Two hours. One epic Des Moines adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. On this modern day treasure hunt in Des Moines you will compete for the top spot in your city. You can start your scavenger hunt any time your group is ready. Learn how it works.
This scavenger hunt will help you explore Des Moines. This top rated Des Moines scavenger hunt is 1.39 miles and has 7 stops.
As the oldest and most populated in the state, it should come as no surprise that Des Moines has tons of fun and adventure to offer! As Iowa's Capital, it's been a hub for international commerce, trade, sports and culture since it was first founded and named by French Monks. Today, Des Moines has more than its rich history to offer! As the Des Moines separates the beautiful town, it also marks a trail for a wonderful and exciting Des Moines Scavenger Hunt!
Filled with gorgeous pieces of art, important and mysterious pieces of history, and some modern day culture the Adventures in Des Moines Scavenger Hunt will help you to unravel the mysteries underneath the old and history-filled city. From the sights and games of Principal Park, to the imaginative art installations of Cowles Commons, Downtown Des Moines has so much to offer...and so much to explore!
You can do our interactive scavenger hunt at any time. Explore the art, and history of Des Moines.
Some of what you'll see: Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens, Polk County Heritage Gallery, Principal Riverwalk
See these locations plus more on your Des Moines Scavenger Hunt adventure!
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Explore Des Moines like never before. All you need is a phone and some free time! Our cross-platform mobile app (available on iOS and Android) uses GPS and AI photo scanning to help you navigate from stop to stop as you uncover hidden art, history, and culture all around you.
Solve riddles at each stop, complete hilarious photo challenges, and compete with your team to score the most points and top our city-wide leaderboard.
Love a little competition? On your photo scavenger hunt, each player on your team will receive interactive challenges. You'll work together to solve riddles, answer trivia and complete photo challenges for a chance to top the Des Moines leaderboard—and compete for ultimate bragging rights!
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