A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please

A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please

Yes, you can spend a long weekend in this Dutch gem, with the help of direct flights and walking shoes. But it may leave you wanting more.

Midwest Traveler: Searching for Czech heritage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

March 24
Midwest Traveler: Searching for Czech heritage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
A mother and her children discover the true taste of goulash in Cedar Rapids.

'So where are you from?' Traveling Minnesotans really get around

March 24
'So where are you from?' Traveling Minnesotans really get around
I'm not from here originally, but I receive reminders of just how traveled my new neighbors are on just about every trip I take.
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In this July 8, 2015, file photo, a United Airlines plane, front, is pushed back from a gate.

United Airlines barred girls in leggings from boarding flight, fellow traveler reports

Another girl who was challenged put on a dress and was allowed to board, the witness said.
Travel
March 24

Cherry Blossom Festival hotel deals in D.C.; Iceland mulls tourism taxes

Cherry blossom deals in D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival runs through April 16 in Washington, D.C., and numerous hotels have themed packages. The Embassy…
Travel
March 24

New Zealand overwhelmed by tourism

The island nation expects almost as many tourists as inhabitants by 2022.
Travel
March 24

What happened to one traveler who lost his passport and how he got out of trouble

Keep your cool, contact your embassy, and next time, don't take your passport for granted.
Travel
March 24

Q&A: Tips from a maven of Israeli cuisine

Cooks in Israel embrace local ingredients and myriad cultures.
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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 24

Million-dollar views remain at Flathead Lake in Montana

The family ties, the vistas and the colorful stones of Montana's Flathead remain a draw.
Variety
March 24

German immigrant culture in Iowa's Amana Colonies

Spread out in a loop across the fertile east central Iowa countryside, the seven villages that make up the Amana Colonies were laid out in…
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March 24

Travel Troubleshooter: American Airlines reneges on refund after brother-in-law dies

Here's what hurts about American's broken promise: It happened at precisely the time when you needed a little compassion.
Variety
March 21

Delta expanding service connecting Rochester and Atlanta

Delta service in both directions starts July 9.
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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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.
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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.
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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

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.
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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March 17

Chicago theaters cultivate nightlife offstage

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

Stroll through history in Dominican Republic's underappreciated capital

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