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Escape to Grand Miramar, Puerto Vallarta's Picturesque Paradise

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Grand Miramar All Luxury Suites & Residences is located in a prime hilltop setting in the Conchas Chinas neighborhood where views of dazzling Banderas Bay are aplenty. The AAA Four-Diamond hotel recently received some upgrades and in April, introduced an optional all-inclusive plan, allowing guests to have a...

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Consider an Autumn Leaf Peeping Trip

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by Kelly Potts

From pumpkin spice lattes to football season, it’s official: Autumn is upon us. Each fall, trees across the United States, including Arizona, put on a brilliant show of color ranging from dazzling reds to brilliant oranges and vibrant yellows. This fall, why not embrace all that autumn has to offer by taking a scenic drive? AAA Travel experts recommend the following three routes that offer some of the most beautiful fall scenery Arizona has to offer this time of year:

Around the Peaks Loop

This scenic drive is located in the Coconino National Forest...

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Costa Rica Escape: Chasing Clouds

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Having your head in the clouds can be a good thing, and a trip to Costa Rica’s coastal and mountain regions only proves it.

 

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Selfie Denial: Proper Photo is Paramount to Obtain Passport

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by Kelly Potts

Besides giving you the ability to travel the world, a passport is the ultimate ID to possess. Yet the passport photo is often what people can’t seem to get right. Last year, more than 200,000 passport customers submitted poor quality photos that the State Department couldn’t accept. The main reason: issues with eyeglasses. Beginning November 1, 2016 travelers must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport photos. The State Department recently changed its policy to enhance the security of the application process and to verify travelers’ identities faster. Travelers who already have photos where they are wearing eyeglasses in...

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Houseboat Party: How to Make Your Lake Vacation Great

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The heat isn’t over yet, so you might as well soak up those rays in the best way possiblea houseboat party! Vacationing on houseboats at Lake Powell is a popular getaway during the sizzling season. Kelly Zwierzchowski, district manager at Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas offers up a few tips to make your brief foray into the nautical life a pleasant one.

Imagine yourself kicking back on the wooden deck of a houseboat, lounging in your favorite lawn chair and sipping your favorite brew. Or...

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