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The Ultimate Bucket List: Ideas and Examples
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Life is simultaneously short and the longest journey you will ever complete. Because of this, it is important to make the most of it and spend every day as if it’s the last. This can take many shapes and forms, from small things like organizing your bedroom to bigger things like leaving a job that has made you unhappy.

Having a bucket list is a great way to motivate yourself to thrive, by completing every unique bucket list idea.

Keep reading to discover more than one great example of bucket list ideas, below!

What Is A Bucket List?

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Many people make a bucket list as a way to put the hopes and dreams they have in their heads on paper. Some people even create digital versions for their longevity.

A bucket list can contain almost anything and is usually a list of things to do before a certain age, an event, or the end of your life, hence the name bucket list (things to do before “kicking the bucket”. Many kids and teens make a summer bucket list of things to do during school holidays. The concept became especially popular after the release of The Bucket List in 2007.

Writing these ideas down is a way to solidify them and hold yourself accountable for accomplishing them, and serves as an excellent way to remind you of your goals! It’s also a great way to go on fun adventures, both in your own town and in a foreign country.

Creating a bucket list can feel overwhelming. But don’t despair! We have compiled examples of bucket lists for you. Whether you want cheap bucket list ideas or crazy bucket list ideas, you’re bound to find some great ideas of what to add to your own list, below.

Reasons to make a Bucket List

While writing a bucket list might not be for everyone, it can be a helpful tool to manifest dreams or get motivated.

There are many reasons to create a bucket list, including the fact that it’s a great way to measure progress. Many people use bucket lists as a kind of roadmap for a five-year plan, or as a way to keep track of the goals they want to achieve.

Bucket lists also provide people with things to look forward to, gives life meaning by motivating them to experience new things, and offers a way to get out of a slump.

Types of Bucket Lists

If you have a lot of bucket list ideas, but you are feeling overwhelmed, it can be very helpful to make lists according to different categories. There are many different kinds of bucket lists you could make use of, and breaking goals up into smaller sections often makes them feel more achievable.

Some of the bucket list categories you could use include:

  • Personal Life Goals
  • Career Goals
  • Hobbies you would like to start/ Skills you would like to master
  • Fears you’d like to overcome
  • Food you would like to try
  • Bands/ music festivals/ shows you would like to see

Things To Put On A Bucket List

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Bucket lists can contain nearly anything.

While most contain everyday bucket list ideas, such as visiting a national park in your own city or starting your own business, others contain more crazy ideas, such as swimming with sharks.

A great place to start is to write down everything you would like to accomplish before you die, both in your career and your personal life. This is a very simple bucket list idea, but it is an excellent jumping-off point before adding more unique, crazy, and fun things.

Read our bucket list examples below to help you get started.

Fun Bucket List Ideas for Travel

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  • Take a week-long, spontaneous road trip
  • Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Visit every national park in the U.S.
  • Visit the White House
  • Take a helicopter ride to see the Grand Canyon
  • Go to Arizona and walk the Wave Canyon
  • Take a ride along the Pacific Coast Highway
  • Visit California’s Glass Beach
  • Go to Alaska to see a glacier
  • Visit one of the places where you can see the Northern Lights
  • Visit each of the world’s most beautiful places
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  • Go to Hawaii and Swim with Dolphins
  • Take a ride on Hawaii’s Road to Hana
  • Go wine tasting in Napa Valley
  • Eat lobster in Maine
  • Go hiking in Glacier National Park
  • Go to Vermont in the fall to see the stunning foliage
  • Visit Walt Disney World in Florida
  • Visit Disneyland Tokyo
  • Go window shopping in the French Quarter
  • Spend six months in Europe
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  • Watch a famous show on Broadway in New York
  • Visit the subway stations in New York
  • Go to Times Square and stand amongst the crowd
  • Go to the top of the Empire State Building
  • Visit Manhattan and look at the skyline
  • Visit Niagara Falls
  • Visit the American Museum of Natural history in NYC
  • Go cycling in Central Park
  • Visit a rooftop bar in New York City
  • Take a soak in the healing water of Hot Springs
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  • Contribute to the Gum Wall in Seattle
  • Go snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Spend the night in an overwater bungalow
  • Visit the Pink Sand Beach in the Bahamas
  • Visit Japan to see the Cherry Blossoms
  • Visit the Amazon and swim with pink dolphins
  • Take a cruise on the Amazon River
  • Visit Bolivia and take a picture at the Uyuni Salt Flat
  • Visit Angkor Wat
  • Go to China to see Mount Hengshan and the Hanging Temple
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  • Go to China and walk the Great Wall
  • Visit Egypt and the Pyramids of Giza
  • Soak in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon
  • Go to Iceland’s Home of Fairies
  • Visit Indonesia’s rice terraces
  • Go to France and see the Eiffel Tower at night
  • See the Palace of Versailles
  • Visit Germany during Oktoberfest
  • Go to Santorini, Greece, to watch the Sunset
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  • Visit the tiny houses of Matamata in New Zealand
  • Climb Mount Fuji
  • Take part in India’s Rickshaw Run
  • Go to the Wadi Rum Desert and ride a camel
  • Swim in Italy’s Blue Grotto
  • Go to Venice and take a gondola ride
  • Take a funny photo with the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy
  • Go to Italy and make pasta from scratch
  • Walk the Tibetan Bridge in Claviere
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  • Swim with Sharks
  • Float on your back in the Dead Sea
  • Swim in one of Mexico’s cenotes
  • Visit Thailand and eat at a street market
  • Float in Thailand’s Mekong River
  • Visit the Maldives and stay at the Boat Hotel in Cocoa Island
  • Visit Maldives and eat at the Underwater Hotel
  • Snorkel in the Underwater Museum in Cancún
  • Visit the Netherlands to see Kinderdijk Windmills
  • Go to the Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands
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  • Go on a boat ride through Waitomo Glowworm Cave
  • Visit New Zealand and go Black Water rafting
  • Swim in Palau’s Jellyfish Lake
  • Visit Peru and hike the Inca Trail at Machu Picchu
  • Visit Poland and hike through the Crooked Forest
  • Go to Spain to see the mysterious red Rio Tinto River
  • Go to Spain to see La Sagrada Familia by Gaudi
  • Go to Pamplona, Spain, and run with the pulls
  • Visit Singapore to see the Sky Gardens
  • Go to the Serengeti in Africa to witness the wildebeest migration
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  • Go to the UK to see Stone Henge
  • Take a picture with a wax figure at New York’s Madame Tussauds
  • Go to Las Vegas and see a Cirque du Soleil
  • Go see Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay
  • Visit Cappadocia and fly over Fairy Chimneys in a hot air balloon
  • Go to Thailand during the Yi Peng Festival and let go of a floating lantern
  • Visit Klevan, Ukraine and walk through the Tunnel of Love
  • Shop at a Floating Market in Vietnam or Bangkok
  • Visit Zambia to raft the Zambezi River
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  • Spend the night in an underwater hotel
  • Take a trip with your parents
  • Go on a trip with your partner
  • Take a solo vacation
  • Take a vacation with a stranger
  • Watch the Tour de France
  • Spend the night in a sleeper train
  • Ride a train across the country
  • Visit all seven continents
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  • Visit one hundred UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Go to Thailand and ride a tuk tuk
  • Go to Thailand and get a fish pedicure
  • Stay in a bed and breakfast
  • Go to Christmas Island to see the red crab migration
  • Visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Visit Universal Studios
  • Look for wildlife on the Galápagos Islands
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  • Go to New York and witness the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Visit Hong Kong’s Monster Building
  • Swim in Ha Long Bay’s turquoise sea
  • Wander around India’s Taj Mahal
  • Go see the Blood Falls in Antarctica
  • Visit Christ the Redeemer in Brazil
  • Visit Italy’s Colosseum
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Adventurous Bucket List Ideas

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  • Go down a Hawaiian waterfall
  • Go on an Alaskan dog sled ride
  • Go on a zip line
  • Get a new tattoo
  • Visit the volcanoes in Hawaii
  • Try your hand at Flyboarding
  • Go skydiving from an airplane
  • Go on a bamboo raft
  • Go off-roading on a Fatbike
  • Try indoor skydiving
  • Go bungee jumping
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  • Climb a rock wall indoors
  • Climb a mountain
  • Go on a personal submarine
  • Try out scuba diving
  • Try your hand at parasailing
  • Try your hand at snowboarding
  • Try out skyjoring
  • Go sailing on a boat
  • Ride on an ATV
  • Go on a hot air balloon ride
  • Visit Thailand and ride an elephant
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  • Attend a rodeo and ride a mechanical bull
  • Go indoor ice skating
  • Try zorbing
  • Try swimming with stingrays
  • Let a snake wrap around your neck
  • Pet or feed a tiger or lion cub
  • Hold or feed a monkey
  • Help an elephant to bathe
  • Milk a cow
  • Go horseback riding on the beach
  • Go walking on a suspension bridge
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  • Try your hand at sheering sheep
  • Spend the night in a yurt
  • Spend the night in a forest cabin
  • Spend the night in an igloo
  • Stand under a waterfall
  • Go glamping
  • Go swimming with sea turtles in Maui
  • Go whale watching
  • Witness an eclipse (solar or lunar)
  • Hand rear caterpillars until they become butterflies
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  • Go on a helicopter ride over Central Park
  • Visit an Amazonian endangered tribe
  • Stand on The Edge and witness the City That Never Sleeps
  • Go swimming with a school of fish
  • Spend the night in a forest tree house
  • Go looking at fireflies
  • Camp in one of the United States national parks
  • Visit Ladakh and spot a snow leopard
  • Go to Baja California in Mexico and cuddle with a whale
  • Live in another country for six months
  • Move to a new country permanently
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  • Go on a roller coaster ride
  • Study overseas
  • Meet a famous person
  • Write and publish a book
  • Go gambling
  • Make it to the cover of a magazine
  • Go on a television or radio show
  • Go swimming in the ocean
  • Go kayaking or canoeing
  • Visit Tanzania and climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Let a stranger buy you a drink
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  • Take a selfie underwater
  • Go inside a glass elevator
  • Go to a nude beach
  • Go swimming in an infinity pool
  • Going skiing on a Black Diamond Trail
  • Try stand-up paddleboarding
  • Go for a snowmobile drive
  • Learn how to ride a jetski
  • Go on a speedboat ride
  • Learn how to walk on stilts
  • Go in a submarine
  • Take up mountain biking
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  • Go flying in a blimp
  • Take a trip in a seaplane
  • Spend the night in an ice hotel
  • See a real bear
  • Visit a Haunted House
  • Climb to the top of a pyramid
  • Visit a rock arch that hovers above the ocean
  • Drive down Route 66 in a motorbike
  • Sail to the Bermuda Triangle
  • Cross a desert
  • Explore a cave in a foreign country
  • Hike on a live volcano to see lave
  • Go skinny-dipping in the ocean at night
  • Cross a swamp with alligators in air boats
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Best Bucket List Ideas for Success and Personal Growth

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  • Get a Master’s degree
  • Learn new skills via online classes
  • Become a foreign exchange student
  • Start a career you truly love
  • Earn a six-figure salary by the time you reach thirty
  • Generate a passive income
  • Consistently save three months-worth of your salary for an emergency fund
  • Become a leader in your field
  • Become a self-made millionaire
  • Have a retirement fund
  • Pay off all your debt
  • Get a high credit score
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  • Learn how to invest (real estate, bonds, stock)
  • Quit a job where you are unhappy
  • Make friends with someone from another race, culture, or country
  • Call your family every week
  • Let go of your past
  • Learn to forgive
  • Join a yoga class
  • Join a Zumba or dance class
  • Become a guest/motivational speaker
  • Help someone find their way when lost
  • Give up your seat to someone else
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  • Break one of your bad habits
  • Conquer one of your fears
  • Stop caring about what others think
  • Become a mentor in your field
  • Teach a class in your field
  • Inspire someone
  • Donate to charity
  • Donate to local shelters
  • Donate old books
  • Donate blood
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  • Plant a tree
  • Adopt a new pet from an animal shelter
  • Rescue sick or injured animals
  • Join a peaceful protest
  • Learn how to use a new software program
  • Learn sign language
  • Learn how to do CPR
  • Learn to swim (if you can’t)
  • Learn to play a new musical instrument
  • Learn a foreign language
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  • Cut and donate your hair to charity
  • Make a care package for someone
  • Go a week without complaining about something
  • Don’t swear for a whole week
  • Become vegan for a whole week
  • Learn to express your feelings
  • Learn to embrace and learn from failures
  • Start living life without regrets
  • Remind your family and friends how much you love them
  • Go to a nursing home and spend time with an elderly person
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  • Reduce your consumption of plastic
  • Start recycling
  • Donate old toys during the holiday season
  • Give food to a homeless person
  • Reconnect with a friend from childhood
  • Hire a housekeeper
  • Hire a personal shopper
  • Buy a mortgage-free house
  • Remodel your home
  • Ride in a limousine
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  • Join a jet club
  • Fly first-class in an airplane
  • Buy expensive jewelry
  • Buy a new car
  • Stay in an all-inclusive resort
  • Stay in a five-star hotel
  • Break a Guinness World Record
  • Read every classic novel
  • Learn to drive using a stick shift
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Unique Bucket List Ideas for Food

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  • Have dinner at a Michelin restaurant
  • Go to Hawaii and attend a luau
  • Visit Hawaii and attend a Kālua
  • Drink coconut water from a fresh coconut
  • Visit Japan and eat Wagashi
  • Go to a beer festival
  • Go to a tea tasting
  • Eat every country’s signature dish
  • Make an ice sculpture
  • Host a BBQ in your backyard
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  • Learn to bake
  • Learn to cook dishes from other cultures
  • Learn to make latte art
  • Fish and cook your own lobster
  • Go hunting for oysters
  • Cook the entire Thanksgiving dinner
  • Cook the entire Christmas dinner
  • Make homemade ice cream
  • Make a traditional family recipe
  • Go on a progressive dining experience
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  • Drink mead/honey wine
  • Taste wine fresh from the barrel
  • Eat a meal prepared by a celebrity chef
  • Eat caviar
  • Eat bugs for the protein
  • Eat foie gras
  • Eat honey fresh from the hive
  • Eat a strange tropical fruit
  • Try alligator meat
  • Try chicken feet
  • Try frogs’ legs
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  • Visit New York and have the famous bagel
  • Try New York cheesecake
  • Have a slice of NYC pizza
  • Visit a Korean BBQ restaurant and cook for yourself
  • Have a bowl of authentic ramen
  • Visit a steakhouse for unlimited meat
  • Make a gingerbread house for Christmas
  • Make sushi from scratch
  • Try a cooking class and serve food you made yourself
  • Write all your recipes in a cookbook
  • Extract a pearl from an oyster
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  • Find the best dessert
  • Try couture donuts
  • Go hunting for truffles
  • Create your own cocktail
  • Cook and eat your own crab
  • Take a tour of a food factory
  • Take a tour of a winery
  • Find your favorite restaurant
  • Eat at the French Laundry
  • Eat at Smorgasburg
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  • Eat food with edible silver or gold foil
  • Start a vegetable garden
  • Start an herb garden
  • Brew your own beer
  • Make your own wine
  • Cook over an open fire
  • Try making old-fashioned hard candy
  • Learn to pickle food
  • Eat at a highly reviewed restaurant
  • Travel for food-purposes
  • Visit Belgium and eat the chocolate
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  • Visit Kenya and have breakfast at Giraffe Manor
  • Visit the Maldives and have dinner underwater
  • Visit Mexico City and try the rare Mezcal
  • Make flower pastries and wander through Asia’s largest fresh flower market
  • Visit Sushi Waikiki in Hawaii and try a thirty-two-course meal
  • Fast for twelve hours
  • Try stinky Tofu
  • Try a bad bottled drink
  • Eat at a food truck
  • Have a bottomless brunch with family or friends
  • Take part in an eating contest
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  • Try making food art
  • Make and cut into a hyper-realistic cake
  • Try eating the spiciest thing in the world
  • Visit a restaurant from your favorite TV show
  • Host a Murder Mystery dinner party
  • Help out at a soup kitchen
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Simple Bucket List Ideas for Self-Care

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  • Cook for yourself most days of the week
  • Eat less junk food
  • Work out or start a sport you enjoy
  • Achieve your ideal weight
  • Go walking or spend time in nature regularly
  • Don’t do drugs
  • Quit smoking and/ drinking
  • Go to bed and wake up early
  • Go to a spa
  • Visit the best spa in NYC
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  • Go for acupuncture
  • Get a professional massage
  • Try cupping therapy
  • Visit your physician regularly for physical exams
  • Go for a facial
  • Spend a week without wearing makeup
  • Go for a mud bath
  • Take an essential oils bath
  • Go for brow threading
  • Perfect your skin with micro-needling
  • Use sheet masks
  • Go on a yoga retreat
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  • Run a Five Kilometer
  • Run a Ten Kilometre
  • Run a Half-Marathon
  • Run a full Marathon
  • Take up cycling/ Join a cycling class
  • Replace morning coffee with smoothies
  • Start meditating
  • Avoid social media for a day
  • Start a gratitude journal
  • Replace your favorite meal with a healthier alternative
  • Cook from scratch using fresh ingredients you got from a local farmers market
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  • Put plants in your room and the rest of your house
  • Leave your windows open for fresh air
  • Take a daily bike ride in the sun
  • Take daily naps
  • Take days to just relax
  • Avoid unhealthy relationships/friendships
  • Compliment yourself
  • Choose one day a week to not do chores
  • Stretch every morning
  • Organize your closet and drawers
  • Create a happy playlist
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  • Snuggle your pets
  • Sleep for minimum eight hours every night
  • Wear sunscreen when outdoors
  • Drink eight glasses of water every day
  • Floss every night
  • See your dentist regularly for check-ups
  • Create a routine for mealtimes and stick to it
  • Join a gym
  • Scream into your pillows now and then
  • Create to-do lists and stick to them
  • Talk to family, friends, or a therapist about problems
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  • Get necessary vaccines every year
  • Add plants to your workspace
  • Laugh at least once a day
  • Make time for yourself and hobbies
  • Stand up for yourself and your beliefs
  • Join a self-defense class
  • Write a letter to your future self/past self
  • Go see a foreign film with your best friend
  • Help out in your local community
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Great Bucket List Ideas for Families

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  • Subscribe your children to KiwiCo science boxex
  • Open a lemonade stand with your kids
  • Raise silkworms
  • Bake for your family
  • Go bowling together
  • Visit a nearby farm
  • Have a picnic in the park
  • Make s’mores while camping
  • Build a blanket fort
  • Research the family tree
  • Create photo albums and scrapbooks
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  • Go berry or apple picking
  • Try playing minigolf together
  • Play boardgames
  • Play charades
  • Play Twister
  • Draw with chalk on the sidewalk
  • Learn a new magic trick
  • Make tie-dye clothes
  • Host a karaoke evening
  • Visit Disneyland or Disney World
  • Have a family talent show
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  • Decorate Christmas cookies
  • Fly a kite
  • Have movie nights
  • Have water balloon fights
  • Have a scavenger hunt
  • Go to an aquarium
  • Visit an outdoor pool
  • Go on a road trip to visit family
  • Go to a family reunion
  • Go to the beach and build sandcastles
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  • Look for a four-leaf clover
  • Finish a jigsaw puzzle
  • Make animals with origami
  • Make homemade candles
  • Make a DIY coloring book
  • Volunteer at local shelters
  • Have a family game night
  • Camp in your backyard
  • Redecorate the childrens’ rooms
  • Write your will
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  • Jump on trampolines
  • Have a movie night outdoors
  • Look for constellations among the stars
  • Look for rainbows after it rains
  • Wear rainboots and splash in puddles
  • Build a snowman in the winter
  • Build a snow fort
  • Try to catch fireflies in jars
  • Have a neighborhood block party
  • Collect seashells at the beach
  • Plan family trips
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Romantic Bucket List Ideas for Couples

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  • Attend a blind date
  • Kiss a stranger
  • Begin a new relationship and nurture it
  • Write your partner a love letter
  • Attend a double date
  • Kiss under a starry sky
  • Kiss while on a ferris wheel
  • Cover your bed in rose petals and have a romantic evening
  • Get engaged
  • Marry the love of your life
  • Plan a future with your spouse
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  • Go for a couples massage
  • Have a couple’s picnic
  • Have a movie marathon with your significant other
  • Stay up all night talking
  • Karaoke together
  • Visit your partner’s hometown
  • Make a scrapbook or photo album together
  • Work out together
  • Cook them dinner / cook it together
  • Craft something together
  • Go on a road trip with your partner
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  • Recreate the spaghetti kiss scene from Lady and The Tramp
  • Sleep in your own backyard under the stars
  • Watch the sunset
  • Watch the sunrise
  • Go on a hot air balloon ride together
  • Begin a new tradition together
  • Create nicknames for each other
  • Create a couple playlist
  • Finish each other’s sentences
  • Wear matching couples’ costumes for Halloween
  • Kiss under mistletoe during the holidays
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  • Kiss during New Year’s Eve fireworks
  • Kiss in the rain
  • Paint each other
  • Feed each other
  • Take a bubble bath with candles together
  • Attend a concert together
  • Eat breakfast by a pool
  • Go on a horse carriage ride
  • Cuddle in front of a fire
  • Go camping together
  • Recreate your first date
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  • Kiss under a Christmas tree
  • Build a jigsaw puzzle together
  • Eat breakfast in bed
  • Go to the beach together
  • Skinny dip together
  • Bake together
  • Ice skate together
  • Go on a boat in a lake
  • Stay in a B&B together
  • Visit a theme park together
  • Have a couple’s game night
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  • Visit the Trevi Fountain and throw in a coin
  • Go on a cruise with your partner
  • Celebrate your anniversary with an adventure
  • Find your couple song
  • Go for a romantic photoshoot
  • Make each other a gift
  • Surprise your partner
  • Help your partner through a cold
  • Learn your partner’s love language
  • Meet each other’s family
  • Adopt a pet together
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  • Make love in every room of the house
  • Make love in the pool
  • Experiment in bed
  • Give each other a massage
  • Have a baby together
  • Cuddle in bed all day
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Bucket List Ideas for Events and Shows

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  • Visit NYC during Halloween and walk in the Village Parade
  • Visit NYC at Christmas and look at pretty windows
  • Visit New York during the holidays to look at Christmas trees
  • Go bar/pub crawling in NYC during SantaCon
  • Visit Dyker Heights at Christmas and look at the lights
  • Watch every Christmas movie you can find
  • Visit Times Square on New Year’s Eve and watch the ball drop
  • Look at fireworks during the 4th of July
  • Visit New Orleans during Mardi Gras
  • Attend a pride parade in June
  • Attend a UFO convention in July
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  • Take part in the Color Run
  • Go to a Comic Con
  • Visit the D23 Expo
  • Attend a live TED Talk
  • Go to a live show taping (Like Saturday Night Live)
  • Attend a premiere for a film
  • Attend the Cannes Film Festival
  • Go to a ballet (Like The Nutcracker)
  • Go to the opera
  • See a live comedy performance
  • Take part in the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque
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  • Go to the Burning Man festival
  • Attend the Battle of the Oranges
  • Visit Rio de Janeiro during Carnival
  • Take part in Carnival of Venice
  • Visit Mexico and take part in Día de Los Muertos
  • Visit Edinburgh and attend the Fringe Festival
  • Visit Edinburg and light a torch during Hogmanay
  • Take part in Electric Run
  • Take part in Holi Festival celebrations
  • Watch a Human Tower Competition in Spain
  • Visit Spain and attend La Tomatina celebrations
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  • Celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
  • Visit Japan during an Obon (or Bon) Festival
  • Attend the Pingxi Lantern Festival
  • Visit Ireland during Saint Patrick’s Day
  • Propose to your boyfriend in Ireland during a leap year
  • Be part of a wine fight during San Vino
  • Take part in Sandfest
  • Take part in Snowbombing
  • Visit Thailand during Songkran and get soaked
  • Attend the Up Helly Aa Fire Festival
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  • Attend the Tribeca Film Festival
  • Enjoy live music in Central Park during SummerStage
  • Go watch Shakespeare in the Park
  • Take part in the Christmas Tree Lighting at The Rockefeller Center
  • Go to China during Chinese New Year and watch lion dance
  • Visit Japan during Wakakusa Yamayaki and watch the mountains burn
  • Watch a hot dog eating contest at Coney Island during 4th of July
  • Attend the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival
  • Attend the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
  • Celebrate King’s Day
  • Visit Belgium and dance at Tomorrowland
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  • Visit Disneyland or Disney World during Halloween and Christmas
  • Go see the holiday lights at The Bronx Zoo
  • Visit Austria in the first week of December to see Krampus
  • Attend the Las Fallas Festival
  • Attend the Penis Festival
  • Go to VIVID Sydney to see the light shows
  • Visit the Netherlands and take part in Down the Rabbit Hole
  • Visit China during the Ghosts Festival
  • Make and eat mooncakes during the Mooncake Festival
  • Visit Niagara Falls for the Winter Festival of Lights
  • Attend the LuminoCity Festival
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Other Fun Ideas for Your Own Bucket List

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  • Try out glass blowing
  • Try flower arrangement
  • Create an artwork
  • Design a website/ blog
  • Take up knitting
  • Learn to crochet
  • Learn to mosaic
  • Take a pottery class
  • Make soap from scratch
  • Make a stained-glass piece
  • Try your hand at Paint and Pour art
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  • Make handmade gifts or cards during holidays
  • Go back to your childhood home
  • Refurbish your furniture
  • Visit a bar and play darts or pool
  • Learn to hula hoop
  • Learn hula dancing
  • Make a paint by numbers artwork
  • Attend an art class
  • Make something with clay
  • Build a LEGO cherry blossom bonsai
  • Start a bonsai tree
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  • Go to a photo booth
  • Visit a drive-in movie theatre
  • Attend a racetrack
  • Pet on a horse or dog race
  • Write a poem
  • Write a song
  • Make DIY perfume
  • Go to a wedding
  • Dance with a flash mob
  • Host a themed party
  • Complete a video game
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  • Finish a crossword puzzle
  • Dye your hair a unique color
  • Wear colored contact lenses
  • Have your DNA tested to discover your ancestry
  • Recreate your childhood photos
  • Learn how to juggle
  • Learn to make balloon animals
  • Photobomb a stranger
  • Make graffiti on a wall
  • Read a best-selling book
  • Stay awake for twenty-four hours
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  • Drive in a vintage car
  • Ride an electric bicycle
  • Ride unicycle
  • Go on a cable car ride
  • Send a message in a bottle
  • Go on a Disney Cruise
  • Search your name on Google
  • Make a playlist of your all-time favorite songs
  • Re-watch your favorite movie or show
  • Go on an online tour of a museum
  • Cut the sleeves off an old t-shirt
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  • Design your own tattoo
  • Write, read, or attend a play
  • Learn to read Tarot
  • Recycle old candles
  • Make and bury a time capsule
  • Start a diary
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