A Dash of the Unexpected GeoTour (GT7B)

A Dash of the Unexpected GeoTour (GT7B)

Alabama’s first and only GeoTour, A Dash of the Unexpected, is home to 31 geocaches spread out along popular BBQ sites, graceful waterfalls, scenic state parks, and eight lakes. The foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and the mighty Tennessee River highlight the nature of Northern Alabama, but the GeoTour doesn’t stop there. Many of...

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Six tips for finding a geocache in an environmentally friendly way

Geocaching is a great reason to get outside, enjoy a breath of fresh air, and reconnect with nature. If you are like most geocachers, you want to be respectful to your surroundings—especially plants and wildlife! To give you some pointers, we compiled six tips to show your love for Mother Earth when geocaching. 1....

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Ten off-the-beaten-path ways to CITO

Ten off-the-beaten-path ways to CITO

All good cachers go geocaching, but what do great cachers do? Cachers Improve The Outdoors! Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) is an environmental initiative supported by the geocaching community. Since 2002, CITO has helped preserve the natural beauty of cache-friendly spaces. In that time, more than 363,000 people have volunteered at over 18,000 events....

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Voss Margarine – Geocache of the Week

Voss Margarine – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache GC18182 by Mystphi (maintained by P!X3L) Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Hamburg, Germany N 53° 35.501′ E 010° 03.297′ Voss Margarine, our Geocache of the Week, is currently the third most Favorited geocache in the world. Since it was hidden in 2008, it has accumulated an astonishing 6,345 Favorite points; 83% of Premium...

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Cache Carnival

Celebrate geocaching creativity and diversity around the world! Join Cache Carnival starting March 25, 2019, and earn up to five souvenirs* inspired by historic carnival locations by collecting points on your Leaderboard (previously the Friend League) before the carnival ends on April 14, 2019. Cache Carnival celebrates geocache creativity—collect extra points for finding highly...

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10 mistakes to avoid while geocaching

Geocaching should always be fun, so make sure to avoid the following ten mistakes, that way you can focus on the most important part—finding geocaches! Mistake #1: Forgetting to bring a pen A classic mistake that still gets the best of us! Keep an extra pen in your car, your jacket, or near your...

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How to conquer a puzzle lovers heart

How to conquer a puzzle lovers heart

Mystery Caches come in many different styles – but today we want to hone in on a classic: the Puzzle Cache. The posted coordinates for a Puzzle Cache are usually bogus coordinates. Geocachers must solve a puzzle on the cache page to learn the actual location of the geocache. If you love solving Puzzle...

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New country souvenir, Montenegro, with Geocache of the Week: Ledena pecina / Ice cave!

New country souvenir, Montenegro, with Geocache of the Week: Ledena pecina / Ice cave!

EarthCache GC339GR by raniformes Difficulty: 3 Terrain: 3.5 Location: Montenegro N 43° 08.375 E 019° 02.982 New country souvenir, Montenegro, with Geocache of the Week: Ledena pecina / Ice cave Today we release a new country/regional souvenir for Montenegro! If you have found a geocache in Montenegro, you automatically receive the souvenir on your...

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Four tips for hiding quality geocaches

In 18 years, geocaching has grown from a single container in the woods of Oregon to a global game with over 3 million active participants annually and more than 3 million geocaches. In the last year, Geocaching HQ Volunteer Reviewers published nearly 8,085 caches per week. Wow; thanks, Reviewers! This growth means that almost...

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Pirates of the High Seas GeoTour (GT66)

Pirates of the High Seas GeoTour (GT66)

Ahoy, geocachers! The lost treasure of pirate Captain Dominique Youx is in Florida’s panhandle and yours for the plundering. Travel from cache to cache and collect the pieces of Captain Youx’s map. Only when you have all nine can you determine where the final resting place of his treasure is and where your booty...

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RV 5.08 : Brugge — Geocache of the Week

RV 5.08 : Brugge — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC4XMCM by cricri010 Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Bruges, Brussels N 51° 12.543 E 003° 13.476 Image by juliuscox Waffles, beer, chocolate—what comes to mind when you think of Belgium? If you’re one of the 6,000+ geocachers who have visited the busy city center in Bruges, you may remember the country for a...

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GeoTea—an interview with the owners of a geocaching cafe in Belgium

GeoTea—an interview with the owners of a geocaching cafe in Belgium

Geocaching love is in the air. If you’re reading this, you’ve likely caught the geocaching love bug. Think back on the first cache you found. What was it like that day? What geocache made you fall in love with the game? Who made you fall in love with the game? It’s easy to get...

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Coming soon…

Coming soon…

….March 25, 2019. What do these 5 locations have in common? Leave your best guess in the comments!

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Show your cache some love

Geocachers show their geocaching love in many ways. For some, it’s as simple as finding and hiding geocaches. Others with trackable stickers and geocaching swag. Some geocachers even show love to each other through geocaching. There have been a lucky few who have used geocaches to propose to their significant other! With Valentine’s Day...

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