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Games The Best Scavenger Hunt Ideas  

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This is a list of the best scavenger hunt ideas for adults and teenagers. When planning your scavenger hunt, break the group up into teams and ask them to take photos and videos to prove that they completed the tasks. It's best to do this on a busy street with a lot of shops and restaurants. Give the teams an hour or two to complete the tasks and then tally up the points when they return. The team to earn the highest point value wins the hunt. You may want to penalize teams 1 point for every minute they are late. If you have time, it's fun to canvas the street yourself prior to the hunt and add some tasks specific to the area. For example, if there's a toy store on the street, you can go inside and find a unique toy to ask the teams to find and take a picture with. Or, ask them to find the restaurant with a specific item on the menu. Shop owners know their shops better than you and are often willing to help think of unique clues. Happy hunting!

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1
9 0
Take a video of the whole team doing the Macarena dance together in a public place. 5 points

2
12 2
Take a video of an unknown couple telling the story of how they met. 15 points

3
8 1
Head to the beauty parlor and get a video of someone putting lipstick, blush and eyeshadow on you. 5 points (10 points if it's a guy)

4
9 2
Find a nail salon and get a nail painted. 5 points (10 points if it's a guy)

5
7 1
Take a picture of graffiti in a bathroom. 5 points

6
5 0
Take a picture of the entire team sharing one soda (each teammate has their own straw). 5 points

7
6 1
Take a video of a team member reciting a love poem to a stranger (extra points if it's in a Shakespearian way). 15 points

8
6 1
Take a picture with an animal. 5 points (10 points if it's not a dog or cat)

9
7 2
One teammate does a dance in front of a stranger, then ask the stranger to score him/her on a scale from 1 to 10. 5 points

10
7 2
Take a picture with a stranger. You all have to be in the picture so you'll have to find someone to take it. You can do as many of these as you want. 1 point (everyone on the team has to be in the picture)

11
7 2
Take a video of a teammate asking a stranger if they can marry them (extra points if the stranger says Yes). 15 points

12
8 3
Take a video of at least two team members staging a Kung-Fu battle on the sidewalk outside of a fancy restaurant (at least 3 dollar signs on yelp). 10 points

13
8 4
Get to the liquor store and take a photo of the cheapest liquor you can find. 5 points

14
6 2
Take a picture of at one of your team mates helping someone fold clothes at a laundry mat. 15 points

15
6 2
Take a picture of the front page of the local newspaper. 5 points

16
5 1
Take a picture of someone who is at least 70 years old (while holding their ID). 5 points

17
5 2
Take a video of everyone playing Duck, Duck, Goose. 5 points

18
4 1
Take a picture with a bell boy and luggage. 5 points

19
4 1
Get a business card from some that works at a startup. 10 points

20
3 0
chantellebelle added Take a picture of the most expensive food on a menu you can find

21
3 0
Take a video of a teammate washing the window of a stranger's car. 15 points

22
3 0
chantellebelle added Tell a joke to a stranger and get it on video

23
4 2
Take a picture of the entire team sitting with random people dining at a restaurant. 5 points

24
3 1
Take a picture of a teammate pumping gas in a stranger's car. 15 points

25
3 1
Take a picture of the entire team's reflection in a mirror. 5 points

26
3 1
Take a picture with a team member hugging a stranger. 5 points

27
2 0
chantellebelle added Go to a bar and take a picture of the most interesting drink on the menu

28
2 0
Take a picture of a team-member delivering a meal to a stranger in a restaurant. 5 points

29
3 2
Take a video of a little kid singing Mary Had a Little Lamb. 15 points

30
3 2
Take a picture of the entire team jumping (everyone must be in mid-air for the picture to count). 5 points

31
4 4
Get a disposable toilet seat cover. 1 points

32
3 3
Find a buy one, get one free coupon. 5 points

33
3 3
Take a picture next to a hotel room number. 5 points

34
3 3
Write down a family recipe from a local resident and take a picture with him/her holding up the piece of paper. 5 points

35
4 5
Grab a take-out menu from a local restaurant. 5 points

36
2 3
chantellebelle added Take a picture with the youngest person you can find