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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 …

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.

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
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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.

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.

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!

Cache In, Splash Out

September 19, 2010 – 2:51 pm
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Meet our geocaching family as we explored Charleston, SC. One of four geocaches maintained by the Parks Conservancy, cache in slash out was the theme of the day.

Geocaching Journeys, Cache Away the Winter Blues!

September 15, 2010 – 7:35 pm
Victoria Meet-Greet Sign

Cache away the winter blues! Geocaching Journeys, a specialty group travel company, matches like-minded adventure seekers with all-inclusive trip itineraries. Join a group of island-bound geocachers in Hawaii from January 22-29, 2011.

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.

Complete Idiot’s Guide to Geocaching: In Review

August 13, 2010 – 6:18 pm
Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Geocaching by Geocaching.com is a useful and comprehensive guide on the tips and tricks of geocaching. Ideal for the beginner and even intermediate cacher, the book will enhance your overall geocaching experience.

Get Lost: Geocaching or Bust!

August 9, 2010 – 11:33 am
Mammoth Lakes, California

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

Are We There Yet?

August 2, 2010 – 5:27 pm
18 Gallatin River - Headwaters

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

Still on VaCachen

June 25, 2010 – 2:00 pm
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The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCation and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

Going on VaCachen

June 11, 2010 – 6:15 am
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The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Go on VaCachen with Road Trips for Families in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.