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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 …

Oregon’s Most Awesome Fish Hatchery

July 5, 2015 – 1:50 pm

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
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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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

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.