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NYC: Central Park Attractions Smartphone Puzzle Quest

1. NYC: Central Park Attractions Smartphone Puzzle Quest

Learn interesting facts about locations in New York City with this smartphone app. Combine a sightseeing city tour with the fun of a trivia game. Play the game by yourself, or compete with a group of up to 5 people. Find attractions easily with an easy-to-use navigation function.  Enjoy the challenge of solving riddles and puzzles at attractions like Cleopatra's Needle. Try to solve a puzzle at this Egyptian obelisk that was a gift to the city. Solve riddles that range in difficulty to uncover the location of your next destination.  Uncover educational information about each location as you play. Explore the city at your own pace and uncover hidden gems. Have the freedom to stop the game and resume playing whenever you want. Compete with your friends to get the best score.

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New York City: Central Park Scavenger Hunt Smartphone Tour

2. New York City: Central Park Scavenger Hunt Smartphone Tour

Discover 10 of the most notable attractions in New York's Central Park via a riddle-solving game on your smartphone. Uncover interesting information and facts about the sights after you solve the riddles. After purchase, receive a link for the mobile app with your login credentials. Then, once you're in Central Park, load the app and use the maps integration (an internet connection is required) to reach the attractions. At each stop, you have to solve a location-based riddle, which can only be done at specific locations. Don't worry: this is not a general knowledge test. Instead, use your logic, imagination, observation, combinatorial thinking, and team spirit to crack the riddles. Once you put in the correct code, the app will reveal the next destination and riddle to you. The puzzles are independent and not connected to each other through a story, so interact with the attractions and their exteriors to work out the answers. Take the opportunity to snap some photos as you walk between locations, and pause the game whenever you want. Have a coffee, visit a museum, go for lunch, or even wait until another day — the game will be waiting for you.

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure: New York Mid-Central Park

3. Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure: New York Mid-Central Park

Looking for a way to turn Central Park into a giant game board?  Come experience an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the "Amazing Race" with a three-hour sightseeing tour of the middle of Central Park. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Your amazing scavenger hunt adventure will begin at The Dakota and will take you on a journey through the middle section of Central Park. The route leads you from Strawberry Fields to the architectural splendor of the Natural History Museum and the Met, and from ornate art hidden around playgrounds to the great Reservoir. Using a smartphone as “the guide” allows you to start when you want and determine your own pace of play. Stop for lunch along the lake or take a stroll on one of the shaded trails… why not, it’s your schedule! Offered at a fixed price for a group vs. per person pricing, this city tour/game offers a great value to those on a budget. 

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New York: Central Park Smartphone Scavenger Hunt

4. New York: Central Park Smartphone Scavenger Hunt

Power up your smart phone or tablet for an interactive scavenger hunt in New York’s Central Park, and navigate your way through the city’s green oasis, solving clues and completing challenges. In essence, the “Quest” turns Central Park into a giant game board. Competing in teams, you will race to finish in as fast a time as you can, making your way past some well-known attractions, and some overlooked gems. Start at Columbus Circle and journey through the southern ends of the park, passing the ball fields and zoo. Continue through the mall and around the scenic ponds. Arrive near the castle gates, learning the local history along the way. In total you will cover about 2 miles of walking in around 3 hours, but you are free to start when you want and determine your own pace. You can even grab a bite to eat from one of the street carts and turn your tour/scavenger hunt into a picnic too.

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What people are saying about Central Park

Overall rating

3.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

The game is accessible and entertaining for all ages. It took us to hidden corners of Central Park that we wouldn't otherwise have discovered. The only thing was that we didn't realize how to stop the game when we take a break. Therefore, we did poorly in the end. Attention: Internet connection is required, which can be expensive for foreigners.