The phrase “ticket to adventure” is a trite expression used by any number of enterprises trying to convince a person to pay the price of admission. “Buy a ticket to adventure and the doors will open to the experience of a lifetime,” they say. The promise may come from a carnival barker assuring passers-by they will see amazing sights. “Step right up and buy a ticket.” It may come from a professional spokesman on an airline commercial. “Your ticket will take you to the adventures you can only imagine.”

This time the phrase is from me and I’m promising: “for the price of a ticket” you’ll find adventures galore, adventures to last a lifetime and adventures to match your lifestyle. The first ticket you need is one to get in the door of the Ford 65th Annual Indianapolis Boat Sport and Travel Show being held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from February 14-23, 2019.

READ MORE by Mike Schoonveld at