Bucket List Ideas

Bucket List Ideas a.k.a Life List Ideas

Things you want to do, places you want to visit, people you love and meet in your life time.

When you look back

The best things in life are the people you love, the places you've seen and the memories you've made along the way"

The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way”

  • Run a 5k
  • Run a half-marathon
  • Complete a marathon
  • Run the Boston Marathon
  • Run the Honolulu Marathon
  • Run the London Marathon
  • Join the 50 States Marathon Club and run a marathon in all states
  • Become a triathlete
  • Complete the Ironman Triathlon
  • Complete the Norseman Extreme Triathlon
  • Complete an American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk
  • Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • Hike the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Hike the Continental Divide Trail
  • Hike The Triple Crown, Recreation
  • Run a mile in 5 minutes
  • Learn to ride a bike efficiently and safely, Recreation
  • Teach someone else to ride a bicycle, Personal
  • Bike through National Geographic
  • Best Bike Trails in the World
  • Take a bike tour through wine country
  • Ride a unicycle
  • Ride a bamboo bike
  • Ride a tandem bike
  • Go mountain biking
  • Enter a bike race
  • Ride alongside Lance Armstrong
  • Ride 100 miles in a single day (ride a Century)
  • Complete Hell’s Gate  – Death Valley CA
  • Complete a double century (biking  miles in one day)
  • Ride a Gran Fondo
  • Climb the Alpe d’Huez, one of the main mountains in the Tour de France
  • Participate in the Tour de France
  • Participate in the Vuelta a Espa
  • Participate in the Giro de Italia
  • Ride the Paris-Brest-Paris route
  • Complete the Race Across America
  • Ride a bike from Los Angeles to New York
  • Learn to rollerblade
  • Learn to ride a skateboard
  • Learn to do a “wheelie” on your skateboard and other tricks
  • Learn to skateboard on ramps
  • Learn to play tennis
  • Perfect your tennis serve
  • Perfect your tennis backhand
  • Play doubles
  • Enter a tennis tournament
  • Get a tennis college scholarship
  • Be a tennis instructor at summer camp
  • Travel internationally competing in tennis matches
  • Compete at Wimbledon
  • Learn to play squash
  • Learn to play racquet ball
  • Learn to play badminton
  • Learn to play ping-pong
  • Play a tennis match against Andre Agassi
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking down the Colorado River  Sailing
  • Participate in a regatta (boat race)
  • Drive a speedboat
  • Ride a jet ski
  • Go water skiing
  • Water-ski barefoot
  • Sail around the world
  • Participate in the Atlantic Rowing Race
  • Row across the Pacific Ocean
  • Row across the Indian Ocean
  • Try fencing
  • Learn archery
  • Go to a shooting range
  • Learn to fire a rifle
  • Learn boxing
  • Spar a professional boxer
  • Learn wrestling techniques
  • Take a basic self-defence class
  • On the fence by Time stands still
  • Learn to bowl
  • Bowl a strike
  • Join a bowling league
  • Play in a bowling tournament
  • Have my own bowling ball and bowling shoes
  • Take horseback riding lessons
  • Go horseback riding along the beach
  • Ride a horse bareback
  • Learn to jump on horseback
  • Participate in a show jumping competition
  • Go horseback riding in Central Park, New York
  • Descend into Bryce Canyon (Utah) on horseback
  • Own a horse
  • Participate in a dressage competition
  • Fall off a horse and get right back on
  • Gallop in the desert
  • Learn to swim
  • Swim in all of the Great Lakes
  • Swim in the ocean
  • Swim in the Atlantic and in the Pacific on the same day
  • Learn to high dive
  • Participate in a swimming race
  • Get certified as a lifeguard
  • Swim across the English Channel
  • Swim from Asia to Europe across the Bosporus Strait
  • Float on the Dead Sea
  • Swim around Manhattan
  • Learn to ski
  • Learn to ski jump
  • Ski the Alps
  • Ski the Andes
  • Go heli-skiing
  • Ski at St Moritz
  • Ski in Vail, Colorado
  • Ski at the top ten ski resorts in the world
  • Ski a black diamond trail
  • Complete a cross-country ski race
  • Go snowboarding
  • Go sledding
  • Go snowmobiling
  • Learn how to ice skate
  • Learn to figure skate
  • Walk across the Simpson desert in Australia

 

    • Learning a second language
    • Be completely bilingual
    • Become fluent in French
    • Learn conversational Spanish
    • Be able to read German at an 3rd grade level
    • Learn four European languages
    • Learn the Arabic alphabet
    • Learn to say “hello” in 25 languages
    • Learn basic ASL (American Sign Language) signs
    • Learn fluent ASL
    • Learn Mandarin
    • Learn Latin
    • Choose a country and learn the language that is spoken there
    • Choose a country and  study its customs
    • Choose a country and  study  its cuisine
    • Choose a country and  study its  art
    • Choose a country and  study its history
    • Learn your grandparents’ native tongue
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Bach
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Beethoven
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Debussy
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Ibert
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Mendelssohn
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Lalo
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Liszt
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Rimski-Korsakov
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Respighi
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Rachmaninoff
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Paganini
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Stravinsky
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Toch
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Tschaikosvsky
    • Become familiar with the compositions of Verdi
    • Learn enough Italian to be able to understand Opera
    • Become a United Nations Interpreter
    • Teach English in a foreign country
    • Learn Esperanto
    • Learn to interpret body language
    • Learn to read Braille
    • Learn Klingon  – Star Trek
    • Learn Elvish – The Lord of the Rings
    • Learn to pray in Hebrew
    • Teach your baby sign language
    • Translate a great work from its original language to your native tongue
    • Work as a personal translator for a diplomat
    • Build a classical music library
    • Become an expert in your favorite music genre
    • Enroll in a music appreciation class
    • Learn to play the harmonica
    • Learn to play piano by ear
    • Learn to play the drums
    • Learn to play your favorite song on the guitar
    • Learn to play three brass instruments
    • Play in an orchestra
    • Conduct an orchestra
    • Form a band
    • Join a string quartet
    • Perform as a street musician
    • Learn to play an obscure musical instrument, such as The Hang
    • Teach a child to play a musical instrument
    • Take singing lessons
    • Learn to sing in perfect pitch
    • Learn to yodel
    • Compose a song
    • Sing karaoke
    • Sing the national anthem in front of a large crowd
    • Release an album
    • Join the church choir
    • Learn to sing opera
    • Join a barbershop harmony quartet
    • Sing a duet with your favorite singer
    • Compose a jingle for a commercial
    • Go to the Havana International Jazz Festival
    • Go to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee
    • Go to a real blues bar in Chicago
    • Go to a jazz club in New Orleans’ French Quarter
    • Hear Joshua Bell play the violin
    • Hear Andrea Bocelli sing opera in Milan
    • Listen to your favorite band play in concert
    • Watch Lady Gaga perform, live
    • Go to a Celine Dion concert
    • Watch Tony Bennett in concert
    • See Taylor Swift in concert
    • See Shakira in concert
    • Own every album Il Divo has put out
    • Listen to every piece composed by Frederic Chopin
    • Listen to the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in the Lincoln Center
    • Learn to dance Bollywood-style
    • Learn to snorkel
  • Go on a helicopter ride
  • Write for a TV Sitcom
  • Write about food a cookbook or restaurant reviews
  • Write a play
  • Write a travel book
  • Write a textbook
  • Publish a book of poetry
  • Write and draw a comic book
  • Write your memoir
  • Write a biography
  • Correspond with someone you love for years and then publish the letters
  • Write an ebook
  • Sell a million copies of my ebook
  • Sell the movie rights to my novel
  • Audition for American Idol
  • Audition for America’s Got Talent
  • Play a role in a movie or commercial
  • Be Time Magazine’s Person of the Year
  • Give the keynote speech at an important event
  • Be listed as one of People Magazine’s ” Most Beautiful People”
  • Be on the cover of “Rolling Stone” Magazine
  • Have a street named after you
  • Be one of CNN’s Heroes
  • Win a Nobel Prize
  • Testify before the UN
  • Be elected to political office
  • Be inducted into a Hall of Fame
  • Be awarded a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Cut the ribbon at a major opening
  • Win an Emmy
  • Win a Grammy
  • Win an Oscar
  • Make the front page of the newspaper
  • Be interviewed on The Today Show
  • Ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange
  • Testify at a Congressional hearing
  • Receive a knighthood (or a damehood) from the Queen of England
  • Try indoor sky diving
  • Have your fifteen minutes of fame
  • Spend an entire night sleeping in a hammock
  • Send a postcard to PostSecret
  • Break a Guinness World Record
  • Have your portrait painted by a street artist
  • Get a caricature of yourself done
  • Eat breakfast at Tiffanys
  • Solve a Rubiks cube
  • Walk on stilts
  • Try planking
  • Learn to do the Hula Hoop
  • Learn to drive a stick-shift car
  • Change a flat tire
  • Make fire by rubbing two sticks together
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Get acupuncture done
  • Go to a drive-in movie
  • Write in your journal every day for a year
  • Read for 20 minutes every day for a year
  • Go without watching television for 365 days straight
  • Publish a blog post every day for a year
  • Rappel into a Sinkhole
  • Try the Black Hole in Belize
  • Try Indoor Climbing
  • Spend a semester at Le Sorbonne in Paris
  • Be a Rhodes Scholar
  • Get an MBA
  • Develop general knowledge on important topics
  • Take a Gap Year after high school or college and spend it volunteering
  • Shake hands with Al Gore
  • Meet Muhammad Ali
  • Meet your favourite Hollywood star
  • Meet the President of the United States
  • Meet Richard Branson
  • Meet Prince William (and/or Prince Harry)
  • Meet Bill Gates
  • Meet your favourite baseball player
  • Meet Donald Trump
  • Meet your favourite author
  • Meet the founders of Google
  • Meet your childhood hero
  • Meet the Pope
  • Go one-on-one with Michael Jordan
  • Dance with Ellen DeGeneres
  • Watch a Notre Dame Football game
  • Attend a Harlem Globetrotters Game
  • Spend a big fight weekend in Vegas
  • Try Three Exotic Fruits
  • Eat at Katz Deli in New York
  • Eat at the Top  Restaurants in the World
  • Have Dinner in the Sky
  • Eat at the Undersea Restaurant Ithaa
  • Eat at the top  restaurants in your home town
  • Get a Zagat Guide and eat at the top five restaurants in New York City

 

      • Visit the 7 Summits
      • Climb Mt.Everest
      • Visit 7 wonders
    • Drive down  US Route 66
    • Drive southwest from Chicago across states to Los Angeles
    • Ride a dune buggy in the desert
    • Visit Victoria Falls (between Zambia and Zimbabwe)
    • Visit Witness a meteor shower
    • Visit Hawaii
    • Visit The Sahara Desert
    • Visit Harbor of Rio de Janeiro
    • Visit The Belize Barrier Reef
    • Go to the Daytona
  • Hike The Triple Crown
  • Learn to ride a bike efficiently and safely
  • Complete Hell’s Gate  – Death Valley CA
  • Ride the Paris-Brest-Paris route
  • Learn to skateboard on ramps
  • Go snorkeling in a shipwreck
  • Jump from a cliff into deep water
  • Learn to scuba dive
  • Scuba dive in the Barrier Reef (Australia)
  • Scuba dive in the top  scuba diving destinations in the world
  • Swim with sharks
  • Swim with crocodiles
  • Dive in an aquarium
  • Go white water rafting
  • Go on a Cruise
  • Go boogey boarding
  • Learn to surf
  • Try stand-up paddle boarding
  • Do a polar bear swim
  • Dive in a submarine
  • Visit the Wreckage of the Titanic aboard a submarine
  • Visit the Submerged Sculpture Park off the Coast of Cancun
  • Go windsurfing
  • Explore the entire length of the Nile River
  • Explore the entire length of the Congo River
  • Explore the length of the Amazon River
  • Go pearl diving
  • Ride in a hot air balloon
  • Go paragliding
  • Go tandem sky diving
  • Get a sky diving license
  • Go on a canopy tour (zip lining)
  • Go bungee jumping
  • Go gliding
  • Go base jumping
  • Ride a gyrocopter
  • Travel by seaplane
  • Fly in an open-cockpit airplane (like the planes built during WWII)
  • Fly at the speed of sound
  • Go Hiking in the Rainforest
  • Go Fire Walking
  • Ride a Mechanical Bull
  • Race a Sports Car
  • Participate in The Rickshaw Run Take part in a km journey across India’s gnarliest roads in a rickshaw
  • Go On a Cross-country Motorcycle Trip
  • Go Rock Climbing
  • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Climb Vinson Massif
  • Climb Carstensz Pyramid Mountain
  • Climb Mount Everest
  • Climb Elbrus
  • Climb Mount McKinley Mount McKinley
  • Climb Aconcagua Mount Aconcagua
  • Complete the Seven Summit
  • Climb the highest peaks on each continent
  • Ride on the Orient Express
  • Ride the Trans-Siberian
  • Sleep in An Overnight Train
  • Edge Walk at the CN Tower in Toronto
  • Walk on the roof of the CN Towers restaurant
  • Walk Through the labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral near Paris
  • Use The World-Wide Labyrinth Locator
  • Trans siberian is courtey of Boccaccio
  • Go dirt biking
  • Go kart racing
  • See a mother bear in the wild playing with her cubs
  • Become a whale or dolphin trainer
  • Hold a trained python around your neck
  • Ride the world’s largest Ferris Wheels
  • Ride the ten largest roller coasters in the world
  • Experience weightlessness
  • Travel to the moon with Virgin Galactic
  • Stay at the Space Hotel
  • Swim with dolphins

What is your Resolution ?

What area of your LIFE would you mostly want to Focus on and Improve in this year ?