Creative ideas for a romantic scavenger hunt for him

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If you want to make this birthday, anniversary or Valentine's Day especially memorable for your loved one this year, sending him on a scavenger hunt will put a little adventure in helping him to find all the presents you've selected.

Using some creativity to organise the hunt will make the day you're celebrating even more meaningful for him.

Tech-Savvy Scavenger Hunt

If your guy loves electronics, you can use this to your advantage when planning the scavenger hunt. For instance, if the scavenger hunt is for his birthday, you can send him a text message wishing him a wonderful day—and giving him the first clue to help him find his present. If the next location you're leading him to is in your home or office, you may want to give him instructions for turning on a television with a DVD recording of you providing the next clue. Web videos, audio recordings, and additional text messages can lead your loved one to the final clue, where you can appear, in person, with the latest technological gadget that you know he's had his eye on.

Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

If you're looking for a new way to celebrate your anniversary, a scavenger hunt that takes your partner "down memory lane" is an option. Your clues can start in your home. Put a note at his chair when he sits down for breakfast, indicating that he'll have to search for his present. The scavenger hunt can lead him to places in the city that are significant to the both of you, such as where you had your first date, shared your first kiss, or officially became engaged. You can end the scavenger hunt at his favourite restaurant, where you appear with an additional gift, such as the key to the nicest hotel in the city for a mini-vacation, or tickets to watch his favourite sports team play.

Destination-Themed Hunt

If your sweetie deserves a vacation, a scavenger hunt is a way to let him know that you've already made arrangements for a getaway. If you're going to a particularly tropical location, use paper shaped like palm trees or sunshine to provide clues. You can start the hunt by placing a note in his briefcase, with a hint that lets him know he may not be needing this item for a few days. Serving a meal with foods that are native to the place you'll be vacationing will provide another clue (a note can be included with the meal as well). After he has found the final clue, you can show up, tickets in hand, with the bags already packed, for a vacation the two of you will never forget.