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Two hours. One epic Racine adventure. Your team will solve puzzles, complete challenges, and explore historic landmarks. On this modern day treasure hunt in Racine 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 Racine. This top rated Racine scavenger hunt is 1.06 miles and has 5 stops.

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Michigan, Racine quickly became one of the busiest ports of the Great Lakes.

Civil War era monuments and antebellum beauty await on the Racine Scavenger Hunt. Youʼll uncover the roots of this unique town, where a reverence for the past meets excitement for the future.

You can do our interactive scavenger hunt at any time.Explore the , and history of Racine.

Some of what you'll see: First Presbyterian Church, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Fire Department, Engine House no. 3, YMCA Building, Monument Square, Racine Lakefront

Featured Locations on the Racine Scavenger Hunt

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YMCA Building

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Monument Square

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Explore Racine 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: 701 Main St, Racine, WI 53403, USA

Travel Method: Walking

Walking Distance:1.06 Mi (1.7 KM)

Time:1.5 - 2 Hours

Skill Level:Fun & Historic

Extra Admissions: None


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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 Racine 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!!

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Had so much fun today with my team spice girls for Laura Bachelorette party

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Easy and fun adventure. Good way to tour the city

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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.

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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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What will I find on the Roots of Racine scavenger hunt?

Roots of Racine 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: Racine Heritage Museum, First Presbyterian Church, Racine Fire Department, Engine House no. 3, YMCA Building, Monument Square, Racine Lakefront. Need more details? You can find additional scavenger hunt information here.

Is the Roots of Racine scavenger hunt good for team building?

Of course! We have a whole team of Racine team building experts at ScavengerHunt.com that can help turn the Roots of Racine scavenger hunt into the engaging, energizing team building activity your company needs. Our team can customize any team building scavenger hunt to include a tailored route, a special starting and ending location, custom questions about your company, and your logo. Click here for more info on how to start your Racine team building adventure.

How do I buy tickets and start the Racine scavenger hunt?

It's easy! Start by buying scavenger hunt tickets from our store. Tickets can be used for the Racine 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!

Why Do A Scavenger Hunt With Us?

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

How Outdoor Scavenger Hunts Work

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.

Are Your Outdoor Scavenger Hunts Covid Safe?

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.

How Do In-Home Scavenger Hunts Work?

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.

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?

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.

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.

What is the full list of all the scavenger hunts and activities that I can do in Milwaukee

There are quire a few scavenger hunts and activities that we offer in , here is a full list: Racine Wisconsin Scavenger Hunt: Kenosha scavenger hunt, Racine Wisconsin Scavenger Hunt: Milwaukee's Key To Bree, Racine Wisconsin Scavenger Hunt: Brew City Treasure Hunt, Milwaukee Bachelorette Party Ideas, Racine Wisconsin Tours, Milwaukee Corporate Team Building Activities, and Milwaukee Birthday Party Ideas

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What is the origin of the scavenger hunt? ›

Credit for the Scavenger Hunt truly belongs to Jazz Age gossip columnist Elsa Maxwell. In 1927 she hosted a party in Paris which asked guests to find certain items during the evening.

Why is racine called racine? ›

The first designation of this settlement was Port Gilbert; but its founder decided to change this to Racine, the French translation of Root River, on which he had laid out his town. Root was apparently the translation of the aboriginal name for this stream - see Wis.

How to do a local scavenger hunt? ›

How to organise a scavenger hunt in 10 steps
  1. Consider a ticketing platform. ...
  2. Scout out locations. ...
  3. Plan the route. ...
  4. Write the clues. ...
  5. Recruit confederates. ...
  6. Distribute the clues. ...
  7. Create a backup plan. ...
  8. Include small rewards.
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What is the scavenger hunt method? ›

Use pictures, numbers and words to create your list. Create a time limit (optional). Give children the list and let them scavenge around and find, smell or do all of the things on their list. The player or team who ticks everything off on their list first, or ticks off the most items before the time is up, wins.

Who created scavenger hunts? ›

American gossip columnist, author, songwriter, and professional hostess Elsa Maxwell (May 24, 1883 – November 1, 1963) is credited with the introduction of the scavenger hunt for use as a party game in the modern era.

What is the most famous scavenger hunt? ›

The World's Most Epic Treasure Hunts
  • The Whydah.
  • The Hunt for the Nazi Gold Train.
  • The Copper Scroll of Treasures.
  • The Adventure Clues Trails.

What is Racine, Wisconsin famous for? ›

The city flourished throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, eventually becoming the home to major corporations. Besides the well-known SC Johnson products like Windex and Pledge, other surprising items were invented in Racine, such as malted milk, the blender, the blow dryer, and the portable vacuum cleaner.

What Native American tribe lived in Racine, Wisconsin? ›

The Potawatomi continued to live there until 1833, when they were forced to cede their lands to the U.S. government. The first white settlers came in 1835; incorporation as a city came in 1848. Racine's chief exports in 1849 were wheat, flour, beef, pork, corn, oats, hay, butter and cheese produced by local farmers.

What is the origin of the word Racine? ›

The name "Racine" is the French word meaning Root. "Root" is the English translation for the word that the Native Americans called the river in the area. In the 1830s the the city of Racine was called "Port Gilbert" after Gilbert Knapp, early settler and founder of the city.

What is the rule of scavenger hunt? ›

The players' objective is to find the most clues in the shortest amount of time. Give each team the first clue, or the clue sheet, to start the game. When you're ready to start the game, hand the teams the list of clues. Or, if you're playing 1 clue at a time, give each their first clue.

How to start a scavenger hunt riddle? ›

40 best clues for your ultimate scavenger hunt
  1. You cut me on a table, but I'm never eaten. ...
  2. A band that doesn't play instruments but has plenty of styles. ( ...
  3. Everything ends with me. ...
  4. How many glasses of water can one drink on an empty stomach? ( ...
  5. I am not a lamp, but I can light up. ...
  6. I am not an organ, but I have 13 hearts.
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What are some clues for a scavenger hunt? ›

Some good scavenger hunt clues for kids include:
  • If you want to eat, then take a seat! (Dining room chair)
  • One of me per day keeps the doctor away. (Apple)
  • I can't mix batter, but I can bake a cake. (Oven)
  • I come in pairs, I'm easy to lose, I go between your feet and your shoes. (Socks)
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How many clues should a scavenger hunt have? ›

If you're running the hunt for kids and want it to be relatively short, you should not have more than 10 items, as it will become overwhelming for them. However, if you're aiming for a longer game with adults who can quickly decipher clues, your items could range anywhere from 20 to 50.

How many items should be on a scavenger hunt? ›

Try to have no more than 10 items. It might also be a good idea to include a picture of the item, in case some of the players are still learning how to read. For older children, use large fonts and lots of colors, but omit the pictures. Put between 10 and 15 items on your list.

What are good things to put on a scavenger hunt? ›

Ideas for Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Hunt for forest or outdoor critters or neighborhood pets like squirrels, deer, mice, beavers, raccoons, cats, dogs, or moles. Identify a variety of bugs, leaves, plants, mushrooms, or flowers. Look for different types of cars, either parked or driving by.

What is the purpose of a scavenger hunt? ›

Scavenger hunts encourage problem-solving skills.

Problem-solving includes understanding and defining the problem, collaborating on a potential solution, testing that solution, and adjusting as needed. In a scavenger hunt, teams race to solve puzzles, riddles, and codes to learn the location of an item.

What is Bible scavenger hunt? ›

Scavenger hunts are fun adventures where we search for different things in the hopes we can win the prize. In this series, we'll be searching for clues from the Bible that will help us find God's plan. (Each week, the object lesson will be replaced with a Bible hunt.

What is the old movie about the scavenger hunt? ›

Leon picks college students to participate in his all night scavenger hunt. Five teams receive clues to solve leading them to the next clue site hidden in the city.

Who are called scavengers and why they are so called? ›

Scavengers are animals that consume dead organisms that have died from causes other than predation or have been killed by other predators. While scavenging generally refers to carnivores feeding on carrion, it is also a herbivorous feeding behavior.

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