We can’t wait to travel again. Where to? Several of our writers and editors share their top picks.
What if you really want to paddle a kayak in solitude? Or surf down a giant sand dune with your kids? We've got the lowdown on where to go.
How one family found comfort from the pandemic in the great outdoors
Apps and other tools that make studying a new language easy and fun.
Pack the car and hit the road. Here are seven beauties: scenic routes where the journey is the destination.
Here are three awe-inspiring diversions—and a look at the thrill-makers offering them—that could broaden your horizons.
Head north on the winding two-lane Kamehameha Highway for a dose of adventure.
There are many ways that you and your sweetheart can write your own love stories. Here are a few.
Explore beautiful Hawai'i while learning about and protecting the Islands’ precious natural resources, and leaving them in a better state than you found them.
Whether you’re wheeling through small towns or exploring big cities, you can enjoy great food that won’t break the bank, if you know where to look.
Base yourself in Marble Falls, and then head outdoors to enjoy mountain biking, paddling, and spelunking.
Spend some time In Bartlett, where you'll discover its fascinating past and its intriguing future.
This recipe is a south-of-the-border spin on manicotti, with pimientos, Mexican-style shredded cheese, and green onions.
Meet five chefs who are solidifying New Mexico’s place on the culinary map.
The route celebrates the state’s turquoise heritage, traversing artsy towns and historic and kitschy attractions.
Albuquerque’s Sawmill Market food hall is reshaping the local food scene.
From mountain meadows to manicured gardens, here are some of the best spots to take in the glories of spring.
At a mindfulness retreat in the mountains of Cheaha State Park, a writer learns how to quiet her internal chatter.
The Yellowhammer State has hundreds of waterfalls to explore. Here are our top three.
The state's public gardens offer secret spots to snuggle in, fern-fringed paths to meander on, and artful vistas for memory making.
There's a lot more to organizing than "tidying up," and Kati Wadsworth shows us how.
Steeped in history and lore, this park has seen its share of ruffians, dreamers, and gangsters.
These military museums and sites commemorate the nation’s fight for freedom and honor those who served.
Creole Creamery’s sophisticated small-batch ice creams, sorbets, and sherbets have earned it a place among the Big Easy’s legendary food destinations. There's also a location in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
This historic city is getting a rep for a big art scene. Here are seven places to see where and how art is thriving.
Drive the state's highways and back roads through 400 years of history, a journey of discovery that tells much about our nation’s evolution.
On this drive, you'll discover LOVEWorks scuptures throughout Virginia ... on the walls, in vineyards, on benches, and more.
The nonprofit Kilham Bear Center aims to nurture, rehabilitate, and release injured or orphaned cubs.
Often called the “Skiers’ Highway” to honor the alpine giants that elevate its path, Vermont Route 100 is one of New England’s most scenic drives.
You’ll find plenty to do, whether you prefer embracing the great outdoors or embracing by the fire.
Here are six New England adventures where you can reconnect—if ever so briefly—with the great outdoors.
Known for its award-winning wines, this historic village nestled in the Missouri River Valley also brims with talented artisans, wooded trails, distinctive shops, and breathtaking hilltop vistas.
Fascinating stories about our presidents can be savored at presidential homes, museums, and other sites across the Midwest
The undulating hills of this preserve in the heart of the Kansas Flint Hills—the country’s largest remaining expanse of tallgrass prairie—showcases a rare ecosystem that extends from Nebraska into Oklahoma through central Kansas.
A casual stroll through a garden can provide hours of Zen-like calm and revive your own sense of resilience and well-being.
Spring is an ideal time to visit these museums without walls. Here are 7 spots where you can discover world-class and whimsical works.
Now is a great time to load up the car, explore area destinations, and fill up on delicious cuisine as you go sightseeing. Here are a few favorite roadside eateries worth a stop.
Dreaming of your next outdoor adventure? Get ideas and inspiration for the best ways to explore some of our favorite national parks.
AAA Explorer Editor in Chief and surfer Jim Benning takes his tween daughter to Costa Rica to learn how to ride the waves.
All-inclusive resorts might have advantages over other types of vacations in today’s COVID-conscious world.
If you’re looking for ways to minimize your footprint as you venture back out into the world, the eco-friendly hotels, resorts, lodges, and glamping sites you’ll find here are an inspiration.
Planning to get on a plane? These tips will help you navigate the skies safely.
We asked experts about hotel pandemic precautions. Here's what they said.
Pack these items so that you're prepared for a hotel stay during the coronavirus pandemic.
As you step up your coronavirus-era hygiene, don't forget to include your car.
The new Insight combines Honda’s excellent build quality with great fuel economy and overall value.
Paul Magrath was a GM guy, and never thought he’d fall in love with a Ford.
Why do you have to pay so much for some dude who twists wrenches on a car at a fancy dealership? Here are four factors that influence auto labor costs.
Charging vehicles at home is far more convenient, and the cost of electricity is much less than at a public charging station. Here's what you need to know to set up a home EV charging system.
This spring, do more than clean your house: Green it by reducing waste, toxic chemicals, and energy use. Here’s a room-by-room guide to making your abode more sustainable.
More people than ever are ordering things online. These steps will prevent the theft of packages from your porch.
These simple steps may help you prevent expensive repairs to your home.
Tips to help you and your home stay dry on a rainy day.
A wave of inventive restaurants that opened in 2020—along with established hot spots—has gifted Alabama foodies with a wealth of brunch options.
The opportunity to celebrate has never been more welcome—and brunch is the perfect occasion.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite area brunch spots, featuring everything from vineyard dining to tavern gems to casual hangouts.
Whether you want casual or elegant, brunch shines at these Northern New England spots.
Here’s a look at delicious Tex-Mex restaurants around the Lone Star State, all ready for enjoyment in the comfort of your home.
With delicious restaurant options across New Mexico, eating well is easy. Here are some of our favorite places around the state to grab vegetarian and vegan meals.
Whether you prefer traditional or creative flavors, this list steers you to the best doughnuts in the region.
At these Texas food trucks, convenience and culinary wizardry go hand in hand.
AAA's Southern California restaurant critics share easy-to-follow recipes from their favorite restaurants.
Try New Hampshire food blogger Sarah Kenney’s recipe for warm, gooey cinnamon rolls.
The tough-guy actor and Southern California taco titan shares stories and tasty recipes that you'll love.
Olga Humphreys' husband put his special spin on her mother’s carne guisada recipe, which was one of the family’s favorites.