Travel

A peek at Portland's delightful neighborhoods and delicious eats

Portland’s food scene offers an array of options.

A 48-hour guide to Portland, from fruit pies and pink salt to Powell Books and pretty gardens.

From Paul Bunyan to a 65-foot fish, where to find state's giant roadside statues

Paul Bunyan and Babe in Bemidji.

We've rounded up the top 10 statues most likely to entice travelers off the Minnesota highway. Some are big, some are weird, but all are worth a stop.


Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities

Additional passes are on order. The recommendation is to use a mail-in application.


Barcelona is a city for the ages

Barcelona continues to rise in popularity, due to sunny skies, great eats and heady architecture.


Banff is beautiful, but Jasper is bigger – and better

Once they get past the crowds at Banff, everybody seems to love Jasper National Park in Alberta.


Walking among the bluebirds of Northfield

St. Olaf and Carleton colleges are part of an effort to restore the native bluebird population.


Details: Barcelona

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Dropping in at the GooglePlex, tech museums and the Jobs garage

A technology tour reveals Silicon Valley, melting pot of American innovation.


A frugal air traveler tries out Delta One first class

Can this first-class first timer achieve genuine slumber at 30,000 feet?


What the magician Penn Jillette can't travel without

The Las Vegas entertainer packs electronics, cards and a pack of almonds he never opens.


Heat waves threaten flights; travel deals

Heat waves threaten flights Rising temperatures and more frequent heat waves could force up to 30 percent of airplanes to delay takeoffs in the coming…


How to dine properly in another country

Dining etiquette, from utensils to tipping, can vary by destination.


Travel Troubleshooter: Airline thought I wasn't on outbound flight, so it canceled my return flight

Q: I recently flew from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on United Airlines. The gate from which I was boarding…


TSA pat-downs get even more invasive

In March, the Transportation Security Administration instituted a new pat-down procedure for airport security, and it is more thorough — and more invasive — than…


Stay up to date on the latest construction at MSP Airport

Hitting a wall at the airport, literally? Chalk it up to major renovations going on there.


What's new at MSP Airport's Terminal 2?

Terminal 2 — which hosts Condor, Icelandair, Southwest and Sun Country — also just unveiled the results of a major renovation, to the tune of $27 million.


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.


Where to eat and drink at MSP Airport now

The locavore movement has landed at MSP. Here are some of our favorite places to dig in at the airport.


A golf range? Furniture shopping? Fun ways to pass the time at MSP

Time on your hands? Here are some great ways to pass the time. at MSP.