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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...

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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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AAA Reveals Two New Arizona Four Diamond Resorts

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by Kelly Potts

Two iconic resorts in the Valley are shining brighter. The travel source, which evaluates more than 58,000 lodging properties and restaurants each year, recently bestowed The Camby, in Phoenix, and Hermosa Inn, in Paradise Valley, with its Four Diamond Award. “Attaining the Four Diamond Rating is an impressive accomplishment and point of pride for these hotels,” said Michelle Donati, communications manager for AAA Arizona. The Camby and Hermosa Inn will be honored by AAA Arizona at the 2017 Four and Five Diamond celebration in late fall.

The Camby, one of the newest luxury...

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