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  • Chinese New Year—also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival—is one of the world's most celebrated annual events. Your groups don't have to travel far to celebrate. These five North American destinations host huge celebrations.

  • "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."