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.


Alaskan Cruise Ports

Sarah M. Feldman
Step foot on board a vintage train car and follow the path to the Klondike gold rush with a visit to the Yukon Territory.

A Four Diamond Tour of New York State

Elizabeth Carey
Whether it’s a picturesque drive through wine country, a lively escape at an action-packed casino, or a luxurious spa getaway, there’s something to suit everyone’s fancy at our Four Diamond properties.

Licensed to Learn: AAA's NEW Online Driver Training Program

Lindsay Kensy
Licensed to Learn (LTL) Program, which includes both in-classroom and in-car driving instruction for new drivers, is now available online! Instead of 10 physical classroom sessions spanning 30 hours, students have the convenience of completing 25 of the 30 classroom hours online. The 5-hour pre-licensing course is the only classroom session that needs to be completed in person. Both online and in-person LTL programs also include an in-car driving instruction component.

Best Little Beach Towns on the Great Lakes

Amy S. Eckert
Pack your bags and book a getaway that promises rainbow-sherbet sunsets and towering lighthouses, beach volleyball and freshly caught perch dinners.

The 100 Deadliest Days

Lindsay Kensy

Summer will be here before we know it! Especially in Western and Central New York, we want to take advantage of the nice weather by all means possible.

AAA Western and Central New York Proud to be Part of the Herd

Kip Doyle

AAA Western and Central New York (WCNY) is a proud sponsor of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Herd of Hope campaign, which funds promising cancer research.


Amy S. Eckert
On July 20, 1969, all the world sat mesmerized as grainy black and white television images revealed “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon.

Day 11: AAA WCNY 2020 Member Appreciation Trip

Elizabeth Carey

Imagine sailing out of Paris on a river cruise looking out at a picture perfect view and snapping photos of the Eiffel Tower!

Ten Questions to Ask Your AAA Insurance Agent

Lisa Stopper
Insurance can offer peace of mind – but before buying a new insurance policy or renewing an existing one, check with your AAA insurance agent to make sure you have the right coverage at the best price for your vehicle and your home.

Day 10: Why River Cruise?

Elizabeth Carey

When you embark on a river cruise, you can try to squeeze in all the sights or go at a more leisurely pace.