Tag Archives: geocaching

Get the FREE Intro to Geocaching app!

Yes, I’m a big ol’ proponent of geocaching.  It’s fun.  It’s outside.  It’s almost like exercise without feeling like exercise.  It’s a great way to have fun and go places you might not necessarily normally go, see things you might have missed, and solve puzzles without having to look at a picture on a box […]

Video: Beginner’s Guide to Hiding a Geocache

Geocaching is a great family-friendly outdoor recreational activity that involves getting up off your butt and heading outside.  Into the real world.  Where life happens. All is not lost for the technologically savvy, as participants don’t use olde tyme cartographic periodicals to find caches (although they kinda still can), they use Global Positioning System (GPS) […]

International Space Station Travel Bug Mission Update

I just got an update from geocaching.com about the Geocaching Travel Bug that hitched a ride with astronaut Rick Mastracchio to the International Space Station. This is a great way to interest students (and us older folk who geocache about geography and science. From the email: Nearly 100 days have ticked by since geocachers cheered as […]

What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is the real-world treasure hunt that’s happening right now, all around you. There are 2,189,060 active geocaches and over 6 million geocachers worldwide. There’s a new post over on the Geocaching blog that starts to answer the question “what is geocaching?” From the blog: You’re among the first to see a new geocaching debut. […]