Top 5 Top-Rated Bucket List Travel Destinations
Everyone has places they want to travel to and most people have a “bucket list.” A bucket list is a list of things you want to do before you ‘kick the bucket,’ sort of like a Wishlist.
On many people’s bucket list is traveling and the places they want to go to. Because who doesn’t love exploring the world, right?
Once you cross a destination off your bucket list, you can add another, and the list keeps on going. Maybe you want to travel throughout Europe or go to every state in the U.S. or even see the pyramids. Whatever it is you want to do, make those plans!
After we scoured many websites and found the most popular ones, the top 5 bucket list travel destinations may surprise you. These are taken from many websites who conducted surveys.
On almost every list out there, Paris, France, is on everyone’s bucket list, whether it is number one or number 10. France is a beautiful place to vacation and there is plenty to do there. Whether you want to go around the country drinking genuine French wine, visit the Eiffel Tower, see what’s left of Notre Dame Cathedral, or even go shopping, you will not leave France disappointed. The only difficulty there may be is learning to speak French while you are visiting, but there are plenty of books and apps to help with that.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Searching through the internet, Machu Picchu, Peru, surprisingly was on every list. You’ll be able to walk the Inca trail and see the Andes Mountains. Just from the pictures alone, it looks breathtaking, no wonder it’s on everyone’s list. The city is very old and is a lot different from Paris, so if you think you are going to be doing glamorous shopping here, think again. Machu Picchu is more for those who want to see beautiful landscapes and explore the outdoors.
This was a no-brainer. Many people want to visit Egypt to see the pyramids. They are one of the few wonders of the world and everyone should see them in their lifetime. However, there is more to do in this African country than just see the pyramids. You can walk through numerous museums and learn about the history of the Egyptians, visit the Nile River, take an African safari, visit Luxor and so much more. It may be hot, but it will be an experience you will never forget!
Bora, Bora and Tahiti were in the top 10 on most bucket lists. The islands in the French Polynesian have stunning- clear blue water, mountains and houses right on the water. This is a great vacation if you love beaches and want to relax. However, if you get bored easily, there are plenty of things to do. You could go jet skiing, whale watching, ride on a quad, take sightseeing tours, go on a sunset sail or a stargaze cruise and so much more.
New York City, NY
One of the top spots in the U.S. that was listed on bucket lists was New York City. People from all over the world want to come and explore The City That Never Sleeps. If you are a newcomer, NYC is like any other travel destination- mysterious and beautiful and there is plenty to do there. But, if you are someone who doesn’t like to walk constantly, this trip isn’t for you. From Broadway plays to walking in Central Park to eating delicious food, New York City is definitely a place to check out before you die.