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5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas in the south worth a...

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...

Traveler

Bordeaux to Bilbao: Basking in the Basque Country

Whether it’s savoring a wild Atlantic turbot grilled over oak-wood coals or noshing on a silken sliver of pear...

Top Spots to Say “I Do”

Whether you want to wed on a tropical beach, at a luxury hotel, or in a medieval castle, the wedding of your dreams is...

Idyllic Island: Crete

Edging the Aegean Sea on the south coast of Greece, Crete is famous for ancient historic sites, flawless beaches and traditional mountain villages. As...

Transatlantic Cruises: The Only Way to Cross

Crossing the Atlantic Ocean by ship is a travel bucket list item for many. A transatlantic crossing remains a great way to go, even...

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...

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The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...

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...

Insurance

Best Outdoor Destinations in the Carolinas

There are a plethora of inviting outdoor destinations in the Carolinas. North and South Carolina share beautiful coastline and mountain views. From...

Baby’s First Year: Basic Baby Proofing

Your baby’s first year is a time of joyful milestones, but the milestones of crawling and walking can quickly...

Getting Off Your Parents Insurance

Part of becoming a responsible adult is getting off your parent's insurance plan. Keep in mind that if your parents are...

Shopping for Renters Insurance: What You Need to Know

If you’re a renter, a variation of the Nike slogan applies to you: Just Get It. You might be...

Plan a Weekend Getaway: Best Bed and Breakfasts in the Carolinas

Nothing says romance like a bed and breakfast nestled in the mountains or tucked away along the coast. The...

Car Care

The Lowdown on Child Safety Seats

Nothing is more important than the safety of our children, and car seat safety is no exception. This is one area where many parents,...

What is an Engine Cooling System Service and AC Check?

When it comes to keeping your car cool, there are two systems at work. The engine cooling system keeps your engine cool and the...

Turning Radius Issues

How tight of a turn is your vehicle capable of making? Chances are you’ve probably not given it much thought, unless you find yourself...

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Kissimmee, Florida

Go Explore The lure of Orlando’s world-famous theme parks is undeniable. However, you can find even more adventures just a short drive further south. From...

ACL Music Fest 2017

Looking for something fun to do this fall? If you're a music lover, the ACL Festival is a guaranteed good time. Often referred to as the "Live...

Pros & Cons of Remote Starters

With all the modern conveniences we've become accustomed to, it would seem that the remote car starter is something everyone would want, but is...

Full of Hot Air (the Good Kind!)

On September 19, 1783, brothers Joseph-Ralf and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier publicly demonstrated an unmanned hot air balloon flight in France. Not long after, humans were...

Macarons in Saint-Emilion, France

Road Less Traveled by Ellen Albanese  Saint Emilion, a medieval town in southwestern France, is widely known for its long history of winemaking. In 1999 it was...

Agent Road Trip: Cruising with the Classics

Classic cars are near and dear to AAA Travel Agent  Ashley Dunn from the AAA Huntersville, N.C., office. Raised by an automotive body man,...

Lifestyle Magazine

Boat Smarts

Summer in the Carolinas often means spending more time out in the water. It’s vital to understand proper water safety — especially for boat owners. Before hitting the water, here are some things to consider: Know the laws: Brush up...

Volvo Launches Semi-Autonomous S90 Sedan for 2017

Volvo touts its all-new S90 premium mid-size sedan as the first vehicle marketed in the U.S. with standard semi-autonomous driving technology — options not...

Uninsured Motorists: How They Affect Your Safety (and Your Wallet)

As a driver, certain risks to your safety are clear: impaired drivers, drowsy drivers, distracted drivers, etc. But there’s another type of driver that...

ACL Music Fest 2017

Looking for something fun to do this fall? If you're a music lover, the ACL Festival is a guaranteed good time. Often referred to as the "Live...

Europe’s Most Impressive Castles

Have you ever dreamed of visiting a European castle? Many are open to the public and can be viewed year round. For your next European...

AAA Travel

Good Travel Gifts for the Graduate

Graduation is a time of renewal for graduates. The world really is their oyster. There is so much opportunity that awaits each graduate, but knowing which direction...

#AAAtravelselfies: See Yourself in Milan

Milan is the perfect destination for those looking for a metropolitan vacation with not only high-end dining and shopping options, but also rich Italian...

Take a Scenic Drive In New England

Known for its distinct four seasons and immense geographic diversity, New England is a region located in the northeast corner of the United States....

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...

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2017

Established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest cultural rap music event. This exhibit showcases the positive aspects of Hip-Hop culture...

Airport Lines the Easy Way

Ensuring a smooth trip through airport security lines begins at home. When you’re packing, be sure to fold clothes neatly in an organized manner...

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Frights on Film: Scary Movies Filmed in South Carolina

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, fall sets the perfect stage for scary movie nights. Keep it local this year and...

Ingredients for a Fab 4th

Every July brings our nation's yearly independence celebration as well as National Ice Cream and National Hot Dog Month. Nothing says July 4th like...

Smart Homes: Tech You’ll Want In Your Home Upgrades

Everything is getting smarter these days. Smart TVs, smart phones, there are even smart cars. Technology for our homes is getting smarter too. Here...

AAA Carolinas Urges Safety on New Year’s Eve

AAA Carolinas Urges Safety on New Year’s Eve 2018’s first resolution is to get home safely.   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 29, 2017) AAA Carolinas urges those planning...

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Hanging out in Hendersonville: The Apple of Western North Carolina’s Eye

Online Exclusive Situated 22 miles southeast of Asheville in prime orchard country, Henderson County is home to about 200 apple growers who supply 65 percent...

Effects of Road Salt on Your Vehicle

Old Man Winter is heading into town, and with him comes the salt truck. While road salt plays an important role in safe winter...

Featured Partner Spotlight: 1-800-Flowers & More!

Finding gifts for the "hard to buy for" people in your lives can seem like a never ending quest. Luckily, AAA has partnered with...

Cities & Suburbs: Relocating to the Charleston, SC Area

Voted the greatest city in the world by various rankings across the globe, count yourself lucky if you find yourself relocating to Charleston, South...

Finding Romance on Jekyll Island, Georgia

Encompassing 5,700 acres of beaches and marshlands, canopied by ancient live oaks draped in Spanish moss, and sprinkled with charming beach cottages and resort...

Distracted Driving: Even with Hands-Free Devices

We already know the dangers of texting and using handheld devices when driving, but recent studies are now showing that hands-free technologies can mentally...

Share The Road: Motorcycles

Motorcycles and scooters are everywhere today.  Though many riders consider their smaller carbon footprint important, most riders just love the feel of the open...

Carolinas

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...

The Inn and Club at Harbour Town

For generations, newcomers and repeat guests have flocked to The Inn & Club at Harbour Town which is nestled in The Sea Pines Resort...

Girlfriend Getaways

When you’re lucky enough to get the chance to plan a getaway with girlfriends, you can also consider yourself lucky that the Carolinas has...

Attend Charleston’s Spoleto Festival from Home

This week would have marked the 44th season of Spoleto Festival USA. Founded in 1977 by Gian Carlo Menotti, it's earned an international reputation...