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Oregon’s Most Awesome Fish Hatchery

July 5, 2015 – 1:50 pm
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You heard me. Fish hatchery. To be honest, I have been to many fish hatcheries in my life, but only one in state of Oregon—the Willamette Fish Hatchery on the eastern edge of Oakridge.
In general, …

Road Trip to the Original Geocache

May 30, 2015 – 1:08 pm
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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
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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 …

Geocaching Favorite: Travel Bug Hotel

April 23, 2014 – 10:50 am
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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 …

New 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 …

Travel Games for Spring Break Road Trips

February 12, 2012 – 4:41 pm
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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
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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 …

Geocaching Mega Event, West Bend Cache Ba$h

August 28, 2011 – 8:57 am
A Geocrowd at the Regner Park Pavilion

Living just over an hour away West Bend, Wisconsin, the Geocaching Capitol of the Midwest™, a geocaching paradise is quite literally in our back yard. With over 800 registered geocache containers hidden within a 15-mile …

GPS Review: Magellan eXplorist 510

June 15, 2011 – 5:30 pm
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Combining the features of the smart phone with the technology of a durable GPS device, Road Trips for Families took the Magellan eXplorist 510 to Canada for a geocaching review.

Geocaching in New York Campgrounds

May 30, 2011 – 6:00 am
Campers geocache at Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort in Bath, NY

The Campground Owners of New York association is getting campers excited about geocaching through a 15-campground geocaching passport program launching June 1.

GPS Review: Kayaking and Geocaching on the Great Calusa Blueway in Florida

February 7, 2011 – 9:25 pm
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Road Trips for Families returned to Florida to geocache by kayak along the Great Calusa Blueway near Ft. Myers Beach. On the adventure, we used two GPS devices, a Earthmate PN-40 by DeLorme and a eTrex Venture HC by Garmin, to find hidden treasure along the beach.

Guest Post: Family Navigation and Geocaching

January 28, 2011 – 8:06 am
Family Navigation

Family Navigation.com, a website for families integrating geocaching into their daily lives, is today’s guest post on Road Trips for Families. Learn how to geocache on a road trip and how the Geocache Diet can change your habits and your outlook on life.

GPS Review: Geomate.jr

December 29, 2010 – 7:29 pm
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Driven by the need for accurate GPS coordinates, Road Trips for Families uses the entry-level Geomate.jr GPS device by Geocache GPS to hide new geocaching containers.

Geocaching with Midwest Guest

November 29, 2010 – 6:00 am
Dominique King, Midest Guest

In our first site interview with a seasoned geocacher, Road Trips for Families interviews Dominique King (GroverZ) about her caching experiences, her travel bugs, and some of her most interesting finds.

Geocaching in the Rockies

November 16, 2010 – 9:35 am
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This week, there’s snow in Dillon, Colorado. Enough of it (man-made and otherwise) that Keystone Resort opened its gates earlier this month, and skiers took to the slopes. Three weekends back, however, the sun was shining, and it was a toss up whether or not to wear a jacket. . . . For us, it was the perfect time to try geocaching.

The Adventurer’s Handbook

October 18, 2010 – 6:10 pm
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The Adventurer’s Handbook by Mick Conefrey offers useful survival skills for your next camping trip or geocaching adventure.

Finding Hidden Treasure on Amelia Island

October 4, 2010 – 7:19 am
Residence Inn Amelia Island

Amelia Island, a barrier island in northeast Florida, is full of natural beauty, pristine beaches, and upscale resorts next to charming inns. Families can participate in the island-wide geocaching challenge, or just play pirate for an entire weekend in this adventure-filled vacation destination.

Geocaching in Florida

October 3, 2010 – 9:32 am
Geocaching in Fort Clinch State Park

Geocaching in Florida is a unique, rewarding experience. But, before you climb into too much Spanish Moss, be aware of your surroundings. EduCachion is the key to success!