How-To Tips & Tricks

AAA's Via Magazine helps you outsmart life's challenges at home and on the road. Browse all our how-to guides on topics including your car, home, and money.

5 Things to Do During Summer

Here are 5 summer-season tips from AAA.

Huckleberry Foraging in the Pacific Northwest

Huckleberries are the flavor of the summer in the Pacific Northwest. Here's where to pick, buy and celebrate them.

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip With Friends

Traveling with a group? Keep everyone happy vs. hangry with this road trip planner.

Jumpstarting Your Car and How to Keep The Battery Healthy

Here are some ways to keep your car's battery healthy—and to jump-start the car when it isn't.

Learning How to Love Camping

A camping-crazy husband tries to persuade his spouse to appreciate the great outdoors.

Q&A with Pixar Filmmaker Jonas Rivera

Interview with movie producer and smart person, Pixar's Jonas Rivera.

An Easy-to-Follow Moving Schedule

Here's an easy-to-follow schedule—in 22 steps—that lays out every task you'll need to do before, during, and after your move.

How to Plan a Camping Trip

A three-step guide to planning a camping trip for even the most novice campers.

How to Plan a Family Reunion

Here are some tips for setting up a perfect family get-together.

Packing Tips for a Move

Experts answer your most pressing packing questions and help you to avoid the biggest moving mistakes.

4 Most Common Roadside Emergencies — And How to Avoid Them

Here's what you need to know to prevent getting stranded on the side of the road.

Do You Know How to Use Your Smart Car Safety System?

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can prevent accidents, but only if you know how to use them correctly.