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Dreaming of a cruise to the Great Land? Here's a checklist of what not to miss when you go: Denali National Park...
Whether you need an end-of-summer escape or a fall getaway, there are plenty of places to explore in and around New York State. We asked 12 AAA insiders to share their perfect weekend getaway. Get inspired, and start planning your road trip today! 1. Sipping Around Seneca Lake...
If you’ve been anywhere near Canalside in Buffalo recently, you’ve no doubt noticed the vast amount of activity happening along the waterfront. The hustle and bustle is such an enormous change from the way things used to be! One of the things you must try out at Canalside is BFLO...
Without a doubt THE most anticipated theme park addition in the United States in 2014 is Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley attractions.  When the original Wizarding World debuted at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park four years ago, massive crowds...
I’ve been to Niagara Falls more times than I can remember. Somewhere around 50? Maybe even closer to 100? Being able to stare at such an incredible natural wonder so often is definitely an ignored benefit of growing up in Buffalo, at least for me. On my last visit to Niagara Falls, I...
Looking for a fast getaway that’s a little different? Grab your passport, backpack and bike and head up to the northern border for a visit to Wolfe Island and Kingston, Ontario. Who Should Go Adults and older kids (10 and up) with a bike who can ride at least 7 miles at a time on...
Whether you’re looking for a day hike or just a walk in the woods, Western New York has got it! Lakes, waterfalls, wetlands, farmlands and forests - this region boasts a wealth of hiking trails with varying levels of difficulty. Here are just 10 close-to-home trails in and around...
By Maggie Zuffranieri Nothing is more exciting - or potentially overwhelming - than planning a Walt Disney World vacation. There are endless amounts of activities and adventures to discover, but only days to do so. Therefore, as an expert, advocate, and enthusiast for all things Disney...
Are your kids are begging to visit Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley? Do you fear the crowds of Potterheads descending on the exciting new 20-acre theme park expansion, opening today? Never fear, I received a special sneak peek first look of Diagon Alley...

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AAA projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend. That’s up slightly from the number of people who traveled in 2013, so it’s going to be a busy weekend on the roads! With eighty-five percent of travelers heading...
There’s a wide spectrum of activities to entertain you in Hamburg for a day trip or a week’s visit! Dig for fossils. Hamburg is home to Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center, a fossil park which regularly receives visitors from around the world. You get to keep the...
The largest expansion in the history of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is now complete, and New Fantasyland finally has its crowning jewel – Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a swingin’, swayin’ family roller coaster that takes guests inside the mountain where “a million diamonds shine.” The...
This week we've focused on the newest offerings at our member's favorite amusement parks, including top close-to-home attractions, Florida favorites and of course, Disney. Today we wrap up the series with a closer look at what's new at Universal Orlando. Arguably the MOST anticipated...
As we continue our series about the newest offerings at our members' favorite amusement parks, today we take a closer look at what's new at Walt Disney World. (Don't miss our other posts in this series about the newest rides at top close-to-home attractions, as well as other attractions...
Yesterday we wrote about what’s new this year at close-to-home amusement parks like Darien Lake, Seabreeze and Cedar Point. Today we’ll share what’s new at some of our members’ favorite parks in the Sunshine State. As always, remember that AAA members save on tickets to many attractions...

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