Self-Guided Washington Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Washington D.C. Scavenger Hunt | Explore Washington D.C.'s lesser-known landmarks in this hunt through the nation's capital.

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What You'll See: Freedom Plaza, Ford's Theater, Newseum.

About This Scavenger Hunt

If you’re interested in experiencing some of the lesser-known things to do in the nation's capital, consider this scavenger hunt filled with off-the-beaten-path excursions. Freedom Plaza, Ford's Theater, and the Newseum are just a few of the landmarks you’ll discover on this exciting two-hour hunt. Explore Washington's rich past through this fun and engaging hunt thr ough the heart of the city.

Big City Hunt

Twenty plus challenges. Two hours. One epic adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. With your smartphone as your guide, there’s no need to worry about official start times or limited availability. See the can’t-miss the sights at your own pace with Big City Hunt.

Perfect for Friends and Families

Big City Hunt scavenger hunts are great for large and small groups, kids and grownups alike.

This adventure will take you through the heart of Washington and let you see how it has changed over time, while also having fun. We look forward to guiding you through this quest.

Complete interactive photo and trivia challenges. Every player plays an important role in your quest to get a high score and reach the top of the leader board.

Book your tickets today! Happy hunting!

  • Starting Location: 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC 20004, United States
  • Distance: 1.89 Miles (Shortcut Hunt: 1.3 Miles)
  • Suggested Transportation: Walking
  • Time: About 2 Hours
  • Extra Admissions: None
  • Map: See Map


Washington Leaderboards

PlaceTeam NameScore
1Girl Power6359
2Jonathan Fuller5388
4Ranger Apprentices4955
5Red Pandas of the concret jungle4927
Players & Pricing 2-10 players from $22-$110

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Why Big City Hunt?

Every scavenger hunt we make is designed to bring teams together and help hunters see the city in a whole new way. Be prepared to learn something new and have a great time. Our software helps us customize your scavenger hunt to your tastes as you solve clues. At the end of your hunt, you will be wishing there was more to explore!

How It Works

Your mobile scavenger hunt will lead your group across town to the best-known landmarks as well as hidden gems. Along the way, you and your teammates will complete fun photo challenges, test your knowledge of local trivia, and solve riddles that will bring your entire group together. Big City Hunt is a great way to explore a new city or learn more about an old favorite.

Why It's The Perfect Gift

Give the gift of fun and adventure to your friends and family! Our scavenger hunt tickets are flexible and can be used in any of our locations for up to two years. When you purchase as a gift you will receive a printable voucher. Tickets can be split after checkout. For example, if you purchase a six-person hunt, we can split it into three two-person hunts for you easily.

How Long is a Scavenger Hunt?

Our scavenger hunts are designed to last two to four hours. You are welcome to take breaks to further explore a stop on the hunt or get drinks/food along the way.

When Can I Do The Hunt?

When you purchase through our website, you can use it immediately. We are moving away from our reservation system, so you can start at any time. If your group is less than 15 people you do not need a reservation: simply purchase your scavenger hunt and you can use your voucher code to redeem in our web-based app whenever your team is ready. Happy Hunting!

Our Promise To You

We know you and your team will have a blast doing our scavenger hunt. If you are not satisfied with your scavenger hunt after it has been completed, we will provide you a full refund.