San Jose Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

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San Jose Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

  • Embark on a vibrant scavenger hunt through San Jose, California, where history and modernity intertwine. Begin with the enigmatic Quetzalcoatl Sculpture in Plaza de Cesar Chavez, a nod to the city’s rich cultural tapestry. Pay respects at the San Jose Veterans Memorial, a poignant tribute to heroes past. Marvel at the art deco elegance of the Hotel De Anza, a beacon of 1930s glamour, and reflect by the President McKinley Monument, a piece of national history. Each clue connects you to the landmarks and lore that capture the essence of San Jose’s diverse spirit. Ready to discover San Jose in a whole new way? Let the adventure begin!
  • You and your team solve 20 fun puzzles and challenges along the way.
  • It’s one of the best things to do in San Jose for families, or for couples looking for a unique date idea, or anyone looking for fun things to do in San Jose, California.
  • Takes about 90 minutes to 2 hours to complete, with about 2 miles of walking.
  • $49 covers your whole team (2 to 6 people recommended)
  • More than 6 people? Buy one scavenger hunt per team – still just $49 per team of up to 6. Race each other to the finish, or for the highest score.

Points of Interest Along the Way

  • Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph
  • San Jose Veterans Memorial
  • President McKinley Monument
  • Quetzalcoatl Sculpture
  • Hotel De Anza
  • Luis María Peralta Adobe
  • Thomas Fallon House
  • Site of the First State Capitol
  • St. James Park
  • Santa Clara County Courthouse
  • Site of the Palomar Ballroom
  • Public art and many other interesting San Jose sights

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How to Play

  • Add this scavenger hunt to your cart and complete checkout.
  • The scavenger hunt content will be available on this page, and under the My Account section on the menu.
  • The San Jose Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour starts and ends near the parking garage at 45 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95113.
  • Once you’re at the starting location, log in to your account using the email address and password you entered when buying the scavenger hunt.
  • If you’re playing with more than 5 or 6 people, we recommend having a captain of each team complete these steps to create their account for the team.

What to Bring

  • Required: A fully-charged smartphone or other device with Internet connection to get the questions and submit your answers as you complete the scavenger hunt
  • Water bottle and comfortable shoes for walking
  • Paper, pencil or pens to take notes and solve puzzles

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