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

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

From the Travel Desk: Please turn off your electronic devices, really

Ever been on a flight and looked on with wonder as someone remained riveted to his or her portable electronic...

Updated: May 12, 2012, - 01:21 PM

From the Travel Desk: For women only

Being a female solo traveler has its advantages: You set your own agenda, eat wherever you like, take luxurious baths...

Updated: April 21, 2012, - 11:19 AM

From the Travel Desk: What's in a gallon of gas?

Given the high price of gasoline, it's time to take a look at what goes into prices at the pump and steps drivers can take to save on fuel before a road trip.

Updated: April 14, 2012, - 01:17 PM

From the Travel Desk: Riding wave of bad cruise news

One week ago, the luxury cruise liner Azamara Quest reached a Malaysian port. On the previous Friday, Day Five of...

Updated: April 07, 2012, - 11:18 AM

From the Travel Desk: On the trail with a podcast as guide

Imagine walking along the trail at Interstate State Park, on the St. Croix River in Taylors Falls, Minn. You peer...

Updated: March 31, 2012, - 01:59 PM

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