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Groups Today Destination articles bring travel planners new insights into well-traveled destinations and quick tips for those hidden treasures.

For regions of North America that succumb to the frozen tundra of winter, spring welcomes a series of icons: budding leaves, chirping birds, beautiful flowers and ... bluegrass. Bluegrass music, that is. Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass returns May 19 – 20, 2017, to Sevierville, Tennessee, with an exciting new musical lineup featuring legendary bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs.

If you're looking for a four-season playground boasting 26 miles of beaches and Olympic experiences, look no further than the Lake Michigan shoreline! Muskegon County, Michigan, is a prime destination for vacations, meetings and events—and Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau will make it worth your while with its 2017 Visitors Guide and Coupon Book.

The Ontario Science Centre is celebrating Canada's sesquicentennial with new programming lauding science and innovation with a lineup of films, exhibitions and events—and a trio of new experiences.

Where can you find more than 500 artfully designed and carefully stitched quilts competing for more than $20,000 in prize money? In Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! The 23rd annual A Mountain Quiltfest will feature displays, classes, quilt appraisals and Western-themed entertainment from March 21 – 25, 2017, in the LeConte Center.

Beginning April 2017, groups can take a journey through the remarkable story of America's founding with the Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia's newest attraction. Featuring priceless, historical artifacts showcased through innovative storytelling technologies and immersive exhibits, groups will leave the Museum of the American Revolution with a deeper understanding of the events, ideas and individuals that started the United States of America.

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This Wouldn't Look Better as a Lake

"Wouldn't this look better as a lake?"

I was staring out into Yosemite Valley. Half Dome and El Capitan loomed in the distance—two natural landmarks accomplishing what I thought impossible: Make the giant sequoias gathered below look small.

"What?" I turned to the man standing next to me.

"A joke," he said. "Someone once thought this valley would make a great lake."

Get Your Kicks on ... Route 50?

Route 66 sure gets a lot of hype, but have you sent groups along U.S. Route 50 lately? Probably not. In July 1986, Life magazine dubbed the Nevada portion, "The Loneliest Road in America." And yet, from rural mountain ranges to desolate deserts and miles upon miles of rich farmland, Route 50 stretches across 3,073 miles from Ocean City, Maryland to Sacramento, California. It spans 12 states and links four state capitals—offering the most complete cross-sectional journey along the United States midriff.

OMG Experiences (a.k.a. Millennial Travel Trends)

Millennials are one of the largest generations in history (larger, even, than the baby boomers)—and they're entering their prime spending years. Born between 1982 and 1999, millennials were raised on the Internet, fostering a global awareness and an inherent interest in travel. But what are these young travelers looking for? The Millennial Traveler Report conducted by Expedia and Future Foundation discovered a few key generational characteristics.