Picture 12With scuba diving lessons, rock wall climbing, a zip line and adventure ropes course you may think you boarded a plane at LAX but you really just went to the LA Times Travel & Adventure Show. The 2010 show will feature 500 exhibitors, travel giveaways and appearances from travel gurus Rick Steves and Arthur and Pauline Frommer. Cultural performances will also take the Global Beat Stage where you can see the Lion Dance come alive.

The variety of travel destinations presented at the show is enough to peak the interest of any jetsetter and may just make you book your 2010 trip a little sooner.