Results from Geocaching Get Outdoors Day

Results from Geocaching Get Outdoors Day

The official Geocaching Get Outdoors Day souvenir. Congrats! Nearly 88,000 adventurers from around the world gave the couch a rest, and earned this Geocaching Get Outdoors Souvenir on Saturday July 13, 2013. Keep the couch lonely – will you join the global geocaching community for 31 Days of Geocaching starting on August 1? Geocaching...

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3 Travel Bug Travel Tips

3 Travel Bug Travel Tips

3 Tips to Help Keep Travel Bugs on the Road Thousands of Travel Bugs are in motion right now. They’re powered by geocachers, bounding from geocache to geocache. Travel Bugs travel in pockets, backpacks, purses and snuggle up in suitcases for long distance voyages. Sometimes though, their travels stop cold. They get stuck in...

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Top Five Tips for Creating a World-Class Geocache

Top Five Tips for Creating a World-Class Geocache

You’ve found them, seen them in blog posts, heard about them from other geocachers, and see the load of Favorite Points next to their names. What are they? They’re the best of the best: amazing geocaches. The time and effort that goes in to creating these geocaches is incredible. The Tin Man (GC4B6BB), a...

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le Tour de Geocaching — arc de triomphe (GC18TKN) — Geocache of the Week

le Tour de Geocaching — arc de triomphe (GC18TKN) — Geocache of the Week

The Arc de Triomphe. Photo by geocacher H20 de Mer. As this is being written, cyclists are pedaling their way through France, racing through 2115 miles (3404 km) of countryside. Racers travel from all over the world to take part in this race. Despite recent controversies, the Tour de France is still one of...

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Geocaching Geocoins Help Crack a Theft Ring

Geocaching Geocoins Help Crack a Theft Ring

Heather, aka “Craftea”, with her recovered Geocoins still in the police evidence bag There’s something special about a Trackable at Geocaching.com—it’s actually trackable. You know who owns it. You know where it’s been, and ideally, where it wants to go next. Now imagine you’re a police detective. You serve a search warrant on a...

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Geocaching Plans for July 13 and All of August? You Do Now…

Geocaching Plans for July 13 and All of August? You Do Now…

Earn More Than 30 Souvenirs in August   Start plotting your crafty strategy, rally your friends and prepare for a month of geocaching like no other. August is being celebrated by geocachers around the world as the “31 Days of Geocaching.” Find a geocache, log a “Found it” (or an “Attended” for an Event...

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Top 8 Tips for Maintaining Your Geocaching Streak

Top 8 Tips for Maintaining Your Geocaching Streak

The official Geocaching Get Outdoors Day souvenir The month of August has a new name: the 31 Days of Geocaching. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a calendar-style souvenir for every day you find a geocache—that’s 31 new souvenirs just waiting for you. Plus, find a geocache on July 13 and you’ll get the...

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Happy Independence Day! – Granite Rushmore (GC33JW4) – Geocache of the Week

Happy Independence Day! – Granite Rushmore (GC33JW4) – Geocache of the Week

Posing with the four men in the mountain. Photo by geocacher FrogJoey During the construction of Mount Rushmore. On this day in 1776, the United States of America formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which declared independence from Great Britain. While this holiday is most often celebrated with barbecues, fireworks and get-togethers, we think...

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Geocacher of the Month Nominess for June 2013 – Add Your Comments

Geocacher of the Month Nominess for June 2013 – Add Your Comments

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) From vlogging about geocaching, to geocaching events, to coveted geocache hides, the nominees for Featured Geocacher of the Month offer a custom-made welcome mat to new geocachers. They help craft unforgettable experiences. This is your opportunity to  help name the Featured...

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Now Boarding for Geocaching GeoTours

Now Boarding for Geocaching GeoTours

Geocaching GeoTours are popping up around the world, from a GeoTour of 100 State Parks in the Washington State Park Centennial GeoTour to the Thing Sites GeoTour that explores ancient meeting sites through Northern Europe. GeoTours are specifically designed to turn your next vacation, day trip or geocaching expedition into an extraordinary adventure. Locals in each destination pick out the...

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Name that geocache: What size is this?

Name that geocache: What size is this?

Deciding the size of your geocache can be a bit like ordering a coffee drink from your local coffee-snob barista—overwhelming!  Before you’ve even had your caffeine pick-me-up, you are forced to decide whether you would like a Short, Tall, Grande, Venti, or even Trenta (yes, “Trenta” is now a real size). Choosing the correct size for...

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A geocache made in Hollywood (but placed in Washington). — Ring of Fire (GCJYHZ) — Geocache of the Week

A geocache made in Hollywood (but placed in Washington). — Ring of Fire (GCJYHZ) — Geocache of the Week

Maybe this was the train Ozzy Osbourne was singing about in “Crazy Train”. Photo by geocacher Brasstax. This week’s Geocache of the Week was born from the depths a fiery train crash. You might be thinking, “Jeez, that’s kind of a bummer. I hope no one was hurt in the wreck.” Until, of course,...

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Geocachers Help Grant a Make-A-Wish® for a Geocaching Teen

Geocachers Help Grant a Make-A-Wish® for a Geocaching Teen

Jared and geocachers at Evergreen Park in Bremerton, WA. A lot of geocachers will pull over between point A and point B to find a geocache. For Make-A-Wish® recipient, Jared, he and his family would often pick up geocache finds between home and the hospital. His early teenage years were often spent in hospitals...

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Geocache Care – How to Earn Both Types of Smileys

Geocache Care – How to Earn Both Types of Smileys

Practice Proper Care and “Feeding” of Geocaches Good geocache maintenance is the story of two smiles. You earn a digital smiley for your Geocaching profile by finding a geocache. If you’ve found a well-maintained geocache it often leads to a real, in the flesh, teeth showing, ear-to-ear smile. Now, we’re on a quest for...

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