Explore with Adventures from the Smithsonian

In 2021, Geocaching HQ partnered with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. to create a series of Adventures highlighting the experiences the institution offers in the heart of the United States’ capital city. The series now has seven Adventures that guide Adventurers through the Smithsonian’s grounds to reveal the history of the institution and point out fascinating details and sights, so you can make the most of your time on the National Mall. Read on to learn more about this collection of Adventures.

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Indoor Adventures for players

Intrepid Adventure creators are hard at work crafting the latest in indoor Adventure Lab experiences! Have you exhausted your local supply of Adventures? Maybe you have a big trip coming up with an afternoon to spare and want an easier way to explore the new environment. Adventure Lab remains the perfect resource for learning about your surroundings and exploring like a local— and with indoor Adventures, there are even more ways to enjoy the adventuring experience! Continue reading →

Adventure Lab® Spotlight: Morocco’s Imperial Cities: a Royal Adventure

This month’s Adventure Lab® spotlight takes us to North Africa with Morocco’s Imperial Cities: a Royal Adventure. If you’ve completed lots of Adventures, you might be used to them guiding you around neighborhoods or cities. This Adventure takes it to the next level by guiding you around a whole country! The five Locations bring explorers to five cities important to Morocco’s imperial history. From the bustling souks of Marrakesh to the Kasbah of the Udayas in the coastal city of Rabat, explore Morocco with this unique Adventure. Continue reading →

Indoor Adventures for creators

Are you an avid Adventurer but deterred by cold, wet weather? Try filtering by “indoor” in the Adventure Lab® app and see what’s possible when you take an Adventure inside! Do you want to create an Adventure to delight other explorers? Create an indoor Adventure and showcase the fascinating sights your locale has to offer in a way that explorers can enjoy no matter what the weather outside is like. Continue reading →

Adventure Lab® Spotlight: “THE LOST SYMBOL”

The Adventure, “THE LOST SYMBOL”, in Washington D.C. takes explorers on a journey to discover and learn about different historic locations in the capital city of the United States. Inspired by the novel The Lost Symbol by The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown, the Adventure highlights places that have important clues in the novel’s mystery. Follow in the footsteps of the story’s main character, renowned symbologist Robert Langdon, as you visit sites and answer questions for each Location.

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