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Add a Modern Twist to the Traditional Scavenger Hunt
Geocaching is a great way to have an adventure in your hometown.
Geocaching is a great way to have an adventure in your hometown.
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Who hasn't dreamed of buried treasure at some point in their lives? The allure of finding a long-lost object excites both kids and adults alike, making treasure hunting the perfect activity for families looking to enjoy a stay-cation adventure. Best of all, a phenomenon known as geocaching can greatly improve your odds of actually locating these treasures.

Geocaching.com members hide objects across the globe, then upload information about the location of these caches to the Web. Your family simply searches for suitable geocaches in your area and then heads out to seek the treasure using GPS coordinates. You can choose from caches hidden along rugged hiking trails, or those located in urban areas. Update fellow explorers to your finds online, then create your own geocache for other adventurers to find.


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