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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Greenville: Bike, Ride or Walk

About 100 miles northwest of the state capital, Greenville, S.C., boasts one of the region’s most picturesque and lively downtowns, with an abundance of...

Road Trip Alert: Upstate South Carolina

If all you know about South Carolina is what you can find on its coast or in its capital, you’re missing out on a...

Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country Set to Open June 15

After much careful preparation, Dollywood Parks and Resorts will soon reopen. It will begin with the opening of Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa on...

Orlando’s Walt Disney World Plans to Reopen July 11

by Lisa A. Beach Walt Disney World fans, your wish for in-person, magical theme park moments might soon come true. Walt Disney World execs today presented...

Traveler

Because Someday I Dream of Traveling with National Geographic

IMMERSIVE TRAVEL If your wish is that someday you could travel with National Geographic, that day is now. Nat Geo has...

Matches Made in Heaven

Label lovers and brand aficionados, rejoice! Your favorite brands have taken to the high seas and can now be found on your next cruise....

Xcaret’s First All-Inclusive Resort Opens

Located in the Riviera Maya, the newly-opened Hotel Xcaret Mexico boasts 900 all-view suites with balconies overlooking intimate coves, the beach, a river or...

Chile’s Marble Caves

by Ashley M. Biggers The Patagonian region has earned a place on many travelers’ bucket lists. It unfolds across the southernmost tip of South America...

Escape to the Sea in Maine

The luxurious Inn by the Sea is located on a mile of sandy beach in the charming coastal town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, just...

Latest News

Puerto Rico: An Island for All Reasons

By Beth D’Addono Dreaming of an island escape? A place to recharge on the beach and simply be a human being? Or do you hanker...

Cities We Love: Atlanta, Georgia

By Katie McElveen If your experience with Atlanta is limited to its sprawling airport (it’s the world’s busiest), it’s time to head further afield. Beyond...

In the Footsteps of Freedom

Immerse yourself in American history where much of it began. By Kristy Tolley From visiting monuments honoring America’s sons and daughters in Washington, D.C., to strolling...

A Walk on the Great White Continent of Antarctica

One member checks off a bucket-list item in Antarctica. By Maria Lenhart The Seventh Continent In her 70-plus years, real estate broker and intrepid traveler Linda Coite...

Cruising the Panama Canal

Explore the history and culture along the Panama Canal and beyond with Holland America Line. By Kristy Tolley As you cruise through the Panama Canal, one...

Insurance

Commercial Auto Insurance 101: What You Need to Know

Commercial Auto Insurance resembles a personal auto policy with similar choices. Your AAA Insurance agent can help you determine the right coverage...

HOW TO: Be a Good Neighbor

In the past, neighbors looked out for one other, helping with projects and gathering for social events. Sadly, things...

Update Your Flood Insurance Policy Before It’s Too Late

Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause catastrophic damage along the Carolina coastline and several hundred miles inland. Protecting your...

To Share a Checking Account or Not to Share a Checking Account – That is the Question

If you’ve got a wedding on the horizon, you’re likely focused on the excitement of planning everything from the...

Don’t Burn the House Down: Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

The countdown is on for one of the best holidays of the year! Thanksgiving evokes thoughts of family, friends, and...

Car Care

HOW TO: Use Your Hazard Lights Properly

Although some people may not realize it, there is a proper time to use hazard lights, and it doesn't include parking illegally so you...

Pros and Cons of Waxing Your Car

Almost all cars manufactures have a clear coat finish, so is it necessary to still wax your car? Most professionals believe that waxing is...

What Does the Timing Belt Do?

No one wants to find themselves stranded on the side of the road, especially late at night in an unfamiliar place. Although you can...

Must Read

What’s a Crossover?

If you want something bigger than a car, but not quite as large as a full-size SUV, a crossover might do the trick. Crossovers range...

Fins Car Wash

We’re proud to introduce our newest service to enhance and add value to your AAA Membership — Fins Car Wash! Our first location is...

Wild About Waffles: Best of the Carolinas

If you have been looking for a reason to indulge in some delicious waffles, look no further than March 25th which is International Waffle...

Go Explore: Central Florida

By Kristy Tolley There are almost limitless diversions awaiting vacationers to the Sunshine State. Polk County’s Winter Haven and Lakeland areas in Central Florida are...

Animal Kingdom’s Hidden Treasures

If you've never been to Disney World's Animal Kingdom, you are genuinely missing a unique zoological experience. The park is centered around nature and...

How to Make the Disney Churro Recipe at Home

Is a trip to Disney World not complete until you've had a churro? You're not alone. Disney sells 5.5 million churros at its resorts...

Lifestyle Magazine

Save on Luggage at AAA

AAA Members enjoy discounted prices on all AAA Travel Store items. Ricardo’s new Mar Vista 2.0 Collection is sure to please any stylish traveler on your shopping list. Attend a packing demonstration at your local AAA Travel office to...

The Personal Umbrella Policy: Protection for a Very Rainy Day

Umbrella policies used to be only for the rich and famous, but that’s not the case anymore. In fact, personal umbrellas are a standard...

Best Places to Camp in the Carolinas

There are many beautiful camping options in North and South Carolina. Camping in the Carolinas will undoubtedly give you a plethora of memories. The parks offer a...

Car Guy: Looking Into Used Vehicles

Savvy consumers recognize the benefits of purchasing used vehicles. (After all, there’s the rapid depreciation rate of new vehicles, not to mention their high...

Don’t Wade Through the Medicare Maze Alone

AAA Members can enjoy great rates  on Medicare Supplement plans with AAA and Aetna Health and Life Insurance Company. Just as AAA is here...

AAA Travel

Because Someday…I Want to Visit an Island Forged by the Power of Volcanoes

Emerging from the sea millions of years ago, Hawaii is home to one of the few places on earth you can come face to...

How to Select Luggage

Whether you’re buying a new set of luggage or trying to pick out what luggage to use on your next trip, there are definitely...

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...

The Lowdown on Luaus

If you are thinking about planning a trip to Hawaii, your trip would not be complete without experiencing a luau. In Hawaiian, the word...

We <3 NYC

Whether you're a first time visitor or a frequent tourist, New York City is a destination like no other. From the magnificent skyscrapers and mesmerizing lights of...

Cruise News: Carnival Ecstasy is Back In Action

"The Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that has added a variety of new dining and beverage innovations and is now back in...

Membership

Lesser-Known Benefits of Your AAA Membership

Your AAA Membership is more valuable than you may realize! We constantly strive to provide more advantages and discounts for our members, so you...

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...

123 Drive!

This month, we are highlighting AAA Approved Driving School “123 Drive!” Driving Academy. Co-founders Mark and Doreen have been running 123 Drive! since 2010...

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making your home more energy-efficient is good for you and good for the greater community. It will save you money on household bills, lower...

More AAA

Home Buying Hassles: Low Inventory, Bidding Wars, & More

If you are shopping for a new home this year, there are some things you should know before putting in an offer. Here are...

Go Magazine Readership Survey

Give us your two cents, and you could win $300! We want to make sure Go Magazine provides you with interesting features and valuable member...

Rural Road Safety Considerations

Nothing beats a Sunday drive on a country road with the top down or the windows open. We feel a sense of freedom from everyday...

Carolinians Still Uncomfortable with Self-Driving Cars

A recent AAA Carolinas survey revealed that 71% of Carolinians are not yet comfortable with self-driving cars, with only 29% saying they were ready...

5 AAA Life Hacks Guaranteed to Make Your Life Easier

At AAA, we know your life is hectic. Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom shuttling teenagers to baseball practice or toddlers to play dates; a...

The Future of the Auto Industry: Gesture Recognition

Gesture recognition is one of the newest features available in cars. Consumers are intrigued by this new technology, where sensors in the dash detect and...

HELP! I’ve Been Asked To Be a Godparent! What Do I Do?

Being asked to be a godparent is an honor, though it comes with responsibility.  Make sure you acknowledge the honor with the parents, but also...

Carolinas

AAA Members Save at Carowinds

Do you want to be one of the first to ride FURY 325 at Carowinds? It's the world’s tallest and fastest coaster, so we...

Explore Richard Petty Museum and More From the Legend

They call him “The King.” His crown is his trademark Charlie 1 Horse wool cowboy hat. And with his genuine and approachable demeanor, he...

Elk of Cataloochee Valley

It’s 7:30AM and an eerie bugling sound echoes through the valley. Mist hovers overs the open fields, hardwoods rise sharply toward the first light...

Savvy Shopping

Christmas is just around the corner, and it's time to compile the shopping list. But this year, why not think outside the box? Instead...