Get Free Tickets to the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show 2019
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:53am

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Learn how to travel like a local everywhere you go at the 2019 Chicago Travel & Adventure Show!

At the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show, explore thousands of vacation options in top destinations from around the globe. Meet one-on-one with travel experts who will help you find, plan and book your next vacation. Uncover travel deals and show-only specials. Gain expert advice and learn to travel like an insider from dozens of educational seminars.

Plus, meet Samantha Brown, Rick Steves, Pauline Frommer, and more! Get transported around the world in one day, under one roof.

Visit for a full seminar line up and additional event information.

Make the first stop on your next vacation the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show - January 12th and 13th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Be sure to stop by Booth 614 and say hello!

Chicago Travel and Adventure Show 2018

BONUS: Get your tickets free! Use code VIPLOCAL and you can get free admission to the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show.

AND you can see The Local Tourist, because we'll be at the show! Stop by and enter to win prizes, including an autographed copy of my second book, Two Lane Gems, Vol. 2: Bison are Giant and Other Observations from an American Road Trip. Plus, we always have bribery - er, I mean - candy.

Use code VIPLOCAL to get your free ticket to the show! (Click on TICKETS and enter promo code at top of page before selecting quantity.)

Limited number of free tickets. If none are available, use code LT19 for a discount.

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Theresa  Goodrich is the founder and publisher of The Local Tourist and author of "Two Lane Gems," an uplifting and slightly humorous tale of her 6,479.5-mile cross-country road trip. It's .

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Hi! Thanks for the promo code! I just got my free ticket. I'll stop by tomorrow and thank you in person!

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VIPLOCAL - it's below the image of us exhibiting at the show as well as in the second-to-last paragraph.

The promo code, VIPLOCAL, does not work for me. After copying and pasting the code, I get an invalid code error message.

Hi KW - there were a limited number of free tickets, so they must have run out.

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For your reading enjoyment, by the founder of The Local Tourist:

"If John Steinbeck earned a Nobel Prize in Literature shortly after publishing Travels with Charley, then Theresa should start planning a trip to Oslo, Norway, because Two Lane Gems is every bit the book Travels with Charley was. And then some." ~Amazon review