The most Favorited geocaches in the world

There are many reasons why geocachers award Favorite points to geocaches. Sometimes it’s the stunning view at the geocache. Other times it’s the unique container that makes your jaw drop. Whatever the reason, favorite points are a great way for geocachers to reward extra special hides.

They’re also a way to let other geocachers know that geocache is well worth the journey. We’ve compiled a list of the top Favorited geocaches in the world by geocache type.

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Without Geocaching I would have never…

Written by our featured content partner, Adam Redshaw (ukcachemag).

Geocaching is so much more than a treasure hunt. Our brilliant hobby offers something for everybody and we all benefit from so much more than finding the treasure of a cache container. For many, geocaching is a key part of their social and family life. It is even a large part in their personal development. As a community we teach others, yet we also learn and overcome some of our fears.

Are you a teacher or are you a student? Perhaps you are a mix of both?

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2020 Geocaching HQ souvenir moments

Two whole decades of geocaching?! Wow, time sure does fly when you’re having fun. The announcement of the 2020 Anniversary Celebration is only just the beginning! There are already over 20 opportunities to earn new souvenirs next year, with the first opportunity on January 1, 2020!

Additionally, we will run several souvenir challenges in the coming year (similar to Cache Carnival and Mystery at the Museum) that we’re not quite ready to announce yet. We also have a few more special surprises up our sleeves for celebrating the 20th anniversary of geocaching, too. So, make sure to follow the Geocaching blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and newsletter (sign up here) for more information as we roll out those geo-moments.

So what’s in store for 2020? Continue reading to find out!

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SWAG to leave in geocaches

Have you ever found a geocache after a long search only to open it and find less than ideal SWAG (Stuff We All Get)? We’ve all been there. While some caches host trackables or unique SWAG items, some geocaches aren’t so lucky. The etiquette around geocaching SWAG is simple. If you take something, leave something behind of equal or greater value. 

We’ve compiled a list of items to take with you while geocaching and are sure to delight future geocachers. Here are the top four items to leave behind! 

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Crafty ideas to up-level your event logbook

Even if the weather outside isn’t frightful where you are (it’s always sunny somewhere in the world), it’s time to get together and be merry. If you are planning to host a geocaching event this time of the year*, why not get crafty and add some festive flair. Even though logbooks are optional at geocaching events, they are a great way to remember a special gathering with your geocaching friends.

*You may consider hosting an event on December 31 or January 1 for the Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020 celebrations.

Here are three creative ideas to make your event logbook shine.

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