Richard Petty

Home is where the heart is for this legendary racer. They call him “The King.” His crown is his trademark Charlie 1 Horse wool cowboy hat. And with his genuine and approachable demeanor, he holds court wherever he goes.  As the most decorated driver in NASCAR history with 200 race wins that spanned three decades, […]

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Six Ultimate Southern Game Day Experiences

When it comes to college football — the South rules.  Since the inception of the college football playoffs, nine of the 16 teams to compete are Southern bred, six of the eight teams to advance to the National Championship are Dixie proud, and the coveted trophy was won by Southern teams three out of four […]

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Hit ‘em Straight

Our handpicked course crawls in the Carolinas From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks and the Research Triangle on down south to Daufuskie Island, the Carolinas teem with picture postcard golf courses. Multiple road trips and months of accrued vacation days would be needed for golfers to make a significant dent on their […]

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Diamond Spotlight: The Carolina Inn

The Carolina Inn has been an iconic Chapel Hill hotel since 1924. Located next to the campus of the University of North Carolina and owned by the university, this historic property has maintained its AAA Four Diamond status for the past 21 years. It has remained an important landmark for Tar Heel families and alumni. […]

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Category: Carolinas, Discounts, US

A-Haunting We Will Go! 

Make no bones about it, AAA Discounts & Rewards has spooktacular savings to get you in the Halloween spirit. AAA Members save at Scarowinds, Six Flags Fright Fest and Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. Discover all of our discount partners at

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Category: Carolinas, Discounts

RenFest Fun

Celebrate 25 Years of “Huzzah!” at this year’s annual Carolina Renaissance Festival, open Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 18. Jousting knights, falconry presentations, circus and comedy acts, music, dance, feasting and much more! Save $15 with free child’s admission when you show your AAA Membership card at the festival box office.

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The Carolinas boast exciting events for equine sports fans. Just as the entire world eagerly awaits the Olympic Games held every four years, the equestrian sporting community awaits another epic event, the FEI World Equestrian Games. Also held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, it’s a combination of eight World Championship […]

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Go Explore: Oktoberfest in Newberry, SC

Music, fun and frothy beverages abound at this fall festival. Situated about halfway between Greenville and Columbia, the picturesque town of Newberry, South Carolina is easy to get to just off exit 76 from I-26. Newberry County was formed in 1785 as part of the Ninety-Six District and settled mainly by Scots-Irish, English and German […]

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