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Hotels & Resorts

Resorts Rule in Lush Punta Cana

November 10, 2017. Kim Foley MacKinnon

If Walt Disney had set his sights on creating an ideal beach vacation playground instead of a theme park, it might have resembled something like Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic’s go-to beach destination. It’s situated on the east coast of the island, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. The area, which escaped severe…

North American Tours

Save & Splurge: Raleigh, N.C.

November 01, 2017. Kim Foley MacKinnon

Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city, is a delight to visit, with a compact downtown, thriving restaurant scene, exploding craft brewery industry, and several free museums and green spaces. The walkable city is bursting with energy, and it can be fun to time your visit with one of the city’s many festivals. Make sure to check…

Day Trips

Westchester: A Place of Legend

October 01, 2017. Marisa Perjatel

“If ever I should wish for a retreat whither I might steal from the world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley.” It’s with these words that Washington Irving’s nameless narrator describes the now proverbial Westchester glen that sets…

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…

Food & Dining

Impress With Recipes From AAA Diamond Rated Restaurants

July 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

Concoct expertly crafted dishes in your home with the help of AAA Diamond Rated restaurants. These recipes will ensure you three courses of fancy summer fare. 1. A fresh start Start sophisticated with the Champagne mango salad created by chef Jean Georges Vongerichten for his AAA Five Diamond Rated, self-titled restaurant in New York City….

Hotels & Resorts

Putting a Five Diamond Shine on the Big Apple

July 01, 2017. AAA Staff

If you’re looking to experience the finer side of New York City, AAA has you covered. For more than 80 years, AAA has inspected and rated both hotels and restaurants on behalf of AAA members. The highest ranking – AAA’s Five Diamond Award – is reserved for the best of the best. Earlier in the…

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…

North American Tours

Weekend in Nashville

April 01, 2017. Jill Fergus

Love good food and good music? Nashville, one of the South’s most exciting cities, has an abundance of both – and plenty more, making it a great choice for a fun-filled weekend.

Travel

Kicking It Low-Key in Canada

March 08, 2017. Jill Fergus

Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday throughout 2017 with special celebrations and events, so there’s never been a better time to head north of the border. While perennial favorites Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City are definitely worth visiting, here are a few lesser-known Canadian destinations to discover. Niagara-on-the-Lake This charming Victorian town in Ontario is…