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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Richmond

1. Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Richmond

Looking for a way to turn downtown Richmond into a giant game board? Participate in this scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Richmond. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. The adventure begins in Capitol Square and explores the historic monuments and interesting highlights while unraveling clues to the hidden games. Your Quest continues through the city discovering unique art, monuments and other hidden gems of this great city. The tour requires approximately 1.4 miles (2.25 kilometers) of walking. Using a smartphone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play. Stop for a bite at one of the many restaurants or explore the city murals… why not, it’s your schedule! Offered at a fixed price for a group vs. per person pricing, this city tour/game offers a great value to those on a budget. Points of interest include: • State Capitol • Old City Hall • George Washington Monument • Bell Tower • Tidewater Connection Locks • Riverfront walk

Richmond: Downtown & Capitol Square Tour & Scavenger Hunt

2. Richmond: Downtown & Capitol Square Tour & Scavenger Hunt

Follow the clues on a self-guided walking tour of Richmond. Combine a scavenger hunt app and local trivia through the Downtown and Capitol Square neighborhoods. Play a cat-and-mouse game of question-and-answer and learn the stories of local landmarks and secret spots. Start the game near Capitol Square to receive the first question or task. Head towards the site where the answer awaits. Look around and find the solution nearby. When you’ve answered correctly or finished the challenge, receive the next clue.  Continue to work through the game until everything is completed or until you decide to stop. If you end up stuck on a question, the game provides clues to help. 

Richmond: Church Hill Scavenger Hunt

3. Richmond: Church Hill Scavenger Hunt

Accept a quest to explore Richmond's oldest neighborhood of Church Hill from a unique perspective. By solving riddles and clues that lead to each new location, discover hidden and secret spots around Downtown and Capitol Square. Stop and start as you please, and tickle your brain. Start the game by solving the first clue. Enjoy questions that are not too hard, but pleasantly enough to keep you interested. Answer each riddle successfully, and move on to the next location. Get into places you wouldn't normally explore on a tour, with the freedom to stop and start as you like.

Richmond: Self-Guided City Murals Smartphone Tour

4. Richmond: Self-Guided City Murals Smartphone Tour

Feast your eyes on Richmond's hot street art scene with this self-guided smartphone tour. Find over 60 murals easily with a GPS-enabled map. Be in-the-know as you listen to background information about each piece.  Download the tour app and begin your journey through Richmond's street art scene. Follow your GPS directions to mural locations the historic neighborhoods of Jackson Ward, Monroe Ward, and VCU's campus. Immerse yourself in the art as you hear rich information about each mural. Find out about the artist and their inspirations. For some pieces, follow links to videos with the muralists.

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What people are saying about Richmond, Virginia

Did this with my husband and 2 kids. The activities we were able to do together and the walking was just the right amount