Valerie Pumaholiday lights, Buffalo, syracuse, Rochester, zoo
Throughout Upstate New York, there are many opportunities to take in holiday cheer, including an array of amazing holiday light displays in cities near you! Although many of the displays showcase Christmas themes, you don’t need to celebrate Christmas to enjoy driving through beautiful lights. Read more 
Kip Doylestony brook, state parks, Buffalo, syracuse, Rochester, waterfalls, camping
With a total of 180 state parks in New York, there’s no shortage of outdoor recreation areas to visit this summer. AAA recommends the following state parks for you to visit this summer. Read more 
Kip Doylemusic festival, Buffalo, Rochester, syracuse, concert, discounts
Nothing truly spells the arrival of summer more than outdoor concerts. Warm air and good music are the perfect recipe for making great summer memories. Read more 
Kip DoyleHarlem Globetrotters, Buffalo, syracuse, Rochester, Too Tall Winston, NBA, Basketball
The Harlem Globetrotters have been renowned for their dazzling, stunt-filled basketball performances for over 90 years. AAA Members can save on tickets to sports events at AAA Tickets.   Read more 
Kip Doylevintage car, classic car, Buffalo, Rochester, syracuse
The history of the automobile industry runs deep in Western and Central New York. While automobile parts plants still employ many workers in the region, the area was once a hotbed for car company headquarters and manufacturing facilities. Read more 
Kip Doylesnow, ice, winter, cold, Buffalo, syracuse, Rochester
Severe weather can be frightening and dangerous for travelers. Winter storms, bad weather, and sloppy road conditions are factors in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Read more 
Kick off the summer season in 19th-century style at the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Western New York. Read more 
Valerie Pumaaaa travel tips, Rochester, roadtrip, history, vacation
The roots of women’s history run deep through the city of Rochester, NY, and the Finger Lakes region. Read more 
Kip Doylechicken wings, Food, bufalo, Rochester, syracuse
Spiedie sandwiches. Salt potatoes. Garbage plates. Chicken wings. Are you getting hungry? These are just a few of the regional dining specialties that originated in Western and Central New York.  Read more 
April S. EngramFrederick Douglass, African American History, Black History, Rochester
Rochester has a rich African American history. A stop on the Underground Railroad, Rochester was home to freedom seekers, abolitionists, politicians, community leaders and others who contributed to the flight to freedom.   Read more 
Kip DoyleEV, electric vehicle, Tesla, sparkcharge, Buffalo, syracuse, Shark Tank, Rochester
Electric vehicle owners love their cars, but there’s no shaking the dread of running out of power on the road without the hope of recharging. That’s why AAA Western and Central New York (WCNY) is adding the SparkCharge Roadie to its fleet. Read more 
April S. Engramfall, autumn, leaves, road trip, colors, Rochester, Buffalo, syracuse, finger lakes
Fall is here, and so is a beautiful skyline of amber and yellow trees. Part of the beauty of living in Upstate New York is that we are surrounded by countless places where leaf peepers (people who travel to enjoy the sight of leaves changing colors) can enjoy the picturesque fall foliage. Read more