Activities that bring a group together can bond them long after a meeting ends.
“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” —Magic Johnson, basketball icon
Treasure Hunt at Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia
Captiva Island in Florida
MICHIGAN Food Network’s cooking competition show “Iron Chef” is now a hit culinary clash at JW Marriott Grand Rapids in Michigan. The staff keeps the playful standoff a complete surprise for groups who assemble in a meeting room upon arrival. Once inside the JW Kitchen Stadium, cheering staffers greet participants and introduce their mentor chefs. Divided into competing teams, groups bond over going head-to-head in a two-course meal cook-off.
Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona
NEW YORK Head upstate from Manhattan toward the Finger Lakes to find Rochester and Syracuse, the gateways to the region. Outdoor adventures await in the area nicknamed the Grand Canyon of the East. Take a break from meetings and hike or bike more than 70 trails, take a ride in the Erie Canal, gorge-hop or float away in a hot air balloon. There are a slew of Thoreau-esque lakeside retreats, farm-to-table culinary delights using local fare, as well as educational hands-on museums and internationally acclaimed annual festivals that can coincide with your dates.
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