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Cars & Trucks

2017 Lexus CT200h Review

November 28, 2017. AAA Staff

Unlike many hybrid cars which began life as a gasoline-only model, the Lexus CT 200h was designed only as a hybrid. Introduced for the 2012 model year, the five-door hatchback has a sporty look with plenty of power and handling to place it squarely in the fun-to-drive category. The Lexus Hybrid Drive system makes a…

Ocean Cruises

Rock ‘N’ Roll is Here to Stay on Rocky’s Rockin’ Cruises

November 13, 2017. Sarah Hopkins

On Rocky’s Rockin’ Cruises, guests spend the whole week getting to know famous musicians and dancing to old time rock ‘n’ roll.

European Tours

Fall’s Stunning Colors Paint the Landscape Along the Rhine River

September 01, 2017. AAA Staff

A golden autumn along Europe’s mighty Rhine River is surely a sight to see. Autumn foliage along the Rhine peaks from late September to early October, and one of the ways you can revel in its splendor is by setting sail on an intimate river cruise, many of which ply through the Netherlands, Germany, France…

National Parks & North American Tours & Ocean Cruises

In Alaska, Fiery Fall Foliage is a Breathtaking Contrast to Snow-Capped Peaks

September 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Fall is far from a shoulder season in Alaska. In fact, for those who enjoy travel without the crowds, it could be the best time to visit the Last Frontier. From late August through October, the Alaskan sky shimmers in shades of pink, purple, yellow and blue while the red and gold foliage provides a…

North American Tours

College Road Trips: Places to See on Your College Search

August 01, 2017. Kim Foley MacKinnon

There’s hardly a parent with a teenager contemplating college that hasn’t hit the road to visit potential schools. From simple afternoon visits to more complicated college road trips, it’s wise to book some noncollege-oriented activities to offset some of the pressure. After all, when both you and your child are deciding their future for the…

Hotels & Resorts & National Parks & Ocean Cruises & Theme Park Vacations & Travel

Back to School Means Great Rates on Vacations

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

The start of a new school year means different things to different people. For kids, it means homework. For parents, it means frantic early mornings and afternoons. For teachers, it means stacks of papers and projects. But for travelers, it means one of the year’s best travel windows has arrived. It’s when the summer crowds…

Cars & Trucks & Life

Test Drive: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

July 27, 2017. AAA Staff

For 2017, the Kia Optima offers a model for just about every taste. It’s available as a gas model, a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, each with a variety of trim levels to suit any desire, from sporty to luxurious. After receiving refreshed styling for 2016, the gas-only 2017 Kia Optima comes with three engines…

European Tours

Travel Europe by River Cruise, Train or Car

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Backpacking is probably one of the most creative ways to see Europe, but it’s not the only way to explore the continent off-the-beaten path. Consider these modes of travel if you’re looking for a different perspective of Europe. River Cruising It’s easy to see why river cruising’s popularity is on the rise. Guests on these…

European Tours

Friendly Spots for Solo Trips

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Traveling solo has its advantages. You’re free to set your own itinerary, and you don’t need to convince anyone else about whether a destination is worth visiting. That said, it’s understandable that a solo sojourn, especially your first, can be a little intimidating. If you’re a bit apprehensive about going it alone, consider these destinations….

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

April 01, 2017. AAA Staff

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, a five-passenger sport-utility vehicle, comes in two trim levels and has two engine choices: a 2.4-liter engine in the base model and a more powerful 2.0-liter engine as an option in the base model and standard equipment in the limited models. The Santa Fe can be ordered in front- or…