CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Geocaching is the place where the digital world and the physical world come together to create a unique type of treasure hunt.
It's a world-wide phenomenon that entertains people and families every weekend. Geocachers are continually trying to educate people about geocaching and the proper way to do it. They work with law enforcement to make sure this family fun sport is done within regulations.
Typically, the treasure hunt is created by volunteers all over the globe that hide treasure boxes in various public places. These treasure hunts can be a great way to experience the great outdoors, use GPS and a compass, and experience something new and different. However, it can also cause safety concerns for those placing the treasure and those seeking it.