Sunday is National Scavenger Hunt Day!

Local News

ALAMEDA, CA – APRIL 1: Christine Groff shows the map for a drive-by scavenger hunt to her daughter Aria on her sixth birthday in Alameda, Calif. on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Aria and her family drove to the homes of 16 of her friends with each wishing a happy birthday and providing the clue for their next stop on the hunt. (Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)

(CNN) — Sunday, May 24 is National Scavenger Hunt Day!

The game is a fun way to get outdoors and spend time with family and friends.

American columnist, Elsa Maxwell, who was famous for her lavish and animated parties, is credited with coming up with the game during the 1930’s to entertain her guests.

A scavenger hunt is played by challenging teams to find a list of random items. Some games add an extra challenge by including riddles.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.