- Visit all fifty of the United States.
(Forty-two down. Eight to go!) Take a road trip across the United States. Spend NYE at Times Square.
- Spend Thanksgiving Day in New York City watching the parade.
- Sail the Chesapeake Bay.
- Burning Man.
Dellfest. See a show on Broadway. Visit the Grand Canyon. Visit Yellowstone National Park. Visit Yosemite National Park. Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame. See a Cirque du Soleil show. Walk inside all of the hotels on the strip in Las Vegas. Monterey Aquarium. San Diego Zoo. Take an elevator to the top of the Sears/Willis Tower.
- Take an elevator to the top of the Space Needle in Seattle.
- Visit the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
- See the aurora borealis ( northern lights) live.
See a shooting star out in the country. Go to a Ravens football game. Go to an Orioles baseball game.
- Tailgate at an important college football game.
- Attend a Super Bowl game.
- Travel on the Mississippi River on a riverboat.
- Go to Sunday in the Country.
Watch Old Faithful explode.
- Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
- Attend a political event with the current American president.
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica.
- Backpack through Europe.
- Live on an African safari with elephants, giraffes, and lions.
- Take a river cruise on the Nile River.
- Visit all of the Disney theme parks.
(Disney World Florida, Disneyland Orlando, Disneyland Hong Kong, and DisneySea Tokyo complete.)
- Kiss the Blarney Stone.
- See the Eiffel Tower.
- Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
- See Mayan ruins in Mexico.
- Sleep in an igloo.
Visit the beaches of Thailand.
- Climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
- See a show in the Sydney Opera House.
- Mud festival.
Visit the Great Wall of China.
- Visit Tibet via the highest altitude train.
Visit Hong Kong. Have dinner in the Stratosphere in Niagara Falls. Ride Maiden of the Mist in Niagara Falls.
- Visit the Louvre Museum.
- See the Big Ben clock.
- Visit the Taj Mahal.
- Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef.
- Explore the Galapagos Islands.
- Watch Shakespeare at the Globe Theater.
- See the Iguazu Falls.
- Explore the Amazon Rainforest.
- Ride a gondola in Venice.
- Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland.
- Take a long cruise between two continents.
- Volunteer in a third world country.
Teach English to underprivileged students. Visit a tribal village.
- Visit a Medieval castle.
- Watch an important soccer (“football”) game live.
See the Terracotta Warriors in China.
- Take a picture outside of the Buckingham Palace.
- Practice yoga in India.
- Live as a monk in Indonesia.
- Swim in the Mediterranean Sea.
- See the Great Pyramids in Egypt.
- Full Moon Party in Thailand.
- Snorkel Jellyfish Lake in Palau.
Visit Angkor Wat.
Eat a cheesesteak at Geno’s and Pat’s in Philadelphia. Eat Chicago-style pizza at the original Uno’s.
- Eat dinner at a five star restaurant, then fall asleep at a five star hotel.
- Eat gelato in Italy.
- Eat an authentic Italian meal with an Italian family.
Eat an authentic Chinese meal with a Chinese family.
Eat authentic New Orleans-style food.
Complete a scavenger hunt. Scuba diving.
Surfing. Ride a tandem bike.
- Bike an undetermined, but long, distance.
Swim with a dolphin. Zip lining. White water rafting.
- Black water rafting.
- Climb a glacier.
Climb a volcano.
- Climb a legit mountain.
Jump into water off a much taller than me cliff.
- Be in the audience of a television show.
Horse back riding.
- Scuba dive a shipwreck.
- Watch a meteor shower.
Make my own pottery.
- Blow glass.
- Rock climbing.
Paddle boarding. Sailing on a sailboat. Snorkel near barracudas. Swim with whale sharks.
- Publish an autobiography.
- Get scuba certified.
- Get my pilot’s license
- Invent something!
- Complete a
5K and10K race.
- Make money from my photography.
- Learn how to salsa dance.
- Learn how to speak another language fluently.
- Be in a movie.
Win money at a casino. (I’ve won $25!)
- Microbrew my own beer.
Successfully give up something for Lent. (Alcohol, going out to eat, and all sweets.)
- Have my “fifteen minutes of fame”.
- Be recognized by Lonely Planet.
- Write an article for a magazine.
- Grow five inches.
- Have someone contact me to tell me that I’ve made a difference in their life.
- Buy a house.
- Own a boat.
- Have some babies!
Go to a nudist beach.
- Smoke a cigar in Cuba.
Get in a mud wresting fight.
- Meet an actual celebrity.
Go skinny dipping.
- Own a monkey.
- Become a regular at a bar or a restaurant.
- Feel an earthquake.
- See a volcano erupt.
- See a tornado.
- Have someone paint my nude portrait.
Couchsurf. Fire a gun. Go streaking. Jump into a fountain fully clothed. Go dancing at a gay bar.