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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
Take a video of the whole team doing the Macarena dance together in a public place.
5 points
2
Take a video of an unknown couple telling the story of how they met.
15 points
3
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
Take a picture of graffiti in a bathroom.
5 points
5
Find a nail salon and get a nail painted.
5 points (10 points if it's a guy)
6
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
7
Take a video of a teammate asking a stranger if they can marry them (extra points if the stranger says Yes).
15 points
8
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
9
Take a picture with an animal.
5 points (10 points if it's not a dog or cat)
10
Get to the liquor store and take a photo of the cheapest liquor you can find.
5 points
11
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)
12
Take a picture of the front page of the local newspaper.
5 points
13
Take a picture of at one of your team mates helping someone fold clothes at a laundry mat.
15 points
14
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
15
Take a picture of the entire team's reflection in a mirror.
5 points
16
Take a picture with a bell boy and luggage.
5 points
17
Take a picture of the entire team sharing one soda (each teammate has their own straw).
5 points
18
chantellebelle added Take a picture of the most expensive food on a menu you can find
19
chantellebelle added Tell a joke to a stranger and get it on video
20
Take a picture of someone who is at least 70 years old (while holding their ID).
5 points
21
Take a picture of a team-member delivering a meal to a stranger in a restaurant.
5 points
22
Get a business card from some that works at a startup.
10 points
23
Take a video of a teammate washing the window of a stranger's car.
15 points
24
Take a picture with a team member hugging a stranger.
5 points
25
Take a picture of the entire team sitting with random people dining at a restaurant.
5 points