Bucket List Things: Sharing My Must-See’s in the 50 States

When it comes to travel, I typically opt to go international. Although I live in the states, I’ve yet to explore much of it. Traveling around the United States is usually much more expensive, which deters me from doing so. Another reason? I love immersing myself in other cultures and attempting to get around in languages I’m unfamiliar with, which can’t be done here. I’m aware that each state offers something different, and the country is extremely culturally diverse. At least, that’s what I’ve heard. I anticipate seeing the differences in people, places, and regions myself. That being said, it’s a goal of mine to visit every U.S. state and territory. Although it isn’t too high on my travel priorities, my goal is to travel to every state within the next few years.

I intend to check at least two of these off of my bucket list this year (hopefully more), so I’ll update you once that comes to fruition. As you’ll notice, I love nature and the outdoors. I prefer to visit natural sites and national parks. Without further ado, here’s my must-see list, U.S. edition.

  1. Antelope Canyon, Arizona
  2. Horseshoe Bend, Arizona
  3. Hike to the Hollywood sign, California
  4. Joshua Tree National Park, California
  5. Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
  6. Snowboarding in Aspen, Colorado
  7. Vail Ski Resort, Colorado
  8. Skydiving, Connecticut
  9. Spring Systems, Florida
  10. Scuba Dive with Manta Rays at Night, Hawaii
  11. Snorkel with sea turtles at Tunnels Beach, Hawaii
  12. Jazz Fest, Louisiana
  13. Mardi Gras, Louisiana
  14. Mackinac Island, Michigan
  15. Las Vegas Strip, Nevada
  16. Ice Castles, New Hampshire
  17. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, New Mexico
  18. White Sands National Monument, New Mexico
  19. Helicopter ride over the city, New York
  20. Watkins Glen State Park, New York
  21. Hamilton Pool Reserve, Texas
  22. Monahans Sandhills State Park, Texas
  23. Natural Bridge Caverns, Texas
  24. Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah
  25. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

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