Ask anyone who’s ever really known me and they’ll tell you I’m ambitious, to say the least. That’s what life is for, right?! So, after much thought, I have decided to share my travel bucket list with you. I hope you’ll follow along with me on my adventures across the globe.

 Visit all of the 50 United States

I’ve visited 22 of 50 states so far and am hoping to hit Colorado next. See my whole list of US Travel Goals.

 Visit all of the European Countries

Visited:  Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy
Still Need to Visit:  Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of), Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine, Vatican City

 Visit all of the Continents

Visited:  North America, Europe
Want to Visit:  Asia, South America, Africa, Antarctica, Australia

 All the US National Parks:

Visited:  Glacier Bay, Hot Springs, Mammoth Cave
Want to Visit:  Acadia, American Samoa, Arches, Badlands, Big Bend, Biscayne, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Reef, Carlsbad Caverns, Islands, Congaree, Lake, Valley, Death Valley, Denali National Park & Preserve, Dry Tortugas, Everglades, Gates of the Arctic, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Great Basin, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Great Smoky Mountains, Guadalupe Mountains, Haleakala, Hawaii Volcanoes, Isle Royale, Tree, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords, Kings Canyon, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, Lassen Volcanic, Mesa Verde, Mount Rainier, National Park of American Samoa, North Cascades, Olympic, Petrified Forest, Redwood, Rocky Mountain, Saguaro, Sequoia, Shenandoah, Theodore Roosevelt, Virgin Islands, Voyageurs, Wind Cave, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion

 Random Travel Goals

  • Take an Alaskan cruise and see the glacier
  • Cruise the Greek islands
  • Make a film in Paris, France
  • Kiss someone at the top of the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, France
  • Attend the opera in Paris, France
  • Have a warm drink in ice hotel
  • Eat at an underwater restaurant
  • Stay in an over-water bungalow
  • Climb Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Dress for Carnival in Venice
  • Attend a broadway musical, Manhattan, New York, New York
  • Niagara Falls, New York
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Swim with manatees
  • Try peode in the desert
  • Visit space
  • Mash grapes with my feet in a vineyard
  • Scuba dive the Blue Hole in Belize
  • Backpack the rainforest
  • Ride the Chunnel train
  • Soak in Grutas Tolantongo, Metzquital Valley, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Edward James’ Las Pozas, Xilitla, Mexico
  • Xcaret Park, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Play in the jungles of Tamasopo, Mexico
  • Swim between continental plates in Iceland’s Thingvellir Lake
  • Participate in Burning Man
  • Tour Lava Beds National Monument
  • Visit Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Visit Edith Macefield’s house in Ballad, Seattle, possibly the inspiration for the movie Up
  • Dive in the Bonne Terre Mine in Missouri
  • Have a Drink at the Tonga Lounge in San Francisco
  • Take a boat ride on Kaindy Lake in Kazakhstan
  • Fly away at Coupe Icare where flying and art come together
  • Play at St. Louis’s whimsical City Museum
  • Cross Le Passage de Goi ou Goa
  • Pedal myself to bliss at Ai Pioppi in Italy
  • Hike the spine of Angles Landing Trail at Zion National Park
  • Celebrate Festa alla Zucca in Italy in October (festival of pumpkins)
  • Swim in the tradition of the Antique Pool in Hierapoiis
  • Scale the Travertine Terraces of Pamukkale, Turkey
  • Walk between the continental plates in Iceland
  • Kayak to Mound Key Archaeological State Park, a Native American-made shell island.
  • Ride the world’s largest water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana.
  • Canoe the Gorges du Verdon in South France.
  • Cross the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Firenze, Italy.
  • Creep around Bodie California State Historic Park where ghosts of the 1800’s lurk.
  • Explore Coronado, California’s sunken ship, SS Monte Carlo.
  • Stand 282 feet below sea level in Lake Badwater in California’s Death Valley.
  • Stomp the grounds of Caesarea Maritima in Israel.
  • Attend the Battle of the Oranges in Northern Italy’s Ivrea, the largest food fight in Italy
  • Walk the paths of Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia
  • Hear the Sea Organ on the shores of Zadar, Croatia
  • Walk the potentially deadly, historic Boomway in Britain
  • Stay in Aydinli Cave Hotel located in Cappadocia
  • Stay in Castello di Galeazza in Italy
  • Climb the Chocolate Hills in the province of Bohol in central Philippines
  • Walk on Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland
  • Visit Deadvlei in the Namib Desert in Africa