New “What is Geocaching?” Video Debut

You’re among the first to see a new geocaching debut. We’re proud to launch the new “What is Geocaching?” video. Watch and share the easy-to-understand video to quickly show all those who ask you, “What is Geocaching?” Once you’ve shared the video, soak up all the thank you’ll receive for introducing people to the...

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The Geocache Type that Cares – CITO

The Geocache Type that Cares – CITO

Explore the joys of finding an old soda can or picking up faded, weather-worn newspapers. Sounds wonderful right? It’s a wonderful feeling if you’re tromping around with a group of geocachers who are helping clean up geocaching-friendly locations. It even has a name: Cache in Trash Out (CITO). It’s easy to earn a CITO...

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Dear Geocaching Diary: Twice the Finds, Twice the Fun

Dear Geocaching Diary: Twice the Finds, Twice the Fun

  Dear Geocaching Diary, We thought Week #1 of 31 Days of Geocaching was pretty great, but it turns out that Week #2 was two times the fun! This week we learned that every day can be an adventure if you choose to make it one. Here is a photo recap from our HQ...

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Unleash Your Inner Indiana — Raiders of the Lost Cache (GC2HN2H) — Geocache of the Week

Unleash Your Inner Indiana — Raiders of the Lost Cache (GC2HN2H) — Geocache of the Week

The Ark of the Geocachers and its guardian. Photo by geocacher andGuest Some geocachers align themselves with pirates sailing across the sea in search of buried treasure. Others liken geocaching to being a secret agent on a special mission to recover a coveted piece of intelligence. Personally, I’ve always had an affinity for pretending...

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Coming Down the Homestretch: The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race

Coming Down the Homestretch: The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race

They’re lean, they’re mean and they’re swarming back to Geocaching HQ as we speak. Almost a full year ago at the 2012 Geocaching Block Party, we released a collection of Travel Bugs in The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race. The trackables entered the wild to start the race of their lives....

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August Goes to the Mega-Events

August Goes to the Mega-Events

Are you a Mega Geocacher?  August is awash with Geocaching Mega-Events around the world. A Mega-Event connects hundreds or even thousands of adventurers from every level of geocaching. Those who walk into a Mega-Event step into adventure, family-friendly activities and, of course, all things geocaching. Whether you’re excited about finding your first geocache or you’ve already...

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A Powerful Father and Son Connection through Geocaching

A Powerful Father and Son Connection through Geocaching

Tony and his son’s adventures take them to find Ko Tapu James Bond Island (GC2179V) in Thailand. Meet Tony Linberg (Username: galdrin): IT guy, geocacher, and proud father. Meet Tony’s son: 13-year-old treasure hunter, adventurer, and explorer. They’re your everyday father-son geocaching duo. But dig a little deeper and like most geocachers you’ll uncover...

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We’ve Got Urban Geocaching on Lock — QuadLockLog (GC330KJ) — Geocache of the Week

We’ve Got Urban Geocaching on Lock — QuadLockLog (GC330KJ) — Geocache of the Week

Standing victoriously next to QuadLockLog. Photo by geocacher GEO-Fuchs If you’re maintaining your month-long streak during the 31 Days of Geocaching, you’ve probably found out that you can’t always get out to a local park or natural area to earn your smiley. Many times, the find for the day is just a quick park...

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Dear Geocaching Diary: 31 Days of Adventure with Geocaching HQ

Dear Geocaching Diary: 31 Days of Adventure with Geocaching HQ

  Dear Geocaching Diary, This has been one exciting week at Geocaching HQ! Last week we accepted the 31 Days of Geocaching challenge. We vowed to find at least one geocache every day in August. And guess what…Our streak is still alive! Here is a photo recap of the first week of our 31...

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Mid-West Geo-Bash 2013 — One Geocaching HQ staffer’s journey into Area 51

Mid-West Geo-Bash 2013 — One Geocaching HQ staffer’s journey into Area 51

Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are joining geocachers at Mega-Events around the world to celebrate and share the adventure of geocaching. Derek Hamilton, a.k.a. ScatterMyCaches, attended Mid-West GeoBash (GC3T8EH) in Wauseon, OH, USA in July. Derek has been with Geocaching HQ as the Copywriter since 2012. This is Derek’s account of his trip. Me (left) with Irene...

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Your Geocaching Community Awaits…

Your Geocaching Community Awaits…

Connect to 100,000’s of Geocachers with One “Like” Whoever said the world is a small place might have just been a geocacher connected through the Geocaching Facebook page. It’s a snap (or a click) to discover geocaching groups around the globe, keep up on the latest and greatest geocaches and discover insider tips and...

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Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Cool as a Cucumber

Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Cool as a Cucumber

Don’t let this be you! With 31 Days of Geocaching in full gear, we thought we would give you a few pointers on how to keep your cool in the midst of all the craziness. Tip #1: Don’t hit that snooze alarm! We love lazy weekend mornings as much as the next guy, but...

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Geocacher of the Month Nominees for July 2013 – Add Your Comments

Geocacher of the Month Nominees for July 2013 – Add Your Comments

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) From geocaching community websites, to creative geocaches to inspiration for geocachers—these nominees for Featured Geocacher of the Month have it all.  They’re spread across two continents and have contributed more than two decades of geocaching know-how to the adventure. This is your...

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Catching a ‘Cacher — How to Build a Better…(GC29F60) — Geocache of the Week

Catching a ‘Cacher — How to Build a Better…(GC29F60) — Geocache of the Week

Caught another one! Photo by geocacher Annaxxbanana There are many types of geocachers: casual, hardcore, stealthy, adventurous—the list goes on and on. The real question becomes, with so many different types of geocachers, how do you capture their attention and draw them to your geocache? We’ve given tips and ideas for creating great geocaches...

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