From the bloggers at Do It Yourself RV.
Do you have trouble getting your kid away from the iPad? Nature has a hard time competing with technology but there’s a surefire way to combine the two and enjoy family-friendly fun while you’re at it: get ready to grab the keys and take a kid-friendly geocaching RV trip.
Millions of players have enjoyed geocaching adventures. Part orienteering, part treasure-hunt, this fun outdoor activity started in the year 2000, when the U.S. government allowed mere mortals like us to utilize GPS technology for everything from fun and games to daily navigation.
According to GPS.com, immediately after this landmark action all it took was one GPS enthusiast to hide a container in the woods, post the item’s GPS coordinates in an Internet GPS users group and challenge other techie geeks to scour the earth and find it. Geocaching was born and a fun new treasure hunt hobby began.
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