Love your cache and the planet

Geocaching brings the wonders and beauty of Earth into full focus by connecting geocachers with nature. Earth Day is a renewed reminder to leave each geocache—and the planet—better than you found it. The more time you spend outside exploring this extraordinary game board, the easier it is to realize you’ll be helping the environment with your actions, and the more you’ll be inspired to hide your next cache. Celebrate Earth Day with these five environmentally-friendly tips on hiding a geocache. Continue reading →

Gadget caches 101

If you’re somewhat new to geocaching, you’ve probably found that in addition to learning about the process of finding a geocache, you also learn a whole geocaching vocabulary, too. Today we’re checking out one of the terms on that vocabulary list: gadget cache. Scroll down to learn more about what makes certain geocaches gadget caches and see fun examples of this category of cache. Continue reading →

Spring cleaning for your caches

Here in the Northern Hemisphere ice is starting to thaw, birdsong floats through the air, and fragrant flowers are starting to bloom. Spring is on its way and we’re ready for the brighter days and longer cache outings the season brings. With the weather getting warmer, now is also a great time to check on your caches and do a little spring cleaning. Caches often need maintenance after the colder and wetter months. Follow our tips below to freshen up your cache and make it ready for a new season of “Found it” logs and Favorite points. Cachers in the Southern Hemisphere, who are entering autumn, can also follow these tips to make sure their caches are in good shape after a busy summer season. Continue reading →

How to pick a good geocache location

There’s not a lot that geocaching shares with the world of real estate, but there is one rule that experienced realtors and geocachers both swear by: Location is everything! A great hiding location can elevate a geocache from okay to outstanding and set the cache up to become a local favorite and destination for any visiting cacher. So how do you pick a great place for your cache? Excellent question. Read on for our top tips on how to pick a good hiding location. Continue reading →