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Couple Bucket List: 6 Adventures to Go On with Your Significant Other

Everyone talks about their ultimate bucket list of things they’d like to do before the end of life. However, most couples don’t have a joint bucket list of fun and romantic adventures and dates together. If you have an adventurous soul that matches your mate’s, check out these fun trips and activities to add to your list.Most don’t have a couples bucket list of fun and romantic adventures and dates together.These fun trips and activities to add to your list.

MACHU PICCHU

Machu Picchu

For this adventure, you’ll need a sturdy pair of men’s tactical boots and women’s tactical boots because this is a hiking adventure. Make sure to get the list of necessary supplies just like any other hiking trip. 

Considered one of the more recent seven wonders of the world, a Machu Picchu excursion is a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Machu Picchu is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Peru with more than 60 archaeological monuments. 

The most important historical monument is the Inca City of Machu Picchu, built somewhere around 1450 AD. The Incans abandoned the site later in the 16th century, but it remained a place often visited, and people even lived in it occasionally. Professor Hiram Bingham visited the site in 1911 and was immediately impressed with its majestic beauty. He brought a team back the following year and began research and excavations to learn more about this mysterious site.

This trek is for the fit and adventurous soul who wants to journey the Inca Trail and visit breathtaking ruins and scenery. There are even llamas that love being in photos with you for a banana. None of your friends will have pictures like this.

Hot Air Balloon Ride

This adventure is a little closer to home. Take a ride in a hot air balloon to experience amazing scenery. One of the best hot air balloon rides is over the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Choose an early morning liftoff and drift over the mountain range for about one hour. You’ll glide as high up as 10,000 feet for a serene and peaceful journey. 

Other beautiful places for a hot air balloon ride include:

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Napa Valley, California
  • Black Hills, South Dakota
  • Letchworth State Park, New York
  • Sedona, Arizona
  • Grand Canyon, Arizona
  • Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Each location has its own beautiful and unique scenery. Prices range from approximately $200 up to $1,400. 

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Mountain Climbing

Mountain climbing is another fun activity for couples who love the outdoors and a challenging adventure. There are several locations around the world that can go on your bucket list, but one of the most popular is Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. 

This mountain is excellent for amateurs, and you’ll have a professional guide while climbing the mountain. There aren’t as many risks for Kilimanjaro as those on other mountains—i.e., avalanches. Made up of three extinct volcanoes, this mountain has a variety of hiking trails that lead you close to the 6,000-meter summit. 

The weather is best in September, with temperatures around 71 degrees, and it’s one of the driest months in this area. It’s an excellent hiking adventure for people of all experience levels, offering breathtaking scenery and animals such as monkeys, giraffes, and warthogs.

Just make sure that you research the right gear you’ll need for this journey, such as durable water canteens, shelf-stable food, clothes, and more.

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving with your significant other is another fun adventure for your bucket list. There are many great places all over the world, and one of the most popular is the Great Blue Hole in Belize. 

Another UNESCO World Heritage site, the Great Blue Hole, originated as a limestone cave that began forming 150,000 years ago. Gradually the water levels rose at the end of the glacial period. The caves flooded as the roof collapsed, forming this dark-blue hole. It was made popular by famous French explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

The scenery is gorgeous as you swim over the warm, brightly colored reef and into the cool blue hole. The water shimmers as divers transition from saltwater into freshwater at approximately 15 meters deep. At about 25 meters deep, you can explore ancient stalagmites and stalactites. 

You’ll get to swim with giant tuna in this brilliant underwater odyssey. This unforgettable trip will never leave your memory. 

Swim with the Dolphins

Here’s another aquatic adventure to add to your list. While there are many beautiful places to swim with the dolphins, the Oahu and Kona islands of Hawaii are at the top of many travelers’ lists. You have a 99 percent success rate of finding Spotted and Spinner dolphins on day excursions. Named for their high, spinning arcs, Spinner dolphins are known for their playfulness. Hawaii has 13 total dolphin species, and residents see them almost daily. 

While you’re there, enjoy vacationing on Hawaii’s largest island, Oahu. Home to three active volcanoes, this location is an international destination with an exhilarating nightlife, amazing hotels, and a thriving shopping scene. Oahu is also known for its world-class culinary options.

Visit the infamous 475-acre crater formed more than 300,000 years ago, the Leahi Diamond Head State Monument. Continue your water adventure with snorkeling in the Hanauma Bay State Park. Hawaii is definitely one location to add to your ultimate adventure bucket list.

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Sky Diving

Sky diving certainly isn’t for the faint of heart, but it is an adventure that can be found just about anywhere in the world.  Whether it’s an adventure to Abu Dhabi or jumping out of a plane in a Unites States location, many people add sky diving to their list. It’s an excellent couple escapade that may become an addiction you’ll want to continue. Tandem skydive as a couple strapped to experts, and you can train, fly, and dive with separate instructors. If sky diving is a hobby that you want to continue doing, you can train and get a license to be an expert yourself.

Bond and Explore

These couple adventures present a wide variety of activities. While setting out on these exciting journeys, you’ll enhance your bond as a couple as you conquer new activities and explore new worlds.

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