Scavenger Hunts on The High Line &
Meatpacking District

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  • adults
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The High Line Hijinks Scavenger Hunt

A daffy dash through the Meatpacking District

What’s old is new again—and incredibly trendy—in the Meatpacking District and along the High Line, the former elevated railway that has been transformed into a beautiful park with great views of the neighborhood and the Hudson River. As your team works together to answer entertaining questions with tricky twists, you’ll be immersed in the area’s chic sights, buzzing sounds, rough-and-tumble textures, savory tastes, and enticing aromas.

On this scavenger hunt in NYC you might discover…

  • Cutting-edge art, soft green gardens, and rusting rails on the High Line
  • Glitzy new restaurants, bistros, hotels, and designer stores, where celebs are often seen
  • Chelsea Market—a former Nabisco factory and the birthplace of the Oreo—now a gourmet mecca where you won’t be able to resist indulging in a delicious treat
  • A hotel that took in survivors from the Titanic
  • A former stable built by the Astors for their racehorses, now home to posh restaurants
  • Locations featured in movies and TV shows
  • The site where Alexander Hamilton died after being shot by Vice President Aaron Burr during a duel

And those are just some of the highlights. No prior knowledge of the area is necessary to play—or even to win. You just need sharp eyes, comfy shoes, and great teamwork.

  • private
  • kids
  • outdoor

The High Line Hijinks Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Search high and low for secrets and surprises…

…when you search “high” on the High Line and “low” in the surrounding Meatpacking District on this fun, funny scavenger hunt. Kids and adults work together to follow a trail of clues through the former elevated train line that’s now a fabulous park, as well as through one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods, and answer quirky questions about what they discover.

Highlights include the house where Alexander Hamilton died after his duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, Harry Potter’s pal on an unexpected perch, the birthplace of the Oreo, wild street art in weird places, and much more.

This unusual group game is a home run for birthday parties, school field trips, camp outings, family reunions—you name it! Recommended for ages 10 and up. Each team must include at least one adult.

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