281 Awesome Bucket List Items You Should Add To Your List

If you want to Live Your List, it makes sense for you to actually make a Bucket List. The best way to make a list is to research other awesome lists to generate ideas. I have combined my Bucket List with Jerrod Murr’s list for you to read, copy, or add to your list. Let me know which one of these 281 buckets you want to check off of your list.

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1. Set Foot on North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Australia, Antarctica and Africa (Tweet This)

2. Ride in a Hot Air Balloon (Tweet This)

3. Personally Know Someone Famous (Tweet This)

4. Dance with Miss America (Tweet This)

5. Swim with a Dolphin (Tweet This)

6. Learn a Foreign Language and Actually Use It (Tweet This)

7. Have my Portrait Painted (Tweet This)

8. Watch a Space Shuttle Launch (Tweet This)

9. Be an Extra in a Film (Tweet This)

10. Skydive (Tweet This)

11. Scuba Dive (Tweet This)

12. Ride a Train (Tweet This)

13. Be a Member of a Studio Audience (Tweet This)

14. Send a Message in a Bottle and get a Response (Tweet This)

15. Go to Space (Tweet This)

16. Plant a Tree and Watch it Grow (Tweet This)

17. Learn to Ballroom Dance -Properly (Tweet This)

18. Sit on a Jury (Tweet This)

19. Write an Autobiography (Tweet This)

20. Be Someone’s Mentor (Tweet This)

21. Shower in a Waterfall (Tweet This)

22. Learn to Legitimately Play a Song on any Musical Instrument (Tweet This)

23. Teach someone illiterate to read (Tweet This)

24. Spend the night in a haunted place (Tweet This)

25. See a Lunar Eclipse (Tweet This)

26. Spend New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Tweet This)

27. Drive Across America Coast-to-Coast (Tweet This)

28. Go Snow Skiing (Tweet This)

29. Crash an extravagant wedding (Tweet This)

30. Write my will (Tweet This)

31. Sleep under the stars (Tweet This)

32. Go white-water rafting (Tweet This)

33. Own my own house (Tweet This)

34. Grow a garden and eat the produce (Tweet This)

35. Have six-pack abs (Tweet This)

36. Go Deep Sea Fishing (Tweet This)

37. Spend time at a concentration camp (Tweet This)

38. Create a Family Tree (Tweet This)

39. Spoil my grandchildren (Tweet This)

40. Catch a foul ball or home-run at a MLB game (Tweet This)

41. Hit a hole-in-one (Tweet This)

42. Run a marathon (Tweet This)

43. Swim with sharks (Tweet This)

44. Experience weightlessness – no gravity (Tweet This)

45. Go to a sumo wrestling match (Tweet This)

46. See a tornado touch ground (Tweet This)

47. Go to an active volcano (Tweet This)

48. Go to a nudist colony (Tweet This)

49. Travel on a safari (Tweet This)

50. Ride a bull (Tweet This)

51. Run with the bulls in Pamplona (Tweet This)

52. Attend a Jewish wedding (Tweet This)

53. Go to a Pow-Wow (Tweet This)

54. Ride a cable car in San Francisco (Tweet This)

55. Watch the Yankees-Red Sox in Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium (Tweet This)

56. Try to make a guard laugh at Buckingham Palace (Tweet This)

57. Walk a length of the Great Wall of China (Tweet This)

58. Go to a drive-in movie theater (Tweet This)

59. See Mt. Rushmore (Tweet This)

60. Drive an 18-wheeler (Tweet This)

61. Eat a meal from a world-class chef (Tweet This)

62. Crash a Hollywood Studio (Tweet This)

63. Meet someone famous randomly (Tweet This)

64. Spend a day in a spa (Tweet This)

65. Walk the red carpet at a huge event (Tweet This)

66. Stay at a 5-star hotel (Tweet This)

67. See Stonehenge (Tweet This)

68. Stand next to a pyramid (Tweet This)

69. Ride a Gondola in Venice (Tweet This)

70. Take a yoga class (Tweet This)

71. Take a photography class (Tweet This)

72. Shake hands with a President (Tweet This)

73. Learn how to sail (Tweet This)

74. See the Northern Lights (Tweet This)

75. Kiss on top the Eiffel Tower (Tweet This)

76. Learn to Juggle (Tweet This)

77. Get a tattoo (Tweet This)

78. Crowd Surf at a rock concert (Tweet This)

79. Bungy Jump (Tweet This)

80. Save someone’s life (Tweet This)

81. Get a book published (Tweet This)

82. Get a standing ovation (Tweet This)

83. Kill a wild game animal (Tweet This)

84. Make a clay pot (Tweet This)

85. Relax in Tahiti for at least two weeks (Tweet This)

86. Live abroad (Tweet This)

87. Eat frog legs and gumbo and shrimp in the Deep South (Tweet This)

88. Snowboard (Tweet This)

89. Be on a game show (Tweet This)

90. Go treasure hunting (Tweet This)

91. Be involved in a heist (Tweet This)

92. Own a pet monkey (Tweet This)

93. Land a flip on a wakeboard (Tweet This)

94. Surf the waves in Hawaii (Tweet This)

95. Enter a professional Ping-Pong tournament (Tweet This)

96. Give my daughter away at her wedding to a man who deserves her (Tweet This)

97. Watch the sunset on a beach on my honeymoon (Tweet This)

98. Coach my son’s little league baseball team (Tweet This)

99. Run my own successful business (Tweet This)

100. Watch OU-Texas at the Red River Rivalry (Tweet This)

101. Walk across hot coals (Tweet This)

102. Go to all 50 U.S. States (Tweet This)

103. Be on a Reality TV show. (Tweet This)

104. Be completely out of debt. (Tweet This)

105. Go on a cruise. (Tweet This)

106. Drive through a Redwood Tree. (Tweet This)

107. Ride the Skycoaster at the Royal Gorge (Tweet This)

108. Go to the Summer Olympic Games (Tweet This)

109. Have acupuncture (Tweet This)

110. Visit the Hoover Dam (Tweet This)

111. Climb Chichen Itza (Tweet This)

112. Stand beside the Christ the Redeemer statue (Tweet This)

113. Walk around the Colosseum in Rome (Tweet This)

114. Visit Machu Picchu (Tweet This)

115. Explore Petra (Tweet This)

116. Take a picture in front of the Taj Mahal (Tweet This)

117. Adopt a child (Tweet This)

118. Travel to the center of all religion, Jerusalem (Tweet This)

119. Ride a Segway (Tweet This)

120. Attend a World Cup Match (Tweet This)

121. Go Ice Fishing (Tweet This)

122. Take the Polar Plunge in a cold weather country (Tweet This)

123. Give a commencement speech (Tweet This)

124. Sleep on a Trampoline (Tweet This)

125. Swim in every ocean (Tweet This)

126. Fly an airplane (Tweet This)

127. Go to a NASCAR race (Tweet This)

128. Have a street named after me (Tweet This)

129. Tour the White House (Tweet This)

130. Set a World Record (Tweet This)

131. Get something patented (Tweet This)

132. Catch a trout while fly fishing (Tweet This)

133. Eat at a Brazilian Steakhouse in Brazil (Tweet This)

134. Visit an orphanage in a foreign country (Tweet This)

135. Ride a Double Decker Bus in London (Tweet This)

136. Set atop the London Eye (Tweet This)

137. Get my Ph.D (Tweet This)

138. Complete the Hawaii IRONMAN Challenge (Tweet This)

139. Draw a charge from Nick Collison in a pickup basketball game (Tweet This)

140. Give a speech to over 10,000 people (Tweet This)

141. Attend the Iditarod (Tweet This)

142. Baptize somebody somewhere cool (Tweet This)

143. Be an Olympian (Tweet This)

144. Be in a community theater (Tweet This)

145. Be in the $40,000 plus speaking club (Tweet This)

146. Be interviewed on national morning show (Tweet This)

147. Be invited onto a professional court/field (Tweet This)

148. Be invited to the white house (Tweet This)

149. Be the world champion of public speaking (Tweet This)

150. Build a treehouse (Tweet This)

151. Buy someone a house (Tweet This)

152. Camp in a national park (Tweet This)

153. Carry the olympic torch (Tweet This)

154. Climb a lighthouse (Tweet This)

155. Complete a 40 day fast (Tweet This)

156. Crank my neck upward at the Sistine Chapel (Tweet This)

157. Create a board game (Tweet This)

158. Dance with an African Tribe (Tweet This)

159. Dig a well for community (Tweet This)

160. Eat at Michelin award-winning restaurant (Tweet This)

161. Eat chocolate in Switzerland (Tweet This)

162. Encircle a giant sequoia at Yosemite National Park (Tweet This)

163. Finish a corn maze (Tweet This)

164. Fly a kite with my girls on the beach (Tweet This)

165. Fly in a private jet (Tweet This)

166. Get gas at the world’s largest truck stop (Tweet This)

167. Give a $10,000 gift to charity (Tweet This)

168. Give a $25,000 gift (Tweet This)

169. Give a $50,000 gift (Tweet This)

170. Give away a car (Tweet This)

171. Go indoor skydiving (Tweet This)

172. Go on a 30 Day leadership adventure (Tweet This)

173. Go whale watching (Tweet This)

174. Go Zorbing (Tweet This)

175. Golf at Pebble Beach (Tweet This)

176. Graduate with a master’s degree (Tweet This)

177. Have a book published (Tweet This)

178. Have a conversation in 2 second languages (Tweet This)

179. Hear Niagara Falls (Tweet This)

180. Help build an orphanage (Tweet This)

181. Hike in the Grand Canyon (Tweet This)

182. Hike part of the Appalachians (Tweet This)

183. Host a Christmas party for people with nowhere to go (Tweet This)

184. Host a collection (10 piece min) (Tweet This)

185. Host a foreign exchange student (Tweet This)

186. Host a leadership training in Antarctica (Tweet This)

187. Invent a well-known game (Tweet This)

188. Kiss the Blarney Stone (Tweet This)

189. Live in NYC for 6 months (Tweet This)

190. Make a scrapbook with each child (Tweet This)

191. Marvel at Aurora Borealis (Tweet This)

192. Meet the POTUS (Tweet This)

193. Mush a dog sled (Tweet This)

194. Own a house outright (Tweet This)

195. Own a cool antique (Tweet This)

196. Own a pinball machine (Tweet This)

197. Own a signed copy of “Giving Tree” (Tweet This)

198. Parasail (Tweet This)

199. Participate in a reenactment (Tweet This)

200. Plant a master’s commission or ministry school (Tweet This)

201. Play bocce ball (Tweet This)

202. Pray in the holy land (Tweet This)

203. Preach in a foreign country (Tweet This)

204. Push a stone at Stonehenge (Tweet This)

205. Quote scripture at Christ the Redeemer (Tweet This)

206. Raise $1 million in 1 fundraiser (Tweet This)

207. Raise my arms on the top 5 coasters in the world (Tweet This)

208. Read 52 book in 1 year (Tweet This)

209. Read the Bible in 7 different translations (Tweet This)

210. Read the complete works of C.S. Lewis (Tweet This)

211. Read the top 100 books of all time (Tweet This)

212. Read the works of John Maxwell (Tweet This)

213. Receive an honorary degree (Tweet This)

214. Ride a camel in its natural environment (Tweet This)

215. Ride a roller coaster at Cedarpoint (Tweet This)

216. Ride an ostrich (Tweet This)

217. Ride in a gondola (Tweet This)

218. Ride in a helicopter (Tweet This)

219. Run a 1/2 marathon (Tweet This)

220. RV across part of America (Tweet This)

221. Say something profound which becomes a famous quote (Tweet This)

222. See a bear catch a salmon (Tweet This)

223. See Adele in concert (Tweet This)

224. See blinded eyes open (Tweet This)

225. See Old Faithful erupt in Yellowstone (Tweet This)

226. See the Acropolis in Greece (Tweet This)

227. Shake hands with a matador (Tweet This)

228. Share my faith in a communist nation (Tweet This)

229. Share my faith in an Islamic nation (Tweet This)

230. Sing in Silver Dollar City (Tweet This)

231. Sleep in a castle (Tweet This)

232. Sleep in a rainforest (Tweet This)

233. Eat in a food challenge (Tweet This)

234. Speak to a group with the assistance of a translator (Tweet This)

235. Stand on the equator (Tweet This)

236. Start a family christmas tradition (Tweet This)

237. Start a phenomenon (Tweet This)

238. Start a scholarship fund/program (Tweet This)

239. Swim at Schlitterbahn (Tweet This)

240. Swim in a great lake (Tweet This)

241. Swim in the dead sea (Tweet This)

242. Swim the Great Barrier Reef (Tweet This)

243. Tackle a Food Challenge (Tweet This)

244. Take a Bus ride to Chichen Itza (Tweet This)

245. Take a cooking class (Tweet This)

246. Take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty (Tweet This)

247. Take a road trip (Tweet This)

248. Take a spiritual retreat in a cabin (Tweet This)

249. Take an art class (Tweet This)

250. Take my family to all 4 Disney World parks (Tweet This)

251. Throw a birthday party for someone who can’t have one (Tweet This)

252. Throw out a first pitch (Tweet This)

253. Touch an Easter Island Moíai (Tweet This)

254. Tour the Great Pyramids (Tweet This)

255. Travel with Nomads (Tweet This)

256. Visit 50 (or better) national parks (Tweet This)

257. Visit 50 countries by 50 years of age (Tweet This)

258. Visit Angkor Wat (Tweet This)

259. Visit Anne Frank’s house (Tweet This)

260. Visit Boston (Tweet This)

261. Visit Elephant National Park in Thailand (Tweet This)

262. Visit Neuschweinstein Castle in Germany (Tweet This)

263. Visit Petra, Jordan (Tweet This)

264. Visit the 5 longest rivers in the world (Tweet This)

265. Visit the Galapagos Islands (Tweet This)

266. Visit the world’s 5 greatest museums (Tweet This)

267. Jump off of a bridge (Tweet This)

268. Walk the Camino Del Rey (Tweet This)

269. Wash an elephant (Tweet This)

270. Watch a world cup match in Brazil (Tweet This)

271. Watch migration on the Serengeti (Tweet This)

272. Watch the final four in person (Tweet This)

273. Watch the whiling dervishes in Istanbul (Tweet This)

274. Water ski (Tweet This)

275. Write a book (Tweet This)

276. Write a children’s book (Tweet This)

277. Land a backflip (Tweet This)

278. Yell “are you not entertained” at the Colosseum (Tweet This)

279. Win a Gold Medal at the Olympics (Tweet This)

280. Take a punch from Mike Tyson (Tweet This)

281. Get married to the love of my life (Tweet This)

Did you add any of these items to your list? Can you guess which of these buckets are off my list, and which of the buckets are on Jerrod’s list? Comment below. 


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About the Author: Ryan Eller

Brazil 20Ryan Eller is a dreamer, adventurer, and avid Bucket Lister. He once hosted a leadership conference underneath mango trees in Cuba. He led team-building activities at the Christ The Redeemer Statue in Rio. He even slid down portions of the Great Wall in China. His goal is to help others learn how to live intentionally by learning how to Live Your List[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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