Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

About the Blog

The Member Connection Blog is here to provide advice, tips, off-the-beaten path ideas, savings, and to gab about travel and attractions that Western and Central New Yorkers love.


10 Foodie Offerings from Insight Vacations

As we've mentioned in previous blog posts, culinary travel continues to be a travel trend in 2018. Insight Vacations has, for years, been ahead of the curve when it comes to epicurean experiences. In fact, Insight was recently awarded "Best Travel Company for Foodies" in the TravelAge West WAVE Awards.

Destinations for your Vow Renewal

Amy Tiernan
When your love continues to grow and your marriage has led you on the adventure of a lifetime, it’s important to remind yourself (and loved ones) how strong your commitment to your spouse is. Whether you’ve been married 5 years or 50 years, there is never a wrong time to renew your vows. Here are five destinations that are excellent for renewing vows.

Four Diamond Hotels in Western & Central New York

Lindsay Kensy

AAA Western and Central New York is proud to announce its Four Diamond hotel winners!

Experience the Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

Denielle Ricci

Get out your house robes and scarves – a new projection mapping experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.

Behind the Scenes at Universal Orlando’s Upcoming Fast & Furious – Supercharged Attraction

You love the Fast & Furious movies, and this spring the next chapter of the franchise will come to life with Universal Orlando’s new attraction: Fast & Furious – Supercharged.

Last Minute Warm Weather Getaways

It happened … you were so busy with Halloween-through-New Year’s Eve that you plumb forgot to plan for a winter vacation. The good news is there are plenty of options for last minute warm weather getaways. Here are some of our favorites:

Celebrating Liquid Gold

All around the world, vintners celebrate the harvest with autumn festivals: Wine tastings, food pairings and all the trappings of a party.

Kalahari Resorts offers summer fun all winter long

They call themselves “America’s largest indoor waterpark,” and it’s hard to argue.

Planning a weekend getaway?

Baby, it’s cold outside. And it’s only going to get colder as the winter months march on. But that doesn’t mean you’ve got to be a hermit. Take your action indoors, specifically to some area casino resorts. Gambling? Sure, try your luck. But there’s a lot more to these places than slot machines and table games.

2018 Top Travel Trends

Hayley Schultz
AAA travel consultants are experts in all kinds of travel to destinations around the world. Whether you plan to try something new with one of these upcoming travel trends, or want to stick to your sure-thing beach vacation, cruise, theme park or European tour, our travel experts will make sure the planning is taken care of and your dream vacation is everything you imagined.