WTAJ Reporter Kevin Flanigan stopped by the show today and has more on why the expo is drawing plenty of visitors..
Big crowds are expected here at the Blair County Convention Center over the next three days not only to take a break from the very cold winter temperatures, but to plan ahead for the the busy camping season to come.
The lower level of the Convention Center is filled with all sorts of makes and models of new recreational vehicles. That alone is enough to draw in R-V enthusiasts
Tom Mahoney says this is the sort of show that can inspire future vacation plans.
"Just a day out there to get away from it all. We like to look, see what is new keep up to date there. We have a travel trailer we're always looking to maybe update or something there."
In addition to special displays and speakers, the show features the latest in recreational vehicles and camping units available That helps this show draw lots of interest.
"Folks have been cooped up all winter long and i think they are really edgy about wanting to get out camping. And so this gives them the opportunity to see what is new in the market place."
With plenty of people interested in getting out doors and back to nature as soon as the weather allows, organizers of the expo say they should have plenty of visitors over the weekend to checking out the new recreational units on display.
Some of those of those who come back year after year say they are surprised at how these units keep changing .
"It's interesting, finding out some new stuff, just looking, see if i can come up with anything, we have a travel trailer and and maybe looking to get another one."
There is a six dollar admission fee for adults interested in attending this Pennsylvania Adventure Expo,. But organizers say it's money well spent with all this show has to offer.
Reporting from the Blair County Convention Center, Kevin Flanigan WTAJ News.
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