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This hotel is full of bugs. — Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) — Geocache of the Week

This hotel is full of bugs. — Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) — Geocache of the Week

I think this qualifies as a Travel Bug Resort. Photo by geocacher CaptainObvious78 Geocache Name: Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: I’ve seen quite a few Travel Bug hotels, but none have compared to this one. This is the sort of hotel...

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Announcing the November Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the November Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) This blog post is perhaps the perfect way to wrap up an amazing year in the world of geocaching. We’re announcing the featured Geocacher of the Month for November. Each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package...

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10th Anniversary of the EarthCache

10th Anniversary of the EarthCache

  Click on the image to unlock an EarthCaching video   Celebrate the 10th birthday for a geocache type that often takes you tens of millions of years into the Earth’s past. For a decade, EarthCaches have delivered adventurers to the tops of mountains, to strange and unusual rock formations and into the the steaming, bubbling...

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Connecting the World With Geocaching — Köln-Seattle Exchange Multicaches (GC1GWEV and GC1H38J) — Geocache of the Week

Connecting the World With Geocaching — Köln-Seattle Exchange Multicaches (GC1GWEV and GC1H38J) — Geocache of the Week

Seattle – Köln Geocache Name: Köln-Seattle Exchange Multicaches (GC1GWEV and GC1H38J) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: Seattle: 2/3 Köln: 3/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: It’s often said that the best thing you find while geocaching isn’t the geocache, but the people you meet along the way. You can meet other geocachers at events,...

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Geocaching Connections: Associations and Clubs

Geocaching Connections: Associations and Clubs

Four eyes see more geocaches than two. Many hands fumbling under benches, in nooks, and crevices are more likely to make the grab. A difficult puzzle is solved more easily with combined brain power. If you took our Geocaching Quiz and learned you are a Social Butterfly, chances are that you know the advantages...

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Happy Holidays from Geocaching HQ!

Happy Holidays from Geocaching HQ!

Happy Holidays! This holiday season, we’re giving thanks for everything the geocaching community (that’s you) does. In 2013 alone, Geocaching surpassed the 2 million active geocaches mark and the community grew to over 6 million geocachers. Plus, there were thousands of amazing events worldwide—we even celebrated as a Travel Bug® launched into space! But...

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A Piece of California in Germany — Wellingtonie (GCXGEX) — Geocache of the Week

A Piece of California in Germany — Wellingtonie (GCXGEX) — Geocache of the Week

If this tree turns out to be an Ent, just start running. Photo by appropriately named geocacher, Happy Tree Friends. Geocache Name: Wellingtonie (GCXGEX) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Geocaches tell the story of a specific location. Sometimes the story is something as simple as “I enjoyed a...

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From the Desk of Moun10Bike: How to Keep Your Geocaching Streak Going in the Snow

From the Desk of Moun10Bike: How to Keep Your Geocaching Streak Going in the Snow

Moun10Bike’s desk at Geocaching HQ: where office life and geocaching magic collide. The Geocoin that started it all turned 12 this year. Geocaching HQ is home to a geocaching legend. His title is Community Liaison to Engineering. His name is Jon Stanley. He’s better known as Moun10Bike in the geocaching world.  As one of the world’s...

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New Video: Geocaching Etiquette

Never be embarrassed again when asked if you put the fork on the right side of the geocache or the left. Become a geocaching etiquette champion after watching this quick, fun Geocaching Etiquette video. You’ll develop good trading habits, learn all about trackables, what to do around muggles and more. Watching the video is a...

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November Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

November Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) From the cold winter nights in the frigid north to the warm beaches of tropical paradise, the nominees for Geocacher of the Month share (at least) one thing in common: dedication. Each nominee is being honored for their contributions to the...

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