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Adventure 290 Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy Family Time & Win Prizes as You Discover Historic Sites Along Highway 290

From Chappell Hill to Elgin

As the summer winds down, consider taking a day or weekend trip with the family to discover the unique history of the small communities between Houston and Austin by playing the Adventure 290 Scavenger Hunt. Adventure 290 was created to reward you with prizes as you uncover interesting, historic gems as you enjoy all the Texas country has to offer!

Download your #Adventure290 Passport, visit the eight communities along the highway with designated stops on the scavenger hunt, and enjoy learning history while you gather information for your passport. Mail in your passport for a collectible, reusable tote filled with rewards.

Share your adventure on Facebook and Instagram by tagging your pictures #Adventure290!

How to Play Adventure 290

+ Visit each adventure site to locate the missing code word.

+ Print the correct answer on your Passport (worth 1 point each).

+ Eat, sleep and shop to earn extra points (worth 3 points).

+  Once you have 15 points total, complete the entry form on the back and return the Passport and receipt showing a participating town name to: #Adventure290, PO Box 601, Giddings, TX 78942.

+ Share and tag pictures of your adventure using the hashtag #Adventure290.

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