What are TripTiks & How Do I Get One?
For those times when our mobile phones and GPS devices cannot connect, nothing beats a hard copy backup plan. While the world seems to have left paper maps behind, AAA's customers prove there is still a high demand for printed material. The first TripTik is still a customer favorite. Personalized maps are printed out and bound for […]Read more
Are We There Yet? How To Keep Kids Occupied On A Long Road Trip
Even with all the technology available today, kids may still have a hard time keeping themselves occupied on a long road trip. Pack smart for your children with healthy snacks, fully charged phones and tablets, and lists of fun games to play on the road. Also, break up the time they spend on their electronics in […]Read more
Hurricane Evacuation Routes and Safe Driving Tips
Driving Tips Before Driving: Do not drive in rainy weather and high winds if you don’t have to. Check your tires (including your spare) to make sure they have plenty of tread and are properly inflated. Before the storm hits, fill up your gas tank. Make sure the windshield wipers are in good shape. […]Read more
Best & Brightest Lighthouses of North Carolina
August 7th is National Lighthouse Day! Lighthouses have always stood as a symbol of safety and security on our shores. From the Outer Banks to the Brunswick Islands, six iconic lighthouses dot the shores of North Carolina. They light the way for an adventurous road trip along the coast; a perfect way to celebrate these historic […]Read more
Driving the Right (or Wrong) Way in Other Countries
With 75 percent of the world's countries driving on the right side of the road, it's always a little shocking and disconcerting to visit a left-side driving country. Luckily, AAA can prepare you for a trip to one these locations. For your international driving permit, visit any of the AAA offices with two original passport photos, a valid U.S. […]Read more
Take a Road Trip to the Best Old Amusement Parks in the U.S.
Families looking for fun and a sense of history should consider a trip to one of the many vintage amusement parks that have been in operation for generations. There are more than 400 amusement parks in the United States and some of the most beloved have been around since the 1800s. Get ready for some old-school nostalgia combined with modern […]Read more
Foodie Tour: Asheville
Asheville, NC has evolved into a prime destination for mountain views, breweries, and mouthwatering cuisine. Ever known for its welcoming vibe, you'll feel right at home at these local eateries. Curate You might think it would be an odd fit to have Spanish tapas in a place like the Blue Ridge Mountains, but Curate […]Read more
Best Carolina Festivals in 2016
Summer is a great time to schedule a few long weekends to check out some amazing festivals. Whether you want to stay close to home or travel the world, there are tons of opportunities for fun. This July in Lenoir, North Carolina you can find the 15th annual NC Blackberry Festival. The weekend kicks off with a "BlackBeery" Garden […]Read more