Online Scavenger Hunts Virtual City Tours
of America

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The Mix and Mingle Virtual Games

Interact with colleagues in an online adventure

Double the number of players you interact with during one of our virtual scavenger hunts by choosing this special edition. On most of our virtual games, teams of six work together in breakout rooms, using our app to follow a trail of clues across the internet, in search of fascinating places, unusual objects, and answers to tricky questions. After an hour, all teams return to the main room in Zoom (or your favorite platform) to hear the scores and cheer the winning team (even if grudgingly).

On Mix and Mingle Games, there are two rounds, and after Round 1 the players are randomly rearranged to form new teams for Round 2. Every player gets to interact directly with up to 10 people during the game!

Available for these virtual scavenger hunts

Is your interest piqued? Your competitive adrenaline percolating? Your itch for more fun needs to be scratched? Contact us to learn more!


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Escape to the Museum Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Visit museums across the country—virtually!

Discover odd and unusual art and artifacts on this unique, puzzle-filled, museum virtual tour. Tricky, fun clues will lead you on a quest to explore 18 online museums of all kinds, all over America. You’ll pick your way through virtual galleries and historic locations, in search of amazing masterpieces, startling artifacts, dinosaurs, famous people, and more, earning points for uncovering humorous details, all without leaving your comfy chair.

No previous knowledge is required. You just need sharp eyes and great teamwork on this adventure. Thanks to video conferencing technology and our custom game app, people at home can play along with a Watson Adventures host, work with teammates, and have fun together. This game sends you searching for the strangest and funniest details in art hidden on museum websites.

Special editions for private groups

  • Want your colleagues to mix more during the game? The Mixed Alliances edition rearranges the teams at “halftime” to increase the number of people players interact with during the game.
  • The International Edition is great for groups seeking online ESL games.
  • If your group is up for a challenge, try the Brain Squeeze Edition, which adds devilish trivia questions to the clues.
  • Or if you’re an educator looking for online classroom games, consider the Kids Edition.

Want to see more of a particular city’s best museums and landmarks? Escape games for New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Texas, and Washington, D.C., are also available. If your group includes people from a variety of countries, whose first language might not be English, check out the Around the World Scavenger Hunt.

Contact us to learn more—and find more fun working at home!


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Best of the U.S.: The Virtual Tour of America Scavenger Hunt

Explore from Sea to Shining Sea

Pack your teammates into the virtual van and hit the online highway for this road trip across the Internet, in search of amazing websites and answers to tricky questions. No matter how far-flung your team is, you’ll gather on Zoom or Google Meet (or your favorite platform) and collaborate on this virtual tour of America game, delivered via our browser-app.

You’ll follow a trail of clues to discover eye-popping, panoramic websites, where you’ll search for secrets and hidden details in such places as…

  • New York’s Grand Central Terminal
  • Hollywood’s Chinese Theater
  • Hartford’s Mark Twain house
  • The Alamo in San Antonio
  • Even inside the White House!

This virtual tour of America features the best of our various games dedicated to specific cities—including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, and San Francisco—plus new stops in the country’s favorite and lesser-known locations. No previous knowledge is necessary: you just need sharp eyes, quick wits, and great teamwork.

Contact us to learn more about the itinerary—and prepare to find more fun all over America!


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Escape to Boston Virtual Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of Boston

Want to explore Boston but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Boston on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal Boston’s many treasures.

The online Boston scavenger hunt includes…

  • Highlights along the Freedom Trail
  • Surprising masterpieces in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 3D walks inside historic houses
  • A look at the infamous heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • A virtual stroll around the Harvard campus
  • A swim with seals at the New England Aquarium

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of Boston scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.

A Kids Edition is also available as a great classroom aid to any teacher. If you’re looking for online ESL games, ask us about the International Edition, for people whose first language is not English. Join us online, and we’ll meet in Boston!


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Escape to Chicago Virtual Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of Chicago

Want to explore the Windy City but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Chicago on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal Chicago’s many treasures.

The online scavenger hunt includes…

  • The Loop
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Field Museum and the man-eating Lions of Tsavo
  • Millennium Park
  • The Chicago History Museum
  • The Museum of Science & Industry and its enormous train set

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of Chicago scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime Chicagoland residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.


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Escape to Los Angeles: Virtual L.A. Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of Los Angeles

Want to explore the city of L.A., from Santa Monica to Hollywood to downtown, but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Los Angeles on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal L.A.’s many treasures.

The online L.A. scavenger hunt includes…

  • The Getty Center
  • The Santa Monica Pier
  • The Petersen Automotive Museum and its collection of cars from movies
  • The Huntington Library & Gardens
  • Hollywood Boulevard and the Chinese Theatre

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of Los Angeles scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.


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Escape to MIT Virtual Tour Game

Uncover the secrets of an amazing university

You don’t need a degree in rocket surgery to tackle and master the tricky challenges on this online tour of the remarkable hidden life of Boston’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). You’ll get insider access as you follow clues across many fascinating websites—some obscure, some almost lost to time—to explore the halls, tunnels, galleries, inventions, and remarkable achievements of the campus. Your quest: answers to questions about the surprises you find. This team game is played via Zoom (or your favorite conferencing platform) and using our browser-based app. No previous knowledge is required: all you need is sharp eyes, good teamwork, a decent computer, and a comfy chair.

Your MIT scavenger hunt includes…

  • The greatest student hacks (or pranks) of all time, starring a giant R2D2 and a police car on a high perch
  • The amazing Mini Cheetah four-legged robot, like something out of sci-fi
  • Starchitect Frank Gehry’s Dr. Seussian masterpiece, the Stata Center
  • The professor who cracked the secret to the perfect cup of coffee
  • Playful murals in virtual Tunnel66 and IRL Borderline tunnel murals that spring to animated life
  • Smoots! How could we not include the Smoot, one of MIT’s most famous contributions to Boston

You will be amazed at the outpouring of innovations, both scientific and artistic. A fun bonus challenge will reveal 20 of the most important inventions created by MIT graduates or faculty members. Oh, and then there’s the Pirate Certificate. And nanospinach! We could go on, but you should just play the game.

Our Host will meet you at the start via Zoom to set up your group with the rules and the app, check with teams along the way, and reveal the winners at the end. This game is a great way to introduce new students to the MIT campus, or do some team bonding with the faculty, or provide a nostalgia-inducing activity for alumni, or just dazzle anyone who lives Boston or a mind-expanding adventure.

See that red button below? Click it now to learn more. Or maybe it activates a robot somewhere deep in the bowels of Building 10. Honestly, we’re not sure. Good luck.


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Escape to New York: Virtual NYC Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of New York City

Love to tour New York but can’t get out to see all the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for an online game that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal New York’s many treasures.

Stops on the journey include…

  • Greenwich Village
  • Central Park
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • American Museum of Natural History

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual NYC tour is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime New Yorkers of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.

The game is available to the general public on select weekends, and to private groups anytime. The Kids Edition is perfect for family gatherings and educators seeking online classroom games. The International Edition adapts the game for groups seeking ESL games.


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Escape to Philadelphia Virtual Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of Philadelphia

Want to explore Philly but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Philadelphia on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal Philadelphia’s many treasures.

The online Philadelphia scavenger hunt includes…

  • Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell
  • Oddball masterpieces at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • A walk through the Giant Heart at the Franklin Institute
  • Al Capone’s cell at the Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Exotic chocolates at Reading Terminal Market

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of Philadelphia scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.


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Escape to San Diego Virtual Tour Game

Go on a Virtual Tour of San Diego

Pile into your virtual car and head for the online ramp to the internet for a scavenger hunt unlike any you’ve done before. You’ll meet up with our host in Zoom, launch our custom browser-based app, and then head into breakout rooms, where teams will follow clues to the best websites that feature San Diego. Your quest: answers to tricky, entertaining questions about the amazing things you’ll find. You’ll scour museums, parks, historic buildings, gardens, and more. No previous knowledge is required: you just need sharp eyes and good teamwork.

Highlights of the virtual tour include…

  • A candy-size baby koala at the San Diego Zoo
  • A surreal pipe dream at the San Diego Museum of Art
  • A Soviet sub at the Maritime Museum of San Diego
  • Cannibals who’ll make you lose your appetite at the Museum of Us
  • Surprising tats on World War II sailors in the Gaslamp Quarter’s “tattoo museum”

…and that’s just five of the 16 stops. If you’re looking for online ESL games, ask us about the International Edition, for people whose first language is not English. Curious to learn more? Contact us and prepare to find more fun in San Diego!


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Escape to San Francisco Virtual Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of the San Francisco Bay Area

Want to explore the Bay Area but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of San Francisco and San Jose—and points in between and beyond—on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal the Bay Area’s many treasures.

The online San Francisco scavenger hunt includes…

  • Strange creatures at the California Academy of Sciences
  • A stroll through the galleries of the Legion of Honor and de Young art museums
  • Tech breatkthroughs at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View
  • A hidden time capsule in Washington Square
  • A prison break at Alcatraz
  • A mummy and his tomb at the Rosicrucian Museum in San Jose

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of the San Francisco Bay Area scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.


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Escape to Texas Virtual Tour Game

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF TEXAS

Want to explore such great Texas cities as Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Fort Worth but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Texas on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of these five cities from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal Texas’ many treasures.

THE ONLINE SCAVENGER HUNT INCLUDES…

  • The Alamo
  • The Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • The Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin
  • The Dallas Museum of Art
  • The Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This Texas virtual tour scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the Lone Star State, or remind longtime Texans of how great the it is and how much remains to be discovered.


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Escape to Washington D.C. Virtual Tour Game

Take a virtual tour of Washington, D.C.

Want to explore the nation’s capital but can’t get out to see the sights? Sit down in front of a computer and strap in for a virtual tour of Washington, D.C. on a scavenger hunt that shows you the best of the city from the comfort of your home. On teams, you’ll gather with our Host on Zoom (or a similar platform) and use our browser-based app to answer unusual trivia questions that lead you to discover great websites of landmarks and museums and answer tricky questions about what you discover. You’ll see quirky art, find surprising objects, peer inside majestic rooms, and virtually wander through sites that reveal Washington’s many treasures.

The online Washington D.C. scavenger hunt includes…

  • A look inside the White House
  • The National Museum of American History
  • The National Gallery of Art
  • The Air & Space Museum
  • The National Museum of Natural History
  • The Lincoln Memorial

…plus an array of lesser-known but amazing places. All you need to win is good teamwork and a sense of humor.

This virtual tour of Washington D.C. scavenger hunt is a great team-building activity for groups of all sizes. You can use the game to introduce newcomers to the wonders of the city, or remind longtime residents of how great the city is and how much of it remains to be discovered.


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Virtual Ghost Hunt: The Haunted Online Scavenger Hunt

Caution: There’ll be ghosts in your machine

…when you use your computer to join us for a poltergeist-plagued online scavenger hunt. On teams, you’ll go for a virtual walk to and within haunted places and learn the stories of their ghosts. You’ll meet our host on Zoom, then your team will go into a breakout room and use our browser-based app to follow a trail of clues across surprising websites, in search of answers to tricky questions. We’ve taken our decades of real-world “haunted scavenger hunts” and translated them into an online quest—with new ghost-plagued places and blood-chilling tales.

Along the way, your team will…

  • Visit Philadelphia’s creepy Eastern Penitentiary and its bygone (or are they?) prisoners
  • Discover the New York City home of Mark Twain, who might still linger there
  • Check into the Hollywood Hotel where Marilyn Monroe and other celeb ghosts haven’t checked out
  • Learn the chilling fate of Giles Corey at the Salem Witch Trial Memorial
  • Sneak into the White House in search of the presidents whose ghosts have been spotted there

And those are just a few of the escapades and tales your team will enjoy on this online scavenger hunt. And in October, the game is perfect for your virtual Halloween party!

Or are you looking for a Kids Edition? Step this way…

All you need is a good internet connections, reliable teammates, and a bit of courage. Click below to get into the game… before it’s too late.


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Haunted Tales: The Online Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Are you prepared to Zoom with ghosts?

Kids and adults team up to explore real places that are said to be haunted, and you’ll learn the tales of the ghosts who linger there. You’ll meet our host on Zoom, then your team will go into a breakout room and use our browser-based app to follow a trail of clues across eerie websites, in search of answers to tricky questions. To play, you just need a computer, a team, sharp eyes, and maybe nerves of steel.

Along the way, your team will…

  • Visit Philadelphia’s creepy Eastern Penitentiary and its bygone (or are they?) prisoners
  • Discover the home of Mark Twain, who might still linger there
  • Roam with ghosts outside Hollywood’s Chinese Theater
  • Learn the chilling fates of victims of the Salem Witch Trials
  • Sneak into the White House in search of the presidents whose ghosts have been spotted there

And those are just a few of the adventures and ghost stories your team will enjoy on this online scavenger hunt. It’s great for family fun or an unusual school activity that reveals famous people, unusual places, and unforgettable folklore.

The game is suitable for age 10 and up. Click below to get into the game…before it’s too late!


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Naked at the Museum: A Valentine’s Day Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Go on a sultry search for nudity in art

OK, put your clothes back on: it’s the art, not the hunters, that will be naked on this Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt. If there’s one thing artists throughout history have loved to depict, it’s nudes. But naked is in the eye of the beholder, and you’ll be amazed at the variety of ways artists have included nudity in their work across the centuries.

Best of all, we’ll be combing museums across the country, and digging deep into our 21-year inventory of crazy questions about strange, startling, awkward, provocative, blush-worthy, and otherwise outrageous works of art that exhibit some connection with nudity.

Teams, including yours, will meet our Host on Zoom, and via our app you’ll follow a scandalous trail of clues to uncover alluring and amusing nudes and answer quirky questions about what you find. You might bump into a bronzed Adonis, encounter an incontinent Cupid, serenade moonlit sirens, walk in on handsy Egyptians, marvel at medieval codpieces, attend outrageous feasts, or run across a randy reveler who’ll make you exclaim, “I never sausage behavior!”

No previous experience with art, or nudity, is required.


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