Birthday parties have been around for thousands of years, but how those anniversaries are being celebrated is starting to change. Instead of cake and candles at a backyard bash, people have embraced the idea of destination parties. With so many nice places to go to these days, friends and family mark birthday milestones with trips to rare locations and even venues closer to home. Whether your party is at a luxurious beach resort, a cozy country cabin or an interesting attraction in another town, great places and good friends often add up to make unforgettable memories and fun. Here’s what you need to know to throw a great destination birthday event.