101 Things Every Traveler Should Try Once in Life

New year, new me, right? Need a life Bucket List?

Either way, if you’re stumped on where to go next or looking for some out-of-the-box places to explore, check this list out!

1. Visit all 50 states in the USA

2. Ride a Gondola in Venice, Italy

3. Hike Great Wall of China

Jinshanling Great Wall of China Hike Great Wall of China
Hike Great Wall of China

4. Swim with Flamingos in Aruba

5. Watch the Great Geysir erupt in Iceland

Geyser in Iceland
Geyser in Iceland

6. Meditate in Bali

7. Hike up to see the rice terrace fields in Vietnam

8. Drive through the Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

Grand Canyon, Arizona
Grand Canyon, Arizona

9. See the Egyptian Pyramids

10. Try Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving in Maui Hawaii
Scuba Diving in Hawaii

11. Take a Solo Trip

12. Attend Holi Festival in India

13. Gamble in Las Vegas, USA

New york new york in las vegas

14. Make it to the top of the “Stairway to Heaven” in Hawaii

15. Swim in a waterfall

Swimming in YS Waterfalls in Jamaica
Swimming in YS Waterfalls in Jamaica

16. See sunrise at Taj Mahal, India

17. Go whale watching in Alaska, USA

18. Take a Helicopter over Niagara Falls, Canada

rainbow niagara falls helicopter view canada
Niagara Falls helicopter view

19. Hike to Havasupai in Arizona, USA

20. Ride a camel in the Desert

ride in camel in dubai desert
Camel ride in Dubai Desert

21. Watch Kangaroos in Australia

22. Sleep in a yurt

23. Walk among Mayan Ruins

Tulum Ancient Mayan Ruins Mexico
Tulum Ancient Mayan Ruins Mexico

24. Sip tea in London, UK

25. Stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hollywood stars L.A.
Hollywood Stars

26. See Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Russia

27. Witness the Northern Lights

28. Kayak Pictured Rocks National Lake Shore, Michigan

kayak caves at pictured rocks national lakeshore michigan
Kayak Caves at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan

29. Walk the Purple Sand Beach in Big Sur, California, USA

30. Dance Salsa in Cuba

colorful havana cuba streets
Havana Cuba

31. Take a Safari in Africa

32. Drink wine under the Eiffel Tower, France

33. Take a sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride

Sunrise hot air balloon ride Lubao, Phillipines
Sunrise hot air balloon ride Lubao, Phillipines

34. Visit the “hottest place on Earth” – Danakil Desert, Ethiopia

35. Walk across the Mackinac Bridge, Michigan

Mackinac Bridge walk labor day
Mackinac Bridge walk Labor Day

36. Take a dip in a hot spring

37. Go Clamping

38. Eat a baguette in France

french pastries in Strasbourg France
French Pastries in Strasbourg

39. Visit the snow monkey park in Nagano, Japan

40. Camp under the stars

Lake camping sunset at Onondaga State Park Michigan
Lake camping sunset at Onondaga State Park Michigan

41. Have pizza in Italy

42. Go to the airport and buy the next flight headed to anywhere

43. Share a Gluwein in Germany

drinking Gluhwein in Speyer Germany festival

44. Ride a bike in Amsterdam

45. Take a picture with the Presidents at Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota

Mt. Rushmore South Dakota road trip
Mt. Rushmore

46. Go mushing with Huskies

47. Rent a scooter in South East Asia

48. Learn Spanish in Cuba

flags at University in Havana
Havana Cuba

49. Make it to Bryce Canyon, USA

50. Start a blog

51. See a bear in the wild

Farwell Michigan cabins
Michigan Favorite Places Farwell Michigan Cabin

52. Have breakfast, lunch, and dinner in 3 different countries in one day

53. Explore the Banff National Park, Canada

54. Eat Turkish Delight in Istanbul, Turkey

flying over Istanbul Turkey

55. Ski down a mountain in Switzerland

56. Visit the Double Arch in Utah, USA

57. Peruse Bourbon Street New Orleans

Bourbon Street New Orleans with kids
Bourbon Street New Orleans

58. Cross the Arctic Circle in Alaska

59. Ring in the New Year in NYC Times Square

60. Go to the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai

night view at Burj Khalifa Dubai
Night View at Burj Khalifa Dubai

61. Visit all 7 continents

62. Swim with Whales off the coast of South Africa

63. Visit the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Jokularson Iceland
Jokularson Iceland

64. Attend Carnival in Trinidad

65. Visit Santorini

66. See Cherry Blossoms blooming in Japan

Tokyo japan
Tokyo Japan

67. Have breakfast, lunch, and dinner in 3 different countries in one day

68. Learn to surf

69. Get a selfie with the White House

US White House Capital
US White House Capital

70. Camp in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

71. Sniff some tulips in the tulip fields in The Netherlands

72. Swim in the bioluminescent lagoon in Jamaica

Luminous Lagoon Falmouth Jamaica
Luminous Lagoon Falmouth Jamaica

73. Road trip across the USA

74. Take a photo at the Vinicunca mountain, Peru

75. Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany

76. Overlook Angel Falls in Venezuela

77. Spend time with wild animals in Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

78. Visit Antelope Canyon in Arizona, USA

Antelope Canyon in Arizona, USA
Antelope Canyon in Arizona, USA

79. Catch a traditional ferry at Halong Bay, Vietnam

80. Walk along the Inca Trail at Machu Pichu, Peru

81. Eat sushi in Tokyo, Japan

sushi in japan
Sushi in Japan

82. Take a photo outside the Full House home in San Francisco, USA

83. Step foot in Antarctica

84. See buffalo roam at  Yellowstone National Park, USA

Buffalo roam in Yellowstone National Park
Buffalo roam in Yellowstone National Park

85. Swim with pigs in the Bahamas

86. Hot air balloons ride in Cappadoccia, Turkey

87. Live on an Island

88. Walk across Brooklyn Bridge in New York, USA

89. Bathe elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

90. Hike to the Hollywood Sign

Hike to hollywood sign
Hike to Hollywood sign

91. Sleep in a glass igloo

92. See Angkor Wat at sunrise, Cambodia

93. Drive the road to Hana, Maui

drive road to Hana Hawaii Kaihalulu Red Sand Beach
Kaihalulu Red Sand Beach 

94. Enjoy sunset at Cinque Terre, Italy

95. Snorkel over coral reefs

96. Cruise by  the Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty New York City from cruise
Statue of Liberty New York City

97. Spend time with the pandas in Chengdu, China

98. Visit an active volcano

99. Attend a Luau in Hawaii

Luau in Maui Luau At Wailea Marriott Resort
Luau At Wailea Marriott Resort

100. Walk along the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia

101. Road Trip the Florida Keys

Cruise the Florida Keys to Key West
Cruise the Florida Keys to Key West

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