Kerri Westenberg

Travel editor
Phone: 612-673-4282
Kerri Westenberg is the Travel editor. She writes stories about destinations and consumer travel issues. She has globe-trotted for National Geographic and other magazines and now zips around the region, on the lookout for travel news you can use.

Recent content from Kerri Westenberg

From the Travel Desk: Ways to save amid rising prices

We could use some inspiration after hearing yet more warnings that travel prices for flights and hotel rooms will rise again next year. Clearly, die-hard travelers need smart saving strategies.

Updated: August 10, 2012, - 11:53 AM

Lighting up over a reading lamp on long-haul flight

Once again, last week brought a bad story about an otherwise good enough flight.

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 04:48 PM

A visit to Duluth could benefit the city -- and you

Remember two weeks ago when thermometer readings hit triple digits in the Twin Cities? A breeze off Lake Superior kept...

Updated: July 14, 2012, - 09:56 AM

The wonder of kids unplugged and at play

I'm no purist when it comes to entertaining children with technology. What my young self did in the car on...

Updated: June 16, 2012, - 10:44 AM

Resorts: Greetings from the lake

Looking for a classic Minnesota getaway, a piece of Up North paradise? Let our readers guide you to the most beloved resorts in the state.

Updated: June 10, 2012, - 10:23 AM

Resort handbook

Want a classic Minnesota getaway? Here's your guide to the state's most beloved resorts.

Updated: June 10, 2012, - 09:14 AM

Readers share top vacation spots

From the Travel Desk: Among the joys of my job as Travel editor, one of the best is hearing from people about their favorite vacation destinations in the state.

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 02:21 PM

From the Travel Desk: Revising dream vacations for not-so-dreamy budgets

Oodles of closer places make cheaper but equally fascinating stand-ins for dream vacations to world destinations.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 06:14 AM

From the Travel Desk: Don't let road work slow you down

This weekend marks the traditional launch of summer (never mind the 90-degree temps we've already seen) and the summer driving...

Updated: May 26, 2012, - 02:20 PM

From the Travel Desk: Offer of aid turns day of travel into reason to reflect

"Can I help you," my friend asked a young woman at the Detroit airport. The woman was weeping and disoriented,...

Updated: May 19, 2012, - 11:20 AM

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