2035: An AA Odyssey

July 2035: I've just returned from the grand opening of Wilsonland, AA's first official theme park. AA has come a long way since its founding 100 years ago!

Akron, site of Wilsonland, was swarming with AAs and most of the hotels in town were booked solid. I had reservations at the Smith Suites, a 350-room hotel complex built next to Wilsonland.

Like any theme park, Wilsonland has theme-related rides and attractions. The Early Sobriety Roller Coaster, the Fourth Step Haunted House, and the HALT refreshment stands are just a few examples. I stopped at the Gratitude Gift Shoppe... Login to read more
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