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Building rides, learning math and science
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Bus lovers unite
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Buses, ghosts, elephants and Founding Fathers
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Buttonwillow Church Civil War Dinner Theater in Chattanooga, Tennessee, serves Confederate White House dishes to groups
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By George: New Philadelphia exhibition fetes Washington
The new National Constitution Center exhibition "Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon" opened today in Philadelphia.
By land and sea
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Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains offers horseback riding tours, hay rides and hiking opportunities to Tennessee-bound group travelers.
Serene in the Smoky Mountains: Trails weave throughout Cades Cove
Southern hospitality blends with Louisiana cooking at St. Francisville Inn Bed & Breakfast
Calgary Stampede celebrates 100 years as Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth
Calgary Stampede marks centennial in Alberta.
From music and crafts to the magic of movies, discover what’s new in Los Angeles this spring
California's Jelly Belly sweetens up group tours
Find out where beans are born at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center in Fairfield, Calif., a favorite for group tours
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canadian War Museum offer wealth of national heritage, highlights
Canadian Canoe Museum provides insight into nations character, spirit
Ontario museum is about people, technology and geography
Canadian Tourism Commission adds to Signature Experiences Collection
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Canmore Kananaskis hits Rocky Mountain highs
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Catalan Spain, Andorran neighbor mix Mediterranean, mountains
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Central Ohio: Group travel to the center of the heart
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Changes of all kinds
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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres magical show
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ Main Stage to host exclusive Midwest premiere of Xanadu
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Landmark Arkansas property welcomed Theodore Roosevelt, Al Capone and Joe DiMaggio
Cheers, lads and lasses
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Cherokees and the American Civil War
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Cherry Blossom Festival continues to sweeten Macon after 30 years
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Chickasaw Cultural Center relates stories, spirit of a people
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Civil War experience
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Classic South Dakota
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Colleagues, friends, acting legends
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Colombia's Caribbean jewel: Cartagena de Indias
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Comfortable dining on Penobscot Bay aboard Maine windjammer
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Compelling history, bright future
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Africa enchants on and beyond the safari
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Coronado Peninsula beckons across bay from San Diego
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Country of contrasts
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Collection features American masterworks from Colonial era to contemporary times
Ring in the New Year with the Chefs’ Holidays event at Yosemite National Park
Connect with nature's loveliest at Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha's Botanical Center
El Museo Latino a focal point for Omaha community
Cultured heritage in the South
Laura: A Creole Plantation shares story of Louisiana’s sugarcane past with students
Cumberland Nature Trail spurs ecotourism
With three routes, new trail guides visitors through the best hiking and nature viewing in Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau
Czech Republics capital is biggest, but not sole draw
There are many good reasons why Prague is the Czech Republic’s crown jewel and main attraction.
D.C.'s Cherry Blossom Festival stretches over five weeks to mark anniversary
Events commemorate gift of trees from Japan
Follow the roar of the hooves to Jamestown, North Dakota's Buffalo City
Dallas' new Perot Museum is an inspirational group travel destination
Groups can explore many science and nature exhibits in uniquely designed building.
Dazed and infused
Atlanta Botanical Gardens' annual orchid celebration, Orchid Daze 2012, set for Feb. 4–April 15
Dazzling wildflower displays for spring group tours
National wildlife refuges are home to bevies of blooming beauties and tips for group travel green thumbs to grow their own
Delaware's American dream story
Hagley Museum and Library explores bald eagle’s importance to famed du Pont family
Santa Fe Opera delivers music and culture under the desert sky
DETOURS expands into Las Vegas
Ten years after ‘nerve-racking start,’ touring company opens Nevada headquarters
Diamond Jubilee, Olympics loom for London, United Kingdom
The Diamond Jubilee celebration for Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the London 2012 Olympics are this summer in the United Kingdom's capital.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County to open new Dinosaur Hall in July
Dinosaur National Monument's prehistoric locale unearths creatures' fossils and tales
Group tours to Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and Colorado can discover fragments of the largest land creatures of all time.
Discover century-long legacy of firefighting at Aurora Regional Fire Museum
Groups can tour a restored fire station in northern Illinois city
Discover history in Arizona, California and Nevada
Group travelers can connect with the past at many sites in three Western U.S. states
Discover Manitobas polar bear country
Its subarctic research station debuts eco-friendly facility for learning vacations
Discover military heritage and beautiful, historic art in Steubenville, Ohio
Check out 12 larger-than-life murals, Historic Fort Steuben and Bayberry Bed & Breakfast for your next northeastern Ohio group tour
Discover Salem, a town for all seasons
Tours welcome year-round in Salem, known for witches, maritime heritage
Discover the Georgia Coast
Georgia's Savannah, Tybee, The Golden Isles and Okefenokee Swamp provide groups with miles of fun.
Discovering Ceský Krumlov, a medieval fairytale-like Czech Republic town
Český Krumlov, Czech Republic, is a central European town dating to the Middle Ages which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Disney Youth Programs make student group travel magic
Magic Kingdom in Orlando and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim cater to performing arts, education and celebrations
Discovery Cove in Orlando debuts The Grand Reef, a new immersive marine habitat home to sharks and other amazing creatures
Dollywoods Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival returns Aug. 19-Sept. 5
Back by popular demand, event at Smoky Mountain theme park features 300 concerts, tasty barbecue
Dublin, Ireland's capital
Past, present intersect in vibrant cultural center on River Liffey
Dude ranch getaways in southwestern U.S. are an ace-high group travel bet
Dude Ranchers’ Association offers numerous ranches throughout the Southwest as well as California, Arkansas and Canada
Dutch world horticultural expo Floriade returns in 2012
The sixth edition of the once-a-decade world horticultural expo Floriade is in 2012 from April 5 to Oct. 7 in Venlo, The Netherlands, in southeastern Holland.
Düsseldorf voted second most tourist-friendly city in Germany
A 17 percent increase in foreign business, 11 percent overall increase in hotel bookings and millions of visitors at city’s attractions during 2010 confirm its marketing success
Earth Day occurs every day at ABQ BioPark
ABQ BioPark features a Zoo, Botanic Garden, Aquarium and Tingley Beach park in Albuquerque, N.M. On Saturday, it is hosting Earth Day events.
Eastern Cape's Coastal Route highlights South Africa adventures
The Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency has developed a new Coastal Route covering more than 500 miles of coastline spanning the length of the South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
EcoTarium in Worcester, Massachusetts, is a student group travel must-see focusing on nature and science
Science and nature focal points for EcoTarium
Elvis was here
Sun Studio helped launch legends’ careers, continues to make history
Emerald Isle Explorations
A week in Ireland, from Dublin to Galway, yields a rich storehouse of memories
Connect with another era throughout the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Tours of London provide ‘a nice cultural transition’
Discover America’s beginnings at Virginia’s Henricus Historical Park in Richmond
Episode I: A new group tour phenomenon in Kansas
8,500-square-foot Star Wars-based exhibit to open at Exploration Space in Wichita; features include Luke Skywalker's original Landspeeder, a replica of the Millennium Falcon cockpit, a look at C-3PO and R2-D2 and a host of related events
Escape to Dreamsville USA with 'Rails, Tales and Battle Trails' in Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Group-friendly train tour highlights three war-era tributes, including the American Soldiers Homecoming Festival Oct. 20–21
Explore the evolution of Coca-Cola in Louisiana
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens in Biedenharn, a popular group travel attraction, is legacy of first person to bottle the drink.
Explore the wild at Québec's Le Parc Oméga
Wildlife, landscapes and other natural wonders await at Le Parc Oméga in Montebello, Québec.
Exploring Italy's capital yields easily assimilated dose of history, architecture and culture
Tying in the wonders of Rome, steeped in all its glorious history, with ultra-modern geocache quests enables teachers to overcome the ennui that sometimes sets in with endless rounds of museums...
Exploring Kansas in autumn
Fall is a favorite season in Kansas. The temperatures cool, the prairies take on new colors and smells and events offer a little bit of something for everyone.
Exploring Michigan's Straits of Mackinac region
History and science come alive for groups at Mackinac State HIstoric Parks
Exploring San Diegos charismatic neighborhoods
The host city of the World Youth and Student Travel Conference embodies eclectic charm
Slovenia is the only nation in Europe that touches the Alps, the Mediterranean Sea, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst.
Exploring the Straits
Heritage come alive at Mackinac State Historic Parks
Fabulous Palm Springs Follies adds some bling
1950s doo-wop outfit The Diamonds joins group-friendly, star-studded music, dance and comedy ensemble
Puyallup Fair, National Harvest Festival usher in autumn
Fantasy of Flight lifts restriction on storage facility visits
Aviation-themed attraction in central Florida unveils gold mine of historical items for group excursions
Fast cars, fantastic fun
Experience Cabarrus County, the heart and soul of NASCAR country
Green land between two seas worth the trek
Feeding on The Hunger Games
Road to Panem begets fan tours, itineraries, packages
Feting Groundhog Day the day and the movie in Woodstock, Illinois
Woodstock, Ill., has capitalized on the cult following of the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, where it was filmed. The northeast Illinois community celebrates the movie with its Groundhog Days Festival and tours of the film's sites.
Find the art
Indiana Artisan trails connect creative entrepreneurs
Saarinen House a work of warm architectural magnificence
Five reasons to plan your group's next adventure in India
Seattle-based Wildland Adventures pitches India as a prime international destination for group tours as a consideration for trip planning, with the Taj Mahal and much more.
Flanders marks World War I centenary
Tourism Flanders wants to tell the stories of those on the front and those behind the lines
Capitol River Cruises offers D.C. from another perspective
Florida marine life attractions, theme parks make a whale of a splash with student and adult groups
Winter, star of the blockbuster film Dolphin Tale, greets group tours with friendly frolicking at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. See dolphins, manatees, sea lions and stingrays at several other Florida marine destinations
Follow the path of Germanys enchanted fairy tales
Once upon a time, many years before Walt Disney brought a girl with skin as white as snow to the screen, two scholarly German brothers introduced the tale of Snow White in a form that would long be referenced.
Following Virginias Civil War trails
More than 460 trail sites help tell the story of those caught up in the Civil War
Food tours in Queens tickle taste buds
New York local Jeff Orlick leads tasty tours of NYC’s most diverse borough
Food, wine and history merge with Sacramento group travel
Sacramento is known for its food, wine and Gold Rush history. Groups exploring California’s capital city can combine all three.
For Indianapolis, summer's kicking in
As summer kicks into full swing in Indianapolis, visiting groups will find plenty of new and traditional things to do in the Circle City.
Forging natural connections in Chicago
Plants and animals come into focus at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, a favorite for group tours in the Windy City
Four-season West Virginia destination: Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Snowshoe Mountain Resort schusses with winter and yields year-round fun for groups in West Virginia.
Foxwoods Resort Casino welcomes Princess Diana exhibit
‘Diana, A Celebration" slated for exclusive Northeastern engagement
Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie style comes to life at new exhibit in Racine, Wis.
Free gallery explores architect's connection to nature and influence on American homes
Culinary courses found across France
From cotton to tourism
Muscle Shoals gained its muscle after the Tennessee River was tamed
From slavery to civil rights
Group travel journeys to historic destinations surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation's 150th anniversary
Wyoming's Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, a part of the community since 1900, debuts new space, exhibits
Fun along the river
Experience what’s new in the Quad cities this summer
Fun for all
Skiers and non-skiers will have a good time in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region
Fun ramps up in Pigeon Forge
Great Smoky Mountains resort city expands attraction, entertainment list
Future travel themes announced for Germany
The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced these upcoming themes.
Gateway Arch, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Museum of Westward Expansion among St. Louis must-sees
Group travel attractions trace history of former French fur trading post
Gator group tours in Louisianas Honey Island Swamp
Cajun Encounters Tour Co. brings visitors up close with exotic swamp wildlife
Geek Nation Tours designed ‘for geeks and by geeks’
Gentlemen, start your engines!
LeMay – America’s Car Museum offers four floors of auto stories
George W. Bush Presidential Center opening in Dallas
The center is home to the Bush Presidential Library and Museum and George W. Bush Institute. The library and museum opens to the public May 1.
Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is a major student group travel splash
Discover what’s swimming below the surface at Georgia Aquarium
German city fetes Francke's impact, celebrates his 350th birthday
Halle, Germany, is marking the 350th anniversary of Lutheran theologian and philanthropist August Hermann Francke this year.
Germany prepares for busy year
Major cultural events, 13 wine-producing regions combine to make Germany winning travel destination in 2012
Germanys culture, religious sites draw visitors
Religious relics and sites, avant-garde art fair attract travelers from around the world
Get revved at National Corvette Museum
Bowling Green attraction opened in 1994 as educational tribute to America’s sports car
Get the heck out of Dodge (after you've had a rip-roarin' time!)
Step back in time with a visit to the “Wickedest Little City in the West”
Get your glitter on in Toronto
Uplifting classical concerts, one-of-a-kind artisanal fairs and a slew of joyful gift ideas await
Gettysburg feting Lincoln, Eisenhower
On President's Day weekend (Feb. 18 to 20, 2012), Gettysburg is highlighting President Abraham Lincoln’s monumental Civil War visit in 1863 and the retirement stay of President Dwight Eisenhower.
Gettysburg marks 150th anniversary of battle and address with yearlong commemoration
Highlights include Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony and Remembrance Day Illumination in Soldier’s National Cemetery
Gettysburg, Calgary Stampede atop ABA's Top 100 Events for 2013
The American Bus Association (ABA) released its Top 100 Events in North America for 2013. Read about the list toppers.
Gift of Christmas
The Christmas Walk at Ohio's Niederman Family Farm warms hearts on chilly nights
Gilded Age gem
Celebrate the holidays in grand style at St. Paul's James J. Hill House
Gilded Age mansions of the South are an eye-popping group travel choice
Biltmore Estate in Ashville, N.C., Jekyll Island Club on Jekyll Island, Ga., and Whitehall in Palm Beach, Fla., among the most elegant must-sees
Glass Blowing Studio added to Chrysler Museum of Art
The studio is part of a $45 million expansion, renovation
Golden Gate Bridge marks 75th anniversary with year-long celebration
A year-long celebration marks the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary, with the milestone being marked by events across the San Francisco Bay region.
Southern Oregon city is culinary hub, well-situated for daytrips
Grace Kelly: Pennsylvanias princess
James A. Michener Art Museum celebrates 25 years with a special Grace Kelly exhibit and special packages for group tours
Granadas cultural legacy includes Christian, Muslim and Jewish influences
Pedestrian-filled streets, great restaurants, flamenco shows and the Alhambra enchant visitors to Spanish city
Grand Canyon rafting delivers magical moments
Whitewater journey through Arizona’s natural wonder is trip of a lifetime
USS North Carolina crew returns to what was once their home
Explore the wonders of Kansas' Flint Hills
Greater Cleveland Aquarium opening its doors in January 2012
The new Greater Cleveland Aquarium will open its doors to the public Jan. 21, 2012, with special preview days Jan. 19 and 20, 2012.
Some things to keep in mind as you plan for your groups visit to Greece:
Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail perks taste buds, palates across New Mexico
New Mexico's Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail is comprised of 66 restaurants with more than 100 locations statewide, featuring local tweaks of unique takes on the hamburger.
Discover the desert landscape of Arizona's Saguaro National Park and its student-friendly programs
Group dressing: Two locations, 1,000 islands
Gananoque Boat Line sets sail on the St. Lawrence River along the Canadian/U.S. border near New York, Ontario and Quebec
Group excursions find history, charm and perhaps ghosts at Loyd Hall Plantation in Cheneyville, La.
Longtime employee says spirits watch over historic three-story house
Group excursions go off road and discover the exotic at New Jerseys Six Flags new Safari Adventure Park
Safari Off Road Adventure offers group tours a wild, up-close experience in addition to the thrills at Six Flags
Group Leisure Travel; a Salzburg, Austria Christmas
Salzburg sparkles as a yuletide wonderland with markets and concerts
Group tours are in for a visual treat with the premiere of a new sugar cane trains exhibit
California Railroad Museum debuts “Sweet Stop: Mike Kotowski’s Sugar Cane Trains of Hawaii” exhibit
Group tours at a must-see Louisiana sawmill
Southern Forest Heritage Museum and Research Center in Long Leaf, La., is a historic option for trip planning lumber industry and railroad buffs.
Group tours have a broad music selection to enjoy at the 2013 Festival dété de Québec
The 46th anniversary of Festival d’été de Québec in Québec focuses on quality, diversity and balance of music acts
Group tours in northwest Ohio just roll with it
Group travel in Bowling Green, Lima, Toledo, Sandusky and Auglaize, Huron and Mercer counties offers history, heritage, scenic views and plenty of places to splash
Group tours now available at Winslow Homer Studio in Maine
U.S. artist painted masterpieces at location on Maine’s rocky coast
Group tours of Hearst Castle are high on wow factor
Late newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's ornate San Simeon estate a fine addition to coastal California group excursions
Group tours retrace pioneers' paths along historic trails
Following in the footsteps of western explorers
Group travel in Michigan's Upper Peninsula leads to pure nature and colorful history
Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association (UPTRA) calls it a "scenic splendor still unspoiled"
Group travel opportunities for tracing a legacy at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Landmark exhibition brings together five works by Caravaggio for the first time in two decades
Group travel packages can link Riverfest and Arkansas destinations
Music and arts festival in Little Rock, Ark., is the state’s largest single event
Group travel soundtrack
Louisiana’s homegrown live music and festivals help group tours pump up the volume
Group travel to East Michigan - anything's possible
Every day brings possibilities in the group travel destinations of Saginaw, Port Huron, Frankenmuth, Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island.
Group travel to Southeast Michigan - Free and easy under the thumb
Groups traveling to southeastern Michigan will vote "thumbs up" on Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grosse Point Shores, Dearborn, Lake St. Clair, Auburn Hills and Howell.
Group travel to Southwest Michigan - fit for a bard
Shakespeare would have been inspired by the group travel destinations of Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Lansing, Jackson, Hickory Corners, Marshall, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and South Haven.
Group travel to Tennessee Aquarium offers VIP access to animals
Backstage passes at the Tennessee Aquarium show groups what happens behind the scenes during feeding time.
Group travel to the Upper Peninsula - This is truly up north!
Group travel can discover Great Lakes, sweeping bays, pictured rocks, iconic lighthouses and whispering mountain ranges among the U.P cities of Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinac Island, Manistique, St. Ignace, Munising and Paulding.
Group travel to West Michigan - Its all about the moments
Western Michigan group travel destinations include Grand Rapids, Holland, Petoskey, Traverse City, Manistee, Charlevoix and Muskegon, among many others.
Groups going with the flow
North America’s great rivers provide heart and backbone to adventures in the northeastern United States and Canada
Groups touring freely in Chicago
Enjoying the Windy City without spending big bucks
Guided tours of Labatts hometown brewery reveal making of beer
John Labatt started brewing beer on Simcoe Street in London, Ontario, in 1847
Guns and gowns
The new season at the Shelburne Museum features firearms and fashion
Halifax, Nova Scotia slate Titanic centennial events in mid-April
Memorial events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic are scheduled April 14 and 15 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Artisans bring the genuine touch
Hands-on exhibits bring Connecticuts Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center to life
Multimedia permanent exhibits in Connecticut trace the Native and natural history of southern New England from the time of the ice age to the present. The dramatic story of the Pequot people and their neighbors is related.
Hang out with known associates
Mob Museum uncovers organized crime and law enforcement conflict
Hang out with known associates at the Mob Museum
Mob Museum uncovers conflict between organized crime and law enforcement
Hard Rock Cafes serve good times, good eats
Locations around the world combine music, memorabilia and food
Hard Rock unveils traveling music memorabilia exhibits
Two never-before-seen exhibits will tour U.S. Hard Rock locations throughout 2013, making group tours rock
Harlem Heritage Tours shows off neighborhoods civil rights, renaissance, Spanish and jazz heritage
Tour options include Harley day trips, with multimedia walking and bus tours focused on movies, television and hip hop
Historic Hotels of America properties cater to spookatular visitors with ghoulishly fun tours and packages
He speaks for the trees and the orangutan
The Lorax visits the Philadelphia Zoo to speak on behalf of the orangutan.
Heard Museum presents changing nature of Indian artisans
Since 1929 the Heard Museum has educated visitors from around the world about the art and cultures of Native peoples of the Southwest
Heartland Travel Showcase in Toledo a can't-miss opportunity for tour operators
Midwest motorcoach and group travel trade show set for Feb. 15–17 at SeaGate Convention Center
Heaven in southwest Florida
Discover Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades
Helinski World Design Capital 2012's effects carry on into 2013
While the Helsinki World Design Capital 2012's program of events were completed last year, the Finnish capital design-related activities and efforts continue on into 2013.
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha is a wonderland for lovers of group travel and animals
Omaha’s zoo and aquarium allows groups to travel the world in one stop.
Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site keeps Alberta’s fur-trading past alive
Hickory Hill exudes elegance
U.S. Sen. Thomas E. Watson’s home in Thomson, Ga., is open for guided tours
Historic Baseball Trail opens March 29 in Hot Springs, Ark.
Legendary players included on 26-marker trail marking birthplace of spring baseball
Historic Bridgetown in Barbados named UNESCO World Heritage Site
Barbados' Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison have been named to the listing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites — a first for the Caribbean nation.
Historic Florida Consulting offers Tallahassee heritage group travel experiences
Beth LaCivita loves history. That is evident in the tours she gives with her company, Historic Florida Consulting (HFC).
Historic reminders: Four markers dedicated for Macon's Civil War role
Four historic markers were dedicated today in Macon, Ga., feting its Civil War heritage.
History and Hollywood meet at Titanic Museum Attractions newest exhibit
First-of-its-kind exhibit of artifacts from award-winning film
Holiday magic in Greater Wilmington
November and December bring delightful events to Delaware.
Hollywoods Starline Tours adds to its success with the TMZ Hollywood Tour
Discover what’s new with Starline Tours in Hollywood, Calif.
National World War II Museum’s stories of heroism
150 years ago, the Homestead Act changed Nebraska — and American history
Honey sweet: There's plenty abuzz at Planet Bee in British Columbia
British Columbia honey farm Planet Bee’s busy bees' efforts help produce many fine products.
Hot Springs' home run
Arkansas tourist destination taps into its significant baseball heritage
Hot, hot, hot!
New Mexico is spicing things up for its centennial celebration
Human-powered touring around Weimar, Germany
Discover traces of Weimar classicism on walking and bicycling tours in Germany.
Idaho ghost towns Silver City and Custer hold mining history stories
As a state to explore for its Gold Rush and mining history, Idaho is dotted with long vacant towns left from the days when people arrived in droves to dig up their gilded and silvery fortunes.
Idahos Hagerman National Fish Hatchery shows steelhead raised for release
On a group tour, learn how the hatchery works to assure an adequate supply of spawning adult steelhead trout will survive to continue the species.
Illinois: John Deere Pavilion welcomes groups after interior overhaul
The 15-year-old, 14,000-square-foot John Deere Pavilion underwent two months of multi-million-dollar renovations, reopening last week to coincide with John Deere & Co.’s 175th anniversary.
In perfect harmony
Musical Instrument Museum adds rhythmic verve to Phoenix cultural scene
In the groove
Cruise tours target music and dance party lovers
In the mist
Steamboats bring groups up to the spray of Niagara Falls
In the nude
The Naked Potter specializes in glaze-less not clothesless art form
Inaugural Christmas at Beauvoir celebrates an 1889 holiday on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Christmas at Beauvoir ties in with holiday light displays across the Gulf Coast region such as Celebration in the Oaks at City Park in New Orleans and Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, Ala.
Inaugural New Hampshire Restaurant Week matches good food with great value
New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association launches statewide celebration of fine food
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center tells story of New Mexicos 19 pueblos
Museum features authentic history and artifacts of traditional pueblo cultures and their contemporary art
Indiana's Navy warhorse
LST 325, U.S.’ last navigable World War II landing ship, tank docked in Evansville
Indianapolis Museum of Art an expansive, highly customizable student group travel destination
Offerings are tailor-fit to curriculum for upper elementary, middle school and high school learners
Infinity Science Center opens in Mississippi
An affiliate facility of NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center brings science and space to Mississippi's Gulf Coast.
National Shrines of Québec are destinations of faith and prayer
Inspired by the Delta
B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center celebrates legacy of the guitar great
Interactivity is the word at Montreal Science Center, a student group travel favorite
Montréal Science Centre employs interactive approaches to showcase innovations
Intergenerational group travel growing for Boston-based Road Scholar
Non-profit organization offers 5,500 educational adventures annually in 50 states and 150 countries
Ireland meets Spain
St. Augustine Celtic Music and Arts Festival a celebration of multiple heritages
Vulcan Park and Museum forges details on Birmingham’s industrial heritage
It's finders, keepers with group travel to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas
Murfreesboro-area park is a precious destination for gem lovers
It's 125th season for Grand Hotel
New for 2011 are Laura Bush Suite, enhanced amenities to keep guests healthy and connected
Italy marking national sesquicentennial for unification
This year marks Italy's 150th unification anniversary, known as The Risorgimento (which is Italian for The Resurgence).
Jamaicas avian delights
Flying jewels attracted to Mystic Mountain’s specially designed hummingbird garden in Ocho Rios
Jazz festivals occurring simultaneously across Canada
Groups can choose from hundreds of concerts and events
Seventh annual Big Band Jam! set for April 15–24 in Washington, D.C.
Johnny Cash: The Man in Black remembered
Longtime friend opening museum in Nashville in popular musician's honor
Jungle fever in Brazil
Lifeline to the largest rainforest on the planet, Amazon River is not to be ignored
K'NEX-Cedar Point contest challenges students
Toy company, amusement park team up to host second Great Thrill Ride Build-Off
Kansas City's newest performing arts center opens
The $413 million, 285,000-square-foot Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has opened in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas kicking off sesquicentennial celebration
Kansas is kicking off its year-long celebration marking its sesquicentennial as a state with festivities later this month.
Kansas' Dodge City got into tourism as Plan B
Dodge City, Kan., has transformed its economy from cattle to one focused on tourism.
Keen on being outside
L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools share adventures in the great outdoors
Kennedy Space Center launches new tour
Groups can tour a launch pad that played a big role in NASA history
Kennedy Space Center opens Vehicle Assembly Building
New special interest tour, KSC Up-Close, is for limited number of guests daily
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex welcomes Space Shuttle Atlantis
Space Shuttle Atlantis is to be centerpiece of $100 million Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex exhibit slated to open in July 2013 in Florida.
Kentucky Horse Park welcomes The Horse
American Museum of Natural History sends its blockbuster exhibition to the International Museum of the Horse
Kentucky's John J. Audubon Museum marks 75th anniversary
John J. Audobon State Park in Henderson, Ky., allows groups the chance to relax in a woodland cottage and walk through the woods where artist-naturalist John James Audubon studied and painted birds from 1810 to 1819.
Kenya's Lake Turkana region, heritage: 'The Cradle of Mankind'
The Lake Turkana region in Kenya is nicknamed "The Cradle of Mankind" because of its prehistoric finds and its tribal heritage, and is home to the lake known as the Jade Sea and Sibiloi National Park.
Known as the Flower & Garden Capital of Quebec, Laval blossoms year round
Greenhouses of Les Serres Sylvain Cléroux, La Route des Fleurs and Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles captivate
Ladies and gentlemen, Beatlemania
Experience the music of the Fab Four in Myrtle Beach this summer
Laguna Grande aglow in aquatic life
Bioluminescent sea creatures, known as the “burnings of the sea,” sparkle like fizzy champagne bubbles in the dark waters of Laguna Grande...
Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science inspires curiosity
Group tours and activities available at relocated and expanded museum in southcentral New Mexico
LaughFest works on sharing the laughs in Grand Rapids
Gilda’s LaughFest opens today in Grand Rapids, Mich., an 11-day event is designed to engage people in all aspects of laughter. Created by non-profit cancer support community Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids in celebration of its 10th anniversary and to promote a
Le Château de Brissac among French castles with glorious, eerie pasts
France has more than 10,000 châteaus, and Atout France has identified the top five French castles that are haunted and are worthy of group visits and tours.
Le Musée de la civilisation never wears as old hat in Québec City
Québec City's Le Musée de la civilisation (Museum of Civilization, in English) keeps it fresh with new programming.
Washingtons Woolly Mammoth Theatre nurtures pioneering playwrights
Learning-based tourism an opportunity for industry expansion
Study concludes pursuing personal enrichment and exploring new ideas and cultures, art, science and history is major shift
Lehigh Valley, Pa., is the place for group travel yuletide festivities
Groups can visit Bethlehem, Pa., and stop in at Koziar's for markets, lights and gifts.
LeMay America's Car Museum showcases autos as Americana
Groups can enjoy exhibits tying cars to cultural periods at the new facility. The museum celebrates automobiles over the decades and their role in society.
Lemurs in view
South Carolina Aquarium unwraps ‘Madagascar Journey’ exhibit
Let there be peace
The welcoming International Peace Garden straddles border between U.S. and Canada
Liberty for all
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum shares history
Light my way
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum shines brightly on Florida’s east coast
Light up the night
Decorated yachts to modest canoes compete in boat parade of lights in Newport Beach, Calif.
Lighthouses transfer ownership for preservation
Lake Huron, Puget Sound lighthouses are popular group attractions
Lincolns Civil War trail
Groups can follow the footsteps of president through Virginia
Linden reinvents itself with public art, community efforts
Federal stimulus funds, a group of civic and business leaders and community efforts have helped revive business, prospects and pride for Linden and Perry County in Tennessee.
Oregon Zoo and its young elephant accomplish much in 2010, look to 2011
Little Rock website features 'The Famous Little Rock'
Group-friendly Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau's newly-launched website highlights the Arkansas locale's historical offerings
St. Paul’s Cathedral completes a major restoration project, launches photo contest
Looking better with age
As Arizona's centennial approaches, numerous celebrations and projects shine up the state
Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves a geological time tunnel
Group tours find adventure and beauty in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Louisiana marking bicentennial with Baton Rouge festivities this weekend
Two hundred years of Louisiana statehood are being marked with events this weekend in Baton Rouge, La.
Louisiana: Experience art along Red River
Special art exhibitions dot Shreveport and Bossier in Louisiana this summer.
Lubbock, Texas, draws group tours with experiences and exhibits
Exhibits of Pope John Paul II artifacts and butterflies this spring join western culture and music
Lucerne, Switzerland, hosting 2012 Adventure Travel World Summit
The Seattle-based Adventure Travel Tourism Association announced Lucerne, Switzerland, as host for the 2012 Adventure Travel World Summit.
Luxembourg: Small country yields big delights for group travel
Advice for trip planning and discovering the unexpected side of Europe’s Luxembourg
Mudbug Madness festival attracts Cajun culture and crawfish lovers
Madame Tussauds D.C. unveils $2 million Presidential Gallery
The new $2 million Presidential Gallery at Madame Tussauds D.C. in Washington, D.C., opens Thursday to the public, and features wax figures of all 44 U.S. presidents.
Madame Tussauds specializes in capital configurations
Washington, D.C. attraction presents lifelike wax sculptures of the notable and notorious
Made fresh daily: Heartwood, Southwest Virginias Artisan Gateway
Whether the medium is music, art, culinary delights or music, Heartwood shares sustainable living
Made in Gatlinburg
Heritage, skill at Great Smoky & Crafts Community, Arrowmont School
Made in Winona, Minn.
J.R. Watkins Naturals heads toward 150 years of manufacturing
Maid of the Mist gets up close to Niagaras wonders
Blue rain jackets come in handy on cruise past powerful waterfalls
Eastport’s 7th annual Great Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop rings in the new year
Maine: From green to gold, red and orange
During autumn, apple picking, geocaching and rail rides delight leaf-peepers
Make the very most of your group's visit to The Berkshires (or anywhere else)
Group sales planners can often offer advice on perks, value-added offerings and other insider benefits for touring groups.
Make your plans
The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art and two other harvest celebrations will unfold along the banks of the Ohio River
Alaska's largest museum hosts Ice Age creatures
Vermont gearing up for 10th annual Maple Open House Weekend
Mardi Gras magic
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World offers tours of its 400,000-square-foot facility in New Orleans
Mardi Gras' festiveness feted year-round in Southwest Louisiana's Lake Charles
The Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu details the heritage and shares the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras in Lake Charles, La.
Remembering the Challenger tragedy 25 years later
Marylands free museums offer windows into art, history, culture
Span of free exhibits reveals Old Master paintings, Civil War sites, air technology and Chesapeake Bay heritage
Massachusetts Concord Museum features new work by photographer Annie Leibovitz
Featured exhibit is in collaboration with Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
McConnell Golf Trail covers private courses in the Carolinas
Nothing could be finer for those who truly appreciate the game of golf than a weeklong luxury package
McCook: 'The Go-To City of Southwest Nebraska'
Leave behind hustle and bustle and discover McCook on the peaceful prairie in Nebraska.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament jousts with new production
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament has a new production with a new storyline, characters and costumes at its North American locations in the United States and Canada.
Meet Alvin, discoverer of the Titanic, at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts
Student travelers explore a full-scale model of the Deep Submergence Vehicle at WHOI
Melting Pot Food Tours relaunches Los Angeles tour
Enhancements add more of Boyle Heights neighborhood’s color, charm and flavor
Memphis-based receptive showcases Beale Street and Graceland
Backbeat Tours hits all the right notes in Bluff City
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet retains popularity
Shopping destination in Phoenix’s east valley features 900 merchants and 1,600 shops
Mexico announces launch of 'Mundo Maya 2012'
Country seeks to invigorate its tourism industry as it highlights Mayan culture
Mexico by rail
Fall is a fantastic time for a train trip into the Copper Canyon.
Mexicos Pacific Coast intrigues
Puerto Vallarta connects history and heritage with beauty and adventures
Number one in the nation for public courses, Michigan, with its long summer days and beautiful scenery, boasts one of the best places in the Midwest to golf and play
Michigan readies the Alma Highland Festival
Scottish heritage event comes to the campus of Alma College May 25–27
Michigan's top 5 auto attractions
Planning a group tour for car buffs? Here are the must-sees in the Motor City, Lansing, Dearborn and Hickory Corners, Mich.
Michigan's Tulip Time Festival celebrates Dutch heritage, Holland's favorite flower
This year's Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Mich., is May 5 to 12.
Michigans ready to rock
Southwest Michgian's first Hard Rock Cafe opens at Four Winds New Buffalo
Michigans Upper Peninsula offers natural vastness
Scenic beauty, heritage, group-friendly attractions draw group tours
Micronesia paradise: Palau provides for South Pacific adventure-seekers
Palau, Micronesia, has a host of options for adventure-seekers in the South Pacific Ocean.
Mile High City shenanigans: Outrageous, odd and outdoors combine in Denver
Visit Denver has a few suggestions for groups to fill their odd desires, if you will, for the remainder of summer and this fall.
Minnesota champions museums
Statewide celebration launches in conjunction with American Association of Museum’s 106th annual meeting in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Just a Jaunt group tours show off artisan style in and around Alexandria, Minnesota
Mississippis Walter Anderson Museum of Art expands
Mississippi Gulf Coast Museum expands space for group tours and displaying art
Mixing it up in The Berkshires
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute reshapes, renews
Moab's quieter, more tranquil side emerges in fall, winter
After Labor Day weekend into fall and winter, a quieter and more tranquil Moab, Utah, emerges.
Modern design meets new Nordic cuisine
Wonderful Copenhagen inspires Danish style and unique gourmet offerings
Rare coins and paper cash fill Colorado Springs museum
Montanas 320 Guest Ranch near Big Sky ropes up traditional Americana for group travel
For 110 years, cowboys and city slickers have been gathering under Montana’s Big Sky at the 320 Guest Ranch.
Monterey County murals
Large-scale artwork celebrates this California region’s winemaking roots
Monterey, California's ocean gem
Experience Monterey County's natural wonders, on and off shore
Montréal Museum of Fine Arts continues making impressions
The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts (or Musée des Beaux Arts Montréal) is Canada’s oldest art institution, dating to 1860.
Montreal Biodome thrives after two decades
Groups can visit five diverse ecosystems under one roof
More options for Maine vacations
Eagle watching, maple syrup making, cheese roll championship among activities that draw group tours
Mount Magazine State Park towers over northwest Arkansas' wine country
Mount Magazine is the highest spot in Arkansas at 2,753 feet above sea level and is a year-round locale for group excursions.
Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad in Washington rolls through scenic locales
Trains chug from Elbe to Mineral and back through the foothills
Mount Washington Cog Railway takes a steep climb
World’s first mountain-climbing cog railway transports students to 6,288-foot summit
Mount Washington Resort provides outdoor exploration
Guided winter adventures in the backcountry are perfect for invigorating group travel
Mudbug Madness Festival planned for May 24-27
Event celebrates Louisiana culture through music, art and cuisine
Mundo Maya 2012 celebrates Mayan culture in Mexico
Mundo Maya 2012 (Mayan World 2012) is focused on celebrating Mexico's Mayan culture and heritage over the next year.
Mural, mural, on the wall
Philadelphia boasts 3,500 public works of art and lots of ways to see them
Music and food in the Arkansas Delta a tasty group travel packages ingredient
Tamales, barbecue ribs, smothered chicken and seafood are staples on both sides of the Mississippi River
Musical in nature
Tanglewood Music Center tunes up another summer season
Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix achieves perfect harmony
Hlghlights include the piano on which John Lennon composed "Imagine," the guitar played by Paul Simon at his legendary Central Park concert and George Benson's Gibson, Johnny Smith-modeled guitar.
Musicals come to Motown
Group-friendly Broadway In Detroit brings smash hits to Fisher Theatre, Detroit Opera House stages
Muskegons Lake Effect Boat Time
Explore Muskegon’s rich maritime history on three historic ships
Myrtle Beach seafood satisfies group tours
Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant serves up fresh catches
Mystery, allure of Coral Castle Museum draws visitors
Homestead attraction is lasting monument to stonemason’s lost love
Namibia: The Land of Endless Horizons
Southern African nation offers range of unique experiences
Naples Botanical Garden tours beautify any Florida group travel itinerary
Groups tour exotic horticulture from around the world
National Historic Cheesemaking Center shares Wisconsins dairy heritage
Center’s Imobersteg Farmstead cheese factory showcases the process of making Swiss cheese
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa, combines history and science for student group travel
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium weaves history and science
National Museum of the Pacific War shares World War II fight against Japan
The only museum in the United States focused solely on World War II’s Pacific Theater is the National Museum of the Pacific War. The museum is located in Fredericksburg, Texas...
National Museum of the American Indian shares centuries-old stories and current culture
Take a walk on the wild side with New Orleans’ Audubon Nature Institute
Natural beauty, comfort abound in wintry Door County
Blankets of snow breathe cool new life into Door County destinations
NCAA finals, baseball, softball, Salem Fair, country music, band festival find place in Salem
The 65-acre James E. Taliaferro Sports & Entertainment Complex in Salem, Va., draws groups and events of all sizes and shapes. But sports is the prime part of Salem’s brand...
Nebraska road trip!
As the Lincoln Highway turns 100, group tours turn their focus to the Great Platte River Road Archway in Kearney, Neb.
Need 'Help?' Visit Greenwood, Miss., and explore filming locations of the hit film 'The Help'
Greenwood’s history, culture and legendary food scene make it the ideal setting for films and group tours
Need for speed
The beaches of Alabama are gearing up for the Thunder on the Gulf powerboat races
Neighbors helping neighbors
Tourism organizations, celebrities come to aid of tornado-ravaged Alabama
Nestled in the mountains
New England's historic Omni Mount Washington Resort offers skiing, ziplining
Neuschwanstein Castle named top place to visit in Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Europa Park and Cologne Cathedral were named the top three places to visit in Germany, according to a poll by the German National Tourist Board.
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas reopening at Springs Preserve
The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, is reopening Friday in its new location at Springs Preserve.
New Brunswick celebrates fall with spirit and spirits
Music, whisky fests and local color combine in Fredericton
New Civil War museum to open in 2013 in Gettysburg, Pa.
Seminary Ridge Museum, set to open July 2013, is to explore Civil War medicine, faith and race issues in Gettysburg, Pa.
New England Air Museum aloft with Connecticut aviation history
New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., outside Hartford shares tales of flight with group excursions for students and adults.
New England creativity
Historic, present-day art locales paint in varying hues
New events highlight War of 1812 Bicentennial
Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay mark 200-year milestone with numerous group excursions and activities
New festival commemorates 40th anniversary of 'Deliverance'
Groups can attend several activities tied to the '70s film.
New group tour merges best of Alaskan mine and dredge
Gold panning is a highlight of the experience
New group tours examine Alton areas architectural legacy
Spectacular structures showcase designs of architects Theodore Link and Bernard Ralph Maybeck
New Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resort promises to be sheer wizardry
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley is a fully immersive environment based on British novelist J.K. Rowling’s series
New in NOLA: WWII pavilion and retail expansion among New Orleans improvements
Group tours find more than Mardi Gras attractions in the Big Easy
New Jersey Botanical Garden Skylands boasts blossoms year-round
Skylands, also known as the New Jersey Botanical Garden, is a mansion and 96-acre botanical garden in Ringwood State Park in Ringwood.
New leader takes over Canadian associations
Doug Switzer moves into a different transportation role as chief executive of Ontario Motor Coach Association and Motor Coach Canada
New Mexico governor places bounty on Billy the Kid
Tourism Department launches ‘Catch the Kid’ summer scavenger hunt
New Orleans: Group excursions abound in the Big Easy
Trip planning in the Big Easy of New Orelans might include Mardi Gras, new exhibits and retail expansion — in addition to Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday.
New Royal Alberta Museum to mirror province's past, present, future
Alberta and Edmonton are partnering to build a new Royal Alberta Museum, which is expected to open in 2015 in downtown Edmonton.
New USTOA chief identifies key priorities
Terry Dale also discusses Japan tsunami, civil unrest, younger passengers
New Zealand steamship TSS Earnslaw marks her centennial
A hundred years were marked Thursday in 100th anniversary celebrations for the steam-powered ship TSS Earnslaw in Queenstown, New Zealand.
New Zealand: Middle Earth setting for 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'
Queenstown is among the places in New Zealand to tap into the settings for the movies based on J.R.R. Tolkien's tales The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Newly-refurbished Munich art museum reopening in May
The Munich art museum Lenbachhaus München — or Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus (City Gallery in the Lenbachhaus) — reopens May 8 after a four-year overhaul.
Newport Mansions opening a couple weeks early for season this weekend
Four historic mansions are opening for the season two weeks earlier than typical on Saturday in Newport, R.I., joining The Breaker, which has been open all winter
Newport News driving tour showcases outdoor art
Newly launched brochure helps group tours to get acclimated to the Virginia city
No gastronomic gamble for group tours
Atlantic City, N.J.'s world-class restaurants, wineries, tours and classes make groups hunger for second helpings
North Carolina shares the spotlight with Iron Man 3
Hit movie transforms Carolina landscapes into movie set pieces
North Carolina stages offer outdoor dramas with varied subjects
Shows under the skies present everything from a historical mystery to stories of the Underground Railroad
North Carolinas locally-grown reputation
Group tours head to the farm in North Carolina’s Piedmont Farm Tour
North Dakota birding excels
Potholes and Prairies region provides an ideal habitat for birds, including the rare Baird’s sparrow, and bird watchers
North Dakota: Plenty of presidential tender around here
North Dakota boasts plenty of ties to U.S. presidents across the state.
Norwegian Cruise Line plans for new Project Breakaway ships
The company selects finalist names for new ships, unveils new staterooms
Not a museum
American Treasure Tour offers eclectic mix in its varied collections
Not athletic, never mind
The British prepare to host thousands of international travelers and athletes for the most unconventional summer games
Now that's a pie
A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours offer authentic taste of Brooklyn food and culture, with more than 50,000 introduced to the borough and its famed pizza via native Brooklynite Tony Muia.
Oceanic pampering fit for royalty in Long Beach
The Queen Mary is a SoCal group tour icon, with gorgeous ocean views, numerous exhibits, several dining options, full-service spa facilities and loads of shopping options
Ohio Tourism Division offers online assists for travel planners, travelers
Some new online tools from the Ohio Tourism Division can help make planning for travel in Ohio fast, fun and social, with DiscoverOhio.com adding an itinerary builder, social media aggregator and blog.
Oklahoma student group excursions combine music and biology
Partnership between Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and Oklahoma Aquarium combines arts and science education
Old and new
Amish Country in northern Indiana offers old favorites and two new delectable tours for quilt-loving groups
Old and new fun
Historic Arnolds Park has delighted for more than 120 years with old favorites and modern attractions
Old San Juan maintains its centuries-old charm
Old San Juan is known for its Colonial-style buildings painted jelly bean colors of purple, green, red and pink, their hues worn soft by the passing years and accented with wrought-iron balconies...
On Location Tours adds another New York borough to its repertoire
Brooklyn TV and Movie Site Tour takes groups on four-hour escape
On Location Tours adds Brooklyn to its repertoire
Brooklyn, N.Y., is the latest addition to On Location Tours' movie, TV tour packages.
Oregon Zoo expanding; slates public open houses Aug. 6, 8
The Portland Zoo has scheduled public open houses 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 6 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 to share expansion plans for its Portland, Ore., facilities.
OrlandoFest returns for a second year of performances and fun in the Florida sun
The festival is slated to return to Orlando, Fla., in March 2012 with dates on select weekends through June 2. Workshops are available year-round for performing arts ensembles...
Out of the ashes
After an extensive fire, a new Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is being readied for 2012
Fort Selden’s ruins reminder of U.S. Army frontier life
Outdoor adventures in Jamaica
The Caribbean island nation of Jamaica, which is celebrating 50 years of independence, is a haven for outdoor adventure-seeking groups.
Oxbridge: Englands centuries-old college towns
Quintessential learning communities: Oxford, Cambridge
Packing it in
Green Bay would best be experienced in multiple overtimes
Painter Anna Ancher in focus in exhibit at group travel-friendly museum
National Museum of Women in the Arts presents first U.S. exhibition of paintings by Danish artist Anna Archer and the Art Colony at Skagen
Palm Springs Air Museum shares aircraft heritage
Three climate-controlled hangars hold more than 28 flyable airplanes
International Tour Management Institute trains future tour directors
Passport DC offers chance to travel world without visa, passport or jet lag
Passport DC features street festivals, open houses, embassy events, special performances and more in May, exploring the international community that is a vital part of Washington.
Passport to swampy adventures
Head to Houma, the heart of Louisiana’s wetlands
Iconic scenery, monuments, military installations share national pride
Palm Springs song-and-dance troupe
Penn's Colony Festival slated for September
Founders, historians invite participation in Living History Challenge at home, festival
Pennsylvania's Tracks Across the Sky gain restoration
The $4.3 million Kinzua Sky Walk has opened on rebuilt portions of the historic Kinzua Viaduct in Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mount Jewett, Pa.
Perfect landings for group tours
Famous aviation sites, memorials and monuments in the southeastern United States share America's air and space history and infatuation with visiting groups
Perfect peaks and lovely lakes
Adirondacks yields destinations for millions of acres of natural attractions
Perfect setting: Holidays in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains
Dickens of Christmas just one of many holiday activities in Roanoke Valley
Performance trips a most rewarding type of student travel
Tours for educational and performance groups add to the thrill of the spotlight
Petra, Spain: Birthplace of California missions founder Junípero Serra
This year marks the 300th anniversary of California missions founder Father Junípero Serra's birth.
Philadelphia museum dishes on all things pizza
Groups can eat while exploring pizza's place in pop culture at Pizza Brain in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show presents 35th annual exhibition and sale
Top U.S. craft artists and select group of artists from Scotland to exhibit and sell their work
Philadelphia Museum of Art explores visions of the greats
Exhibition examines dream of Arcadia, a mythic place of beauty, and its place in the development of modern art
Philadelphia's 'Pieces of Arcadia'
Philadelphia Museum of Art explores visions of the greats with a grand special exhibit
Philadelphia's new Neighborhoods campaign promotes group travel
A new marketing and travel campaign focuses on 14 neighborhoods surrounding Philadelphia's Center City.
Philadelphia: Group tour bookings open for holiday mansion tours
Four residences are included in Philadelphia's Historic Houses of Fairmount Park Holiday Tours from Nov. 29 to Dec. 16
Photo exhibit includes rare images of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Groups can also hear original audio recordings of Eleanor Roosevelt
Pioneer Trails Regional Museum ponders the Dakotas heritage
Exhibits cover local history in and around Bowman, N.D.
Pirates invade St. Paul
The Science Museum of Minnesota features exhibition of authentic pirate treasures.
Poconos add cool attraction
Sculpted Ice Works ice carving factory tour and Ice Harvest Museum present ice in action
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opening 2nd southwest Michigan casino
Four Winds Hartford, opening at noon Tuesday in Hartford, Mich., is the second southwest Michigan casino owned and operated by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
Polar bear capital of the world is not out of reach for group travel
A year with the wildlife of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada’s Arctic wonderland
Portland Wine and Roses Train to embark on inaugural run
Three restored mid-century vintage rail cars head from Los Angeles Union Station to Portland on June 5
President Obamas second inauguration a one-of-a-kind student group travel experience
Students from Mattoon High School in central Illinois watch history unfold first-hand in Washington, D.C.
Pretty in pink: Flamingos and other colorful wildlife of the Everglades
Group tours find peacocks, gators, panthers, bobcats, otters and eagles at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Fla.
Prime Mississippi River bird-watching perch: Audubon Center at Riverlands
The Audubon Center at Riverlands near West Alton, Mo., is a prime location for watching birds along the Mississippi River flyway.
Provincetown, Massachusetts, welcomes day-tripping group tours from Boston and lengthier visits
Group travel to P-town, on Cape Cod's coastal tip, offers close look at Pilgrim heritage with Mayflower Compact history
Pueblo Grande Museum Archeology Park in Phoenix explores Hobokam history
How did Phoenix get to be Arizona’s capital and the state’s largest city? The story starts with water and the Hohokam people.
Puerto Rico smooth: group travel in San Juan and beyond
Puerto Rico smooth is a relaxing reality, something that can mean many things on this island straddling the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
Padua’s arcaded, medieval streets and plazas, and its numerous, informal places to eat and drink exude warm welcome.
Quality eco-tourism: 'It's all about the guides'
Guide interpretation critical to experiences, say adventure and ecotourism tour and destination operators from Costa Rica.
Quark Expeditions voyage includes hot air ballooning near North Pole
On a polar voyage, Quark Expeditions this month completed tethered hot air ballooning on an adventure near the North Pole with about four dozen participants.
Two major festivals planned for California and Florida this fall
Rafting in the Smokies
Little Pigeon River offers a new perspective
Raid on Indiana
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park to open 1963 Civil War Journey on June 4
Raise a pint to tasty group tours
Top craft breweries and restaurants in Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley, including Opa Opa Steakhouse & Brewery, Kaptain Jimmy's Restaurant & Distillery, Student Prince Cafe and Mama Iguana's
Rapid City preps South Dakota sculpture project
Main Street Square granite commission set to transform the Black Hills city’s downtown
Regional folk life highlighter
Blue Ridge Institute & Museum chronicles mountain heritage, folklore
Relive A Christmas Story by visiting house used to make movie
Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood recalls 1983 movie's memorable scenes
Remember when: Nostalgic group travel attractions in the United States and Canada
Vintage candy stores, retro restaurants and historical museums preserve memories for group tours
Remembering the fallen
Antietam National Battlefield observes 150th anniversary of historic battle Sept. 14–22. More than 300 programs are planned.
Rendez-vous Canada's international marketplace lends help
Rendez-vous Canada 2011 opened Sunday night and runs through Wednesday in Quebec City, Quebec.
Examples of dispute, understanding can be studied across Germany
Restaurant on the rails
Napa Valley Wine Train serves up great food and and hard-to-find wines
Minnesota History Center's exhibit is all about undies
Reykjavik declared UNESCO City of Literature
Icelands largest city is the first non-English speaking city to receive the designation
Rice: Louisianas Cajun cuisine staple
Explore the cultivation of rice from field to table in southern Louisiana
Red Earth Festival in Oklahoma City celebrates 25 years of Native American art and dance
Richards DAR House Museum delights in Mobile
Steamboat captain Charles G. Richards built stately home in 1860
Richmond Region invites groups to commemorate 150th anniversaries of the Civil War and Emancipation
Six-day Forging Freedom Tour explores historic battlegrounds and attractions
Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's La Veta run, concerts on track
Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's steam and diesel excursion train rides help rediscover golden age of railroads and discover a Colorado few get to see.
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium opens anew April 6 in Montréal
Montréal Space for Life adds Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium as its newest attraction, which opens April 6 in Montréal and welcomes group tours.
RISD Museum of Art exhibition focuses on Italy
'Pilgrims of Beauty: Art and Inspiration in 19th-Century Italy' runs through July 8
RISD Museum presents exhibition of lists
Group travel packages in Providence, R.I., can include a look at intriguing, revealing, humorous and poignant artists’ lists
River cruises ply local waters
River cruises in international destinations are alternatives to mainstream cruises.
Road trip icon the Lincoln Highway celebrates its centennial
3,389-mile transcontinental highway plans Fourth of July weekend celebration at Great Platte River Road Archway
Road trips: Alabama Tourism Department releases another 10 itineraries
The Alabama Tourism Department is releasing suggested itineraries to visit the state as part of its three-year 100 Road Trips campaign.
Manitobans rock the ice with curling competitions
Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park take group travel to new heights
Ever since homesteader Joel Estes arrived in 1860, people have been drawn to this area in the northern front range of the Colorado Rockies. The mountain scenery, wildlife, recreational opportunities and easy accessibility make Estes Park a favorite.
Roll into Rolla, an energetic Route 66 town
Experimental mine tour, theater, history converge in Rolla
The Ride: ‘Part Broadway, part tour, part reality TV’
Roma reality: Pizza a taglio (by the slice) is dished up across Rome
Eating Italy Food Tours and 00100 Pizza offer some Italian and Roman tips on eating pizza in Rome — or just about anywhere else, for that culinary matter.
Russia: Moscow and St. Petersburg yield beyond the expected
Moscow and St. Petersburg are iconic Russian cities in northeastern Europe that have impacted the world.
See real Arizona with Arizona Dude Ranch Association
Safari group tours in Kansas? You betcha!
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum brings the wild and wonderful world to Chanute, Kansas
Sailing into Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay
America’s Cup World Series adds to Newport’s legendary status, features group activities
San Francisco Bay Area group tours include Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf and The Wax Museum
The 2013 America's Cup yachting competition puts more wind in the California destination's sails
San Juan Acequia's water flows again in San Antonio
Water is flowing again in the historic San Juan Acequia in San Antonio after decades being dry because of a San Antonio River flood-control project.
Sanibel Island Shellabration beaches shell-studded 75th anniversary
Sanibel Island's shell-bent proclivities are well-known, with its island-wide extravaganza Shellabration Feb. 26 through March 4 marking Sanibel Shell Show & Fair's 75th anniversary.
Santa Fe Harvest Festival premiers
This November, celebrate Santa Fe’s culinary scene with a new three-week festival
Saskatchewan's Grasslands National Park: Home on the western prairies
Grasslands National Park is home to preserved and mixed prairie grasslands in southwestern Saskatchewan.
Save room for a dessert tour
Groups have lots of options for satisfying their sweet tooths
Saving cranes in Wisconsin and beyond
Group tours of International Crane Foundation’s prairies in southern Wisconsin reveal the organization's support of world’s crane species
Savor Old West in Dodge City
Dodge City’s rich heritage is on display in a place where cowboys still work cattle daily and modern tour comforts abound
Savor Yuma tours toast and taste Arizona border city's foodie fare
Savor Yuma tours, sponsored by Yuma Visitors Bureau, are offered in January, February and March and are a way for groups to sample the city's culinary offerings.
Ride rails, enjoy scenery courtesy of Mount Hood Railroad
Scholarly booty for student groups
Pirate attractions a treasure trove of learning and fun for imaginative learners in the U.S. and Canada
Science Museum of Minnesota kicks off fall season
New giant screen film, new Nature Unleashed and Identity exhibitions provide hands-on fun and learning
Seasons greetings in Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley
Group travel embraces the holidays in greater Springfield, Mass.
Seasonal sensations: Tours focus on fresh, local cuisine
The best way for groups to taste food may be to go to its source
Seattle Premium Outlets offers style, savings
Style mavens and bargain hunters are flocking to this shopping spot located next to the Tulalip Resort Casino
See Kansas by rail or trail
Group destination Franklin County offers historical views of life on the prairie.
See the sights
Set sail for a new perspective on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
Seniors, especially females, choose adventure travel
Senior groups are much different than in years past
Seymour Marine Discovery Center celebrates decade teaching about sea life
Shark and ray pool newest exhibit at UC-Santa Cruz facility
Folk pottery museum preserves 200-year-old art
Shaping the American Indian experience
The Anchorage Museum's upcoming exhibition, featuring works by glass artist Preston Singletary, is yet another reason why the top Alaska attraction is a great place for group tours
Learn about corn liquor at Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, Ole Smoky Moonshine
Shipshape South Carolina group tour attraction
Swells of pride and moments of silence are common at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, an attraction awash with group tour possibilities
Shop Salt Lake City
Featuring more than 90 stores and restaurants, the new 700,000-square-foot City Creek Center is poised to be one of the nation's biggest mixed development sites
Canton provides groups with a variety of shopping experiences
City Creek Center opens in Salt Lake City
Shopping stops in Louisvilles neighborhoods
From specialty shopping to everyday browsing … it’s in the bag in NuLu for group tours
Enjoy elegant teas, local wines in Victorian Cape May at the southern tip of New Jersey
Timeless Island’s Italian environs crossroads of civilization, culture, cuisines
Sierra Silver Mine Tour reveals Idaho heritage
Retired hard-rock miners lead group tours through actual underground silver mine
Six Days of Rivers, Rails, Roads and the Rockies
For those who leave no stone unturned
Ski schools teach student groups how to carve the powder
Youngsters hit the slopes and learn valuable lessons in British Columbia, California, Colorado, Nevada, Vermont and elsewhere
Sloan Museum celebrates Chevrolet's centennial
Chevrolet Motor Car Co. was incorporated in November 1911 in Detroit, six months after the company's co-founder, Louis Chevrolet, helped prepare a Buick driven in the inaugural Indianapolis 500.
Smooth meetings: Puerto Rico Convention Bureau expands focus
The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau is expanding its reach, targeting the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, Europe and luxury tourism markets.
Soft adventure destinations offer (not too) exciting group travel options
Rock climbing, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing at a beginner's pace in Idaho, Colorado, New Mexico, British Columbia, California and other places across the western U.S. and Canada
Something wicked this way comes
From Halifax to Salem and beyond, spirits of Halloween break loose each fall
Alamos, San Carlos and Guaymas whet appetites for many wonders in Mexican state
Austin: Live Music Capital of the World
Sounds of history
New audio tour debuts at Rosecliff on April 2; flower show is June 24-26
South African tour offers beauty, adventure in untamed wilderness
Zulu Nyala is a private South African enterprise offering accommodations, tours and natural wildlife experiences in Johannesburg and Hluhluwe in South Africa.
Southeast Ohio: Where group tours ought to be
Dramatic natural beauty and lively entertainment define group travel region that includes Chillicothe, Zanesville and Gallia, Muskingum, Guernsey, Athens, Ross, Hocking and Washington counties
Southern Colorado's dancing sands and migrating cranes
Alamosa serves as base for group tours to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and San Luis Valley
Southern Prairie Railway aims to pull the past into the future for group excursions
Tourist train in Saskatchewan is expanding for its second season
NASA announces the future of the space shuttles, related artifacts
Space shuttle's arrival anticipated at Sea, Air & Space Museum
Groups can view the first NASA orbiter
Spains Catalonia region bustles with excitement and heritage all its own
A striking blue sky is often the backdrop for Barcelona’s incredible architecture: massive Gothic churches, incredible monasteries, archeology sites, palaces and works of art. The sun shines upon the masterpieces, creating sites breathtaking, serene
Spanish colonial hideaway
Nancy and Jim Swickard never set out to run a luxury resort hotel in Alamos, Mexico. They simply wanted to make a small bed and breakfast and help employ some Alamos residents.
Spark of inspiration
The renovated Walmart Visitor Center opens in a revived downtown Bentonville district
Exhibits and programs of the McWane Science Center inspire students of all ages
Spectacular stalactites in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley
Luray Caverns in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley mesmerizes groups with incredible underground rock formations.
Speeding along at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Tours provide behind-the-scenes look at famed race track, home of the Daytona 500
Splendor of the Mexican colonial Highlands
Santiago de Querétaro, San Sebastián Bernal captivate with architecture, heritage, shopping, food
Peek under the water at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre shares First Nations legends, traditions
Craft activities, scavenger hunts, story-telling workshops, performances help create student experience
SS Keewatin departs Michigan, heads toward Ontario home
The retired Great Lakes passenger ship S.S. Keewatin was delayed a day before leaving its longtime Saugatuck Harbor berth and is eventually bound for Port McNicoll, Ontario.
St. Augustine aglow for group travel
Nights of Lights sparkles to life Nov. 17 and continues through Jan. 31, with other area events illuminate the city's 446-year history. In addition, Winter Wonderland returns to St. Augustine Amphitheatre Nov. 23 with ice skating and carriage rides.
St. Louis welcomes international exhibition
Missouri Botanical Garden’s lantern festival offers up ‘art by day, magic by night’
Star-Spangled Sailabration in Maryland to commemorate bicentennial
Tall ships will arrive in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, an impressive sight for groups
Statue of Liberty getting year-long renovation
Liberty Island is to remain open to visitors during a year-long Statue of Liberty renovation starting Oct. 29 in New York.
Statue of Liberty nears end of year's renovations; interior reopens Oct. 28
Tourists and tour groups are going to be allowed inside the Statue of Liberty's observation areas in its pedestal and crown again starting Oct. 28 in New York, the National Park Service has announced.
STAYING ON TRACK FOR PRAGUE ADVENTURES
Following the tracks into the heart of a city and off the beaten path — travel by train is among the best ways to see Europe.
Stepping off the itinerary
Blue Monkey Adventure trips have led to memorable experiences for groups
Neighborhood by neighborhood, uncover Portland’s cultural side, Oregon style
Student group travel to Philadelphia-area Valley Forge National Historic Park is a historical blast
Take a Continental Army experience at Valley Forge
Study: Canada among top 10 for adventure tourism
A just-published study shows Israel, Slovak Republic and Chile were among the top developing adventure tourism destinations for 2010; and Canada was among the top 10 developed nations.
Tunnels of Moose Jaw explores community’s hidden history
Sunken pirate treasure can be discovered in Denver
A traveling exhibit of pirate treasures recovered since 1984 off the New England coast are on display through Aug. 21 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Super Bowl XLVI lands in Indianapolis
The National Football League's Super Bowl XLVI is Feb. 5 between the New England Patriot and New York Giants in Indianapolis, with lead-up activities starting Friday.
Surf's up (on Lake Michigan, no less)
The beaches near Traverse City are starting to draw the attention of surfers
Sweet surprises in Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Farmers Market in Virginia Beach, Va., shows groups true meaning of fresh.
Takaya Tours introduces native way of life
Takaya Tours’ trips are led by members of the Tsliel-Wautut community.
Hear the stories behind Gone with the Wind with personalized tours of Jonesboro
Scotland stirs the soul on fairways, at distilleries and in nature
Taste Cleveland Food Tours celebrates city culture and heritage
Food Tour Corp. subsidiary is heavy on tasting, European history and sustainability
Texas marking 175th anniversary for Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution is being celebrated with events across Texas.
Enjoy a meal fit for J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen at Southfork Ranch
Austin's Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum launches exhibit dedicated to high school football
Texas' Museum of the American Railroad moving from Dallas to Frisco in '12
The Museum of the American Railroad is relocating from its 48-year location in Dallas' Fair Park to Frisco, Texas, by mid-2012, with groundbreaking at the new site slated next Tuesday.
Fiesta San Antonio runs through April 17 with parades, carnivals, art fairs, concerts, food and cultural celebrations
That fateful day a decade ago: Remembering 9/11
National and local memorials have arisen since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with New York; The Pentagon, in suburban Washington, D.C.; Stoneycreek Township near Shanksville, Pa.; and Boston chief among those.
The Babe's big blast
Renowned sports historian on hand as Hot Springs, Ark.-based company reveals official length of homer
The exploration begins
Celebrate life underwater at Adventure Aquarium
The gift of theater
Guthrie Theater to host 12th annual Shakespeare Classic with "The Winter’s Tale"
The Greenbrier launching luxury railroad line in July 2012
Officials affiliated with White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., resort The Greenbrier announced plans to offer a luxury passenger railroad route from Washington, D.C., starting in July 2012.
The greenest greens and fairest fairways
Recreation, of course, for many travelers means time for golf
The Hunger Games Fan Tours recreates the action
Tour day trips, weekends feed fans with simulated games, training
The Maya Museum of Cancún opens in Mexico
The splendor of Mayan culture has a new home at the Maya Museum of Cancún in Cancún, Mexico.
The Museum of the Confederacy shares Confederate States of Americas history
Museums in Richmond and Appomattox present comprehensive collection of Confederate artifacts
The new Dalí is now open
The Spaniard who died at age 84 in 1989 became known simply as Dalí, an artist whose range ran from early impressionist to surrealist to his own classical period
The Panama Canal offers group travel biodiversity in a tropical paradise
Panamá is a tropical locale in Central America rich in history and biodiversity
The Quad Cities join Summer of Paddling 2012
Ready, set, paddle and enjoy the Mississippi River by canoe, kayak or other paddle craft
The Ride: 'Part-Broadway, part-tour, part-reality TV'
The shadow knows
Groundhog Day highlights the exciting attractions in and around Punxsutawney, Pa.
The Vermont Country Store offers old-fashioned warmth, wares
Business keeps up with the times while staying true to its roots
This tour's for you
Anheuser-Busch brewing 'a unique blend of the old and the new'
Thomas Jefferson's private life
Virginia's Poplar Forest reveals intimate details about third U.S. president
Three real beauts
New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria are ridgy-didge destinations Down Under
Three terrific tuners: Connecticuts Goodspeed celebrates 50th anniversary
Connecticut’s Goodspeed Opera Theatre is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special musical season.
Time-tested and garden fresh
Virginia's Historic Garden Week a celebration of age and beauty
Titanic exhibit explores beneath the surface
Groups can see and touch in Mystic Aquarium's new interactive 'Titanic – 12,450 Feet Below'
To the Klondike!
White Pass & Yukon Route, the railroad built of gold
Toledo serves up a bit of everything
Group tours discover big small-town character in northeast Ohio city
American Mountain Theater begins fifth season in April
Top techie group travel destinations in Silicon Valley, Seattle and beyond
Intel Museum, Microsoft Visitors Center and Computer History Museum among the best high-tech tourist attractions in the western U.S. and Canada
Top Toronto theater companies spark creativity
Shows in Canada’s largest city entertain and educate for student group travel
Torontos EdgeWalk attraction not for the faint of heart
Small groups can teeter along the edge of CN Tower 1,168 feet above the ground in Toronto.
Torontos fifth season
Luminato, the Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, unfolds in June
Tour of duty
Armed Forces Military Museum combines patriotism, education
Touring Battleship Missouri enhances the Pearl Harbor experience
Iconic battleship fires 16-inch guns (with confetti) in celebration of 5-millionth visitor
Touring Emancipation Proclamation will stop in Tennessee
One of America's most famous documents freed millions of slaves
Tourism delegation on mission to ‘Rediscover Japan’
Travel leaders promote tourism to island nation following recovery from March 11 quake
Tourism sites deal with flooding
Waters are rising and receding in the Midwest and South
From abandoned railyard to the pinnacle of partnerships: The story of Elkins, W.Va., and the American Mountain Theater
Travel with a purpose
Philanthropy-minded college students return to Orlando for alternative spring break
Traveling off beaten paths in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
Along with the tulips, Old Master paintings, chocolate, lace and castles, the region known as Benelux offers unexpected delights.
Strike gold with Jordan’s archaeological sites, cultural riches
Renfro Valley Entertainment Center offers music, more
Tuning into the heartbeat of eastern Arkansas
Groups can tour sites associated with the region's musical alumni, such as the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame, Rock 'N' Roll Highway, Arkansas Delta Music Trail, Central Delta Depot Museum and Delta Cultural Center
Savor the flavors at Raven’s Glenn Winery
Two Georgia locales gaining Appalachian Trail Community designations
The Georgia locales of Dahlonega and Blairsville-Union County have been designated Appalachian Trail Communities by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
Carolina Tailwinds traverses ‘rural communities and countryside up close'
U.S. maple syrup capital of Vermont celebrates everything sweet with farms, festivals and more
Groups can experience sugaring season from March through mid-April
UNESCO World Heritage Sites highlight German heritage and culture
Germany is a multi-faceted destination for cultural travel with 37 UNESCO World Heritage Site across the country.
Roanoke Valley pops with natural wonders, colonial heritage
United Kingdom's English Lake District embraces sporting adventures
The United Kingdom's English Lake District includes the nation's largest national park and longest lake.
Unsalted: Five reasons for a trip to Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Experience a taste of the Great Lakes along Ohio’s northern shore
USS Iowa, known as the Battleship of Presidents, serves tour groups as a floating museum in Los Angeles
WWII-era ship is 14 stories high, 887 feet long, has 16-inch guns and includes a gift shop
USS Lexington in Corpus Christi, Texas, offers massive WWII learning experiences for student group travel
USS Lexington docked chock full of U.S. Navy history
USTOA members celebrate associations 40th anniversary
Benefits of tours and vacation packages include expert knowledge, ease of travel, enriching experiences and added savings
Utah's hidden treasure: Cache Valley
Mountains provide lots of outdoor recreation opportunities, especially in winter
Vermont launches African American Heritage Trail
A new Vermont trail links 10 educational sites and exhibits throughout the Green Mountain State with African American ties.
Vibrant Jefferson City
Feel the history as you join in the fun in Missouris capital
Virginia Arts Festival presents spectacular sounds, sights
Virginia International Tattoo, festivals, OpSail are much-anticipated events
Virginia in 2012: War of 1812, Civil War commemorations, Discovery's arrival
Commemorations of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War are among the group-friendly activities to be found in Virginia in 2012.
Virginia: Martinsville-Henry County
Martinsville and Henry County in Virginia offer more than just auto racing for visiting groups.
Voluntourism: Travel abroad helping out
Travel the world by helping cute animals, beautiful landscapes and one impoverished kid at the time
Walk the sea floor at Miami Seaquarium
Visiting groups can dive with the fish during trekking experience
Walks to remember
Exploring the Southeast on foot
Walnut Grove, Minn., embraces Little House on the Prairie connection
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum teaches about the author and her time on the banks of Plum Creek
War of 1812 attractions a solid choice for group tours during bicentennial celebrations
The United States and Canada offer numerous war-themed historic sites, monuments, museums and events
Warner Bros., Universal Parks and Resorts teaming up to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Universal Studios Hollywood
Expansion planned for original Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resort
Washington State's engineering marvel
An outdoor recreation favorite, the Grand Coulee Dam continues to draw attention
Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial opens
Just opened, the Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial fetes King's dream of a world with equality for all.
Water and woods
Sunrise Coast touts natural elements of northeastern Lower Peninsula
Way more than Wild West
Fort Smith festival a multicultural affair
Wayne Gretzky's hometown of Brantford, Ontario, lights the lamp for group tours
The Great One's stomping grounds are also the birthplace of Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris and late comedian Phil Hartman
Welkom to Holland
Tulip Time 2011 will bring a mix of old favorites and new happenings all set among the beautiful blooms
West Virginia kicks off Civil War's 150th anniversary commemorations
This year marks the Civil War's 150th anniversary, which raged four years, claimed more than 600,000 lives and resulted in creation of West Virginia and slavery's abolition.
West Virginia resort offers four-season destination for group tours
Snowshoe Mountain Resort schusses with winter and yields year-round fun.
Westfield San Francisco Centre hosting light show
Iconic Bay Area images will be projected on Westfield San Francisco Centre's iconic dome during complimentary nightly shows this summer.
What's new for group travel in Virginia
Big events, anniversaries, new openings top list of new group travel offerings in Virginia
Whats new in Orlando
Host city for NTA and UMA’s Travel Exchange has good things on the horizon
Where dinosaurs roam
Jurassic Forest filled with lifelike replicas, educational opportunities
Where music, sci-fi meet
Pair of popular cultural aspects come together under one Seattle roof
Edinburgh, Glasgow serve up good times, some of the world’s greatest scotch
Whistler's way with wine
Cornucopia festival showcases the best wine and food from Canada and around the world
Whitney Houston in wax in New York, Washington, D.C., Hollywood and Las Vegas
Madame Tussauds honoring the late performer at four U.S. locations
Whooshconsin: Group travel in Wausau, Eagle River and Minocqua
Winter sports and activities warm hearts in central Wisconsin
Why not Minot?
North Dakota's Scandinavian Heritage Park takes up the mantle of sharing Minot’s roots
Wild and woolly
Connect with wildlife thriving in wide-open natural habitats
Wild blue wonders
Tennessee Museum of Aviation sports airworthy collection
Wilderness Inquiry combines local food and sea kayaking in Wisconsins Apostle Islands
Minneapolis-based outfitter specializes in adventure travel in the U.S. and beyond
Wilmington is a prime choice for Swedish heritage tours
Delaware’s largest city shares its Scandinavian roots — 375 after the New Sweden Colony
Windy City heights
Soak in sites from high atop two of Chicagos most famous skyscrapers
Iowa Wine Tours customizes excursions to the Upper Mississippi Valley wine region and along the Iowa Wine Trail, linking producers in Anamosa, Bankston, Marquette, Decorah, and West Branch
Winemaking experience: Dipped at First Crush
First Crush Winemaking Experience is providing authentic experiences to learn about wine-making, partnering with others in Paso Robles, Calif., to enable options during the visit.
Wings and wetlands
Weekend shows off Kansas birding, wetlands and national byway
Wings of Freedom
Vintage aircraft make up unique display at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, March 11 to 14
Winning in West Michigan
Gun Lake Casino opens with 1,450 slot machines, dozens of table games
Winsome wine country
Okanagan Valley operator pairs fine varietals with stunning beauty
Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, the sister cities of Telluride and Mountain Village continue to enchant once the snow falls
Winter in Grand Rapids, Minn., offers group travel delights
Northern Minnesota is specially tuned for group travel once the snow starts falling
Winter remains in Northern Michigan at places like Shanty Creek Resorts
It's still a winter wonderland at many Michigan ski resorts
Wisconsin Cheese Country
National Cheesemaking Center shares state’s dairy heritage with group tours
Wisconsin Dells cruises delight at dusk
Sunset dinner cruise provides scenic nightcap
Wisconsin's cranberry country
Groups see red visiting Tomah, Warrens at harvest time
Wit warmed by kindness
Will Rogers Memorial Museums present life of cowboy-philosopher
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis launches ‘National Geographic Treasures of the Earth’ exhibit
For 200 years, Madame Tussauds has impressed visitors with likenesses that continue to wow student groups
Lowell: ‘Cradle of the Industrial Revolution’
Yall are welcome
Historic mill house in Virginia transforms into a bed and breakfast, group gathering place
Year of Alabama Food dishing up local flavors
The Alabama Tourism Department's state campaign for 2012 is themed The Year of Alabama Food
YMCA of the Rockies provides alternatives in Colorado
Many Colorado locales like YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colo., have been unaffected by wildfires.
Your groups second home: The Holly Springs Pilgrimage of Homes
Pilgrimage of Homes, set for April 13–15 in Holly Springs, Miss., showcases range of antebellum homes for group tours
Your space: NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida
NASA opens up sites and facilities to group tours in the Orlando area during center's 50th anniversary; shuttle launch experience and hall of fame tour are among the attractions
Bootleg Canyon Flightlines in southern Nevada zooms to success
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