The Group Travel Leader

JUL-AUG 2017

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GROUP TRAVEL LE ADER T H E H I D D EN G E M S The American Banjo Museum features the largest col- lection of banjos on display in the world, highlighting the instrument's influence on bluegrass, folk and jazz. Along Route 66 near Arcadia, travelers can marvel at the Arcadian Round Barn, which was constructed during the late 1800s using a special soaking process to bend the wood beams and rafters. One of Route 66's newer roadside attractions is a soda shop and burger joint called Pops, where groups can sample over 700 brands of soda. In addition to classic flavors like orange, ginger and cream soda, the store offers over 100 brands of root beer alone. Out front, the 66-foot, LED-lit soda bottle is a popular photo spot for tourists. By Lisha Newman A GLASS SCULPTURE BY DALE CHIHULY AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART new tour somewhere take your next What tour doesn't need to stop somewhere new to ensure an experience that's fascinating, fresh and fun? In Oklahoma City there's something new to discover on every corner. From our gleaming new downtown to the Old West at the National Cowboy Museum. From a new appreciation of our spirit at the Oklahoma City National Memorial to being welcomed like a new friend everywhere you go. Add us to your next itinerary and you'll soon discover that around here, things are more than just new. They're OKC new.

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