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.


How We Weathered Winter Storm Harper

Lindsay Kensy

Remember Winter Storm Harper that hit western and central New York the weekend of January 19th? It was our first winter storm in 2019, and it didn’t disappoint!

When to Wash Your Car in Cold Temps

Elizabeth Carey

Your car is going to need some TLC after all the snow, salt and de-icer it was exposed to over the last few weeks! But don't get out the hose yet.

Our Members' Top 5 Member Choice Vacations Tours

Hayley Schultz

Travel can take you somewhere that feeds your soul, or shows you new experiences.

Save the Date!

Lindsay Kensy
Every year, Project: Time Off helps millions of Americans put aside time to plan their vacation days.

What to have in your car emergency kit

Lisa Stopper

Whether you're preparing for your next road trip or the next season, it's a good idea to take inventory of the items in your car emergency kit.

A Christmas Story House

Elizabeth Carey

Is a Red Ryder BB gun on your holiday list? Be careful that you don’t shoot your eye out like Ralphie in the holiday movie A Christmas Story!

Happy Holidays from AAA!

AAA Western and Central New York

The holiday season is here and we are close to wrapping up another year.

Plan A Funny Weekend

Lindsay Kensy
It’s not often that laughter is encouraged in a museum. At the National Comedy Center, it’s expected. When the National Comedy Center opened in August, Lucille Ball’s vision of her hometown being a destination for comedy reached another level.

Let Adventure Move You with Club Adventures

Dan Campbell
Have you ever dreamed of embarking on an African safari? How about cycling through the Tuscan countryside or walking among the canopy of the Amazon jungle? Adventure is calling — and with Club Adventures, it’s within reach.

Save Money on Your Holiday Menu

Laura Wahler
Since 2017, AAA members in Western and Central New York have saved more than $200,000 on groceries at Tops Friendly Markets and Price Chopper Supermarkets.