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Labor Day Safety Tips

AAA Carolinas expects roughly 2 million Carolinians to be traveling by vehicle this Labor Day weekend and they are giving tips to ensure safe travels as well as safety tips for Labor Day activities.   Increased Danger on the Roads Labor Day...

Parnell’s Driver Training

This month, we are highlighting AAA Approved Parnell’s Driver Training, which is an early intervention school to help teens and adults adopt safer driving skills for various situations and be aware of the potential hazards they will face on...

Passengers Much Less Likely to Wear a Seatbelt in the Back Seat

By now, we all know the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt when riding in a vehicle. But for some reason, many adults riding in the back seat do not feel they need to strap on their seatbelt. A...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

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...