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

Going the distance for family time

Rachel Liechty was pregnant when she and husband, David, had an inspired idea for binding the family together after the...

Updated: November 12, 2011, - 11:21 AM

Souvenirs that make us smile

A Minnesota man who has long tracked silly signs from around the world turns his attention to souvenirs .

Updated: November 01, 2011, - 08:51 AM

Do frequent flier miles die with the account holder?

A woman sent her husband and their three children on vacation to Hawaii -- posthumously. After her death, the family...

Updated: October 29, 2011, - 05:41 PM

Grand place on the North Shore

Sandwiched between the magnificence of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains, Grand Marais is one of the best bases for exploring the North Shore.

Updated: October 25, 2011, - 08:58 AM

Behave yourself or risk losing that seat on the plane

Southwest Airlines welcomes checked luggage -- as their entertaining TV ads remind us -- but not always their passengers.Just last...

Updated: October 22, 2011, - 04:43 PM

When you hit the road, do superstitions tag along?

"I'm talking to an inanimate object, I know," a colleague confided when he told me about a little routine he...

Updated: October 15, 2011, - 05:10 PM

Orlando, Cancun among our favorites

Minnesotans can't get enough of Mickey and Mexico, according to a Travel Leaders survey released late last week. The national...

Updated: October 08, 2011, - 01:08 PM

Minnesota's best fall show in years

Dazzling hues will soon crown trees throughout the state, thanks to ample rain during the growing season.

Updated: September 10, 2011, - 09:37 PM

Shady Oak Beach: Making a splash

Plenty of diversions fill the grounds of this Minnetonka beach and its park. But none is as enticing as the diving dock, dominated by teens and tweens.

Updated: August 25, 2011, - 10:28 AM

Sound and furry in Ely

Wolves are elusive in the wild, but they often lounge and romp in full view at the International Wolf Center.

Updated: April 11, 2011, - 08:06 AM

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