Experience These 5 Incredible Adventure Travel Destinations


If you haven’t heard, adventure travel is the biggest trend in the tourism industry. Travelers from all over the world are seeking active, engaging experiences for their vacations. Luckily, there are hundreds of places you can go for adventure travel. Here are five of the best adventure travel destinations in the world. Costa Rica It… Read more »

The hottest trends for travel in 2017


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 »

Why You Should Stop in Iceland on Your Next Trip to Europe


Iceland has been growing in popularity in the recent years, and when you dive into all of the things this diverse country has to offer it’s easy to understand why. Iceland is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and with that unique location comes a topography unlike anything else that you’ll find in Europe… Read more »


The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

AAA Traveler: Christmastime in Europe

Austurvollur parliamentary square decorated for the holidays, Reykjavik, Iceland. © Icelandic photo agency/Alamy By Leah DeAngelis My heart pounded as our flight descended through the clouds, revealing my obsession—an island nation of rugged lava coastline, the sky a twilight haze of lavender-blue and twinkling lights. Iceland is easy to reach from Denver, and as we… Read more »

Anything but boring: New features of cruising

Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, makes its first arrival in New York City, November 10, 2014. © Royal Caribbean International/Michel Verdure Quantum of the Seas surprised me, and it’s just one of many new vessels with amenities that defy cruising stereotypes. By Ladd Bosworth I’m stepping aboard Quantum of the Seas,… Read more »