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Travel & Adventure Show

Discover the Leading Destinations, Local Travel Experts, Top Celebrity Personalities, Comprehensive Content, and Exclusive Travel Deals That You Just Can’t Find Anywhere Else.

At the Travel & Adventure Show, the #1 series of travel shows in the U.S., you never know who you are going to meet. Come face-to-face with some of your favorite celebrity travel speakers such as Phil Keoghan, Jack Maxwell and Peter Greenberg. Get expert packing tips, technology trends and budget travel hacks on the Savvy Traveler Theater. Talk to local destination experts who have the inside knowledge of where to go and what to do at the Destination Theater. Get a taste of far away cultures at the Taste of Travel Theater and feel the rhythm and vibes of distant lands on the Global Beats Stage.


Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Jan 13 - Jan 14, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Sunday: 11:00 AM - 4:OO PM.


$11-$18, Children 16 and under – Free


Explore San Diego Neighborhoods

Inland Valley, Mountain & Desert

Baja California

More to explore


A Very Carnitas' Christmas

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

In case you haven't heard, the Embarcadero Shack is pulling out all the stops for the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights.

Ideally situated along the parade route, we will have entertainment for the whole family on both Sunday, December 10 & 17. Little ones can enjoy hot chocolate and peppermint soft serve, while the adults can imbibe on a tasty assortment of cocktails. Whether playing a round of corn hole or dancing to our live music, we hope to see you there!

- Photo Station
- Live Music from Mike White
- Free Ornament Decorating
- Holiday Popcorn Station
- and so much more!

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Flagship Patriot Jet Boat Tour

Apr 19, 2017 - ongoing

Climb aboard the Patriot for one of the most thrilling rides in San Diego! Zip and zoom around the bay on an entertaining tour of the waterfront's most scenic spots - past military ships, along the downtown skyline, and under the iconic Coronado Bridge. The 70-foot Patriot comfortably seats 139 and offers fantastic views in every direction. With rock music pumping, your highly skilled captain will narrate and navigate while executing 360-degree turns and reaching speeds upwards of 50 mph. Propelled by two 1,400 horsepower jet engines, it's the adrenaline adventure of a lifetime!

Feel the wind, the motion and the refreshing spray, and experience the beauty of San Diego from a whole new perspective. There's nothing like it!


Winter Camps on San Diego Bay

Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2017

Through animal encounters, games, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, role play and career exploration, the world of our amazing native wildlife comes to life! Our Wildlife Day Camps are a fun way for your kids to learn during school breaks.

Winter camps are back at the Living Coast Discovery Center. Kids will make friends, discover nature, track wildlife on the marsh, explore life under the microscope, feed sharks and meet birds, reptiles and sea turtles up-close - all in a fun, exciting program managed by Living Coast educators.

Registrations begins Dec 1. All registrations before Dec. 5 get Early Bird Discount! 

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View San Diego's Parade of Lights - H&M Landing

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

Start a new holiday tradition.  View the San Diego Bay Boat Parade of Lights from a unique vantage point, aboard the M/V Mustang.

Enjoy watching the Parade of Lights on San Diego Bay, anchored aboard the Mustang with warm inside seating, warm food and beverage available for sale.

You will be up close, where you can hear the music on the jolly decorated vessels.  The M/V Mustang will anchor for optimum viewing along the parade route.  The boat will be decked out in her holiday best to enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere.

Cost: $35.00

Departs: 4:30pm

Food and beverages available to purchase

Dress Warmly!



A Very Carnitas' Christmas

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

Flagship Patriot Jet Boat Tour

Apr 19, 2017 - ongoing

Winter Camps on San Diego Bay

Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2017

View San Diego's Parade of Lights - H&M Landing

Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

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