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

How to land a great last-minute summer getaway

In this state with more than 10,000 lakes, anybody can find a piece of summer paradise — even people whose planning tends toward procrastination or its upbeat version, spontaneity.

Updated: June 08, 2014, - 09:34 AM

From the Travel Desk: Lake tours to float your boat

Summertime in Minnesota practically requires time on the water. Several public cruises on state lakes this year promise to provide this quintessential experience, with perks from meals to history lessons.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 09:23 AM

From the Travel Desk: Carry-ons that pack in style

My new Lipault carry-on is as stylish as a French model. It makes me feel like a first-class act, even if I’m flying coach. But it's not the only new thing in luggage.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 01:30 PM

From the Travel Desk: Don't lose your PTO

For years, I deluded myself into believing that I was an indispensable cog in the wheel. I worked long hours,...

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 03:00 PM

From the Travel Desk: Confessions of a travel editor

You could call me neurotic about bedbugs in hotels, germs on airplanes and tweeting vacation photos. I would counter that I’m merely a travel editor.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 12:43 PM

From the Travel Desk: Rolling with the imperfections of paradise

As I prepped for a recent vacation to Southern California, I stopped hunting for last summer’s Coppertone to contemplate a fate worse than sunburn -- earthquakes.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 12:57 PM

Top spots to relax at MSP

Does flying stress you out? Next time you’re at MSP, relax with a free hand massage or take a stroll...

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 10:18 AM

From the Travel Desk: Beware mosquitoes in the Caribbean

There is something called chikungunya on some Caribbean islands, and it’s not a newfangled cocktail or culinary specialty. It's a mosquito-borne illness that causes fever and severe joint pain.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 12:54 PM

From the Travel Desk: Minnesota's four corners and seasons

Photographer Brian Peterson and I share a deep affection for this land, and that sensibility underlies every aspect of “State of Wonders,” the four-part series that begins in Travel today.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 04:09 PM

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