Pasadena: Stay, Play and Savor


Though summertime in Phoenix means flocking to the beaches of San Diego, we encourage you, this coming season, to try out the fun, family-friendly destination of Pasadena. Brimming with excellent food, arts and culture, gorgeous accommodations and the potential for a celeb sighting or two, Pasadena makes for a memory-making summer (or springtime) escape.


Five Ways AAA Membership Pays for Itself


by Kelly Potts

If you don't already have a membership to AAA, you're missing out on more than just roadside assistance for you and your family.  And if you do have a membership, there are some perks that you may not realize come included with your annual dues.

With a AAA Classic membership starting at only $57, which is less than $5 per month, you get access to a variety of savings and benefits. That includes these five perks, which can more than recoup your membership cost:

Car troubles. It happens to the best of us. You lock your keys in the car, your car won’t start or you...


Consider an Autumn Leaf Peeping Trip


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...


Costa Rica Escape: Chasing Clouds


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.



Selfie Denial: Proper Photo is Paramount to Obtain Passport


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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