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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Scavenger Hunt: Ghosts of the Chicago River

Chicago's ghoulish sites are not for the faint of heart.

Starting Area: 24 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, United States

About by Let's Roam

Twenty plus challenges. Two hours. One epic adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. On this modern day treasure hunt in Chicago you will compete for the top spot in your city. You can start you scavenger hunt at any time your group is ready. Learn how it works.

Below are the top rated photos challenges that teams have completed on the Ghosts of the Chicago River Scavenger Hunt:

Team Lemon Boyz: Capture a well-timed jumping photo.

Team Nuggets: Capture a sad photo of the team member whose phone is closest to dying.

Team Eagles: You're now on Her Majesty's service. Have team members pose as if they were on the cover of the next James Bond movie.

Team Eagles: Show your team spirit. Take a photo in your best cheerleader poses or make a human pyramid.

Team Skitso: Take an epic team photo that could serve as your next album cover.

Team Gorls?: Take a photo of a teammate standing on a man-made object.

Team Lauren Weber: Love me some nature. Take a photo of a team member loving nature!

Team Lauren Weber: Take a photo of the youngest person on your team pretending to be a dog.

Team Ghost Riders: Take a photo of your co-conspirators worshipping the team leader.

Team Shelby Anderson: Food is art too! Take a photo of a team member in front of a local restaurant.

Team Chiquita Bananas: Oscar Wilde once said "Life imitates art more than art imitates life." Have your team imitate art by posing as statues!

Team District13: Capture a well-timed jumping photo.

Team District13: Take a picture of a building or an art piece showing “symmetry”.

Team Lemon Boyz: Take a photo of your tallest and shortest members together.

Team Lauren Rolfe: Take a photo of the team standing in alphabetical order by first name.

Perfect for Friends and Families scavenger hunts are great for large and small groups, kids and grownups alike.

This adventure will take you through the heart of Chicago 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!

Chicago Leaderboards

PlaceTeam NameScore
2Dysfunctional Misfits 4300
3A Scavenger Hunt Team2756
4Already exhausted2650
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Why Do A Scavenger Hunt With Us?

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'll be ready to do it in another city!

How It Works

Your 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. by Let's Roam is a great way to explore a new city or learn more about an old favorite. Learn how it works.

Why It's The Perfect Gift

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 an instant printable card for the recipient.

How Long is a Scavenger Hunt?

Our scavenger hunts take about 2 hours. You can pause your scavenger hunt if you'd like to explore a stop on the hunt or get drinks/food along the way.

When Can I Do The Hunt?

Do the scavenger hunt any day from 7am to 10pm, even holidays! No reservation is required for groups of less than 20.

Does everyone need an interactive role?

During your hunt each person will be texted photo challenges, trivia, and other activities for everyone to do together. We recommend purchasing a role for everyone in your group and kids over 6. If a person doesn't have their own device, you can have up to 4 roles on a single device. Our app will let you know when to pass the device to them when it's their turn.

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