Tag: Geocaching

5 Tips for Finding Your First Geocache

5 Tips for Finding Your First GeocacheReady to go geocaching for the first time? These tips for finding your first geocache will help ensure you have a successful hunt and are able to log the smiley. When my family first started geocaching, we discovered that there were 15 caches within a 10 mile radius of our house.  So we loaded up the coordinates... Read More »

Geocaching Swag Ideas – Little Treasures Add Up to Big Geocaching Fun!

Geocaching Swag Ideas – Little Treasures Add Up to Big Geocaching Fun!Want to get involved in the trading part of geocaching?  Keep reading to discover some fun geocaching swag ideas to get you started. What is Geocaching Swag? You probably won’t have been geocaching for long before you encounter the term geocaching swag.  You may be wondering what that is.  Geocaching swag is a term people use... Read More »

The Best Handheld GPS Units for Geocaching – Do Your Homework Before You Buy

The Best Handheld GPS Units for Geocaching – Do Your Homework Before You BuyIf you are just starting out, you may be wondering which are the best handheld GPS units for geocaching.  With so many makes and models to choose from, it can be difficult to know which kind to get. Low end models start at around $70, so a GPS is not a purchase to be made lightly.... Read More »

Geocaching and Letterboxing – Fun Outdoor Treasure Hunts for Families

Geocaching and Letterboxing – Fun Outdoor Treasure Hunts for FamiliesGeocaching and Letterboxing – a great way to explore the world around you! Geocaching and letterboxing are super fun treasure hunting games that entice us to explore the great outdoors while in pursuit of hidden “treasure”.  The “treasure”  is either a small cache of toys and trading items (in the case of geocaching) or a hand-carved stamp image for... Read More »