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Geocaching Vacation Destinations – Geocaching.com Weekly Newsletter

Let Geocaching Guide You

Let your love of geocaching guide you to your next vacation destination. Geocaching hotspots are popping up around the globe. You can explore unique destinations in a new way by attending Mega-Events or exploring official Geocaching.com GeoTours.

GeoTours are custom geocaching tours that lead geocachers on a series of interesting geocaches showcasing specific locations, like rustic Gold Country in British Columbia or find ideal bird watching locations in Florida through the Taking Flight GeoTour. More than a half dozen Geocaching.com GeoTours can be discovered throughout North America. More GeoTours are launching in the coming months.

You can also check out a hive of hundreds of geocachers and geocaching activities at a Geocaching.com Mega-Event. A Mega-Event draws more than 500 geocachers devoted to building the caching community, trading stories, and learning the latest caching trips and tricks. More than 20 Mega-Events are being planned around the world in 2013. Watch your Geocaching.com Weekly Newsletter for the latest Mega-Event listings. Subscribe to the Geocaching.com Weekly Mailer by going to email preferences under your Geocaching.com profile. See the latest geocaching tips and tricks, along with updated Mega-Events, and newly published nearby geocaches and events.

New John Grisham Trackable Promotion

Doubleday, publisher of John Grisham, invites you to discover why THE RACKETEER sets a new gold standard—even for the undisputed master of the legal thriller. The Racketeer — so entertaining, it’s a crime!

The Racketeer needs your help guiding 5,000 golden Grisham Geocoins across the U.S. THE RACKETEER Trackable adventure mirrors the book’s plot, in which ill-gained gold bars are moved from place to place. These unique THE RACKETEER golden metal geocoins are minted with a tracking code and the tag line, “999.9 Pure Suspense.”

When you find a gold Grisham Geocoin, keep it moving by placing it in another geocache. See how far it can travel to keep the mystery going! Then, upload your best Grisham Geocoin photos to the John Grisham Facebook page to be entered to win one of eleven autographed first editions of The Racketeer and a Grand Prize one-ounce bar of pure gold! Hunt for the Gold to find the Racketeer’s stash.

The Racketeer Geocoin Photo Contest is solely sponsored by The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, A Division of Random House, Inc. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States who are 18 years and older at time of entry. Entry period for the contest commences at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on October 1, 2012 and expires at 11:59 PM (EDT) on December 15, 2012.Void where prohibited. For details and restrictions, seeContest Official Rules on the John Grisham website.

  • ninetypercentangel

    Too bad Canadians aren’t included in this, I would have loved to have participated!~

  • http://www.dallanmanscill.com/ ultrarunner

    Great Info!! I did not know there are Geo Tours. A great way to participate!!!


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