AAA road trip planning

Plan a great American road trip

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No one knows road trips better than AAA

For more than 100 years, AAA Travel has been helping members get to where they want to go. From weekend getaways to cross country road trips, we have tools and resources to help you plan your next adventure. Plus, with member-only discounts on car rentals and hotel accommodations, your membership could pay for itself. 

Featured North American road trips

New England

Savor clam chowder, see the fall foliage, or explore the rural countryside on a drive trip through New England.

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Southwest desert

Desert road trips could lead you from the Vegas strip to the Grand Canyon to Arizona’s Monument Valley, or put you on the fabled Route 66.

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South Central United States

Take in panoramic views of the Ozarks, spot roaming bison, or listen to great music at the Grand Ole Opry or Graceland. 

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Explore all AAA road trips

Choose from dozens of curated road trips on North America’s most fascinating drives and scenic routes.

Online AAA TripTik® Travel Planner

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TripTik Travel Planner online interactive app
  • Directions: Get from here to there quickly or via a scenic route

  • Save places and trips: Add points of interest along your route, as well as places to stay, play, and refuel

  • AAA Travel Guides: See recommended itineraries and must-do activities in select U.S. cities

Printed TripTiks, TourBook® guides, or maps

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AAA TripTiks

Visit a branch for a personalized experience with a AAA specialist. Members residing in select states1 can also order printed TripTiks online.

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Free AAA maps & TourBooks2

Visit a branch for guide series maps and Mini Maps for kids. Members can also download or print more than 400 maps from the AAA Map Gallery. Online ordering is available in select states.1

 

Everyday savings from AAA preferred partners

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Hertz

Get up to 20% off the base rate, no charge for additional AAA drivers, and more member-only benefits

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Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Save 5-15% and earn 10% bonus Best Western Rewards® points when booking AAA rates

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Marriott

Save 5% or more and earn Marriott BonvoyTM points when booking AAA rates

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Hyatt

Save up to 10%, earn World of Hyatt points when booking AAA rates, and get free breakfast at Hyatt Place/Hyatt House with a World of Hyatt membership

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MGM Resorts

Save 10% and earn M life tier credits when booking AAA rates

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Hilton

Save up to 10% and earn Honors points when booking AAA rates

Limited-time offers to get you on your way

Hit the road with Best Western

Get a $25 gift card for each night you stay in addition to your member benefits when booking AAA rates. 

Save up to $20 on your next Hertz rental

AAA members save up to $20 on vehicle pick-ups through December.3 

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Plan some fun in the sun! Book now, travel later, & save with AAA

Receive up to $150 in value per booking and get up to $750 cash back when you book by December 31, 2020.

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El Monte RV: motorhome vacations

Save 10% on rental rates, get a free starter kit ($39.95 value), and 50 miles free per night. Rent an RV to explore the country from a new perspective.

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Save on every fill-up

Join the Shell Fuel Rewards® program and save at least 5 cents per gallon on every fill-up through the end of 2020.

What to know before you hit the road

COVID-19 Tracking Map
COVID-19 travel restrictions

Get state-to-state travel information as it relates to border crossings, travel restrictions, and quarantine mandates.

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AAA Travel Guides

Learn about where to go, how to get around, and what to do at popular destinations around the world.

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AAA Diamond designations

See the hotels and restaurants that meet the quality standards set by highly trained AAA inspectors.

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Take a trip with your pet

Take your best friend on vacation. Find pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, and attractions.

Road trip tools

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See gas prices

Save time and money by comparing gas prices near you.

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Check road conditions

Before you hit the road, make sure you know what to expect.

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AAA campground search

See site details, campground services, amenities, and nearby recreation.

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Take the Auto Club App on the road

AAA is always with you. Download our app4 and take your favorite AAA services wherever you go.

Travel articles

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Travel brands making big commitments to health & safety

AAA highlights partners going above and beyond to protect members as they return to travel.

Southwest road trip
The ultimate Southwest road trip

On this super-scenic route through Arizona, Utah, and Colorado, you’ll discover the Southwest’s grandest sights and uncover less-visited gems.

Travel offers and deals

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Hot travel deals

Get the latest offers from AAA Travel’s preferred partners.

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Travel with AAA

See how we can help you plan, book, and save on your next vacation.

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Entertainment savings

Save big with AAA discounts on tickets to your next adventure. 

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Travel with confidence

Purchase travel insurance with Allianz Global Assistance.

1Domestic, Canada, and Mexico maps are free for AAA members.

2Online ordering for printed TripTiks, AAA maps, and TourBook guides are only available for members in AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MO, MS, NH, NY, OH, PA, VT, WV.

3Save up to $20 on weekly rentals base rate. 5-day minimum rental required. Valid at participating Hertz locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Include PC# 205354 in the reservation. Valid through 12/31/20.

4Available for iPhone® and smartphones for AndroidTM. Message, data and roaming rates may apply. Mobile text messages are intended for subscribers over the age of 18 and are delivered via USA short code 99000. For help, text HELP to 99000, email support@aaa-calif.com, or call 1-800-222-8794. Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice at AAA.com/textterms. The number of messages received will depend on the frequency of your use of the Auto Club App Program. You may stop mobile subscriptions at any time by messaging STOP to short code 99000. If you text STOP we will send a single confirmation text. Must be a current member of AAA to use certain features.

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