GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4VKVR
by WVTim
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
West Virginia, United States
N 39° 30.146 W 077° 57.916

This blog post was written by Visitor Center maven and Geocaching HQ employee, Sarah

Along a Berkeley County trail in West Virginia are thirteen unique geocaches. Each is a unique gadget cache which, combined, have earned over 5000 Favorite points. Along this trail lies our Geocache of the Week. Lovingly constructed, Name that Tune certainly won’t fall flat, and is sure to test both your musical and geocaching skills.

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Great Kaskaskia Dragon — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCHWFZ
by Barronvondobbin
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Illinois, USA
N 38° 58.467 W 089° 07.191

As the quest for thirteen legendary Hidden Creatures enters its final phase, we search the world for the last of the elusive beings. There is quite a stir in the midwest region of the United States where a dragon, who once devoured maidens and guarded his treasure-filled cave, now watches over a sacred Traditional Cache. He may even be a distant cousin of this summer’s infamous dragon and could hold the key to finding more creatures of lore.

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Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC6Z4NP
by DiePastorentöchter
Difficulty:
4
Terrain:
3
Location:
Niedersachsen, Germany
N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′

Cache owners are the cornerstone of geocaching and many of them spend a lot of time, energy, and money to create memorable caches for the geocaching community. Some cache owners may even rent an entire house and turn it into a Multi-Cache which everyone who visits it will never forget.

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Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC5DAMP
by TeamPhoenix421
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
1
Location:
Indiana, United States
N 41° 28.290 W 087° 16.252
Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week
Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

If you drive along Route 30 in northwest Indiana between the cities of Hobart and Merrillville, you will pass between two famous confectionery suppliers. One of America’s largest candy companies (makers of gummy animals and various chocolates) sits on the eastbound side, while a small local popcorn company (featuring over 200 flavors) sits on the westbound side. This small stretch of road was dubbed “Calorie Alley” for obvious reasons.

But here’s a kernel of truth: “Calorie Alley” is also the name of a sweet geocache for you and your special sugar to discover.  

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Jardin du Tripot — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC5G0BH
by scrouny
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Basse-Normandie, France
N 49° 25.128 E 000° 13.967

In the heart of Normandy, overlooking the southern bank of the Seine, lies the small medieval town of Honfleur. Its history can be traced back to 1027 in a letter from Richard III, Duke of Normandy. The past has been preserved with the landmarks of its rich history, including a converted garden atop a retired tannery with commissioned art pieces and a hidden logbook for this Geocache of the Week! Continue reading →