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

Eye of the beholder: Best reader travel photos

What speaks most to a traveler? The answer is as individual as the wanderer. The variety of scenes found among the best reader travel photos of last year emphasizes that point.

Updated: December 31, 2011, - 12:45 PM

An experience can be a memorable gift

Helping to fund travel can be one of the most effective ways to give a gift that keeps on giving -- in the form of great memories.

Updated: December 24, 2011, - 01:34 PM

Pack patience this holiday season

Good cheer is often in short supply at airports, even during the holidays, when planes are more crowded than usual.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 12:53 PM

Atlantis: Plunging into paradise

At Atlantis Paradise Island, an impressive resort in the Bahamas, beware of a deluge of expenses amid a watery world of fun.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 12:51 PM

Some spots at MSP can help ease a flight delay

No one goes to the airport to hang out, but sometimes it can't be avoided. Airlines want fliers to check...

Updated: December 10, 2011, - 09:24 AM

Time to dust off those skinny skis

Cross-country skis will see the light of day soon, when we get more than a dusting of snow. Meanwhile, plenty of online sites can help with planning -- and daydreaming.

Updated: December 07, 2011, - 09:43 AM

To pack smart, plan ahead, check last year's list

I usually pack in a frenzy. Sweaters lie strewn across the floor. T-shirts go in, then out, of the bag....

Updated: November 26, 2011, - 12:51 PM

As busy flying season arrives, know your rights

We've been lucky so far. While snow blanketed the Northeast in late October -- and airline passengers there were stuck...

Updated: November 19, 2011, - 05:12 PM

No mere babes in the woods

A Minnesota couple took their 1-year-old daughter on a six-month hike across the American West, and they want you to know that you can do it, too.

Updated: November 14, 2011, - 10:29 AM

Airlines explore new way to get lift: biofuels

A Boeing 737 left Houston bound for Chicago last Monday, and it seemed like a typical flight if not for...

Updated: November 12, 2011, - 11:22 AM

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