By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – Take a break from the record March heat this weekend and visit Denver’s first ever Travel & Adventure Show.

It’s happening Saturday (10a-5p) and Sunday (11a-4p) at the Colorado Convention Center.

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From a weekend trip close to home to a multi-week journey around the world, hundreds of travel experts will be on hand to help plan the perfect itinerary.

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Don’t forget to check out the following…

  • THE TRAVEL THEATER features Travel Channel Host Samantha Brown; Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die; Johnny Jet, editor-in-chief of; Emmy-winning investigative reporter/producer and CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg; and Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world. Abbamonte is also a contributing editor for Men’s Fitness magazine.
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  • THE DESTINATION THEATER offers advice on how to travel like a local – where and when to go, what to do, how to get there and more.
  • THE SAVVY TRAVELER THEATER showcases travel tips, tricks and advice on packing, technology skills, safety, budget travel and more.
  • THE TASTE OF TRAVEL THEATER presents chefs preparing cuisines and a taste of cultures from around the world, and with plenty of sampling right at your seat.
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  • THE GLOBAL BEATS STAGE features live cultural performances representing different destinations from around the world.
  • Plus there will be hand-on activities from the whole family, including a ride on Eli the camel and world photo booth.

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    Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.