Santa Fe National Historic Trail GeoTour (GT34)

Santa Fe National Historic Trail GeoTour (GT34)

  Giddy-up geocachers, a new journey awaits! From 1821 to 1880, traders hauled manufactured goods from Missouri all the way to Santa Fe. There they traded these goods for silver coins, pelts, and mules. Known as the Santa Fe Trail, this trek spanned five states and nearly 900 miles (1,400 km) of challenging terrain—the...

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Submit a Geocache of the Week!

Submit a Geocache of the Week!

  Where has geocaching brought you? Maybe to the tops of mountains or deep underwater. Maybe into the vibrancy of a new city, or on a peaceful stroll through a wooded glen. Maybe you found the most dastardly of puzzle caches, a nerdy themed cache, or simply a cache with the most breathtaking view...

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Cue the Favorite points

With over three million geocaches hidden under rocks, atop trees, and between logs, how can you make your geocache stand out? To give you some inspiration, we are sharing these videos for you, on how to create an extra special geocache container. How To Make a Cammo Can (aka a camouflaged ammo can)! https://youtu.be/NnOoMbd1lRk...

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Creating story worthy geocaches: Interview with cache owner jewilk1

Creating story worthy geocaches: Interview with cache owner jewilk1

In Beaverton, Oregon, cache owner jewilk1 and his son OmNom! create fun hides by using a 3D printer, puzzle logic, and googly eyes. You may recognize the name from this week’s Geocache of the Week. They are examples of creative freedom in the geocaching world because they make both a simple cache and a...

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Hunter’s Deceit — Geocache of the Week

Hunter’s Deceit — Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache GC4B6GZ by jewilk1 Difficulty: 3.5 Terrain: 2.5 Location: Oregon, United States N 45° 27.610′ W 122° 50.036′ “One of the more enjoyable parts of geocaching can be the use of deliberate misdirection,” says Cache Owner jewilk1. Some could argue that hides of this type are considered evil, tormenting, and scream-inducing. Others enjoy...

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New year, new geocache

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5 easy conversation starters for geocaching events

Starting a conversation with someone you don’t know can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Just remember, most people at geocaching events are expecting to meet new people! In case you need a little more encouragement to strike up conversation, here are a few tips you can try out at the next...

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The top 10 “best” geocaching songs — Volume 2

The top 10 “best” geocaching songs — Volume 2

The top 10 “best” geocaching songs — Volume 2 What makes a great geocaching song? Sure, the tune has to be catchy (cache-y?), but there’s a lot more to it than that. The lyrics and spirit must include one or more of the following: discovery, far away travels, overcoming incredible physical challenges, the thrill...

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Randers GeoTour of Denmark (GT81)

Randers GeoTour of Denmark (GT81)

Randers is Denmark’s sixth largest city and offers all the amenities of a modern city without losing the connection to its past. Its proximity to nature allows for an active holiday with biking, hiking, or kayaking in the beautiful surroundings. Where else in Scandinavia will you find a tropical zoo akin to a jungle...

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Þingvellir – The Mid-Atlantic Ridge — Geocache of the Week

Þingvellir – The Mid-Atlantic Ridge — Geocache of the Week

EarthCache GC1Z45X by MaMiFKa Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 2 Location: Iceland N 64° 15.325′ W 021° 07.718′ I feel the earth move under my feet                                                             ...

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One map. Endless inspiration.

For the past several months, we’ve been hard at work improving the map on Geocaching.com. Maps are the heart of geocaching, and as we make further improvements, we’ll explain the changes so you can take full advantage of the new map experience. With the new map, get ready to: Search faster Map filters and...

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New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass!

New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass!

Letterbox Hybrid GC3QM6Q by haksu10 Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 4.5 Location: Peru S 13° 20.816 W 072° 33.756 New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass! Today we release our newest country/regional souvenir, Peru! If you have found a geocache in Peru, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile.  Peru...

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Three geocaching challenges to know about

Three geocaching challenges to know about

The Fizzy Grid, Jasmer, and 365-Day Challenge. No, these aren’t a bubbly drink, a southern gentleman, and the answer to a 1st-grade math problem. They’re statistic goals for the seasoned geocacher! But what exactly are they? Read more to find out. Fizzy Grid The Fizzy Grid will test your mental skills, then your physical...

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Rock Chalk’s 2019 geocaching goals

Chris (Rock Chalk) has worked at Geocaching HQ since 2014. He loves climbing and paddling for geocaches, and has gone caching in 14 countries and every U.S. state. One of the best things about geocaching is there are so many ways to play the game. It’s the same with geocaching goal setting. Goals can...

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