The Best Bucket List Adventures in Every State

There is a lot more to do in your state than you may think


We all have a dream place we want to explore, thrilling adventure we would love to embark on, and an iconic site we wish to see. To us, these are once in a lifetime experiences, things we only dream of doing but never actually make the effort to accomplish.[slideshow:98183]

The United States is full of exciting things to do and places to explore. Whether you are a daring or laid back traveler, there is a bucket list adventure that will fit your desires. Enrich your life with a bit of travel, accomplish the experience you have always dreamt of, or add a new adventure to conquer to your list.

Nearly 4 out of 5 domestic trips – that is 79 percent – are taken are for leisure purposes, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Since you are already traveling in the country and spending money, why not explore new destinations where you have never been before and experience new adventures that you can’t find just anywhere.

Life is too short for sitting at home all the time or not taking a short vacation every few weeks to discover a new corner of the state you live in or nearby. You may be surprised to find out that you don’t have to go far to have the fun of a lifetime. Even some tourist traps are absolutely worth a visit.

People are willing to spend up to $12,888 on their bucket list on average, new research has revealed. But with the cost of completing the “top 10 bucket list activities” is coming in at a whopping $23,866, at an average cost per activity of $2,387. Luckily, many of the adventures on the following list are a lot more affordable.

The Best Bucket List Adventures in Every State

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