I Flew During the FAA Fiasco — and Elite Status Got Me Home

Unless you’ve been offline for the last week, you’ve probably heard about the Federal Aviation Administration’s temporary shutdown of all air traffic. As a West Coast-based flyer with plans for an in-state trip, I awoke last Wednesday morning to news of widespread flight cancellations and delays. My departure flight was going to leave an hour...

WATCH: Previewing Restaurant Week with Amara

MADISON, Wis. -- Abby Hampton and Jillian Weingart from Amara restaurant join Live at Four ahead of Madison Magazine's Restaurant Week. For more information about Restaurant Week, click or tap…

How to book better shoulder season travel

Avoiding peak travel season is one of the best ways to save money on your next vacation. But not all shoulder seasons are created equal. Here’s how to find a Goldilocks spot: not too hot, not too cold.

Which Airline Elite Status Should You Go For in 2023?

After years of promotions and offers from airlines desperate to keep their most valuable customers, the world of elite status is set to return to something like “normal” in 2023.That doesn’t mean the travel landscape is normal. Although passenger numbers have almost returned to where they were in 2019, according to data from the Transportation...

The best lake towns to live in

Each corner of the United States has nationally — and sometimes internationally — renowned lake towns. Here's a look at some of the best, based on six areas: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life.