Sky Lagoon features a broad infinity pool and a spa building resembling a traditional Icelandic turf house.

Iceland's geothermal lagoons are a key tourist attraction: Here are 5 of the best

Plan your Iceland road trip around these hot-spring pools and baths.

Here's what's new at Chicago's Alder Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum

July 15
“Jurassic Oceans: Monsters of the Deep” is now open at the Field Museum in Chicago.
The trio of big lakefront museums are back and better than ever.

On the Laura Ingalls homestead in South Dakota, a modern family survives the night in a covered wagon

July 1
The author’s granddaughters check into a covered wagon available for an overnight stay at the Ingalls Homestead in De Smet, S.D.
Adventure and history showcase the homestead of children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
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July 22
The Amtrak Auto Train transports passengers and their cars between Sanford, Fla., and Lorton, Va.

Travel Troubleshooter: Amtrak offers voucher after 'service disruption.' Can it do that?

The rail carrier cancels and offers them a ticket credit that expires in two years. Is that how it's supposed to work?
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July 22
Grand opening of the Arkins Promenade.

Delta orders the 737 Max; Denver gets an elevated walkway

Plus: Mackinac Island named the best in the continental U.S. by Travel & Leisure.
Duluth
July 20
The Blatnik Bridge connecting Duluth and Superior, Wis., has stood for 60 years but will be replaced and reconfigured in 2028.

Blatnik Bridge between Duluth and Superior to be rebuilt

Plans to fix the aging structure now point to a rebuild, though it might come in phases.
Bloomington, MN, Minneapolis St. Paul International has long carried its weight amongst national airports. Now, with a flurry of hot new restaurants,
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The Good Life
July 20
Visitors walk in front of MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip on August 28, 2020

The best destinations for older travelers

Retirement is the perfect time to enjoy traveling, but where to go? New research shows the best places for older Americans to travel.The Retirement…
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July 15
An Allegiant Air jet.

Travel Troubleshooter: Airline issued a voucher, but no longer has allegiance to my airport

When Allegiant Air pulls out of Bruce Sidaway's home airport, what happens to the $117 voucher he has?
Travel
July 15
View from Ledge Rock Grille at Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior.

Larsmont Cottages in Two Harbors hits No. 2 on Travel & Leisure's best Midwest resorts list

Also: The euro has reached parity with the U.S. dollar — what does that mean for tourists?
Travel
July 8
Delta Air Lines passenger jets rest on the tarmac, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Boston Logan International Airport, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Airlines navigate a tough summer

Cruel summerAfter pushing through the busy holiday weekend, airlines and passengers face the challenge of navigating through the rest of a busy summer. After warning…
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July 8
Volcanic cliffs form Los Charcones (natural pools) on the western coast of Lanzarote, Canary Islands.

Spain's Canary Islands were an adventurous choice for one couple's 'babymoon'

For expectant parents, a babymoon is a chance to reflect on the even bigger adventure ahead.
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July 1
A view of Prague is captured from the castle.

Travel Troubleshooter: Czech airline lost my luggage, but won't reimburse my expenses

CSA Czech Airlines loses Dick Helms' luggage. When he buys clothes and toiletries, the carrier promises to reimburse him promptly. But it doesn't.
Local
June 30
Travelers waited in the ticketing line at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in May.

'A pent-up demand for travel' despite gas prices, flight delays

Thousands of Minnesotans plan to travel over the holiday weekend despite high gas prices, expected flight delays and cancellations, and possible havoc at airports.
Travel
June 29
Delta will let you change July 4th weekend flights for no cost

Delta will let you change July 4th weekend flights for no cost

The airline says flight dates can be changed any time by July 8 without a fare difference or change fee.
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June 24
Tourists relax by the sea at Club Med in Grecolimano, Greece, on Friday, June 13, 2008. Club Mediterranee SA, Europe’s largest resort operator, repo

Travel Troubleshooter: Club Med wants another $3,000 for a vacation I already paid for

After Laura Keir pays for her Club Med vacation, she gets another bill for $3,000. If she doesn't pay, she can't check in.
Travel
June 24
Sally Franson in Stockholm, as seen on the Swedish TV show “Allt för Sverige” (a.k.a. “The Great Swedish Adventure” in the U.S.).

A Minnesotan star of Swedish reality TV returns to Stockholm

After winning a family reunion on TV, novelist Sally Franson vacationed in Sweden as a minor celebrity.
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June 17
At Mt. Olympus theme park in Wisconsin Dells, the go-kart track coasts through the belly of a 60-foot Trojan Horse.

Discover classical Old World sights on an all-American road trip

Take a road trip to Michelangelo in Sioux Falls, ancient Rome in Wisconsin Dells, and the Leaning Tower of ... Chicagoland?
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June 11
Paddling the upper Cannon River past mill ruins in Dundas, Minn.

4 of the best river paddling trips in southeast Minnesota

For unspoiled nature and quiet river towns, take these kayak trips down the Cannon, Zumbro and Root rivers (plus a bonus trip in Wisconsin).
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June 10
United Airline planes in storage during the coronavirus pandemic at the O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Aug. 7, 2020.

Travel Troubleshooter: Where is my credit for the flight I canceled?

"Hiccup" invalidates the promised credit for a canceled United Airlines flight.
Travel
June 6
The Viking Octantis, sister ship of the Polaris, launched an expedition boat in Antarctica.

A cruise will take you from Duluth to Antarctica in 2023

The "Longitudinal World Cruise" will cover eight countries in 71 days. The price tag? Starting at $49,995.
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June 3
An overview of El Paso, Texas, with Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in the background on Nov. 10, 2020.

Travel Troubleshooter: Vrbo host cancels at the last minute, leaves a one-star review

Vrbo's "book with confidence" guarantee is supposed to take care of this.
Travel
June 3
A rendering of the Museum of Ice Cream.

Museum of Ice Cream coming to Chicago; Delta cancels summer flights

Also: Italy drops its pandemic restrictions; the Airbus A321neo debuts.
Travel
June 3
Sam Durant’s drone sculpture, a representation of the unmanned Predator drone, is displayed on the High Line, Thursday, June 3, 2021, in New York. T

Headed to New York City for a long weekend? Here's a guide for a whirlwind art tour

A three-day itinerary of art in the Big Apple, from the High Line to Lower Manhattan.