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Dana Laverty

Dana is the copy editor and social media guru for Your AAA. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island (go Rams!) with a degree in journalism. She loves embarrassing her preteen daughter, reading, writing, hiking and kickboxing. Fun fact: She once broke her arm at a roller derby clinic.

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Articles by Dana Laverty

Take 5 5 Hidden Secrets in New York City

5 New York City Secrets

These five magical spots are just waiting to be explored in NYC.

Summer Vacation Vibes

Summer Vacation Vibes

These warm-weather destinations have plenty of opportunities for bonding with family and friends.

How Travel Has Changed During the Pandemic 

Much has changed since March 2020. Our tips will let you know what to expect as you journey back into the (glorious!) world of travel. 

best outdoor ice skating rink

The Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Near You

We’ve chosen our favorite outdoor ice skating rinks in the Northeast. Grab your skates and head out for some chilly, heart-thumping fun!

holiday fun

Holiday Travel Makes a Huge Comeback

AAA predicts crowded roads and skies for the 2021 holiday season, with air travel tripling over 2020. 

#trending: Magic carpet rides & Ocean State explorations

What’s new and hot in the world of travel.

Use – Don’t Lose! – Your Travel Credits 

As 2021 comes to a close, many of the travel credits issued during 2020 are set to expire.  

AAA Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

Thanksgiving Travel to Rebound Almost to Pre-Pandemic Levels

More than 53.4 million people are expected to travel, the highest single-year increase since 2005. 

AAA Travel Sale

Unwrap an Adventure This Holiday Season 

Travel makes the perfect gift – and you can find plenty of options at AAA Northeast’s Vacation Sale. 

europe flights

Flight Prices to Europe Are at a 5-Year Low 

Prices to some popular European destinations are down over 30% from 2019, with airlines adding new flights and new routes regularly. 

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