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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...
No matter your age, safety behind the wheel starts with knowing the basics. Test your “street smarts” with these 10 questions from the online New York State Driver's Manual: 1. What are the colors of warning signs that indicate hazards ahead? a. Black letters or symbols on a yellow...
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...
Gas prices have decreased a bit over the past week, but that doesn't mean drivers can’t save even more money! Here are 10 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency: Accelerate gradually. Avoid jackrabbit starts. Anticipate your stops. When approaching a red light, let...
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...
By: Emily Anderson In a world of constant connection, asking drivers to put down their phones while behind the wheel can sometimes be like pulling teeth. Emails from work, texts from the BFF about lunch plans and calls from mom about picking up some groceries on the way home keep cell...
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...
Every day we hear about the importance of putting our phones down when we’re behind the wheel. It’s not uncommon to see someone using their phone while they’re driving, but at the start of our summer road trip season, it’s important to remember that our phones are not the only...
AAA members can save big money on many health-related expenses. Here are three discounts you should know about. (And be sure to check out all of our health...
Wherever summer vacation takes you, your local AAA has the products you need to get there. Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Cross-body Bag NEW COLORS! Our most popular anti-theft cross-body bag features a slim design, locking main compartment, slash-proof strap, RFID-blocking card slots,...
The summer tradition of repairs, upgrades and do-it-yourself “adventures” should serve as a reminder to review your homeowner’s policy. That’s because most premiums are based on the replacement value of your home and its contents at the time your policy was purchased. When you upgrade...
Licensed to Learn, a AAA training program for new drivers, covers everything a teenager needs to know for safe and responsible driving habits. “A good, quality driver education helps establish a strong foundation for a lifetime of safe practices behind the wheel,” said Mike...

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