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Discover EarthCaching and 11 Stunning Locations

Discover EarthCaching and 11 Stunning Locations

EarthCache GC14W63 There’s something truly spectacular about our planet earth. This month, the 7 Souvenirs of August (and the Nature Lover Souvenir) encourages you to get in touch with the extraordinary world around you through EarthCaching. EarthCaching is the magical combination of geocaching and geological discovery. The purpose of an EarthCache is to share information about a...

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Add a Little Geocaching Mega & Giga to Your August

Add a Little Geocaching Mega & Giga to Your August

The Month of Mega-Events + 1st Giga-Event Imagine walking through a crowd of passionate adventurers and hearing “Travel Bug,” “First to Find” and even a proud, “I love geocaching, a lot, I mean, a lot.” That place exists and August is high time to explore your Mega-Event destiny. A Mega-Event is one of the ultimate gatherings for geocachers. Mega-Events bring...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trackables on the Move!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trackables on the Move!

They’re on the move! The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trackables are making their way into the hands of geocachers across North America. As the colorful Heffley Family themed tags move from geocache to geocache, you can keep an eye out for them and help the Heffleys find their lost luggage! Greg, Rodrick, Manny,...

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New Quiz: How well do you know the 7 Souvenirs of August?

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Get ready for GIFF 2014!

Get ready for GIFF 2014!

Get ready for the 2014 Geocaching International Film Festival! This year at the Geocaching International Film Festival we received 60 entries from over 15 different countries. After the team of Geocaching HQ judges carefully reviewed each entry, we are excited to announce the 16 finalists that will be screened at the second annual GIFF...

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Find your knight in shining armor. — Castle Northmoor (GCX612) — Geocache of the Week

Find your knight in shining armor. — Castle Northmoor (GCX612) — Geocache of the Week

Geocaching HQ’s own knight in shining armor, Bryan, victoriously makes the find. Geocache Name: Castle Northmoor (GCX612) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: There’s hidden history all around us—and geocaching is a perfect way to discover it. Seeking out this geocache will bring you to a castle tower—no, not...

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It’s Always Sunny in Geocaching HQ

It’s Always Sunny in Geocaching HQ

  There’s some serious Geocaching going on in this family. Brothers Sterling and Ethan are avid geocachers, and it seems to run in the family. Their mother, Candice, wanted to teach a Geocaching unit to the 120 students in her school’s gifted children program. At the time, though, there simply weren’t enough caches within...

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July’s Geocacher of the Month: True Mentor and Friend

July’s Geocacher of the Month: True Mentor and Friend

July 2014 Geocacher of the Month: Leftygator Sometimes the world is a big place.   It’s a daunting place with crisscrossing borders and politics, and for many it’s often isolating. Then there’s geocaching. The Geocacher of the Month taught us a lesson. The world of geocaching is small, connected and ready to celebrate the...

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Give Your Cache Page a Makeover

Give Your Cache Page a Makeover

    See this cache page? It’s pretty snazzy. While the bright blue tiled image has the potential to disorient a geocacher, the photo in the center column and the color of the text tie the whole thing together. Bright blue looks good on Phil Harris…and this cache page.   How do you transform...

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7 Tips for Achieving All 7 Souvenirs of August

7 Tips for Achieving All 7 Souvenirs of August

This August, your mission is to explore more of the geocaching universe and, ultimately, to become one of the super-cachers who earn the highly coveted Achiever souvenir. To unlock this special geocaching achievement, you’ll need to find 6 specific geocache types in the month of August. Here are 7 tips to help you achieve,...

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