes” activity will let the whole family take part in the fun as you get your passports stamped at exciting EXPO attractions and exhibits and are entered to win an unforgettable family vacation!
Royal Caribbean
AAA Travel Stage, presented by Royal Caribbean
With a non-stop line-up of entertainment, informational travel presentations, and tips-and-tricks about your next adventure, the AAA Travel Stage is sure to please. Be sure to check the Event Schedule page of this website for a complete listing of programs and activities.