Colorado Mountain Golf Courses

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Looking for ways to spend your long summer days? There’s nothing like playing a round of golf while enjoying the majestic Colorado backdrop. From Breckenridge to Larkspur, here are some of the most scenic places to play golf in the state. Get ready to tee up! Breckenridge Golf Club in Breckenridge With panoramic views of… Read more »

A Long Weekend at Disneyland®

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Summer is the season of long weekend vacations. And what better place to bring the family than Disneyland® Resort in California? If you’ve never been or haven’t visited in a while, now is the time to go. There’s so much happening—new attractions, exciting entertainment, delicious dining—it may be hard to pack it all into one… Read more »

Buying New vs. Used Vehicles

Munich, Germany - 3rd July, 2015: Skoda Superb cars stopped on the parking during the press launch. The first generation of Superb was debut in 2001 on the market. The third generation of luxury liftback from Skoda is powered by diesel or petrol engines (pushing out 110-280 HP). The Superb is the most luxury car in Skoda offer.

If you’re in the market for a vehicle, purchasing a brand-new car or SUV is not your only option. In fact, buying a used car may make more sense for your given situation. There are a lot of factors you should consider before you start shopping around. Budget First item to look at is your… Read more »

Can Your Car Battery Take the Heat?

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Colorado is in for some hot weather. Temperatures are expected to climb into the 90’s the next couple weeks, which can wreak havoc on car batteries. Believe it or not, heat is more detrimental to batteries than cold. Extreme weather can put a strain on your battery that can shorten its life. Summer heat evaporates… Read more »

Get off the Beaten Path with Small Town Museums in Colorado

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Several of the big cities in Colorado offer sight-seeing, skiing, and many other outdoor adventures. With so many people traveling during peak times of the year, the popular attractions can get very crowded. If you’re thinking about going off the beaten path and want to check out some small town museums, here is a list… Read more »

5 Reasons to Navigate the Waters of Tahiti with Windstar Cruises

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Located in the South Pacific, Tahiti, also known as French Polynesia, is admired for its colorful reefs, turquoise waters and romantic white-sand beaches.  Tahiti consists of 118 islands spread across five archipelagos. In total, Tahiti covers over two million square miles. While staying in an overwater bungalow or at a local resort is certainly a… Read more »

Tips for Wet-Weather Driving

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The spring and summer seasons bring more rain showers to many parts of the country. In Colorado, the summer months often bring heavy downpours, thunderstorms and flash floods. The wet weather can result in treacherous driving conditions. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 1 million traffic crashes occur each year… Read more »

Please Your Palate on a Wine-Themed River Cruise

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Rivers were the original highways, and there’s no better way to explore the cities along their shores than on a river cruise. If you want to add a little more flavor to your river adventure, why not try a wine cruise? AmaWaterways offers a unique, epicurean dimension to its itineraries with special wine-related experiences and… Read more »

Spread the Love: Explore Colorado’s More Remote Locales

Wildflowers seem most vibrant north of Crested Butte, near the small town of Gothic. © Allan Ivy

It’s no secret that we Coloradans love our state. We love talking about it, and we love exploring it. However, there’s a tendency to hit the same prevalent spots. There’s no denying the beauty of places like Rocky Mountain National Park, the Maroon Bells, Hanging Lake, and other prominent Colorado destinations. However, the state features… Read more »

Don’t Wreck Your Summer Road Trip

Advance preparation and planning are essential to a successful, fun-filled summer road trip. AAA recommends travelers seek assistance with their trip plans and preparations prior to departure. While many consumers have the confidence and knowledge to handle various aspects of their trip plans without help, having your vehicle professionally inspected by a trained technician before… Read more »

8 Places to Experience an Epic Vacation in the U.S.

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The summer travel season is almost here. If you’re seeking a fun getaway that doesn’t require a passport, you’re in luck. There are hundreds of exciting places to visit right here in the U.S., with plenty of attractions and activities to satisfy all kinds of travelers. AAA’s partner TravelBound has a few suggestions on cities… Read more »

Unusual Things Insurance Covers

Whether a satellite crashes into your home or a power outage spoils food in your refrigerator, your insurance might just cover some unusual damages. It’s a good idea to review your insurance policies so you know what coverage you have and if an unusual mishap – a lightning strike, aircraft crash or riot – will… Read more »

8 Reasons Why You Should Use A Travel Agent

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By Joe Maloney, Vice President, Travel and Retail Operations   Frequently, I am asked why, in this day and age, anyone would use a travel agent given the access to information and booking options online.  The answer comes down to the fact that not all travel purchases are the same. I generally put travel purchases… Read more »

Seven One-of-a-Kind Cities You Can Visit Along the Mekong River

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By Vanessa Day   The Mekong River is the lifeblood of Southeast Asia. The beautiful waterway flows through some of the region’s most stunning landscapes and diverse countries. The floating villages and bustling cities of Cambodia and Vietnam feature friendly locals, colorful markets, and intricate architecture. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises shares the beauty and history… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Your Car

Spring is upon us and now is a great time to give your car the same cleaning attention that you give your house. Here are a few tips on sprucing up your car for spring: Vehicle Interior Vacuum regularly and lightly shampoo the carpets as needed. Dirt remaining in the carpet greatly accelerates wear, but… Read more »

5 Experiences You Can (and Should) Have in Southeast Asia

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By Vanessa Day   Asia is the largest continent in the world, filled with incredible sites, culture and history. With so much to see and experience, it’s tough to narrow down the options. For those eager to explore this fascinating part of the world, it’s a smart idea to discover it one region at a… Read more »

EARTH-FRIENDLY AAA DISCOUNTS

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Earth Day is coming up April 22nd so we wanted to highlight some of our most environmentally-friendly discount partners this month and what they are doing to help save the earth.   SunPower   SunPower is a rooftop solar panel company that helps customers reduce their carbon footprint by powering their homes with solar energy. … Read more »

10 Wild Things You Can Experience While On Safari

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By Jesse Wilson   For many travelers, an African safari is a dream vacation that is sure to be unlike any other adventure they’ll experience elsewhere in the world. Safaris are often remembered as the trip of a lifetime because of the incredible experiences that will never be forgotten. Below are 10 wild and exotic… Read more »

The hottest trends for travel in 2017

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By Joe Maloney, VP Travel AAA Colorado   The booking season for people intending to travel during the peak travel months (May through September) is in full swing, and pent-up demand from a turbulent 2016 is resulting in record numbers of Americans traveling abroad this year.  The following are the most significant trends we are… Read more »

5 Great Cars for Teenage Drivers

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    Teenage drivers are everywhere. Whether they’re going to and from school, driving to extra-curricular activities, or socializing with friends, teens are often behind the wheel. Busy schedules and driving with friends can mean distracted driving. Coupled with inexperience, and the statistics show that teens are more at risk for accidents.   It’s certainly a very… Read more »

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