Town Scavenger Hunt Ideas
This around town scavenger hunt is a great way to get to know the town you live in or the town you may have recently moved to. It's a great way to learn a bit of town history and to get the lay of the land.
This is a fun scavenger hunt for teens too if you are looking for things to do with teenagers. It is an experiential learning activity that will instill a bit of local pride and knowledge of the town in anyone who participates.
"Small Town History and More"
Scavenger Hunt List
- When was the town formed?
- What is the oldest building in town? Where is it located?
- How many local parks are in town?
- What is the oldest street in town? Where is it located?
- Visit an independent bookstore and grab a flyer of what is happening there this month.
- Where is the playhouse?
- Where is the oldest movie theater?
- Who is the mayor of the town?
- Visit three historic landmarks in the town.
- Who is the most famous citizen of the town throughout it's history?
- What is the town known for?
- What is the town's mascot? Get a picture of it.
- Where is bingo night held in town?
- Find three unique historic facts about your town.
- What is the most highly attended festival in town?
- Who is the best known local author? Read the jacket flap for one of his/her books.
- What is the most famous restaurant in town? Meet here at the end of the hunt!
I hope you enjoyed this town hunt and you learned a bit of small town history. If you are looking for more fun scavenger hunts, see the links below.
As always - have fun and enjoy the hunt! Be sure to stop back and let us know how it goes.
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