Travel
April 8

Delta adds nonbinary gender option for bookings

Yellowstone National Park is selling a $1,500 annual pass for ... the year 2172?
Travel
April 8
Justitia statue in Frankfurt, Germany.

Travel Troubleshooter: Lufthansa adds a stop in Frankfurt, and $1,360 worth of chaos ensues

When the airline changes a flight, why does the customer get charged for it?
Travel
April 8
The city of Napa, Calif., is locally referred to as “downtown Napa” in the Wine Country of Napa Valley.

Napa Valley's once-overlooked 'downtown' becomes a wine destination

The buzzing small city of Napa has evolved into an ideal base for exploring California Wine Country.
Travel
April 1
Bergen, Norway.

Airlines are increasing international flights this year

United and Delta are leading the trend toward 70 new flights to Europe.
April 1
A man wearing a face mask walks past a health campaign poster from the One NGO, in an underpass leading to Westminster underground train station in Lo

Travel Troubleshooter: The last ever pandemic refund case — we hope

Q: In February 2020, I bought two Britrail England Flexi Passes through ACP Rail, a travel agency. A year later, it became clear that…
Travel
April 1
Members of the ‘Gran Caravana,’ (Big Caravan), pass the Cuba-centric San Carlos Institute on Duval Street Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Key West, F

Take a trip through Cuban history and culture in tropical Key West

The sunny Florida island (and southernmost point of the continental U.S.) is full of Cuban-American connections, if you know where to look.
Magazine
March 28
The pink rocks of Iona’s Beach near Two Harbors, Minn., were chipped off nearby rhyolite cliffs.

This beautiful pink beach on Lake Superior has a special history in Minnesota

Iona's Beach stands out from the iconic gray rocky shoreline of the North Shore. But it's more than the color of its rocks that makes this site unique.
Politics
March 25
Airlines for America, which represents many airlines, and the U.S. Travel Association asked the Biden administration on Wednesday to end the mask mand

Airlines push Biden to drop the mask mandate for travel

Airlines for America says administration should "sunset" travel restrictions.
Travel
March 25
Pest from the Buda side: Budapest, Hungary.

What to consider before traveling to Europe, amid war in Ukraine

Do your research on destinations, and don't skip the travel insurance.
Travel
March 25
Sunrise from the Meadow Mountain Overlook in western Maryland, part of the Eastern Continental Divide loop of the Potomac Heritage Trail.

Hiking all 750 miles of the Potomac Heritage Trail, America's undiscovered national scenic trail

A 42-day trek along the Nation's River reveals American history and highland vistas.
Travel
March 25
An ice cave on Grand Island on March 3.

Ice caves on Lake Superior's Grand Island were accessible for the first time in three years

Canada drops its COVID testing requirement; mermaid burlesque is a throwback to old Florida tourism.
Local
March 22
Passengers crowded MSP Airport’s Terminal 1 on Sunday morning.

Brisk spring break traffic is expected this week at MSP Airport

The numbers going through the airport this week may be the most since 2019, officials said.
Travel
March 18
Needle Rock Natural Area in Delta County, Colo.

Colorado offers road-trip inspiration

Also: The U.K. and New Zealand loosen travel restrictions.
Travel
March 18
Visitors to PappaJohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines, Iowa, take a closer look at “Nomade,” a sculpture by Jaume Plensa.

Running around Des Moines, an Iowa city filled with art, food and fun

A downtown 5K race worked up the appetite to explore even more of Iowa's capital.
Travel
March 18
Available on Vrbo, Relaxing Rustic Retreat actually sits in the middle of a convenient neighborhood in Green Bay, Wis.

Travel Troubleshooter: After husband loses job, she can't get a refund from Vrbo

The vacation rental site passes the buck to the owner, then to travel insurance.
St. Paul
March 16
The Mississippi River, shown at Harriet Island Park at sunset.

St. Paul launches $4.5M tourism recovery grant program

The city is tapping into its federal pandemic relief.
Travel
March 11
Greg Davis and Nikhila Narra Davis of Kalasi Cellars in Fredericksburg, Texas. 

Why Fredericksburg, Texas, is the 'Wild West of Winemaking'

Taste "Texas in a glass" and take in the Hill Country at Fredericksburg, near Austin.
Travel
March 11
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is where the boys are.

Spring break is back, and so are higher prices

Air Canada launches nonstop service to Montreal; Hawaii and Bali relax quarantine rules.
Travel
March 11
A Hertz rental car return garage.

Travel Troubleshooter: For a 3-day car rental, Hertz adds 8 more days to the bill

Under normal circumstances, someone should have adjusted the bill.
Duluth
March 9
The Duluth aerial lift bridge was reflected in the ice on Lake Superior as the sun set over a frozen Lake Superior in 2021.

Visit Duluth announces new president as the tourism bureau takes on new role

Visit Duluth's role with shift its focus to conventions, sporting events and the visitor center.