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Palo Alto Scavenger Hunt: History & Culture of Palo Alto!

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Two hours. One epic Palo Alto adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. On this modern day treasure hunt in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto. This top rated Palo Alto scavenger hunt is 1.01 miles and has 7 stops.

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Looking to embark on a wild adventure in the heart of Silicon Valley? Look no further than the Palo Alto, California scavenger hunt! Get ready to explore the vibrant Downtown neighborhood and uncover hidden gems that will leave you laughing, learning, and craving more. With our nifty guide in hand, you'll discover the Children's Library, where tales of wonder come to life. Then, pay homage to silence at a mysterious location that will awaken your senses. But don't stop there! Make your way to Rinconada Library and dive into a world of knowledge. And let's not forget about the Palo Alto Art Center, where creativity knows no bounds. As you venture through picturesque Rinconada Park, get ready for some furry fun at the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. Finally, prepare for an exhilarating finale as you unravel clues leading you to Movement IV. So what are you waiting for? Grab your tickets now for an unforgettable journey through Palo Alto's hidden treasures!

You can do our interactive scavenger hunt at any time. Explore the art, culture, and history of Palo Alto.

Some of what you'll see: Palo Alto Art Center, Childrens Library, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo

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How it works

Explore Palo Alto 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.

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Activity Type: Anytime Scavenger Hunt

Starting Area: 1276 Harriet St, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

Travel Method: Walking

Walking Distance: 1.01 Mi (1.62 KM)

Time:1.5 - 2 Hours

Skill Level:Fun & Historic

Extra Admissions: None


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Earn The Palo Alto Scavenger Hunt High Score

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 Palo Alto leaderboard—and compete for ultimate bragging rights!

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This was so much fun!!! My husband and I had a great time exploring. A great way to spend a day. Highly recommended!!
Had so much fun today with my team spice girls for Laura Bachelorette party
Easy and fun adventure. Good way to tour the city
Super fun! Great team building for a great company function
Lots of fun, and a great activity with a group! We took the light rail down for some extra adventure. We learned a few fun facts.
So much fun and not pricey at all. Did it with a group including kids. They had fun too. We will for sure do more hunts in the future.

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History & Culture of Palo Alto! will help you discover new exciting things, taking you to popular attractions and secret sites even the locals don't know about. We'll lead you to 'must-see' landmarks and treasures including: Childrens Library, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. Need more details? You can find additional scavenger hunt information here.
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It's easy! Start by buying scavenger hunt tickets from our store. Tickets can be used for the Palo Alto scavenger hunt or any ScavengerHunt.com city scavenger hunt (we have more than 400 hunts in cities across the globe). After securing your tickets, choose the city you want to explore. Download the Let's Roam app (our awesome parent company), select your adventure/activity, and start your epic journey!
Every scavenger hunt, whether in your home or outside, is designed to bring teams together. Outdoor hunts are a fun way to explore with your friends and family and help groups see the city in an exciting new way. Our In-Home hunts are designed to help kill boredom and help you learn more about each other. 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! Get Your Gift or Tickets
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. ScavengerHunt.com by Let's Roam is a great way to explore a new city or learn more about an old favorite. Learn how it works.
Yes, our scavenger hunts are socially distant and outdoors. Questions are hidden on plaques, statues, and more outside. You won’t enter buildings and will only interact with your family/friend bubble. These wacky walking adventures are the perfect way to explore in a safe manner. Your group can pause at any time and take a break. Challenges are often off the beaten path and away from heavily trafficked tourist attractions.
Our one-of-a-kind in-home scavenger hunts help you, your friends, family or date explore, discover, and connect. All you’ll need is your phone, your team, and your home. The interactive Let’s Roam app will present you with a series of challenges and questions ranging in difficulty and point value.
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.
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.
Whenever you're ready to explore! If you're doing an outdoor hunt, daylight may help you find some clues, you can go any day, any time (even holidays). You will never be asked to go inside buildings on your hunt, so you don't have to worry about business hours. No reservation is required for groups of less than 20.
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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