Arrrrrrr you fan of Pirates? — Nashuan’s First Cache (GC1D56C) — Geocache of the Week

Arrrrrrr you fan of Pirates? — Nashuan’s First Cache (GC1D56C) — Geocache of the Week

A happy mini-cacher making the find. Photo by geocacher Fee&me Geocaching can be a bit like searching for hidden treasure. For instance, just like having an X on a map, we have satellites that tell us exactly where the “booty” is hidden. And just like a treasure chest filled with gold doubloons, we have...

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Announcing the Victors of The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race

Announcing the Victors of The Great Geocaching Block Party 2013 Travel Bug Race

By Kara Bonilla Left: GBP2013 Tell Me Your Story! Center: TB racers at the starting line Right: GBP2013 – 2013 Miles to Say Hello! And the Travel Bugs have (finally) crossed the finish line! With the 2013 Geocaching Block Party now in the books, it’s time to announce the winners of the The Great...

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Master the 5 Ways to “Log Your Visit”

Master the 5 Ways to “Log Your Visit”

Navigating the “Log Your Visit” Options   The latest evolution of the Geocaching.com geocache details page serves up a new big button labeled “Log your visit.” And with big buttons comes big responsibility. With one click, you’ll uncover 5 different log types. Here’s a quick field-guide to help you navigate to the best option.Leaving...

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Final Week to Vote as Rand McNally and Geocaching Team Up for Best of the Road 2013

Final Week to Vote as Rand McNally and Geocaching Team Up for Best of the Road 2013

  It’s that time of year again for Rand McNally’s search for the best small towns across America! The annual Best of the Road program seeks America’s favorite towns with populations under 150,000 in multiple categories, including Most Beautiful, Most Fun, Friendliest, Best for Food and Most Patriotic. And, new this year, in association with Geocaching.com...

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Announcing the July 2013 Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the July 2013 Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) The power of the worldwide geocaching community came calling for this Geocacher of the Month. The common denominator for all three nominees was the passion each nominee poured back into their community. From award-winning creative hides, to geocaching events that leave...

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Geocaching tip #37: Read the Description — Mechalumpus (GC1W1ZD) — Geocache of the Week

Geocaching tip #37: Read the Description — Mechalumpus (GC1W1ZD) — Geocache of the Week

The Mechalumpus reveals itself! Photo by geocacher feathertop. For many geocaches, the hard part is finding the actual container. Most of us have seen geocaches that are hollowed-out bolts, some that look like rocks or plants, and some that are so tiny, you need a magnifying glass to see them. The good part is...

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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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