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Incredible Geocaching Road Trips from Around the World

    By this time, you’re probably aware that we are celebrating 15 years of geocaching this summer. We’re using the theme of road trips to make it fun for everyone. You have the opportunity to complete five geocaching quests, each of which will earn you a souvenir for your geocaching profile. Complete all five and you’ll earn a sixth, extra special souvenir. Today, we highlight a three phenomenal road trips to take in three very different parts of the earth: Route 66 in the United States, a north to south bike tour of Germany, and a “New Zealand’s greatest hits” […]

Calling all geocache makers, space enthusiasts, and museum lovers

Mark your calendars now! Join LordBritish, Jeremy, and the #FlightCache contest finalists at the Museum of Flight for the special event Exploration and Hidden Treasures. Be there as the contest winner is announced!     What to expect: Meet our judges: private space explorer Richard Garriott de Cayeux – or LordBritish in the geocaching world, Museum staff, and Geocaching co-founder Jeremy Irish Find the popular Spaceflight Academy geocache, plus 5 lab/adventure caches, earning you 7 smilies including the event. Discover: Not one but two space-flown travel bugs will be at this event for discovery Enjoy Ninkasi Ground Control space beer […]

From the Mailroom…

Original post written by Andrea Hofer We recently had the pleasure of receiving the following letter from Bannack of Cave Creek, Arizona. Here’s an excerpt: Hello, my name is Bannack and I am a geocacher from Cave Creek, Arizona. I would like to say thank you for everything about Groundspeak and the geocaching because if it wasn’t for this, I wouldn’t be seeing amazing places, going on treasure hunts, and meeting great people. You have made my life change in a good way. I would like to ask some questions about geocaching to help me with my geocaching career.  A few of us here at […]

And the February 2015 Geocacher of the Month Is…

Each month, geocachers around the world nominate members of their community for the prestigious title of Geocacher of the Month. The people who earn this title are not superheroes in the traditional sense: instead of the power of flight, they possess the power to transform a park bench into a treasure chest; instead of teaching the baddies how to be good, they teache newbies good geocaching etiquette; instead of stopping monsters from tearing down the city, they stop decaying geocaches from being archived. There is no doubt in our minds that the folks nominated for February 2015 Geocacher of the Month are our […]

OMG. Geo-Tweens. #YOLO

For tweens, the world suddenly opens up on many levels: They can take the bus to their friend’s house by themselves. A group of them can see a movie together without grownups in the next row. They start to discover interests and hobbies through their friends, and not because their parents tell them it’s for their own good. For those who may not know, “tweens” are young men and women between the ages of 10-12 years old. They are in-between being a kid and being a teenager. So what do you do with a tween who won’t ever put down their smartphone […]

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