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Could your next layover be the highlight of your trip? At more and more airports, a long layover can open a window into local culture–whether you choose to venture into the city or simply roam the terminals. When time is of the essence, we suggest a surgical-strike approach. Here are seven airports that offer convenient pop-in, pop-out access to their home cities, along with tips on what to see while you’re making the most of your extended layover.

Friend of IT Alison Brick checks out the renovation at SFO’s Terminal 2. It’s been a long time coming, but San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 is just about cleared for take-off. The $383-million renovation project to modernize and green the terminal started back in 2008, but T2 has been closed even longer– it shut…

Cut Your Carbon in the Check-in Line

Airlines have been tacking on fees for almost everything these days, and we’re as tired of being nickel-and-dimed as the next guy. But we were glad to hear that San Francisco’s SFO airport is the first in the nation to provide on-site kiosks that will enable travelers to help cover the cost of their carbon…