Travel

Advice for Planning a Hawaiian Vacation  

It seems winter is never-ending in Minnesota. One spot where you don't have to deal with snow emergencies is the Aloha State, Hawaii. Renata Faeth from AAA Minneapolis stopped by with advice on island hopping and shared deals for some of her favorite resorts.

Plan a Vacation of a Lifetime

Doug Moorhouse from Twin Cities-based Carrousel Travel stopped by with details on three vacations to exotic destinations.  

Spring Break Travel Gear and Gadgets at MSP  

Spring break is a busy time for families getting away. Whether it’s by plane or by car, gadgets and gear can make it easier and more convenient. Linda Synder from AAA Minneapolis has a list of five things to do just that.

Girls Getaways  

Renata Faeth with AAA Minneapolis unveiled details on a Twin Cities Live trip to Nashville with Elizabeth this October along with other trips perfect with a group of girlfriends! 

TCL Trend Wedding: The Honeymoon  

In just a few days, Matt and Kay, the winners of the TCL Trend Wedding presented by The Wedding Guys, will say, “I Do” live on our show.  You’ve been helping with the planning every step of the way. 

Join Twin Cities Live in Alaska  

Twin Cities Live and Carrousel Travel are teaming up for another trip! Head to Alaska July 13-20, 2018.  Doug Moorhouse from Carrousel Travel shares his favorite stops. For more information on the trip, click here or call (612) 866-2503.

Trip of a Lifetime: Wine Blending  

In October 2017, Steve and 40 Twin Cities Live viewers boarded the Celebrity Reflection for an 11 night cruise of the Western Mediterranean. Thanks to Minneapolis-based Carrousel Travel, they experienced exclusive events, including a unique wine blending. 

Trip of a Lifetime: Barcelona   Back To Top

In October 2017, Steve and 40 Twin Cities Live viewers went on a trip of a lifetime; an 11 night cruise of the Western Mediterranean aboard the Celebrity Reflection. The excursion was planned by Minneapolis-based Carrousel Travel. This leg of the trip takes us to Barcelona where Steve takes us inside Sagrada Familia and down La Rambla!

Trip of a Lifetime: Monkeys of Gibraltar   Back To Top

In October 2017, Steve and 40 Twin Cities Live viewers went on a trip of a lifetime; an 11 night cruise of the Western Mediterranean aboard the Celebrity Reflection. The excursion was planned by Minneapolis-based Carrousel Travel. Steve takes us along as they head to Gibraltar, a territory of the United Kingdom with one goal in mind…to meet the Barbary Macques!

Trip of a Lifetime: Rome and Florence   Back To Top

In October 2017, Steve and 40 Twin Cities Live viewers went on a trip of a lifetime; an 11 night cruise of the Western Mediterranean aboard the Celebrity Reflection. The excursion was planned by Minneapolis-based Carrousel Travel. Steve takes us along to see highlights of their stops in Rome, Vatican City and Florence.

Trip of a Lifetime: Aboard the Celebrity Reflection   Back To Top

In October 2017, 40 Twin Cities Live viewers joined Steve aboard the Celebrity Reflection for a trip through the Western Mediterranean. The journey was planned by Minneapolis based Carrousel Travel, meaning the group didn't have to worry about any of the logistics. To start this week's worth of stories, Steve takes us around this massive, 3,000 passenger ship.

Mexico: East and West   Back To Top

For many Minnesotans, Mexico is an easy destination and the perfect way to escape the cold winter. Renata Faeth from AAA Minneapolis shares the differences between western and eastern Mexico, along with recommendations for where you could stay.

Whitefish Lodge and Suites   Back To Top

Fall is one of the best times to get away up north. The leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp and it’s still warm enough to spend some time outdoors golfing, hiking or just relaxing.

9/21 What’s Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, has his picks for the weekend.

Planning Your Next Vacation   Back To Top

Steve Patterson and a few TCL’ers are getting ready for an adventure of a life-time.  They’ll be taking an 11-night cruise of the Western Mediterranean.  Doug Moorhouse from Carrousel Travel says RIGHT NOW is the perfect time to plan your next vacation!  He shares some of his best deals. 

Vacation Rental Services   Back To Top

Vacations are fun but planning them isn't. For example, where are you going to stay? Don't book that hotel room just yet, just stay at a stranger's house. Travel planner and founder of Allé, Irina Vishnevskaya has advice on making the most out of rental services like Airbnb.

Travel Habits Worth Adopting   Back To Top

As a travel expert, Renata Faeth from AAA Minneapolis has jetsetted around the world, picking up best practices with each trip. She stopped by to share five things every traveler should adopt, and following these could help save you money, too.

Take a Cruise with Steve This October   Back To Top

It's the first-ever Twin Cities Live viewer cruise! Join Steve on an 11-night trip to the Western Mediterranean October 9th through the 20th. Stops include visits to Italy, France, Spain and Ibiza. Minneapolis-based Carrousel Travel is planning the excursion so you don't need to worry about any of the details. Doug Moorhouse from Carrousel shares highlights of the trip, along with some myths people have about going on a cruise.

It’s Never Too Late to Celebrate Contest   Back To Top

Miss a big celebratory event or a special occasion that you still regret? Don’t worry!  It’s never too late to celebrate!  We want to help you by giving away a trip to St. Thomas at Sugar Bay Resort and Spa. The all-inclusive resort has all sorts of amazing amenities. You’ll also get round trip tickets for two people courtesy of Delta.

Red-Hot North American Travel Destinations   Back To Top

Whether you like planning your own vacation or want someone to coordinate the logistics for you, the team at AAA Minneapolis can help you select the summer vacation you won't forget. Travel Expert Renata Faeth shares three destinations in North America worth the visit.

Travel Essentials & Deals   Back To Top

Travel Expert Laura Schara shares the essentials she needs for trips to warm weather destinations along with her favorite spots to visit in Mexico and the Caribbean! Plus, she shares a Black Friday deal that will save you hundreds of dollars!

Travel with Elizabeth to New Orleans   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live and AAA Travel invite you to travel with Elizabeth to the Big Easy this September! This Taste of New Orleans excursion includes plenty of Creole and Cajun flavors, including a stop at the New Orleans School of Cooking. You’ll also join Elizabeth on a French Quarter walking tour and a visit to the National World War II Museum. AAA Travel Tour Director Lori Martz shares highlights of this special excursion.

European Wine Cruises on the River Back To Top

River cruises are a hot trend in the travel industry, and in Europe, you can take excursions that incorporates wines from the countries you visit. AAA Minneapolis Travel Expert Renata Faeth recently returned from a wine river cruise and shares her advice, along with three once-in-a-lifetime trips.