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Broadway At The Beach Set To Host Fifth Annual “A Very Broadway Christmas” On December 7

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE (Nov. 26, 2019) Broadway at the Beach will host the fifth annual “A Very Broadway Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 7. This holiday event...

Thanksgiving Events in the Carolinas

Sticking close to home this Thanksgiving? Here are a few fun attractions and weekend events in the Carolinas worth checking out! North Carolina Get in the...

Celebrate Christmas at Biltmore and see “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition”

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE By Carol L. Timblin Fans of Downton Abbey can’t seem to get enough of the public television hit series that enthralled viewers for six...

Escape to Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

Editor's Escape My husband and I lived in Atlanta several years ago. We drove by AAA Four Diamond-rated Chateau Elan Winery & Resort  countless times...

Traveler

See the Beauty of the Blue Eye in Albania

Closed to outsiders for much of the 20th century, the ancient region of Albania is popping up on more...

Your Story: Railway Surprise

For one Charlotte family waiting at the Rome train station, a surprise passenger arrived just in time. Standing tiptoe in the bustling Rome train station...

Cities We Love: Cape Town, South Africa

While it’s often said that South Africa is a world in one country, the same can be said of its most stunning and historically...

Navigate the World

Oceania is now offering an “Around the World in 180 Days” epic voyage sailing from Miami on Jan. 3, 2018 and returning on July...

Caribbean Conundrum

The geographic span of the Caribbean is so vast, that even when a hurricane affects one area, much of the rest of the region...

Latest News

March 2019 Traffic Safety Newsletter

AAA Carolinas Holds Pedestrian Safety Event AAA Carolinas, IKEA Charlotte, and CMPD came together to raise awareness about pedestrian safety. The organizations hosted an event...

November 2019 Traffic Safety Newsletter

AAA Carolinas Sees Spike in Roadside Calls During November Cold Front When a cold front hit the Carolinas this November, AAA Carolinas Emergency Roadside Service...

AAA Carolinas Sees Spike in Roadside Calls During November Cold Front

When a cold front hit the Carolinas this November, AAA Carolinas Emergency Roadside Service responded to a jump in calls regarding dead batteries. The...

AAA CAROLINAS TESTIFIES IN FAVOR OF NEW SC HANDS-FREE BILL

AAA Carolinas, along with state and federal officials testified to lawmakers in Columbia in support of South Carolina’s new hands-free bill.   Senate Bill 723, filed...

Thanksgiving Travel: By the Numbers

Thanksgiving Travel: By the Numbers   AAA Carolinas predicts that a record 1.54 million North Carolinians and 750,000 South Carolinians will travel 50 miles or more...

Insurance

Business Insurance: Are You Doing Business in a Risky City?

Certain businesses are associated with higher risks than others and costs are determined based on those risks. Some risks...

New Driver? How to Avoid Rookie Mistakes

One of the most exhilarating events in a teenager’s life is obtaining a driver’s license. But for parents, this...

How to Pick a Local Co-ed Sports League

Playing on a baseball team is a great opportunity to get fit and meet new friends. Picking a local...

Frozen Pipes 101: How to Prevent & Recover from a Burst

Did you know that freezing and bursting pipes can cause significant damage to your home? At AAA Insurance, we...

Top 5 Security Tips to Avoid Auto Theft

Auto theft happens, and sadly over half of the stolen vehicles are never returned to their owners.  Even for the...

Car Care

Transitioning to a Family Vehicle

The days of wheeling around town with your friends and driving home from college are long gone. You graduate, find the love of your...

Know the System: Points on Your Driving Record

Getting a speeding ticket, driving recklessly, following too closely, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol—these are all offenses that can get points...

Cars on Camera: Best Car Movies & TV Shows Part III

Sometimes cars take center stage on TV shows and in the movies. We are fascinated by fast-paced, action scenes or cars that assume a...

Must Read

Travel China, Part IV: China for the Foodie

You have probably eaten Chinese food before, but what you may not know is that there are actually four main kinds of regional Chinese...

Challenges of High Altitude Driving

Mountain driving can be challenging for most drivers, especially when you are used to flat roads. When you drive at a higher altitude you...

Wonders Never Cease

Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. With nearly 85 million acres of national parks stretched from coast to coast,...

The World’s Best Breweries

There are more than 4,000 breweries in the US and more than 1,400 in the UK. With so many, how do you decide where to visit? Consider if...

Member Spotlight: Viola Gianni and James Antisdel

AAA Member Spotlight When Viola Gianni first met James Antisdel on a blind date, she knew one thing in advance: Traveling was a big part...

Diamond Spotlight: The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina

Mount Pleasant, S.C. If you’re searching for a relaxing getaway in a beautiful coastal setting, The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina is...

Lifestyle Magazine

6 Holiday Travel Hacks

With crowds and potential weather complications, traveling during the holidays can be hectic. Here are a few hacks to make it as smooth as possible.   1. To save money and avoid crowds, try flying out on the actual holiday. In...

I’m Starving!

The Carolinas offer a ton of eateries to satisfy your imminent hunger or thirst. There is always a new place to experience.  Whether on your next vacation or...

Gotta Network to Get Work: How to Choose the Right Networking Events

There’s an art to networking, which can make it an intimidating process for some job seekers. But there are so many networking options available...

Stunning Makeover for Celebrity Ship

Celebrity Solstice® has emerged from an $8.5 million makeover and guests on board will now enjoy a new outdoor movie screen, alcove-style Lawn Club...

Rules for Renting

  From size and type to amenities and pricing, AAA Travel has the key to get your car rental right every time.   Reserve the car...

AAA Travel

On-Site Universal Orlando Resorts™ – Stay in the Heart of the Fun

When visiting Universal Orlando Parks, staying at an on-site resort includes convenience and proximity which is the key factor. Each resort is conveniently located within...

How to *Safely* Take a Travel Selfie

Taking a selfie might seem like a simple concept—you turn on your phone’s front camera (perhaps use a selfie stick), stretch your arm out...

Concerts at Sea

Concerts at Sea! Cruising is a great way to travel for everyone, but for Music Lovers, cruising and getting to attend a concert by a...

AAA Foodie Tour: Restaurants You Must Visit in Austin

There’s a lot more to the Austin than the music with the food scene becoming a big draw. In addition to the traditional barbecue, burgers...

Top destinations for fishing in the Carolinas

North Carolina is an extraordinary place for a fisherman. With an abundance of salmon, striped bass, walleye, crappie, catfish and trout native to the lakes and rivers and...

What to Pack: Cruise Ship Dress Attire

Do fashion laws on land apply to the sea? That depends whom you ask. According to cruisecritic.com, every cruise line has a different dress...

Membership

Electric Vehicles: More Models, More Options

Many people are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprints, from small-scale efforts (installing energy-efficient light bulbs, reducing water usage) to larger home improvements...

Duke University Startup Launches Tire Sensor Technology

A Duke University startup has cracked the code to monitoring the real-time tread wear of tires on the road. Tyrata, Inc. has partnered with...

Parent or Chauffeur? Apps for Organizing an Efficient Carpool

Students return to school this month, which means families return to their school-year routines. Or should we say, “routines.” (Is anything really routine when...

Olympic Countdown

Starting August 5th, all eyes worldwide will be on Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, host of the XXXI Olympic Games. The Summer Olympic Games always boasts some of the world's...

More AAA

The 5 Most Beautiful Sunrises You Must See

Do you rise with the sun? Or do you just really appreciate the moments when you happen to catch the sunrise? Many places around...

Papa John’s Savings

Looking for an easy way out of dinner tonight? Switch things up with a special deal from Papa John’s. Whether you prefer hand-tossed crust...

Hurricane Watch Verses Hurricane Warning

It's important to know what the National Weather Service alerts mean when a storm rolls in. In the case of a hurricane there are...

Four North Carolina Cities Rank in the Top 10 for Best Cities to Drive in Nationwide

A recent study done by WalletHub placed four cities in North Carolina in the top 10 for best cities to drive in, including Raleigh...

Christmas Music Radio Stations

Listening to Christmas music is guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. The ever popular "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "Frosty the Snowman" will have...

How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Car

As areas are hit by hurricanes and floods, AAA Carolinas warns Carolinians to avoid purchasing a vehicle that has suffered flood damage. Recognizing a...

Top 5 Easy Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

You want to get the best gas mileage your car can deliver, especially when gas prices skyrocket, but you're not quite sure where to...

Carolinas

Winston-Salem Celebrates 100 Years

Winston-Salem is a town with deep history and unusual juxtapositions. Nestled between the Piedmont and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this town...

Special Needs Summer Camp – Who is Teaching Who?

"Some people look at individuals with disabilities and think, 'Oh, we're going to have to help them a lot.' The result is actually the...

Brewed Awakenings: Craft Drafts in the Carolinas

With the brewery count in the United States eclipsing 6,000 and no glimpse of a slowdown, it’s a wonder how any brewery can differentiate...

Member Spotlight: Marcus Hamilton – From Doodles to ‘Dennis the Menace’

Whether building his career or reimagining it, illustrator and AAA member Marcus Hamilton is the epitome of perseverance. Marcus Hamilton discovered his passion for art...