The bucket-list experience is not a new travel phenomenon, but how can U.S. family travelers know what exactly are the most popular bucket-list trips in 2023? Inspiration might await!
In 2023, the study found the United States’ top five most-searched-for bucket-list experiences are:
- Visit Mount Rushmore
- Visit the Kentucky Derby
- Visit Yosemite
- Visit the Maldives
- Visit the Museum of Modern Art in New York City
- Visit the Las Vegas Strip
The study even breaks down each state’s top travel bucket-list item. For instance, the majority of the states put visiting Mount Rushmore as their top experience, while states like California, Arkansas, Alaska and Alabama hope to visit the Maldives.
Kuoni also analyzed Google search data from more than 215 countries to unveil the world’s most popular travel bucket-list items. The study found the top 10 most searched-for bucket-list items worldwide are:
- Visit the Maldives
- Get splashed at Niagara Falls
- See the Mona Lisa
- Visit Bora Bora
- Climb the Statue of Liberty
- See the northern lights
- Visit Stonehenge
- Visit the Taj Mahal
- See Times Square
- See the Burj Khalifa in Dubai
Globally, the United States boasts three of the top 10 most popular bucket-list experiences.
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United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
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As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Engaging children in a family road trip can be a challenge, so parents often concentrate on keeping backseat passengers amused with games and activities. These focus their attention inside the car instead of on the places you travel.