Have you thought about your next destination? Coming up with intriguing travel bucket list ideas is exciting and ever changing. Let these 10 destinations inspire your next get away.
If you're looking for adventure these places take you far beyond your normal escapade. You can do them solo, with a group of friends or family.
Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets! Oscar Wilde
1. Taj Mahal
This is one of the finest architectural structures that perfect harmony and craftsmanship. It is called "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage". The Taj Mahal is a symbol of India's innovative history. It is visited by over 8 million people a year.
2. Eiffel Tower
In 1887 the Eiffel Tower started constructed as a prop (entrance to the 1889 Worlds Fair), and wasn't appreciated by intellectuals or leading artist. Today it is the most visited paid structure in the world. Experience the amazing stairway or lift that will leave you speechless with views of Paris. The lights flicker at the top of the hour every hour at night leaving the view of the tower breathtakingly amazing.
3. Statue Of Liberty
This gift from France to the United States was to recognize universal freedom and democracy. On October 28, 1886 it was dedicated and in 1924 became a National Monument. Most are not aware the statue came from the French for an anti-slavery society. Take a ferry to the fair lady and enjoy the ride and the view.
4. Louvre Museum Paris
The largest art museum in the world is the Louvre Museum. Spend hours gazing at art, statues and figures. Louvre Museum houses the Mona Lisa, a piece millions have traveled around the world to see. With approximately 38,000 objects to see you won't be disappointed. This is the worlds most visited museum.
5. Times Square
This major commercial tourist destination encompasses entertainment, Broadway, billboards and advertisement that have been referred to as "The Crossroads of the World". Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily. At night the billboards light the streets and the magic happens. Beginning December 31, 1907, every year this is were the annual New Year's Eve ball drops.
6. San José, Costa Rica
The largest city and capital of Costa Rica, San José has an estimated 333,980 residents. It is located in the center of the country. This rain forest country has so many exciting outdoor adventures to embark you will never be bored. The views engulf you with wonder and lets your imagination soar.
7. Waikiki, Hawaii
Once a refuge for Hawaiian royalty in the 1800s is now one of the most popular United States vacation spots. Today the area is lined with large resort hotels, such as the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Sheraton Waikiki. More than 42 percent of Hawaii's visitor revenue is generated from amenities, shops and hotels. This breath-taking views, mild temperatures and relaxing vibe bring people back over and over.
8. Las Vegas Strip
The strip is lined with casinos, restaurants, hotels, live entertainment, architecture, lights and residential high-rises that attract visitors from all over the world. It stretches about 4.2 miles in length. At night people walk the strip to enjoy the music, water shows, food and cultural influences.
9. Bagan's Temples
These inspiring temples are spread across the plains of Bagan, Asia. With thousands of temples when you purchase a ticket you have three days to discover the arts and rich archaeological areas. The Myanmar people and rulers build these temples over centuries. Officially a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on July 6, 2019 this is now the second World Heritage Site in Myanmar.
10. Ocho Rios, Jamaica
This former fishing village is now a resort lined with hotels and amazing views. The Saint Ann parish surrounding it is home to rivers, waterfalls and rainforest. The clear water, lagoon pools and large trees create and ambiance of relaxation and retreat. In 2011, the Jamaican government started a $21 million restoration plan for the resort area taking the driving commute from 2 hours to under and hour into the nation's capital, Kingston. Ocho Rios has become a destination favorite.