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September 7
A beautiful array of fall colors near Lutsen, Minn. Turn off Scenic Hwy. 61 and you’ll be engulfed in hardwoods, and likely happen upon the Superior

Where to see fall color: 3 great autumn drives in Minnesota

Fill your gas tank, turn off your navigational devices and don't be afraid to get lost in the woods when fall blazes across the land.
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September 7

Quick trips: Taste of the Trail in southeast Minn., Hawk Weekend, Duluth, Hot Air Balloon fest in Creston, Iowa, World Food & Music Fest, Des Moines

harmony, Fountain, Preston, Rushford and Houston, Minn. Check out the Taste of the Trail, where you can hike or bike to enjoy a culinary journey…
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September 7
Britain’s Prince Harry.

Disney fans vs. TSA

Disney fans vs. TSA The Transportation Security Administration has had a change of heart after telling travelers that they could not fly with soft drink…
Travel
September 7

Bhalil: If you go

If you go Dar Kamal Chaoui Maison d’Hotes: The guesthouse is in the old part of Bhalil that still has some dwellings built from caves.…
September 6
The farms outside of Bhalil, Morocco, are isolated and productive only with much effort, the ground cleared of stones little by little every year.

In a Moroccan village, a small visit makes a big impact

Serendipity leads a traveler to Bhalil, population 12,000, and a man with a civic mission.
September 6
Sarah DeSimone paddled through Henderson Swamp in her kayak during sunset in the Atchafalaya Basin in Henderson, La.

Paddling the Henderson Swamp in the Atchafalaya Basin

Exploring the largest river swamp in the country, a bastion of Cajun culture.
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September 6
I am interested in submitting the photo; at Susan’s urging. She is the true photographer in the family but after 30 years of coaching me, apparently

A truly wild scene in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park

THE Traveler: Kevin Gulden of Plymouth.The scene: An elk feeds on the tundra grasses and wildflowers near the Lava Cliffs Overlook, just off…
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September 6
Online resources can help you find fall colors at their peak.

Resources to help you see the best fall colors

Remember all that rain this summer? The moisture fed the trees, making them generally happy and healthy — and great conduits of fall color.Online resources…
Travel
September 6

Finding fall color amid a mellow vibe at Indiana Dunes National Park

Your guide to catching fall colors at Indiana Dunes National Park.
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September 6

Travel Troubleshooter: When an online travel agency is involved with your refund, delays may happen

Q: I bought tickets from Seattle to Santiago, Chile, on Alaska Airlines for my family through GotoGate, an online travel agency. The company…
September 6
With laundering in a hotel room, a little knowledge goes a long way toward a clean trip.

Dirty little secrets of hand-washing clothes in your hotel room

How to clean up your act by hand-washing clothes.
September 6
Tourists explored Jobson’s Cove in Bermuda. Extend your summer vacation throughout September, with the bonus of fewer tourists and lower prices.

Summer carries on: Five places to extend the season

Five vacation destinations that extend the season of sun.
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August 30
Virgin Galactic prepares for flight at Spaceport America.

Virgin Galactic unveils its Gateway to Space; Spirit Airlines allows booking over WhatsApp

Virgin spaceport unveiled When Virgin Galactic space tourists get ready to be launched 50 miles above the Earth, they’ll first hang out in a new…
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August 30
The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association's Fish Hatchery Trail offers cyclists challenging and scenic miles.

Quick Trips: Watermelon Festival, Grand Marais music fests, Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival

Kellogg, Minn. Fresh watermelon will highlight the 73rd annual Watermelon Festival Fri.-next Sun. Visitors can enjoy family-friendly festivities, including grand and kiddie parades, a carnival,…
August 30

Delta Air Lines pilot charged with alcohol violation

A Delta Air Lines pilot from Minnesota was charged Friday with operating an aircraft under the influence of alcohol.
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August 30
Lines were long at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport before 6 a.m. Monday, regardless of whether people were headed to the north or south sec

Five things travelers need to know about the checkpoints at MSP

What exactly is up with the airport — besides wait times at the security checkpoints? A $1.6 billion renovation at Minneapolis-St. Paul International promises to…
August 30
A view of the shoreline in Bogliasco, along the Golfo Paradiso, a roughly 10-mile stretch of coastline in the Italian region of Liguria.

Italian gem hosts Italians – and others in the know

Summer bliss in the hidden gem of Golfo Paradiso.
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August 30
The La Jolla Cove offers up sandy beaches and a beautiful landscape near San Diego. Photo by Lisa Meyers McClintick, special to the Star Tribune

A family trip with teens through Southern California, including the surprise of a desert

A family trip to San Diego County, from a beach to the desert.
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August 30
Brexit means you’ll pay less to see London’s cultural icons.

Why now is the time to head to London

Lucky for tourists, things are looking really grim in the United Kingdom. The prime minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to leave the European Union by…
August 30
Large icebergs are among the attractions to see in Greenland. A large collection of them has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Interested in traveling to Greenland? 5 things you need to know

The huge island is a "unique adventure-tourism destination" with magnificent scenery.