The hilarious contests, awesome prizes and amazing attractions planned for the second Downhome Expo are going to make April 12-14 one unforgettable weekend. Whether you're a bargain hunter, bookworm, thrill seeker, foodie or music junkie - or just looking for a fun day out with your kids - we have so much to offer you. For more details on what you can expe...
Join the High-tech Treasure Hunt
How do you get techie geeks interested in wilderness hikes and outdoorsy types interested in computer science? Introduce them to geocaching.
Geocaching is a modern-day treasure hunt that spans the globe. Geocachers all over the world hide simple "treasures" in the great outdoors, use a global positioning system (GPS) to mark the coordinates, then post those coordinates online so other geocachers can seek out their cache.
Usually, a cache is a container filled
Allergies Affecting Your Vacation Plans? By Shawn Hayward
A few extra steps can help you leave your comfort zone for that exotic vacation you'd only been dreaming of.
• Some airlines carry epinephrine in flight, but take whatever medications you may need anyway, just in case. Check with the airline beforehand for up-to-date rules on medication in carry-on baggage. During flight, keep the medication within reaching distance, not in the overhead compartment.
• Meals may or
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