San Diego Urban Adventure Quest
One of my favorite ways to explore a city is on foot…whether it’s walking or running…there’s just something about seeing things up close when you’re on foot! So when I connected with Urban Adventure Quest to try a complimentary quest I couldn’t wait to explore San Diego!
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Before beginning your quest you’ll receive information on where you need to go to get to the starting point of your quest. Once there you will get your first clue on your phone and the hunt begins! At each location you’ll need to answer a question (correctly!) to receive the next clue. Hints are available but using hints will lower your overall score. So, if you’re playing to win…skip the hints!
On our hunt we explored Old Town, Little Italy, the harbor area and fun little attractions in between. One of the things I loved the most about this hunt was that I saw parts of the city I would not have found on any lists of top tourist attractions in San Diego. But they were AMAZING!
A couple of tips for when you go on your own Urban Adventure Quest (which I’d highly recommend!!!)…
*Grab an external battery charger for your phone…you will spend several hours on your phone the entire time which can drain your battery. And you don’t want to lose the race because your phone died!
*Limit your team size…the Urban Adventure Quest wouldn’t be nearly as fun if you had 15 people on your team. So keep your team relatively small. And if you have lots of friends and family that want to participate, you can divide into smaller teams and race!
*Don’t start your race too late in the day because then you risk having attractions be closed and you’ll miss out on some of the experience
*Have fun! The Urban Adventure Quest is a great way to explore a new city, so have fun while you’re exploring!
What city would you want to explore with a scavenger hunt?
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What a fun adventure. I like exploring new cities and their surrounding. I would so take this adventure.
This Urban Adventure Quest sounds amazing! What a unique opportunity! I love these types of creative things to do! Great tip about bringing an extra battery for the phone!
We visited San Diego last year and loved it! I wish we could have stayed longer to see more cute places like these.
I adore San Diego! I want to do a SoCal trip soon. My family would love this. Great tip on the phone charger.
What a fun place- I love San Diego my family and I were just there on vacation and we didn’t think of doing anything like this. Darn
Sheri @ A Busy Bees Life
oh cool! I love city adventures! I would have so much fun here. I am also quite competitive so I would enjoy this so much!
I have been wanting to visit San Diego for years. There seems to be so much my boys wouod love to see and do.
Brittany from Boston
What a fun idea, I haven’t heard of this! I love San Diego, one of my favorite places to explore 🙂
I love scavenger hunts and we do smaller versions of these with our running club in the countryside but I’ve never done an urban adventure it looks really cool!
What a fun adventure! I’m a big fan of San Diego, but I am usually looking at the zoo or a nearby beach. I’ll have to add this to my list!
Julie - "Girl on the Move"
I’ve done the zoo and beaches countless times so it was really fun to see something entirely different this time!
The urban adventure quest sounds like a lot of fun. I did something similar when I was younger but doing it in San Diego sounds like heaven!
What a great way to see a city! Some fun, adventure and you get to work together with a team. Sounds like a great day out!
I’ve never been to SAn Diego and now I know I want to visit. Such a fun adventure, love the views.
I love visiting San Diego, its been a long time… thanks for the reminders….
I love San Diego!!! The zoo is incredible! I definitely need to go back so I can check out your suggestions. I can’t wait to plan our next trip!
It would be awesome to do this especially if it’s your first time in the city! I really like the idea. What’s even better is that you can do this with friends as well, if you’re traveling with any.
This looks like it was so much fun! I would love to take my family here to have an adventure.
San Diego looks like such a great spot to visit. I love that there is a quest like this that you can do.
This looks so fun! I love San Diego, haven’t visited in a few years but I would love to go back!
San Diego is a place I’ve always wanted to visit. We’re hoping to have a family holiday there soon and will have to check out some of these spots
I thought the pirate ship looked great, until I saw the food. That looks really good. I would not mind visiting San Diego someday.
Fun idea! San Francisco is my all time favorite city so I would love to do a scavenger hunt their. Next, Chicago.
Wow! I’ve never been in an out of the country trip. If I had a chance, this is my #1 must-see place.
I have never been on a quest like this! i love that you get all your clues via phone but too bad that takes away your points. Sounds like a fun time!
Omg! This Urban Adventure Quest sounds so fun!!! I just love excursions like this. Such a fun opportunity for you.
I would love to do this in my own city of Hollywood, FL! There are so many nooks and crannies to discover:)
This is such a great way to explore a new city!
I love all sorts of different quests and of course victory always tastes good!
I’d live to try this quest!
I totally agree that it’s important to explore and have FUN! Thanks for posting this!
Hope to see your new post!