My latest on Outside.com: The Best Way to Spend Your Frequent-Flier Miles

April 17, 2015

Photo: Matt Hintsa Photo: Matt Hintsa

On the last leg of a recent trip that required a red-eye flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis—then a four-hour drive to the northern woods near Bemidji, Minnesota—I caught my breath as I rounded a curve and spotted lights blinking on a runway: Could I have avoided the bleary-eyed, caffeine-addled drive by flying straight to the base camp for my next adventure?

As it turns out, yes. I could have spent an extra afternoon with my Bay Area friends, slept in a bed, and touched down at Bemidji Regional Airport at just about the same time I rolled past in my car.

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