About the Scavenger Hunt in
Springfield, Illinois was founded in 1821 and is located in central Illinois. The city is the state capital of Illinois. Many attractions in the area include the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the Illinois State Museum, the Old State Capitol Historic Site, and the 1904 Dana-Thomas House, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Downtown, you'll find restaurants and bars, hotels, shopping, historic churches and landmarks, performing arts venues, and more! During your Operation City Quest scavenger hunt in Springfield, you'll explore all that downtown Springfield has to offer while gaining points and competing for first place on the leaderboard.
About Operation City Quest
Looking for a family friendly activity? We can help you explore the city with our fun photo scavenger hunt. Using your smartphone, you'll be given a list of items to find in the form of riddles and challenges to complete on our scavenger hunt app. You'll go look for the item described in the riddle, complete the accompanied challenge, and send in a photo to get points. Your points will show up on the app's leaderboard so you can see how you're doing compared to teams all across the country! Operation City Quest can be played in any city, no matter how big or small!
Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote host that will be communicating with you during your game via a chat feature on the app if you need help or have a question. They can also give you hints and additional *mystery* challenges!
The goal of the scavenger hunt is to find all the items, earn your way to the top of the leaderboard, and more importantly, to have fun with family and friends!
Our games usually take about 2 hours and most teams walk around 2 miles during their scavenger hunt.
Suggested starting location
Springfield Operation City Quest
Old State Capitol Plaza
1 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
Time: About 2 hours
Distance: About 2 miles
Suggested Transportation: Walking
Our Scavenger Hunt is perfect for
Date scavenger hunts
Operation City Quest is a unique date idea for both new or established relationships. Our date scavenger hunt makes the perfect adventure for you and your partner. With our date version, you'll receive 6 additional challenges, that will help you and your partner bond and learn about each other.
Birthday scavenger hunts
Looking for an awesome idea for a birthday party? Operation City Quest makes for the perfect party. Seek out items around your city with friends and family. Our birthday version comes with 6 additional challenges designed to help celebrate the birthday!
Bachelorette scavenger hunts
If you're looking for activities to do for a bachelorette party, look no further! Operation City Quest is the perfect scavenger hunt for all brides. With the bachelorette version, we add 6 additional challenges to your scavenger hunt, with the bride in mind.
Team Building scavenger hunts
Our team building scavenger hunts are perfect for any group, from small offices to large corporate teams, looking to build relationships and trust between participants. With our team building version, you'll get six additional challenges added into your game that create team bonding experiences that you won't forget.