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Lost and Found: 5 Map Apps for Your Smart Phone

March 19, 2012 – 8:18 pm
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Today’s satellite-based GPS devices, smart phones, and even automobile navigation systems have given us more ways to get our bearings than the days when state highway maps and Rand McNally were the next best thing …

GPS Review: Magellan eXplorist 510

June 15, 2011 – 5:30 pm
Magellan-eXploris-510-Handheld-GPS-A

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.

Nine Great Geocaching Books

March 18, 2011 – 12:19 pm
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Nine Great Books on Geocaching: some are basic, others are advanced, some emphasize the social aspect of the sport, while others stay focused on technology. Find the right book to get you going on the sport.

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

February 7, 2011 – 9:25 pm
delorme

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
Geomate.jr

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 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!

Planning Your Next VaCachen

September 12, 2010 – 5:55 pm
Black Hills, South Dakota

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCachen and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

Cache in on the Adventure

August 18, 2010 – 6:00 am
Sunday River Resort

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCachen and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.