Located in Irvine, Calif., the contemporary Mercedes-Benz Classic Center was inspired by the Classic Center in Germany. Groups of up to 550 can be accommodated in three different salons, featuring themes such as "retail" and "vintage." The salons showcase car models and company highlights, creating a museum atmosphere. Guided tours and driving events can be arranged as well. Call 949/598-4850, or visit www.MBClassicCenterUSA.com.