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Air Travel

The World’s Best Ski Towns for History and Fun

December 15, 2017. AAA Staff

Why choose between historic exploration and fun recreation when you don’t have to? Get the best of both worlds on any of these ski getaways.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Travel

Discover the Emerald Isle: Visit These Regions in Ireland

March 08, 2017. Jill Fergus

If you’re looking for a destination to put on your 2017 wish list, consider Ireland. Researching your ancestry, discovering the country’s rich history – who doesn’t love castles? – and taking in the legendary landscapes are just a few reasons to visit. And there are numerous ways to experience the country, from an escorted tour…

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Generator Safety to Keep in Mind This Winter

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s the middle of a nor’easter. The wind is howling. You peek out the window and see nothing but a white sheet of blowing snow. You’re happy to be inside, cozy and warm, three hours into a television binge with the thermostat set to whatever you think a thermostat should be set to. Then, in…

Air Travel

Tips For Traveling With Older Parents

January 15, 2017. Christina Elston

Valerie Grubb loves to travel. Not only that, she loves to travel with her mom. In the past 20 years, the author of “Planes, Canes, and Automobiles: Connecting With Your Aging Parents Through Travel” has logged more than 300,000 miles with her mother, now 85. “It’s been one of the best things I’ve ever done,”…