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

Portland, Oregon, is one of the most celebrated culinary destinations in the United States. Portland offers fresh, organic and local ingredients for farm-to-table dining experiences, is revered for its coffee and tea, and boasts more breweries than any other city on earth. Oh, and Portland has accumulated over 600 food carts.

Created from a limestone hilltop over 70 years ago, this unique estate garden is the brilliant vision of famed portrait artist Douglas Chandor (1897 – 1953). His passion for art and beauty are expressed in Chandor Gardens' ingenious layout, rich with water features, intricate stonework, timeless sculpture and delightful surprises around every corner.

Is Fisherman's Wharf on your San Francisco itinerary? (Who are we kidding ... Of course it is!) Tell your groups to bring their appetites along for the delicious seafood dished out at these noteworthy restaurants. 

Planning to visit Branson, Missouri, with your group in 2017? There's always something exciting happening in this Ozark Mountain town. Make sure these exciting new attractions, shows and festivals are on your radar.

James Cameron's Titanic is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and attractions across the United States are commemorating the film's debut. If your group members are film fans, hopeless romantics or curious about how Jack just couldn't hop right up on that door with Kate instead of dying from hypothermia—check out these activities.

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