Via Magazine

September/October 2021
College Hall at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington surrounded by trees with red leaves.

Best College Towns in the West

You don’t have to be a student—or related to one—to enjoy these 8 great destinations.


Jordan Winery's brick building in Sonoma, California

5 Cozy Fall Destinations in the West

Embrace autumn pleasures, from apple picking and leaf peeping to sipping pumpkin spice lattes and curling up with a good book.

A woman picks an apple at Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville, CA.

Favorite Apple Picking Spots in the West

Get in the spirit of fall by heading to the orchard and gathering a bucket load of crisp fall delights.


A college student does homework in the library on campus.

Protect Against Identity Theft in College

Students may especially be at risk of having their identity stolen.

Senior man having an eye exam.

How Aging Eyesight Can Affect Driving

Common vision problems can make it harder to drive as you age, especially at night.

Cactus and succulents surrounded by desert gravel.

Fire-Smart Landscaping Basics

Landscape wisely to create defensible space and reduce the risk of spreading wildfires.


The gardens at San Juan Bautista Historic State Park.

A Weekend in San Juan Bautista, California

Steeped in history and immortalized in Hitchcock’s Vertigo, the frontier town centered around its 224-year-old namesake mission steps out.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures building in Los Angeles.

Explore the New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Get a rare behind-the-scenes look at the movie-making process inside the latest addition to Los Angeles.


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Go Paperless and Enroll in eBilling

Save $10 on your Membership dues by signing up for Automatic Renewal.

AAA Members pick out a pumpkin.

Put AAA Member Benefits to Good Use

There is so much more to AAA than roadside assistance.


A stream cuts through Logan Pass in Montana's Glacier National Park in early summer.

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