The Santa Fe National Historic Trail GeoTour provides adventurers with the opportunity to visit and learn about one of our nation’s most iconic trails. This GeoTour consists of 73 geocaches placed at historic sites along the 900 mile-long Santa Fe Trail. With each stop, you will have the opportunity to learn about the people, places and events associated with the trail that helped shape the future of the United States. You will get to experience much of thetrail just as the early travelers did. Geocachers who visit at least 50 of the 73 sites are eligible to receive the Santa Fe National Historic Trail Challenge Coin. To participate, visit the website, and follow the instructions to print out and [...]
Celebrate exploration and adventure during Seattle Geocaching Day Join 3,000 adventure seekers from around world at the Geocaching Block Party on August 16.
The Month of Mega-Events + 1st Giga-Event Imagine walking through a crowd of passionate adventurers and hearing “Travel Bug,” “First to Find” and even a proud, “I love geocaching, a lot, I mean, a lot.” That place exists and August is high time to explore your Mega-Event destiny. A Mega-Event is one of the ultimate gatherings for geocachers. Mega-Events bring together 500 or more geocachers in one location to celebrate our desire for exploration and discovery. Hey, look at this bookmark list. That’s a list of Mega-Events around the world. Take your pick. You’ll even notice a world’s first. Project MUNICH2014 is the world’s first Giga-Event, an event with more [...]
Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are attending dozens of Mega-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching. Each person at Geocaching HQ brings their own unique talent to advancing the adventure. Some write code for the website, others design images for the apps, and some shoot videos explaining it all. Justin Dover or dova dov is part of the IT team at Geocaching HQ. This is his Mega-Event experience. By Justin: As someone with very little world traveling experience, I was somewhat intimidated when I discovered that I had been selected to attend GC4MEGA Big Äppel. [...]
They’re on the move! The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trackables are making their way into the hands of geocachers across North America. As the colorful Heffley Family themed tags move from geocache to geocache, you can keep an eye out for them and help the Heffleys find their lost luggage! Greg, Rodrick, Manny, Mom, and Dad have hit the road, but they’ve lost a few things along the way. Can you help them find what they’re missing? The Heffleys need your help finding 6,000 Wimpy Kid trackables hidden across North America. Each trackable features an item the Heffleys have [...]
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