Africa’s Great Migration
The Great Migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on Earth, when more than a million wildebeest—along with hundreds of thousands of zebra and gazelle circle through the Serengeti plains in Tanzania and Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. The path of the migration is dictated by the rains and food sources (mainly grasses); […]Read more
ESSENTIALS: Miami Beach
Miami – and just across the bridge to Miami Beach – boasts picturesque beaches, exceptional nightlife, plentiful shopping, and delicious dining options. Although there is an abundance of things to do in the city and on the beach, don’t pass up the chance to take one-day excursions to see some of the breath-taking natural surroundings […]Read more
ESSENTIALS: Las Vegas
Neon, one-armed bandits, world-class entertainment, gourmet restaurants, swanky shops and nightclubs galore. This is Vegas and its 24/7. The massive Vegas Strip hotels look positively Lilliputian from the top of the Stratosphere Tower (2000 Las Vegas Blvd. S.), the tallest freestanding tower in the U.S. If your stomach's made of steel, take a spin on […]Read more
ESSENTIALS: Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, once known as little more than a tanning salon for traveling retirees, has become the Arizona desert's vacation oasis for all ages. Boasting some of the best Southwestern and Mexican food you’ll find anywhere, Phoenix and the surrounding area offers 300 days of sunshine a year, plush resorts, outstanding museums, 250 plus golf courses, […]Read more
ESSENTIALS: Washington, DC
The Nation’s Capital is defined by imposing memorials, tributes to our democracy and love of freedom, plus iconic museums and corridors of power. There is such an embarrassment of must-see riches here that putting together a sightseeing itinerary can be a daunting task. We’ve put together an expert list of the best of the best […]Read more
Fall is a Great Time to Travel to the Caribbean!
Fall in the Caribbean could be described as “the endless, perfect summer”. The weather is warm – mid-to-upper 80s – but not scorching, there is typically less rainfall, summer crowds have returned home and winter crowds haven’t arrived yet. In addition, you’ll have the beaches practically to yourself, rates for accommodations are discounted and even […]Read more
A Caribbean cruise is closer than you think.
A Caribbean cruise is closer than you think. With Charleston and Florida cruise ports within a day’s drive – or less of the Carolinas – its easy (and more economical) to visit the Caribbean. The Port of Charleston hosts 4, 5, 6 and 7-day Carnival Cruises. The shorter cruises visit the Bahamas with stops at […]Read more
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