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

In the Smoky Mountains, the scenery is still beautiful, the people are still friendly and the attractions are still open. Come visit us now to experience all the things you've come to love about the Smokies. From hiking in the national park to skiing Ober Gatlinburg, playing the day away at Dollywood and shopping 'til you drop at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, all your favorites are ready to welcome you back.

The new year offers new opportunities to explore Boston's Freedom Trail®. There's an array of activities and exhibits for children, history buffs and visitors to celebrate Black History Month and Women's History Month, while exploring more chapters of the United States' story along two special walking tours.

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 65 million people around the world are displaced. The Newseum's new exhibit, Annenberg Space for Photography's REFUGEE, depicts the lives of diverse populations displaced throughout the world and includes stunning portraits of new Americans.

National Harbor, a micro-city on the banks of the Potomac River, recently welcomed the addition of MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino, a luxury resort, retail, dining, entertainment and gaming experience just minutes from Washington, D.C.

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Recent Blogs

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.