The 15 Geekiest Vacations - #13: World Science Fiction Convention
If you need any further evidence that the World Science Fiction Convention is the ultimate geek vacation-aside from the fact that our own Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has gone many years-just browse the membership rules ("You can only be a member of one or more particular World Science Fiction Conventions. The membership of World Science Fiction Society is defined as the membership of the upcoming Worldcon so joining that Worldcon is the only way to join WSFS"). But all needling rules aside, the 65th World Science Fiction Convention, Aug. 30 to Sept. 3, the first one ever in Japan, is not to be missed. Have a late-night filk singing session with the world's biggest sci-fi fans. Even better, child care is available upon request.
Geeks need a break too, and from the National Computer Museum to a Star Trek bar in Vegas to Space Camp and Geek Cruises, the tech obsessed have plenty of geeky vacation options. Now if they could only learn how to relax.