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10 Unique Geocaching Containers

November 9, 2015 – 8:32 pm
electrical panel

I started geocaching in May of 2010. Since that time, I’ve logged finds in five countries on four continents and in 32 of the 50 states. As you geocache, you start to look for common …

Road Trip to the Original Geocache

May 30, 2015 – 1:08 pm
Tree Peek

If you are a geocacher, you know finding the Original Stash Tribute Cache (GCGV0P) is like the Holy Grail of geocaching.
Here’s an excerpt from the cache description:
On May 3, 2000, a five-gallon bucket was …

Helena, Montana GeoTour: Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills

October 15, 2014 – 10:55 am

Spoiler Alert! This post contains information and photos about the geocache containers hidden in Helena, Montana as part of the city’s official GeoTour. If you want to find them yourself, you may want to stop …

#MichelinQuest Geocaching Contest

September 16, 2014 – 12:15 pm
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Celebrating 125 years of mobility, Michelin USA is running a contest that both celebrates the open road and captures the spirit of American adventure—from the days of the treasure map to the time of the …

Family Vacation in Helena, Montana

August 30, 2014 – 12:34 pm

When we told people we were going to Montana on a family vacation, most everyone asked us if we were going to Glacier National Park or to Yellowstone National Park. Opting for the road less …

Geocaching Favorite: Travel Bug Hotel

April 23, 2014 – 10:50 am
Travel Bug Hotel Open

A recent spring break road trip had us out of the frozen tundra and driving through Alabama on our way to the white sand beaches in the Florida Panhandle. As usual, we tried to find …

Geocaching GeoTour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 7, 2013 – 6:44 pm
The Bronze Fonz

Earlier today the folks at VISIT Milwaukee announced the official launch of the new geocaching GeoTour titled “Discover Milwaukee’s Neighborhoods.” Timing the launch date with National Tourism Week—an event recognizing travel and tourism as one of America’s largest and …

Geocaching in Hawaii: Earth Cache at Diamond Head State Monument in Honolulu, O’ahu

November 12, 2012 – 7:42 pm
View Inside Caldera from Summit

With plans to earn the Hawaii State geocaching souvenir on our family vacation to the the middle of the Pacific Ocean, we consulted Geocaching.com for a variety of cache types that allowed for sufficient educational …

Kansas Road Trip – The world’s largest anything you can imagine and more edition

July 13, 2012 – 7:26 am
World's Most Artsy Public Toilets - Lucas, Kansas

Turn a rush through Kansas into a tour of the world’s largest everything. From The World’s Most Artsy Public Toilets to the World’s Largest Ball of Twine, Kansas has some of the best road trip stops in the US.

Geocaching Interview: Trackables Gone Missing

May 15, 2012 – 8:15 pm
Groundspeak Lily Pad

Eric Elya (aka, EXMAN), a retired air traffic controller at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, first contacted me when I was planning a geocaching event in celebration of 2012 Leap Year. Timing his project with a worldwide …

Geocaching Events

April 3, 2012 – 7:45 pm
LSP- fall

While geocaching teams enjoy digital treasure hunting individually or in small groups, geocaching events are intended to add a social element to the sport. Geared around a special occasion  (recently, Leap Year), an altruistic activity …

Travel Games for Spring Break Road Trips

February 12, 2012 – 4:41 pm

With spring break around the corner, those of us in winter climates are planning an escape to somewhere different, somewhere warmer, and somewhere with kids in tow. Determined to keep everyone happy and the number …

Geocaching in 2012: Take a VaCachen

January 26, 2012 – 9:23 pm

Thanks to advances in satellite technology, social media, and the Groundspeak Geocaching smart phone applications, geocaching as a family hobby is wildly growing in popularity. Yes, you can enjoy finding all the caches in your …

Explore S’more: Geocaching in Ohio State Parks

September 30, 2011 – 2:00 pm
Signing a logbook at Salt Fork State Park

A tradition started while geocaching on road trips and family vacations, our team has joined up with data-obsessed VaCacheners™ around the world—compiling 19 states and one lonely country to the statistics page in our team …