We all have dreams about what we want to achieve and experience throughout our lives—our own personal “bucket lists” chock full with items ranging from the extreme to the ordinary. But, there may be goals we never knew we wanted to achieve or life experiences we never knew we wanted to fulfill.
To help you further discover your inner explorer, we’ve created a list of some exciting activities you may want to add to your own personal bucket list.
- Ride in a Hot Air Balloon – Phoenix, AZ
If you’re looking to raise your bucket list to new heights, you should consider taking a ride in a brightly festooned hot air balloon. It’s gentle, peaceful and thrilling all at the same time. Not to mention, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views from a perspective unlike any other.
- Go Skydiving (Indoors) – Orlando, FL
If you’ve ever been interested in experiencing all the thrills and excitement of skydiving but aren’t quite up for jumping out of a perfectly good aircraft, then iFly Indoor Skydiving might be just the thing you’ve been looking for. You’ll experience true free-fall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel with a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float.
- Go Whitewater Rafting – Smoky Mountains, TN
Whitewater rafting is one of the most exhilarating adventures you can go on and something the whole family can enjoy together. There are different rafting categories for all skill levels, from the mild to the extreme, and you’ll have an absolute blast no matter which level you choose.
- Drive a Racecar – Daytona, FL
Buckle up and zoom from zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds during this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Richard Petty Driving Experience puts you in an authentic NASCAR® racecar for fast-paced thrills at one of the greatest tracks in the country—Daytona International Speedway.
- Tour the Grand Canyon – Las Vegas, NV
If you haven’t been to tour the Grand Canyon yet, now is the time! With its overwhelming vastness and awe-inspiring splendor, you’ll truly understand why it was named one of the seven natural wonders of the world. And beyond the stunning scenery, there are countless activities to experience as well.
- Go Whale Watching – Cape Cod, MA
See whales breaching and spouting in the beautiful waters of the Cape’s coastal towns—a breathtaking sight you’ll never forget. The best time for whale watching in Massachusetts is from April to October, although whales have been spotted as early as mid-March and as late as early November.