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Hang Out Along the Hammock Coast

By Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher Between Myrtle Beach’s high-rise condos and Charleston’s Southern city charm lies the “Hammock Coast,” a moniker to spotlight Georgetown County towns for the many tourists attracted here. Visitors find more elbow room and an...

Fast Getaways

By Kristy Tolley Charleston + Carnival = One Convenient Cruise Sometimes you just have to get away. Turquoise waters and blue skies beckon. However, a Caribbean vacation might seem difficult to pull off on short notice. Not so! For Carolinians, a Caribbean...

Edenton: An Inner Banks Hidden Gem

By Vanessa Infanzon Finding Edenton is like discovering your own corner of paradise. Tree-lined streets with beautiful homes compel guests to stop and marvel at the charm. Edenton overlooks Edenton Bay, part of the Inner Banks. The town links North Carolina...

Member Spotlight: Muggsy Bogues and Brittney Bogues

Muggsy Bogues At 5’3”, AAA Member Muggsy Bogues might have been an unlikely candidate for a career as point guard in the NBA. He not only dispelled the “height advantage” myth in basketball, he crushed it. He was drafted by...

Top 10 Travel Experiences for 2020

by Cortney Fries From Cajun cooking to electric bike tours, there’s sensational scenery to explore, tasty foods to try and oodles of inspiration for your 2020 #GoWithGo list. 1. Taste Carolina Winston-Salem Food Tour Sample your way through five fantastic downtown restaurants,...

A Weekend in the Heart of North Carolina

By Vanessa Infanzon In between North Carolina’s mountains and beaches is the heart of the state. It encompasses nine towns in Randolph County. It’s also home to Seagrove, the Handmade Pottery Capital of the United States, and the North Carolina...

The Art of Travel

Travel allows us to explore different landscapes and new foods. Many destinations also offer a memorable cultural component like art or architecture. On land and sea, here are ways to explore and enjoy the arts on your next vacation. Auldbrass...

Chase the Music

There’s an abundance of varied music festivals in the Carolinas throughout the year. Here are six to add to your 2020 road trip calendar! Jazz Festival | Wilmington, N.C. | Jan. 23-25 Considered one of the largest traditional jazz festivals in...

Go Explore: Charlotte, North Carolina

Queen City Sites CLT. The Hornet’s Nest. Uptown. Whatever you call it, Charlotte is home to a bevy of entertainment options, notable restaurants and AAA Diamond stays. Here are a few to explore: Diversions From art and history to science and nature,...

AAA Member Spotlights

AAA Members Share Their Stories! When you're a AAA Member, you're in good company. Here are a few AAA Members you may like to learn more about. Sports heroes, artists, authors, celebrities and more — they’re all proud to be...

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Essential Car Maintenance for the Essential Worker

More cities and states are issuing “stay-at-home” orders, and AAA encourages anyone who can stay off the road to...

How to Take Care of your Car When Not Driving for a Month

The current “stay-at-home” orders in the Carolinas mean that many people are rarely leaving their house. That means their vehicles are sitting idle as...

Subaru Legacy Gets a Complete Makeover for 2020 – AAA Auto Buying Review

The venerable Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan begins its seventh generation with a complete 2020 makeover. It now offers an upgraded cabin, additional safety features,...

Explore the Outdoors…Online!

NEWS Explore Asheville has curated a virtual escape with restless, homebound souls in mind. From virtual hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a much-needed...

Take a Virtual Vacation!

by Kristen Griffie Covid-19 might have us homebound right now, but that doesn't mean we still can't "escape!" There’s no shortage of TV shows, movies, FaceTime...