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Road Trips

Plan a New York State Getaway

April 13, 2018. AAA Staff

From the shores of Long Island all the way to the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, explore the many ways to make memories in New York State.

National Parks

Seven of the Most Scenic Spots in US National Parks

February 23, 2018. Pamela Hunt

U.S. national parks boast some of the most picturesque locations in the world. Here are a few you can’t miss.

North American Tours

Exploring the Canadian Rockies and Pacific Northwest by Rail

February 23, 2018. Vanessa Young

Your guide to an unforgettable railroad adventure among mountain peaks and pristine coastlines.

Travel

Unbridled Bliss in Balmy Costa Rica

December 19, 2017. Craig Idlebrook

It was an ambitious plan, one hatched while experiencing cabin fever: We would travel with our 3-year-old daughter to Costa Rica to explore the Latin American country for two winter months. With a steamy climate and plenty of beaches, Costa Rica is a welcome refuge for travelers escaping the cold. It’s also one of the…

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…

Health & Fitness

Walk This Way to a Healthier You

May 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

A daily walk is a simple, healthy habit. According to the Mayo Clinic, regular brisk walking helps prevent heart disease and high blood pressure, maintains a healthy weight and strengthens bones and muscles. Here are some ways to boost the benefits of your stroll. Warm up and cool down While walking is a low-impact exercise,…

North American Tours

Beyond the Leis, Hawaii Truly Pops

April 18, 2017. Erik Trinidad

Having been to almost every state in the USA – I’ll get to you one day, North Dakota – it dawned on me that I’d never been to Hawaii. Pop culture had conditioned me to think of the 50th state as a paradise where women wore hula skirts, men wore Hawaiian shirts, and tourists wore…

Day Trips

Hoof to It This Spring on the Best Hikes in the Northeast

March 08, 2017. Dana Laverty

Need to stretch your legs after that long winter? Lace up your hiking boots and check out some of the best hikes in the Northeast. Easy Alley Pond Park Queens, New York  The second-largest park in Queens has several trails that wind through forest, and along ponds and a salt marsh. Saunter on the Tulip…