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Discover AAA inspectors' favorite places to stay and dine in the top 10 destinations for summer 2017 based on AAA travel bookings.
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Orlando, Florida
Walt Disney World® Resort opened in the Orlando area in 1971, setting into motion a Florida tourism boom of grand proportions. With a clone of the West Coast’s Disneyland® Resort in their back yards, devotees of all things Mickey Mouse...Read More
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Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver has won many accolades as one of the top cities in the Americas, and for very good reasons. Set against a backdrop of majestic snowcapped mountains, the city lies on a peninsula that juts into the Pacific Ocean. This spec...Read More
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Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Imagine water so deeply turquoise that the color simply does not look real. Pair it with an expanse of pearly white sand for contrast, and then phase in the soothing aural backdrop of gently breaking waves. Add coconut palms: gra...Read More
Seattle, Washington
Seattle is so scenically blessed it's almost laughable. Just try to picture it: The snowcapped Olympic Mountains frame the western sky, while 14,410-foot Mount Rainier, although some 90 miles from the city, is a majestic presence on...Read More
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
One of the country's fastest-growing destinations, Punta Cana is known for its quiet beaches and all-inclusive resorts. The silky sand beaches on this eastern tip of the island stretch for some 30 miles (50 km), and watersports...Read More
Honolulu, Hawaii
Regardless of where in the world you go, the mention of Honolulu conjures similar tropical images: swaying palms, wide beaches and rolling waves breaking on the surface of sparkling azure waters. The paradisaical ruminations are in no way hackn...Read More
Anaheim, California (Disneyland Area)
When Walt Disney brought Mickey Mouse to Anaheim in 1955, he helped establish the city as a major destination. With Disneyland® Park (and, later, Disney California Adventure® Park) as a guide, other kid-friendly attractions followed: Snoopy and...Read More
Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage, on a high bluff enfolded by the two branches of Cook Inlet, lies as far west as the Hawaiian Islands and as far north as Helsinki, Finland. The tides in the inlet rise from 30 to 33 feet, and the surrounding mountains loom sever...Read More
Las Vegas, Nevada
With its neon flashin' and one-armed bandits crashin', this bright light city is bound to set your soul on fire. Gambling. Glitter. Sexy entertainment. Gourmet restaurants. Swanky shops. Nightclubs galore. It's all here in a 24/7 desert bacchanalia...Read More
Montego Bay, Jamaica (and Rose Hall)
On the northwest coast 119 miles (191 km) from Kingston, Montego Bay is an exciting, cosmopolitan resort with beautiful beaches and excellent accommodations. The shoreline is dotted with sparkling coves and luxury hotels offering the...Read More
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Diamond Awards
Each year, AAA announces all hotels and restaurants across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean that received the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the previous year. See highlights of selected new honorees and the complete lists for 2019.
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