Your AAA Magazine July 2019

Instagram feeds are inspiring travel plans now more than ever. Dive into this issue to learn more about the growing influence that social media and #FOMO has on travel. Read on to discover the charming waterfront neighborhood of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, get solid budgeting advice from financial experts, find out the pros and cons of car infotainment systems and more.

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The Instagram Itch

Modern-day travelers are heading to social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, searching through gorgeous sunset shots, seas of smiling faces and destination hashtags for travel inspo.

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Teen Traffic Safety Tactics

Anyone who’s been through it knows it’s a time of transition for both parents and kids. While a driver’s license offers a new freedom to teens, it can also be a source of concern for parents.

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A Day at the Beach: Your Northeast Shell Guide

From the Eastern Oyster to the Knobbed Whelk, here's a simple guide to what you might find on Northeast beaches this summer.

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Your Budgeting Toolbox

Financial expert Neale Godfrey and Shannon McLay, CEO of the NYC-based personal financial planning service Financial Gym, offer tips on what you need to have in your “toolbox” to build a budget that works for you.

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Don’t Let a Hurricane Dampen Your Plans

You can’t control the weather. Make sure your home and any special events you have planned for the future are protected from storms.

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Ice Cream Sundaes for All Occasions

Here's a quintessential list of places to find a frozen favorite.

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Spread Joy, Not Germs, While Traveling

Bites, bugs and viruses can turn a great vacation into a dud. Here's how to avoid infections while traveling.

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CityScape: Orlando

The vibrant city is filled with culture, good eats and – oh yeah! – theme parks galore.

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What’s New Is Timeless Again in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, N.H.  – settled in 1623 and incorporated as a city in 1849 – is known for its rich history. While many visit to discover the city’s legacy firsthand, once they arrive they’re pleasantly surprised to find lively waterfront neighborhoods packed with boutique shops, cafes and restaurants galore.

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Trendy Shareable Wearables, Eats and Destinations

Are you trendy enough? Check out these new and cool snacks, hair elastics and more! Plus, experience the great outdoors!

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My First Car: Rafael Devers

Devers is now comfortably settled in his new home city of Boston. But long before any of his big league success, Devers was cruising around his native Dominican Republic in his first car.

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Motion and Emotion in Italy

For the Masiellos, the trip of a lifetime led to a feast for the eyes - and a path to their hearts.

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Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures in the Poconos

For a memorable vacation just two hours from New York City, head to the Pocono Mountains.

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5 Northeast Island Vacations

They may not be tropical, but these Northeast islands vacations are just as relaxing and only a drive away.

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The Best Apps for Business

Six business apps that accomplish next-level productivity, efficiency and teamwork

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Exciting Culinary Adventures in New York State

For top chefs, waterfront dining and locally inspired menus, explore the vibrant food scenes of Long Island and Lake George.

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8 Budgeting Tips for New Homeowners

Purchasing a house is a huge expense but the spending doesn’t stop there. Having a budget will help with the costs that come with building a home.

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6 Exciting Water Excursions in Bimini, Bahamas

Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Bimini is a paradise for swimmers and ocean adventurers. Dive in!

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Spies, Bootleggers and Blue Bloods: The Washington Spy Trail

On the Long Island Heritage Trail, you and your family can smuggle secrets with George Washington’s revolutionary spies, get a taste of the Gilded Age and party through Prohibition.

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Stunning Southwest: Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon

Guests are immersed in some of the most awe-inspiring national parks during an eight-day expedition in the American Southwest.

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Making Your Hotel Stay More Environmentally Friendly

Rest easier during your next trip with a stay at an Earth-conscious hotel.

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