Visiting: Indiana Medical History Museum

“Are you SURE you want me to drop you off here?” the Uber driver said as she turned left onto the road to the abandoned-looking grounds of the former Central

Did you turn off the lights for Earth Hour?

Millions of people and thousands of places did. Earth Hour is an annual “lights off” event that asks individuals and institutions around the globe to go dark for 60 minutes

Cherry Blossom Season in DC. And at Dulles.

It’s cherry blossom season in many parts of the country right now. And in Washington, DC the National Cherry Blossom Festival is in full swing. Festival events are scheduled through

Robot Manicures at JFK Airport

Back around 2001, when Stuck at the Airport was launched, airport manicure stations were an unusual sight. “Ridiculous,” one reader commented. “Who would do that?” said another. Now, airport spas

PHL Airport Celebrates the Philly Cheesesteak

Friday, March 24, is National Cheesesteak Day. And Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is celebrating with a weeklong tribute of specials and giveaways. Through March 24, the promo code “CHZSTK23” offers

Celebrate Art and Science at PHX Airport Event

The Phoenix Airport Museum at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is hosting a “Night at the Museum” event on Friday, March 24. The program runs from 4-7 pm (not

World’s Best Airports, per Skytrax

With the world’s largest indoor waterfall, multi-story slides, a butterfly garden, and shops, restaurants, and events galore, it’s no wonder that Singapore’s Changi Airport is taking home Skytrax’s “World’s Best

IND: 5 (More) Things We Love About Indianapolis International Airport

Stuck at The Airport’s “5 Things We Love About…” series revisited Indianapolis International Airport (IND) recently and found 5 more things to love. This Madame Walker Mural This mural by

Visiting: Indy’s Teeny Statue of Liberty Museum

Indy’s Teeny Statue of Liberty Museum, on East Tenth Street in Indianapolis, IND, is home to Tim Harmon’s collection of about 1000 items portraying or bearing the image of the

Visiting: the World’s Biggest Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis dates back to 1925 and now, with more than 130,00 artifacts and more than 4,00 programs, is the world’s largest children’s museum. Highlights include the

Oscars looks at liveries, according to DFW

The Academy Awards are not only about excellence in films and winning a coveted Oscar statue. It’s also about dressing up for the red carpet. And for the TV cameras.

Guest Appearance On The ‘Eat Drink Sleep Repeat’ podcast

Allison Ramirez and Omar Lewis host the Eat Drink Sleep Repeat podcast in which they chat with all sorts of people about all things travel, with an emphasis on food

Hotel ‘bed taxes’ are here to stay.

(This is a story we first wrote for NBC News) Ever check out of a hotel and notice a “transient occupancy tax” on your bill? Unfortunately for your wallet, the

Visiting: Kalispell, Montana

The Stuck at the Airport adventure crew recently touched down in Kalispell, Montana for a quick visit to Glacier Park International Airport (FSA) and attractions in town. The bear (above)

These Airports Offer Winning Customer Service

Great airports not only make it easy to get from here to there, but they also make sure passengers enjoy the time they spend inside the terminals. Which airports do

Listen to this: Freakonomics Radio Takes to the Skies

Freakonomics Radio, which offers a podcast of programs about ‘the hidden side of everything’ is tackling air travel in a three-part series called “Freakonomics Takes to the Skies.” The series

“There Are No Bears In the Air”

The Stuck at the Airport team is visiting Kalispell, Montana this week. And we’re spending time at Glacier Park International Airport (FCA), which proudly bills itself as the Gateway to

Some of SFO Museum’s #52 Objects

As far as we know, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is one of just two airports in the country that has an onsite museum program accredited by the American Alliance

Statues at PIT Airport Now on View for All

Among the amenities at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) are three statues. The lineup includes legendary traveler and early investigative journalist Nellie Bly, founding father George Washington, and Pittsburgh Steelers legend

Art Tour Of The New Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

When the new 1-million-square-foot terminal at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) officially opens on February 28, $5.6 million in newly commissioned art will be on display. Here are images of

100 Music Legends in 1 Mural At New Orleans International Airport

Alaska Airlines canceled our direct flight from Washington, DC to Seattle, WA on Sunday. And the rebooked route home gave the Stuck at The Airport team the gift of a

Airports Offering Mock Airplane Cabins

A few months back we shared the story of the mock airplane cabin installed at Minneapolis International Airport (MSP) designed to give flyers with a wide range of special needs

Long Beach Airport Closes its Historic Terminal. Temporarily

Over the past week, the Stuck at the Airport team has shared news of how Kansas City decided to replace an old terminal with a brand new one at Kansas

United Airlines Promises Families They Can Sit Together

Traveling with kids and want to make sure you get to sit together? Airline seating policies and fees for choosing seats often make that a frustrating, sometimes impossible, and expensive

Museum Monday: Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

Famed aviator Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas on July 24, 1897, and lived there until 1908, when her family moved to Des Moines. Today Atchison honors its most

Stuck at The Airport: Friday Round-Up

Happy Friday. Here are some of the airport adventures we spotted on Twitter this week at airports around the country. And in New Orleans Mardi Gras is underway in New

Kicking the Tires on the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Stuck at the Airport and more than 600 Kansas City area residents participated in a simulation test at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) on Tuesday. The modern $1.5 billion new

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Airport

Love really is in the air at many airports this Valentine’s Day. We’ve been gathering news of the events and Valentine’s Day offerings at airports, including the pop-up marriage license

Kansas City is Winning it. On the Field & at the Airport

This is Kansas City’s moment. Not only did the Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LVII, but on February 28 the city will celebrate the long-awaited opening of a brand-new

Cute alert: Denver Int’l Airport Puppy Bowl

Football fan or not, if you like puppies (and who doesn’t?) you’ll want to tune in to Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Facebook live broadcast of this year’s Puppy Bowl. The

Free ice-skating at London Int’l Airport in Ontario, Canada

The free ice-skating rink at Denver International Airport (DEN) closed on the first of the year. But there’s now a free ice-skating rink at London International Airport (YXU) in Ontario,

Airport Valentines + Miniature Airplanes + More

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and airports and airlines are getting to land some love. In Las Vegas, the pop-up marriage license bureau is back at the Harry Reid

The Concorde, Janet Bragg & First Moon Flights

It was a scrolling sort of day. And an educational one. Here’s what we learned today about the Concorde, Janet Bragg, and Pan Am’s “First Moon Flights” Club.

February is Museum Month in Seattle & San Diego

If you love visiting museums, you probably love visiting museums for free. (Who wouldn’t?) And during February visitors to both Seattle and San Diego can take advantage of special Museum

Pop-up Marriage License Bureau at LAS Airport

Thinking about getting married or renewing your vows in Las Vegas, the “Wedding Capital of the World,” on or around Valentine’s Day? You’re far from alone. Getting married in Las

PHX Airport Ready for SuperBowl LVII Fans

The Kanas City Chiefs will play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII on Sunday, February 12 in Glendale Arizona at State Farm Stadium. Thousands of football fans will be

Farewell to the Boeing 747, the world’s first jumbo jet

Curent and former Boeing employees, customers, and aviation fans of all sorts gathered at Boeing’s Everett factory on Tuesday to mark the deliver of the final 747 aircraft to Atlas

Bessie Coleman honored with Barbie ‘Inspiring Women Series’ Doll

Mattel, maker of the iconic Barbie doll, has an Inspiring Women series that pays tribute to courageous women with Barbie dolls in their honor. Chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall, tennis

Museum Monday: Lightner Museum Turns 75

If we’re not in an airport, you’ll find the Stuck at the Airport team in a museum. And if it’s a museum with some unusual collections, all the better. The

New Technology Helping Airports Reunite You With Your Lost Stuff

*Our story about airport lost and found first appeared on NBC News With recent airline fiascos triggering pileups of luggage at baggage carousels across the country, airports and airlines are increasingly

Trip Report: 3 Oregon Hotels + 1 Cool Restaurant

The Seattle-based Stuck at the Airport team took a short road trip to Oregon last week to join a special dinner hosted by Humble Spirit. The new(ish) farm-to-table restaurant in

Rebrand for San Jose Mineta Int’l Airport

Soda companies do it. Toothpaste companies do it. Car companies do it. And airports do it too. Since 2001 you have known it as Norman Y. Mineta San José International

Airports, Airlines Celebrate the Lunar New Year

January 22 is the beginning of the Lunar New Year 2023, which kicks off the Year of the Rabbit. Here’s how some airports and airlines around the world marked the

Cool Airport Amenity: Smoothie Vending Machines at YVR Airport

Here’s a great, new airport amenity we hope to see at other airports very soon. In what may be a first for North American airports, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has

What’s Inside The New Terminal A at Newark Liberty Int’l Airport (EWR)

We haven’t been there in person just yet. But we’re delighted to see the photos the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is sharing of the new $2.7-billion

Ever lose something at an airport? Tell us about it.

Laptops, cell phones, sunglasses, carry-on bags, suitcases, headphones, stuffed animals, coats, wallets, and wedding rings These are just some of the items travelers leave behind at airports and on airplanes

Fresh Art at PIE Airport

Two new murals now greet passengers at Florida’s St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport (PIE). Both murals are visible to passengers arriving and departing from Gates 7-11 and Gate 12. Leo Gomez’s

FAA Outage Causes Flight Delays & Disruption

Late Tuesday evening, an essential piece of the aviation transportation network operated by the Federal Aviation Administration failed. And because of that the FAA temporarily grounded all flights nationwide on

Nominations for TSA’s Top Ten Catches of 2023

It’s been just a few weeks since the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released its Top Ten Finds of 2022. And we already have news of some items found at airport

Best Airport Amenities 2022

From a first-place win for “America’s Best Restroom” to free miniature golf and ice skating, in 2022 airports around the country did a great job of offering passengers some great