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Day Trips

Mount Washington is an Extreme Spot for Day Trips

October 13, 2018. AAA Staff

Mount Washington is a staple of Northeast day trips. Find out where it is, how to get there and so much more.

Casino Vacations

Spotlight: Mohegan Sun

September 03, 2018. Kim Foley MacKinnon

Are you ready to have some fun in the Sun? Here’s what to do, play and see at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino.

AAA

AAA Northeast Opens a New Campus in East Providence, R.I.

August 15, 2018. AAA Staff

AAA Northeast employees, elected officials, businesspeople and others gathered in late July for a ceremonial opening of the new AAA East Providence campus. The site, at 10 River Road, along Wampanoag Trail, includes a AAA branch and a fleet and driver training center. The branch provides convenient access to AAA products and services, and the…

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Cars & Trucks & Life

AAA Helps Publicize Rhode Island’s Hand-Held Ban

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

AAA Northeast leaders joined state officials, legislators, traffic safety advocates and police officers at the club’s Providence headquarters in May to bring attention to Rhode Island’s new ban on hand-held wireless communication devices while driving. Drivers who violate the law, which took effect June 1, face fines of up to $100. To help drivers adapt…

Cars & Trucks

Distracted Drivers Make Everyone’s Commutes Slower

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

The next time you’re a few minutes late for work, you could blame it on distracted drivers. After all, the excuse is backed by science. Distracted drivers can slow down commutes by as much as 10 percent, according to David Strayer, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Utah. His research for the AAA Foundation…

Day Trips

All Aboard These 7 Awesome Amtrak Day Trips

March 17, 2018. AAA Staff

Amtrak is a quick and convenient option for enjoying cool day trip destinations like Washington, D.C., Boston, and so much more.

Cars & Trucks

AAA Offers Driving Training Classes in Rhode Island

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

There is a new option for driver training in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast now offers classroom instruction. Courses are held at the club’s new East Providence facility, at 10 River Road, which is just minutes from Interstate 195. Students receive instruction based on a 33-hour curriculum approved by the Community College of Rhode Island, as…

Money

A Plan for Paying Back Student Loans

November 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

College is an incredible experience. You make new friends. You explore new places. You learn how to write a seven-page research paper the night before it’s due. But on a serious note, one thing you might not learn at college is how to manage and pay back the money you borrowed to pay for your…

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…