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.


Rediscover America: Southeast Appalachia

Hayley Schultz
Experience autumn splendor throughout the Smoky Mountains and along the famed Blue Ridge Parkway. Tune into some music history along the Natchez Trace Parkway with a stop at Elvis Presley's birthplace in Tupelo, Miss. Take a driving break and hike the Appalachian Trail, visit Clingmans Dome or explore Cades Cove.

11 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Universal Orlando Vacation

Guest Author
With the reopening of Universal Orlando Resort parks, hotels and CityWalk this summer, things might be a little different with the new safety protocols, but that doesn’t mean your vacation can’t be just as much fun as always. Here are some ways to make the most out of your trip while staying within the guidelines.

Rediscover America: New England

Hayley Schultz
Travel to the six states that make up New England: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, is a favorite of our members and travel consultants. There is a wide variety of settings to enjoy – cultural and historical cities, quaint country towns, national parks, seaside villages – and things to do in all four seasons.

In The Club: AAA Membership Perks for Younger People

Kip Doyle

AAA has helped generations of drivers and travelers get to their destinations for 120 years.

Avoid Parking Lot Problems This Shopping Season

Kip Doyle

As the holiday season approaches, malls and shopping centers are bound to be busy.

End of The Year Updates For Your Life Insurance

AAA Life

Your coverage needs are a lot like your socks. No, we don’t mean florescent and fabulous. We mean they could use a yearly refresh, especially during open enrollment season.

Road Trip to the Natural Wonders of Western and Central New York

Dave Parfitt

Mesmerizing and soothing, waterfalls are some of nature’s most stunning creations, and there are hundreds of them carved into the glacial landscape of Western a

Baby Boomers: What Are You Looking For?

AAA Life
Because of an 18-year age gap, it makes sense that Boomers in their 50s are likely to have different financial needs and concerns than Boomers in their late 60s and early 70s.

Save With AAA Tickets When Event Season Returns

Kip Doyle

The coronavirus outbreak shut down many concerts, live events and attractions in 2020.

Ithaca: A Small City With Much to Do

Pete Croatto

Usually, the first thing a stranger mentions about Ithaca is the weather.