Logging lots of airport time? A slew of gate-side diversions await, including:

SHIATSU MASSAGES IN VANCOUVER. In addition to body treatments, the sleek Absolute Spa at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport (604-248-2772) adjoins a fitness center featuring a lap pool with adjustable current.

CONCERTS IN AUSTIN. Showcasing the Texas capital’s thriving music scene, live tunes ring through the concourse on Thursday evenings at Austin-Bergstrom International (

WORKOUTS IN VEGAS. Relieve slots-induced stress at McCarran International’s 24 Hour Fitness club (702-261-3971). A day pass costs $15; $30 also gets you outfitted in shirt, shorts, socks, and shoes.

SUSHI IN SAN FRANCISCO. Sibling to the popular Inner Sunset eatery, Ebisu in the International Terminal Food Court ( serves up a bite of the city’s creative Japanese fare. —