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The 3 Things to Avoid While Geocaching with Kids

by Sonny and Sandy from PodCacher.com Geocaching with kids can be an amazing experience… They love the exploration, discovery, mystery, treasure and outdoor aspects of this fun hobby. As you plan your geocaching outing with kids, you’re probably thinking of the obvious things to take along like plenty of water, lots of snacks, extra changes of clothes, a first aid kit, etc. You are definitely a well-prepared geocacher. Now, before you head out, here are 3 things to AVOID while geocaching with kids. 1. Rushing Kids love to take their time and explore. They aren’t in a hurry to get from [...]

It was a Dark and Stormy Night… for Reading about Geocaching

We here at Geocaching HQ love to hang out with each other during work, while throwing a few back at a local happy hour, and of course while geocaching together on the weekends. So when one of our lackeys suggested starting a book club, we got pretty excited and wondered about geocaching-themed books that may be out in the world. Turns out that there’s a LOT. There’s even a thread in our forums about it. Here are some of our top picks for geocaching books out in the world: Ahh, romance and Tupperware in the woods. In Tracy Krimmer’s Caching In: A Geocaching Love Story, we meet [...]

Movember Means: Must-caches

Article written by Janelle Saylor   As men around the world started to grow their facial hair in honor of Movember, we wondered about mustache-themed caches, trackables, coins, and geocachers that could be out there. And we found facial hair from a can is pretty popular. Most geocaches encourage people to use a mustache in the geocache to share a picture of themselves, stache’d up, on the geocache page. Here are some of our furriest finds: ‘Stache Caches:                                             [...]

Give a World of Adventure

(Advertisement) Give a World of Adventure in a Geocache Container The holidays are approaching and with the Geocaching Action and Discovery kit, you can inspire the spirit of adventure in kids. The Explorer’s Guide to Geocaching Activity Book—exclusive to the kit—guides them through the adventure of geocaching with fun characters, over a dozen activities and more. They’ll have everything they need to find their first few geocaches* as well as hide one of their own. Give this kit and unlock millions of adventures around the world. Recommended for ages 8 – 12 The Geocaching Action and Discovery Kit includes: The [...]

The Ultimate Hiding Tool — Swiss Army Knife of Geocache Containers (GC53TZQ) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Swiss Army Knife of Geocaching Containers (GC53TZQ)   Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Tweezers, magnifying glasses, flashlights, log rollers, backpacks—the sheer number of Tools of the Trade (TOTTs) for geocaching is incredible. But most of these go for finding geocaches? What about for hiding? Well look no further than the Swiss Army Knife of Geocaching containers. With this handy geocache, you’ll be ready with a container for any situation. This geocache is something that brings the “wow” factor into the find and is a magnet for Favorite Points. Not to mention, the [...]


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