TourBook Guides, Then and Now

Alongside continued developments in auto manufacturing and road travel, the AAA TourBook series has come a long way since its modest beginnings. As motorists warmed to improvements like electric ignition and paved highways, road travel thrived, creating a demand for touring information. And as traveler accommodations continued to grow, the need for more and varied …

Travel Like an Insider

Imagine dining at a local family home or unique venue like a traditional farmhouse in Ireland or a family-owned olive grove estate in Tuscany. Perhaps joining a chef in the south of France for a cookery class and helping prepare a lunch of fresh local produce. Trafalgar is passionate about travel and, with 65 years …

Ken Burns’ Civil War Tour Goes Beyond the Battlefields

A private viewing at the National Archives of our nation′s founding documents, which both established a new country and propelled it towards the war that almost destroyed it… An exclusive visit to a Civil War-era farmhouse that was commandeered for use as a battlefield hospital, and today still shows evidence of the 750+ soldiers who …

Experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando® Resort

From the printed page to the silver screen, you′ve shared his every adventure. Now, prepare to step into the world′s first fully immersive Harry Potter™ themed experience as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ comes to Universal Orlando® Resort. Inspired by J.K. Rowling′s compelling stories and characters – and faithful to the visual landscapes of …

Luggage Donation to Benefit Foster Care and Local Charities

Pack-It-Up Expert Anne McAlpin to Present AAA Travel-Packing Seminars Travel expert Anne McAlpin encourages anyone who plans to attend one of her regional Pack-It-Up seminars hosted by AAA Oregon to contribute to a luggage donation benefitting foster care, shelters and other needy organizations. McAlpin is a travel expert who has been a featured guest on …

AAA Launches Program to Identify Green Hotels

New icon highlights eco-certified lodgings in AAA travel information In response to growing member interest in green hotels, AAA is launching a new program to highlight AAA Approved lodgings that have been eco-certified through a well-established government or private program. A green “ECO” symbol makes it easy to identify eco-friendly lodgings in the new 2010 …

Top 10 Historic Lodgings Chosen by AAA Inspectors!

Discover places that have offered more than a century of respite for legendary authors, presidents, actors, and fellow travelers. Roughly 1,300 of AAA′s 31,000 Approved lodgings are designated as historic. Historic properties are typically more than 75 years of age and exhibit historic architecture, design, furnishings, public record, or acclaim. Those in the U.S. meet …