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62 inspiring bucket list questions to help you dream big

Dream big with these thought-provoking bucket list questions!

These bucket list questions are guaranteed to inspire exciting, lively discussions in your conversations. Perfect for friends, family, and even strangers, they’ll help you dream big, add new bucket list items to your life goals, and get to know each other on a deeper level.

So grab a conversation partner and ask each other these bucket list questions. Take notes during the discourse and, at the end of the exercise, you’ll end up with an exciting bucket list to call your own.

Bucket list questions

  1. Do you already have a bucket list? Why/why not?
  2. Have you accomplished any of the bucket list items on your bucket list?
  3. Where do you/will you keep your bucket list? In a diary, online, or somewhere else?
  4. What are three life experiences you’d like to do before you die?
  5. What would you like to cross off your bucket list first?
  6. If money was no object, what is one amazing experience that you’d add to your bucket list?
  7. What are the top three countries you want to visit in your lifetime?
  8. Is there a specific national park or wilderness area you want to explore?
  9. Is there a specific festival or event you’d like to attend?
  10. What are three foods you’d like to eat before you die?
  11. Are there any natural wonders you’d like to hike through?
  12. Are there any man-made wonders you’d like to see in person?
  13. Have you ever considered trying an extreme sport or adventure activity? If so, which one?
  14. Are there any famous historical sites or monuments you would like to explore?
  15. What is a unique cultural experience you would love to have?
  16. Is there a particular cuisine you want to try in its country of origin?
  17. Have you ever thought about learning a new language? If so, which one?
  18. What other learning experiences would you like to add to your bucket list? A new language, a skill? 
  19. Do you have a dream of volunteering or making a difference in a specific community?
  20. Are there any natural wonders you want to hike or trek through?
  21. Have you ever considered taking a road trip across a specific country or continent?
  22. What is a dream adventure you want to embark on, like skydiving or bungee jumping?
  23. Are there any famous museums or art galleries you want to visit?
  24. Have you ever dreamed of exploring underwater and going scuba diving or snorkeling?
  25. What is a dream concert or live performance you want to attend?
  26. Is there a specific mountain or peak you want to climb?
  27. Have you thought about experiencing a wildlife safari or observing animals in their natural habitats?
  28. What is a dream experience you would like to have in the great outdoors, like camping under the stars?
  29. Have you ever considered taking a long-distance train journey, like the Trans-Siberian Railway or the Orient Express?
  30. Is there a specific historical or cultural trail you want to follow, like the Camino de Santiago or the Great Wall of China?
  31. Have you ever dreamed of witnessing the Northern Lights or a solar eclipse?
  32. What is a dream adventure you would like to have on the water, like sailing or surfing?
  33. Are there any specific islands or beaches you want to visit and relax on?
  34. Have you ever thought about going on a hot air balloon ride or helicopter tour?
  35. Is there a specific famous landmark or iconic building you want to see up close?
  36. What is a dream road trip you want to take, like driving along the Pacific Coast Highway or Route 66?
  37. Have you ever considered visiting all seven continents? If so, which one are you missing?
  38. Are there any unique festivals or celebrations you want to experience in different parts of the world?
  39. What is a dream adventure you would like to have in the snow, like skiing or dog sledding?
  40. Have you ever thought about taking a cruise or sailing around a specific region?
  41. Have you seen the movie The Bucket List? Did it inspire you?
  42. Is there anyone in your life that you’d like to spend quality time with?
  43. Which natural wonders or landmarks do you dream of seeing?
  44. Have you ever considered going on a backpacking or hiking expedition?
  45. What is a dream adventure you want to have in the desert, like camel trekking or sandboarding?
  46. Are there any iconic music or film festivals you want to attend?
  47. Have you ever thought about taking a cross-country road trip and visiting all the states or provinces
  48. Is there a specific ancient ruin or archaeological site you want to visit?
  49. What is a dream bucket list adventure you want to have in the jungle, like zip-lining or jungle trekking?
  50. Are there any iconic landmarks or attractions in your own country that you haven’t visited yet?
  51. Have you ever considered going on a long-distance cycling tour, like along the coast or through the countryside?
  52. Is there a specific adventure sport or activity you want to try, like paragliding or rock climbing?
  53. What is a dream cultural immersion experience you would like to have, like living with a local community?
  54. Have you ever thought about going on a multi-day sailing or boating expedition?
  55. Is there a specific historical trail or pilgrimage you want to embark on, like the Inca Trail or the Appalachian Trail?
  56. What is a dream adventure you want to have in the sky, like a hot air balloon festival or a helicopter tour?
  57. Are there any specific architectural wonders or modern landmarks you want to see?
  58. Have you ever considered going on a wildlife conservation expedition or working with animals in their natural habitats?
  59. Is there a specific adventure you want to have in the city, like exploring the street art scene or trying local street food?
  60. What is a dream adventure you would like to have in the mountains, like snowboarding or mountaineering?
  61. Have you ever thought about going on a spiritual retreat or visiting sacred sites around the world?
  62. Is there a specific adventure you want to have on the water, like kayaking through fjords or swimming with dolphins?

Congrats! You made it to the end. By now, you should be a bona fide bucket lister with a long list of memorable experiences and bucket list worthy items on your To Do.

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