16 episodes

Embark on an exhilarating voyage through the heart of America's captivating towns and cities with the enthralling travel podcast, "Treasures of our Town." Join your experienced hosts, Craig (Seemyshell) and Joshua (Geocaching Vlogger), as they unveil the hidden gems and extraordinary treasures that lie beyond the surface.
Delve into a world of cultural exploration as our hosts guide you through historical sites, natural splendours, and extraordinary local experiences. All their travels are guided by their love of outdoor games like Geocaching and Munzee. Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter or a curious beginner, our captivating city tours and off-the-beaten-path destinations will ignite your wanderlust and leave you inspired.
Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure? Tune in now and prepare to immerse yourself in the allure of "Treasures of our Town." Let us ignite your curiosity, fuel your desire for exploration, and set your spirit free as we unravel the secrets that make each town a true treasure trove.
Follow us on all social media sites, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube. Website - www.treasuresofourtown.buzzsprout.com Email - treasuresofourtownpodcast@gmail.com

Treasures of our Town Craig (Seemyshell) and Joshua (Geocaching Vlogger)

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 105 Ratings

Embark on an exhilarating voyage through the heart of America's captivating towns and cities with the enthralling travel podcast, "Treasures of our Town." Join your experienced hosts, Craig (Seemyshell) and Joshua (Geocaching Vlogger), as they unveil the hidden gems and extraordinary treasures that lie beyond the surface.
Delve into a world of cultural exploration as our hosts guide you through historical sites, natural splendours, and extraordinary local experiences. All their travels are guided by their love of outdoor games like Geocaching and Munzee. Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter or a curious beginner, our captivating city tours and off-the-beaten-path destinations will ignite your wanderlust and leave you inspired.
Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure? Tune in now and prepare to immerse yourself in the allure of "Treasures of our Town." Let us ignite your curiosity, fuel your desire for exploration, and set your spirit free as we unravel the secrets that make each town a true treasure trove.
Follow us on all social media sites, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube. Website - www.treasuresofourtown.buzzsprout.com Email - treasuresofourtownpodcast@gmail.com

    Iowa Revealed: An Adventurous Journey with Megan (Olio in Iowa)

    Iowa Revealed: An Adventurous Journey with Megan (Olio in Iowa)

    As your podcast hosts, we can't wait to take you on an adventure through the heart of America with our special guest, Iowa enthusiast and author Megan Bannister (Olio in Iowa). Brace yourselves for an enthralling journey as Megan uncovers the buried treasures of Iowa, a wonderful state often overlooked. We chat about everything Iowa - from its fascinating history and unique culture to the mouth-watering delicacies that define its food scene. Megan, with her infectious passion, unravels the secrets she discovered while penning her book, Secret Iowa. 

    Promising to satiate your wanderlust, we wander through Iowa’s one-of-a-kind supper clubs, recount the tale of a baby elephant at the Iowa State Fair, and explore the American Gothic House that inspired the famous American Gothic painting. Buckle up as we lead you through intriguing locations like the three-story cylindrical Squirrel Cage Jail, the twisty Snake Alley in Burlington, or the Rail Explorers in Boone, and even the Field of Dreams in Dyersville. We promise, Iowa will never seem the same again!

    From the hilarious Cardiff Giant tale in Fort Dodge to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (Ragbrai), there’s never a dull moment in this episode. We leave no stone unturned, even discussing famous Iowa foods, including pork chops, sweet corn, and pork tenderloin. Whether you’re an Iowa native or a globetrotter scouting for your next travel escapade, we assure you, this episode is brimming with anecdotes, fun facts, and riveting stories that will make you see Iowa in a whole new light. So, pack your bags and get ready for a virtual tour of enchanting Iowa with us and Megan!



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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Gamifying Your Travel: The "Adventures" App is your next Tour Guide

    Gamifying Your Travel: The "Adventures" App is your next Tour Guide

    Ready to transform your travels by gamifying your experiences? Promise us that you'll stick through this episode and we guarantee that by the end of it, you'll not only learn about the fascinating world of Adventure Labs but also how it can provide an immersive guide to any unique location. We've got two masterminds behind this innovative location-based game, our guests from Germany, Daniel Pflieger (Cacher Reisen) and Eric Straub (Karls).

    Together, we embark on an adventure to unravel the transformation of Karl's, a humble strawberry farm that bloomed into a bustling theme park with seven locations. Eric and Daniel share their captivating journey of integrating Adventure Labs into their ventures, enhancing visitor experiences, and fueling creativity. We also address the future of Adventure Labs, hinting at more creative adventures waiting on the horizon. 

    Lastly, we traverse the groundbreaking Erie Canal Adventure Lab Trail, a marvel stretching 363 miles across New York State. Nancy, our guest from the Deadliest Cachers, highlights the trail's impact on gamifying travel and fostering creativity. So, are you eager to unlock the world in a whole new light? Join us as we navigate the game of adventurous travels, and location-based gaming. Tune in and discover how Adventure Labs can redefine your travels and open up a world of opportunities.


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    Links from the showAdventure Lab App - Apple
    Adventure Lab App - Google Play
    Erik Straube from Karls
    Daniel Pflieger - Cacher Reisen
    Karls Adventure Labs
    St Wendal Video
    Strawberry Stand Escape Geocache
    Karls Adventure Lab Video
    Erie Canal and other AL’s
    Josh’s Groundhog Day Video


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Chasing Waterfalls in Buffalo and Niagara.

    Chasing Waterfalls in Buffalo and Niagara.

    Ever marveled at the glow of a flame, sparking curiosity and wonder? Imagine witnessing nature's own Eternal Flame Waterfall, where two flames burn continuously due to a unique natural gas leak. Join us, Joshua and Craig, as we recount our experiences exploring this natural marvel and the city of Buffalo. We chat about the thrill of geocaching, the secret history of the famed Buffalo wings, and the joy of exploring local craft breweries. Or perhaps you're more of an urban adventurer? 

    Have you ever stood on the edge of a waterfall, feeling the cool mist on your face and the thunderous roar of water in your ears? Multiply that by a thousand and that's Niagara Falls for you! Let us take you on an audacious exploration of Niagara Falls. We delve into intriguing quick facts, daring stories of people attempting to go over the falls, and the fascinating journey of the water itself. Joshua shares his thrilling escapade of crossing the border into Canada, the awe-inspiring views from the Skylon Tower, and the adrenaline pumping experience of ziplining amid the roaring waterfalls.

    But of course, no adventure would be complete without a little challenge. Parking in Niagara Falls can be a real test of patience but hey, what's an adventure without some fun hurdles, right? We also explore the simple joys of life like staying at a charming Bed and Breakfast and the intriguing world of geocaching. And to keep your spirits high during your own adventures, we've even curated a special Spotify playlist. Lastly, a big shout-out to our recent quiz winner from our Patreon subscribers! So, fellow adventurers, are you ready to embark on this journey with us? Tune in for a rollercoaster ride of experiences, tales, and secrets waiting to be unearthed. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review us on your favorite podcasting app. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!

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    Bar-Bill Tavern
    Skylon Tower
    Maid of the Mist
    Joshua Eternal Flame Video
    Joshua’s Halimond County Video
    Craig’s Eternal Flame Tiktok
    Craig’s Niagra Falls Tiktok 
    Craig’s Patriot Park Tiktok


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Does Cleveland actually ROCK??????

    Does Cleveland actually ROCK??????

    Are you ready for a fascinating journey to the city of Cleveland, a city bursting with unique attractions and charming treasures? We kick off our adventure with a visit to the iconic Christmas Story House, exploring the remarkable transformation into a living museum and unveiling some intriguing behind-the-scenes secrets. From vacuum cleaners used for unforgettable movie pranks to our hilarious experience with pink bunny slippers, we guarantee that this episode will leave you appreciating the realism and attention to detail of this classic movie like never before.

    However, the fun doesn't end there! We continue our thrilling exploration at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an iconic museum that pays homage to the music that shaped our world. Listen as we narrate our journey through the six levels of rock and roll history, the creation of our own band logo, and our exploration of the unique exhibits. We even get a chance to nominate someone for the Hall of Fame—can you guess who we voted for?

    But, our Cleveland adventure doesn’t wrap up just yet. We share our captivating encounter with the world's largest rubber stamp, our delightful experiences at our Airbnb, and the mesmerizing spectacle of fireflies illuminating the open fields of Seneca County at sunset. The trip takes an unexpected turn when we discover the Duct Tape Factory World Headquarters and its unique offerings. Stay tuned as we conclude our journey with a visit to the Great Lakes Science Center and discuss our plans for a Spotify playlist inspired by our travels. This is an episode packed with laughter, surprises, and memorable experiences—so buckle up and join us on this unforgettable ride through Cleveland!
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    The Pizza GeoTrail Experience: Exploring Seneca County, Ohio

    The Pizza GeoTrail Experience: Exploring Seneca County, Ohio

    Have you ever heard of a Pizza GeoTrail? We hadn't either, until we stumbled upon a tantalizing journey through 19 local pizza spots in Tiffin, Ohio. Over a two-day adventure, we indulged in various pizza varieties, discovered unexpected treasures like hidden caves, and even discovered a secret family pizza crust recipe. Alongside our gastronomic feat, we also experienced the thrill of geocaching.

    As we navigated through each stop in Seneca County, we were joined by a fellow geocacher and enthusiast who had spotted us on social media. Bryce Riggs from the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Board also made a special appearance, further enhancing our geocaching experience. But let us tell you, it wasn't all just about the pizza and geocaching. We found ourselves deep in conversation, exploring the importance of the people and relationships that make up the community. The mix of flavors we tasted was as diverse and vibrant as the stories we heard and the connections we made.

    So, dear listeners, we invite you to join us on this unique journey. We guarantee it won't just be a feast for your ears but also for your soul. Whether it was our encounter with a claw machine, Craig discovering TouchTunes, or the taste of the unforgettable pickle pizza, every moment shared on this episode is a slice of life from Seneca County. Experience the joy of discovery, the thrill of adventure, and appreciate the people and stories that make a town more than just a place on a map. Come, let's explore the Pizza GeoTrail together!



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    Hampton Inn, Tiffin
    Fatheads Pizza
    BigC Smokehouse
    Left Field & Bullpen
    Reds Pizza Fostoria
    VC Tiffin - Icecream


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    Heeeeeere’s Norfolk, Nebraska

    Heeeeeere’s Norfolk, Nebraska

    Ever wondered how the legendary Johnny Carson's boyhood home looks like or what the town he grew up in has to offer? Join us on a captivating journey to Norfolk, Nebraska, as we uncover hidden gems, local secrets, and the world of geocaching that make this charming town a must-visit destination.

    Our exploration takes us through the Norfolk Geo Tour – the first and only one in Nebraska. We discuss the delightful blend of history and geocaching in this town, and chat with local resident Jason about the various activities and attractions you can experience. From the revitalized downtown to the Johnny Carson Comedy Festival, Norfolk has something for everyone.

    As we reminisce about our adventures through the town, we share stories of visiting Johnny's home, completing the 10-stage Adventure Lab, and even encountering a DeLorean. Discover the treasures of Norfolk, Nebraska, and join us in celebrating the legacy of the King of Late Night.



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    Links from the showJosh Youtube Ep 1
    Josh Youtube Ep 2
    City of Norfolk website
    Geocaching in Norfolk
    411 Restaurant
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

TurrellTwo ,

Lompoc

Fun show, I am enjoying this new podcast.

larsentk ,

Lompoc was awesome!

Great job on this episode reviewing Lompoc CA. It really is a great place to visit. It is a beautiful part of our country and if you geocache, the Tour just makes it so much better and even more fun. Great job on the podcast and I eagerly await more travel fun!

applovin ,

Great hosts with stories to share

These two hosts have seen it all and I can’t wait to hear more of their stories.

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