We all know that IT professionals tend to work too much and take vacations far too infrequently. But maybe vacations would be a tad more appealing, and easier to justify, if you plan your travels to geeky destinations.

We took advantage of TechRepublic’s page on Facebook to ask the TechRepublic community what geeky vacation destinations they’d recommend.

According to Angela Twyman Lawson, “The number one geek destination has to be the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX.” (Photo credit: Giulia Mazza via Flickr)

Find out what other geeky places and events made the photo gallery: “Geeky vacation destinations.”