Stroll through history in Dominican Republic's underappreciated capital

Stroll through history in Dominican Republic's underappreciated capital

Santo Domingo's Zona Colonial bustles with cobblestone streets, gracious plazas and ancient buildings.

Chicago theaters cultivate nightlife offstage

March 17
Chicago theaters cultivate nightlife offstage
Second City, Steppenwolf and other theaters in Chicago extend the experience with restaurants and bars.

Notre Dame isn't the only sight to see in South Bend, Ind.

March 17
Notre Dame isn't the only sight to see in South Bend, Ind.
Indiana's home of Notre Dame goes beyond the university's sports culture.
Variety
March 21

Delta expanding service connecting Rochester and Atlanta

Delta service in both directions starts July 9.
Travel
March 18

How to make the most of your credit card points

Rewards points from these Chase, American Express or Citi cards could start replacing your miles.
Travel
March 17

'Clothing optional' at a hotel California

All I wanted was to see some giant redwoods. Unfortunately, it was raining — hard — across Northern California.
Travel
March 17

At Temperance River, Lake Superior shines

THE Traveler: Liz Pushing of Minneapolis. The scene: The sun, softened by a morning haze, shimmers off Lake Superior in November at Temperance…
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March 17

Travel Troubleshooter: Fog leads to flight delay, which leads to some horrible customer service

Q: My daughter and I were booked on an Aer Lingus flight from Paris to San Francisco via Dublin last year. Our flight from Paris…
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Destination: MSP Airport
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Our comprehensive guide on where to eat, drink, shop, park, relax and play if you end up stuck at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport – or if you plan to spend a few extra hours there before your flight.
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March 11

Midwest Traveler: Spending the night in a quinzhee at Tettegouche State Park

In Tettegouche State Park, a camping newbie spends the night in a snow shelter.
Minneapolis
March 11

Meet Minneapolis plan aims to make city a must-see tourist destination

Minneapolis wants to bring in more visitors by overcoming perceptions.
Variety
March 10

San Diego draws beer tourism as 'beercations' grow in popularity

With 130 breweries and growing, San Diego draws ever more beer tourists.
Travel
March 10

Viewfinders: A cat saunters by during South African drive

The Traveler: Bill Bieber of Maple Grove. The scene: A leopard appeared out of the bush in Thornybush Game Reserve, a private reserve…
Blog: Escape Artists
Blog: Escape Artists
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Star Tribune Travel Editor Kerri Westenberg and other staff contributors offer a global discourse about great vacation finds close to home and adventures far afield.
Travel
March 10

Bears, birds and a wolverine: A truly wild road trip through Alaska

Before the summer rush, a spring road trip shows off Alaska's beauty.
Travel
March 10

Why planes can take turbulence (maybe better than you can)

An airplane's wings are meant to give — a little or a lot, depending on the conditions in the air.
Travel
March 10

Travel Troubleshooter: Delayed flight in Europe? You get compensation, eventually

Q: My husband’s and my recent flight from London to Naples, Italy, on Meridiana, an Italian airline, was delayed by more than seven hours. As…
Travel
March 10

Top five breweries in San Diego

TOP FIVE PICKSAfter touring a dozen breweries in the San Diego area, these five left me and my friend impressed:• Ballast Point: As one of…
Blog: World Class
Blog: World Class
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These Minnesota college students get an A+ for adventure. Follow along as they explore the world while studying abroad.
Travel
March 10

Peering into the suitcase of a 'Portlandia' star

What Carrie Brownstein refuses to leave behind when she travels.
Travel
March 10

Travel briefs: New Graceland attraction; tiny house hotels

In Memphis, more ElvisNearly four decades after Elvis sang his last tune, his legacy got a big boost with the March 2 opening of a…
Travel
March 10

How to have a green vacation

Look for environmentally friendly programs, cut down on plastic and avoid eating a certain seafood.
Travel
March 5

In Delphi, Greece, more than oracles speak

Tracking the history and mystery of the ancient Greece site of oracles.
Travel
March 4

On climb up Grand Teton, marriage reaches new heights

A climb up Wyoming's Grand Teton makes for an exhilarating, nerve-racking anniversary celebration.
Travel
March 4

Where to find last-minute values for spring break

An affordable spring break is still out there, if you know where (and when) to look.
Travel
March 3

Midwest Traveler: Exploring Detroit's Underground Railroad sites

As fugitive slaves made their way to Canada on the Underground Railroad, they stopped in Detroit.