Boulder's biggest surprise? Doses of Minnesota Nice

Boulder's biggest surprise? Doses of Minnesota Nice

This Rocky Mountain retreat is the place to go for mountain hikes, cozy cottages and a surprising dose of Minnesota Nice.

Midwest Traveler: Wisconsin's Roche-A-Cri is a standout state park

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Midwest Traveler: Wisconsin's Roche-A-Cri is a standout state park
Ancient rock carvings and a towering bluff make this one of Wisconsin's best state parks.

How to prepare for TSA security

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How to prepare for TSA security
If you want to get through security without slowing down the line, read on. With any luck — and the proper preparation — your checkpoint experience won't dampen holiday spirits.
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December 3

Trump's comments unsettle Cuban travel plans

Cuba wanderlust thwarted As U.S. airlines began flights last week to Havana, the long-awaited travel surge to Cuba was already in doubt. Citing weak demand,…
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December 2

O, Canada! Hotels and resorts are ready

Want to check out Canada? You'll enjoy the exchange rate and the abundant trip options.
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December 2

A tour via bike and ferry through the Netherlands

During a five-day bike ride through the Netherlands, ferries boost the miles — and add a Dutch flourish.
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December 2

Travel Troubleshooter: Spirit Airlines unwilling to redeem restrictive travel vouchers

Spirit's vouchers are more restrictive than most. You have only 60 days to make a reservation. The industry standard is a year.
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December 2

Food writer talks New York City's food heritage

Get out of Manhattan and try a cuisine you've never had, says Andrew F. Smith.
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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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December 2

Details: A bike and ferry adventure in the Netherlands

Where to stayDe Thuiskamer: A beautiful 17th-century home in the historic Grou village that sits across from a medieval church. Rooms from $110 (dethuiskamer.nl/welcome).ATboot B&B…
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December 2

Fearful flier faces the skies with an arsenal of apps

Applying technology to help allay fear of flying is part of an increasing trend.
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November 29

Stuck eating reindeer and other dining pitfalls of holiday travel

"Christmas in Copenhagen" has a decidedly romantic ring to it, doesn't it? But reality proved otherwise.
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November 26

Ukraine abounds with joy, charm and lovely views

In the Carpathian Mountains, villages are charming, life moves slowly and the place feels lost in time.
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.
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November 25

Travel gift guide: Stocking-stuffers for jet-setters

The holidays are upon us and it's time to think about what to give everyone — including the travel junkies — on your shopping list.…
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November 25

What chef Rick Bayless can't travel without

The star chef packs a yoga mat, vase and his own travel flatware.
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November 25

This good boy needs help getting home

Rescue centers seek volunteers to help transport street dogs to adoptive homes.
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November 25

Midwest Traveler: Get artsy (and sporty) in Iowa City

The college town's reborn arts venue will preview the Joffrey Ballet's new "Nutcracker."
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.
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November 25

Travel Troubleshooter: I got sick before my trip and couldn't cancel my flight

Q: I recently was supposed to fly from New York to London on Norwegian Air. I became ill and saw a doctor two days before…
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November 25

On the hunt for dinosaurs

I very much liked the Museum of the Rockies (see visitor's information below), but if your family loves dinosaurs, here are a few other museums…
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November 25

In Lviv, Ukraine culture thrives

Anyone who laments missing out on pre-expat Prague should make a point of visiting lovely Lviv.Unspoiled and unpretentious, it remains an irresistible gem, even as…
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November 25

Cedar Mesa ruins open up a remarkable, endangered landscape in southern Utah

The Anasazi ruins in Utah's Cedar Mesa let you get up close and personal.
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November 23

Getting to MSP Airport: Uber pick-ups and parking strategies

Your flight isn't the only ride to consider; there's also getting to and from the airport, and options for that are growing.
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November 22

Albania: If you go

JayWay Travel leads one-week tours of Albania, starting in Tirana and ending in seaside Ksamil for $990 per person (jaywaytravel.com). Where to eat: Mullixhiu serves…
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November 21

Potty polls are in: MSP wins America's Best Bathroom

The lid has been lifted on the virtual ballot box, the votes have been counted and a winner has been declared for the title of…