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

Free Wi-Fi might land at MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission is seeking proposals from wireless businesses that would like to host Wi-Fi at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Among the commission's priorities: securing at least some free access for travelers.

Updated: February 25, 2012, - 12:54 PM

Leave Earth behind in Chicago

The Windy City might just make a top-notch, relatively inexpensive spring break vacation. Among Chicago's draws, the Adler Planetarium ranks at the top.

Updated: February 18, 2012, - 12:36 PM

Guard against germs on airplanes

Germs are a part of life; they just get concentrated on airplanes, where lots of people share a small space. Here are the top rules for healthy flying.

Updated: February 14, 2012, - 08:34 AM

Cruising in wake of disaster

Cruise lines are reviewing safety practices after the deadly Costa Concordia accident off the Italian coast, while vacationers ponder whether to stay ashore.

Updated: February 06, 2012, - 09:26 AM

Beware the risks of renting a car in Mexico

Renting a car in Mexico can be costly and, in the case of an accident, it could land you in jail.

Updated: February 04, 2012, - 02:01 PM

MSP's Lindbergh terminal turns 50

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's Terminal 1-Lindbergh has grown from 24 gates on two concourses in 1962 to 117 gates on seven concourses now.

Updated: January 28, 2012, - 04:44 PM

Gambling on snowfall in the Arrowhead

Call me an optimist. I just booked a mid-February stay in Grand Marais, Minn., and I plan to cross-country ski along the Gunflint Trail while I'm there.

Updated: January 21, 2012, - 12:33 PM

Atlantis revisited: Readers share tips

Readers offer their advice for travelers headed to Atlantis Paradise Island after our recent article about the resort in the Bahamas.

Updated: January 14, 2012, - 12:15 PM

Airlines may not always fly where you want to go

"Why does Delta Air Lines hate Palm Springs?" a reader recently asked. He also posed a less facetious question: How...

Updated: January 07, 2012, - 12:08 PM

2011: A very good year for airline safety

As Travel went to press late last week, 2011 was on track to have the best-ever safety record for commercial passenger flights.

Updated: December 31, 2011, - 12:46 PM

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