Adventure seekers seek no more: 9th Annual DC Travel & Adventure Show is in Town

Scuba Pool

By Punch Correspondent Zoraida Rodriguez-Keeton

Media was invited to enjoy an exclusive preview of the 9th Annual DC Travel & Adventure Show today Friday, March 8. The preview offered just a hint of the thrills and excitement visitors to the show will experience during regular show hours at the Washington Convention Center on March 9 and 10. The preview delivered on its promise: this year’s Show promises to be a standout and is surely worth the $15 entry fee at the door.

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Antartica Experience

Come join the fun this weekend and enjoy the following features:

Scuba lessons: Enjoy free scuba lessons in the 4-feet-deep, 18,000- gallon scuba pool and even play with an underwater scooter and MP3 Players, all under the supervision of a certified diving instructor. provides the wetsuits, masks, air tanks, and hairdryers.

Penguins from SeaWorld: New this year, SeaWorld Orlando will offer show visitors a voyage to the icy world of Antarctica, providing a virtual sneak peek of the continent’s thrills and chills. Walk side by side with a penguin colony, go beneath the surface, become an Arctic explorer and enjoy a unique family experience.

Culinary Stage: The Culinary Stage will offer demonstrations and discussions throughout the weekend, some of them featuring samples! Take home recipes to spice up your everyday meals.

Global Beats Stage (Sponsored by: World Heritage Cultural Center): Over 20 Cultural Performances over the weekend

Rock climbing wall: Experienced professionals from River & Trail Outfitters will be on hand to ensure your safety for this experience.

Show Hours:
· Saturday, March 9th 10:00AM-5:00PM
· Sunday, March 10th 11:00AM-4:00PM

Venue: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center-Hall C
Website: Website

The Travel & Adventure Show is the largest and longest running series of consumer travel events in the United States. The show is a one-stop-shopping marketplace where consumers and the travel trade will find thousands of travel providers offering unique vacation options and travel information. Attendees have access to travel experts, hands-on activities, educational seminars, cultural performances and more.

About Pamela Sorensen:
Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a leading source of information for the “who, what, when, and where” of Washington, DC’s elite social, professional, and philanthropic scene, which she founded in November of 2006. In 2012 she launched Pacific Punch, based in Los Angeles. Pamela comes from an extensive background in sales and business development from a variety of industries, has been involved with charities and fundraising for a number of years and holds several Board and leadership positions. She currently resides in Arlington, Virginia and when she’s not out on the town, she’s reading or writing while sipping fine wine, or traveling the country and the world ISO adventures, beauty, fun, food, style, libations, music, and the good life. Follow her on Twitter at @pamelaspunch.
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