Magazine
September 20
One of Red Wing’s highpoints is the spectacular river views.

Fall road trip: Take a mini-vacation to one of these Midwest destinations

You don't need to drive far to find quirky and desirable destinations for fall weekend getaways.
Variety
September 17

Travel Troubleshooter: BritRail tickets unusable due to pandemic – but can I get a refund or extension?

Q: Last year, I bought a BritRail eight-day pass through ACP Rail. I couldn't use the tickets because of the COVID-19 outbreak. I asked…
Variety
September 17
Sun Country Airlines is, indeed, local.

Sun Country Airlines adds local in-flight offerings

Sun Country focus is localSun Country Airlines, facing more competition from low-cost carriers such as Allegiant Air, is reminding Minnesotans that it too is very…
Magazine
September 16
The picturesque and colorful San Miguel de Allende is in the heart of the Mexico and offers a glimpse into the country’s rich history and culture.

Plan ahead: 5 warm-weather destinations for when it's time to escape the Minnesota winter

These five destinations provide respite from snow and frigid temperatures.
Variety
September 10
​The 232-foot-long Safari Endeavour ​has five classes of cabins and suites on three decks.

Travel Troubleshooter: A cruise line blames pandemic refund delay on the federal government

Q: I'm trying to secure a refund from UnCruise Adventures for an Alaska cruise canceled during the pandemic. UnCruise Adventures agreed to a $2,400…
Variety
September 10
A variety of bourbon cocktails are served at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Kentucky. Provided by Estes Public Relations

Find bourbon bliss in Bardstown, Ky., the bourbon capital of the world

A "Disneyland of bourbon" is planned for the Kentucky home of America's native spirit.
Variety
September 10
Fiji is getting ready to welcome visitors around December.

European travel restrictions for Americans sow confusion; Fiji set to reopen

European confusionItaly now requires travelers from the United States to take a COVID-19 test before arrival, and unvaccinated American visitors must isolate for five days.…
Variety
September 8
Oberg Mountain on Minnesota’s North Shore offers an infinite expanse of fall color in Superior National Forest.

Fall is here! 14 places to go for eye-popping autumn views in Minnesota and beyond

This autumn in the Midwest, before the leaves come down, you've got to go up.
Variety
September 3
An Airbus A 380 of Lufthansa airline lands the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. The European plane manufacturer Airbus said Thu

Travel Troubleshooter: Where's the refund from my canceled Lufthansa flight?

Q: Last year, I booked airline tickets from Prague to Los Angeles through SkyLux, an online ticket broker. After Lufthansa canceled my flight at the…
Music
September 3
Museumgoers read and listened at one of the countless interactive displays that inform at the NMAAM.

Nashville's new Black music museum is out of place but spot-on

What's the National Museum of African American Music doing in Nashville? We visited to find out.
Variety
September 3
Workers arrange sunbeds as others install umbrellas at Plaka beach on the Aegean island of Naxos, Greece, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Thanassis

U.S. off of Europe's 'safe list'

On Monday, the European Union removed the United States from its "safe list" of countries whose residents can travel to its 27 member states without…
Local
September 2
The scene at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Terminal One earlier this summer.

Air travel strong at MSP this summer, expected to be busy for Labor Day

But as delta variant spreads, future outlook remains unclear.
Variety
August 27
A Delta Air Lines passenger jet plane, a Boeing 717-200 model, approaches Logan Airport in Boston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Travel Troubleshooter: If the airline makes a significant schedule change, you can get a refund

Q: A group of friends and I booked a tour to Spain and Morocco through Tripmasters, a tour operator, in 2019. Our flights were on…
Variety
August 27
Near Beulah, Mich., Arcadia Dunes on Lake Michigan are a less-touristed alternative to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

This charming, lesser-known summer vacation spot is a Michigan classic

The Beulah area captures nostalgia for Michigan's vacationland.
Variety
August 27
Smoke on the Gunflint Trail.

Fire spurs closures in Boundary Waters and Gunflint Trail

Boundary Waters closedU.S. Forest Service officials have extended the closing of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after Minnesota's largest wildfire doubled in size to…
Variety
August 20
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is expected to open at Disney World in Orlando next spring.

'Star Wars' prices at Disney World will be out of this world

Out-of-this-world pricingMay the Force be with anyone who wishes to stay at Walt Disney World's new "Star Wars" hotel, which is shaping up to be…
Variety
August 20
A Dungeons and Dragons toy from 1982.

Dungeons & Dragons museum is now open in the game's Wisconsin birthplace

Lake Geneva, Wis., museum celebrates the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.
Variety
August 20

COVID-canceled trip generates confusion

Q: Almost two years ago, I booked an Africa trip through Vantage Travel, which was supposed to depart in June 2020. Vantage canceled the trip…
Travel
August 20
Zion National Park

A photographer captures a bright Milky Way above the red rocks of Zion National Park

The Traveler: | Mick Richards, BurnsvilleMick Richards' beautifully lit photo from Utah reminds us how much of the universe is visible when you can find a truly…
Nation
August 14
Using science and software, Stanford University biology professor Gretchen Daily shows stakeholders why it benefits everyone to prioritize conservatio

The professor who assigns value to nature — then persuades world leaders to save it

Gretchen Daily, a pioneer in the field of natural capital, assigns value to nature and urges world leaders to save it.