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Sublime Sanibel

By Rosalind Cummings-Yeates Filled with sunny charm and secluded beaches, Sanibel Island’s the ultimate Florida beach town. It’s only three miles wide (at its widest point) and 12 miles long. However, this family-friendly barrier island packs a lot of natural beauty...

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...

Diamond Spotlight: Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

Housed in the historic R.J. Reynolds building in downtown Winston-Salem, the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel welcomes guests with sophisticated southern charm. Originally constructed in 1929, the property served as the architectural inspiration for New York City’s Empire State Building. Opened in...

Home for the Holidays: Family-Friendly Events in the Carolinas

Sticking close to home for the holidays? There are many festive, family-friendly Christmas events in the Carolinas to help you get in the spirit. Take a break from cooking and wrapping, pack up the family and head out to...

Holiday gift-giving is easy with AAA!

Whether you’re shopping for friends and family close to home or sending gifts far away, we can help! Receive exclusive AAA discounts with our Discounts and Rewards partners. Here are a few holiday gift ideas!   For the sweet tooth: 1-800-Flowers.com ...

5 Best Cities for Adventurous Foodies

by Bob Ecker 1. Mumbai, India One of the great things about dining in Mumbai is the price. For barely $10, you can have the meal of your life. Try earthy kheema pav, (mild or spicy minced lamb or chicken with...

6 Insider Tips For Your Next Disney Trip

by Ashley M. Biggers Many families dream of a Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Dreaming can quickly turn to confusion when trip planning begins and a slew of questions arise. With AAA Travel partners like TouringPlans.com, the planning process is...

New Seats for Air Travelers

Innovative Solution for Limited Elbow Room The middle seat armrest fight on airplanes may someday be a memory. Colorado based startup Molon Labe Seating has come up with a solution. They've created staggered economy seating. The middle seat is situated...

Because Someday I’ll…Fish in Alaska

by Jennifer Broome The glaciers, cooler summer temperatures, picturesque scenery, seeing wildlife and the fishing make America’s “Last Frontier” a bucket list destination. Holland America’s 7-day Alaskan Explorer includes stops in Sitka and Ketchikan, two fishing paradises for anglers. Sitka Situated on...

Christmas Island

by Amity Moore Joyce What better place to enjoy the holidays than at appropriately named Christmas Island. This Australian territory, known as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, makes it easy to fill the 12 days of Christmas. A Capital Christmas Begin...

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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...

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...

Go Explore: Hampton Roads Virgina

Hampton Roads, Virginia, is comprised of seven cities: Portsmouth, Newport News, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, Virginia Beach and Suffolk. Named after the old shipping lanes...

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...

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...