The To-Do List

An incomplete, nonexclusive to-do list:
  1. Absinthe
  2. Acupuncture
  3. Aerial yoga/fitness class
  4. Aerobatic plane ride
  5. Apple picking
  6. Archery
  7. Ashiatsu barefoot massage
  8. Attend a Formula One race (bucket list item)
  9. ATVing
  10. Bake a pumpkin pie using a real pumpkin
  11. Bake something from scratch
  12. The ballet
  13. Bar tending/mixology class
  14. BASE jumping
  15. Basket weaving
  16. Batting cage
  17. Be interviewed on NPR
  18. Beekeeping
  19. Belly dancing class
  20. Bike everywhere for a week
  21. Blacksmithing
  22. Bocce ball
  23. Bungee jumping
  24. Burlesque show
  25. Cage dive with sharks
  26. Calligraphy
  27. Camping/cabin in the woods & watching the sun rise
  28. Candle making
  29. Cheese making
  30. Chocolate factory tour
  31. Circle G Ranch (drive-thru safari/petting zoo)
  32. Cirque du Soleil
  33. Cliff diving
  34. Climb a waterfall
  35. CN Tower EdgeWalk
  36. Coney Island
  37. Cook a meal from Mastering the Art of French Cooking
  38. Cook an Indian meal
  39. Cook eggs benedict (learn how to poach an egg)
  40. Cooking class
  41. Cook tofu
  42. Corn maze
  43. CPR certification
  44. Croquet
  45. Cryotherapy
  46. Crystal mining
  47. Curling
  48. Dance class
  49. Distillery tour
  50. Dog sledding
  51. Dollywood
  52. Drive a driverless car
  53. Drive a race car
  54. Drive a stick shift
  55. Drive-in theatre
  56. Driving range
  57. Eat a ghost pepper
  58. Eat at a restaurant alone
  59. Egyptian food
  60. English country dancing
  61. English tea service
  62. Escape game
  63. Experience zero gravity
  64. Fencing
  65. Fire a shotgun/riffle
  66. Firewalking
  67. First Friday art crawl
  68. Flash mob
  69. Float tank
  70. Fly a kite
  71. Flyboarding
  72. Flying lesson
  73. Feuerzangenbowle
  74. Gamble at a casino
  75. Geocaching
  76. Ghost hunting
  77. Glamping
  78. Glass blowing
  79. Glass walking
  80. Good deed every day for a week
  81. Golfing
  82. Grand Ole Opry
  83. Great American road trip
  84. Great Bull Run & Tomato Royale
  85. Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney (Bill Murray preferred, but optional)
  86. Habitat for Humanity
  87. Hang gliding
  88. Haunted house
  89. Helicopter flying lesson
  90. Helicopter ride
  91. Hike in the Great Smoky Mountains
  92. Honky Tonkin’
  93. Horseback riding
  94. Horse drawn carriage ride
  95. Horse race
  96. Hot air ballon ride
  97. Hypnosis
  98. Ice Bar/Ice Hotel
  99. Ice skating in Market Square
  100. Indoor skydiving
  101. Jewelry making
  102. Juice fast
  103. Jump off of a waterfall
  104. Kickboxing
  105. Kite surfing
  106. Kayaking
  107. Knife throwing
  108. Knit/crochet a scarf
  109. KnockerBall
  110. Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
  111. Krav Maga
  112. Laughter yoga
  113. Learn a magic trick
  114. Lock picking
  115. Lost Sea
  116. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  117. Make a gingerbread house
  118. Make and break a piñata
  119. Meditation
  120. Meteor shower watching
  121. Milk a cow or goat
  122. MLB game
  123. Mountain biking
  124. Mud bath
  125. Murder mystery dinner theater
  126. NBA game
  127. NFL game
  128. NHL game
  129. Obstacle course race
  130. Olive oil tasting
  131. Oxygen bar
  132. Paintball
  133. Painting class
  134. Pan for gold/diamonds
  135. Paragliding
  136. Parasailing
  137. Plant a garden
  138. Plant trees
  139. Poetry reading
  140. Poker night
  141. Polar bear plunge
  142. Polo match
  143. Polo lesson
  144. Pottery class
  145. Psychic reading
  146. Québec Winter Carnival
  147. Race go karts
  148. Racquetball
  149. Rappel down a building (like Batman)
  150. Renaissance festival
  151. Reverse bungee jumping
  152. Ride along with the fire department
  153. Ride a camel
  154. Ride a mechanical bull
  155. Ride a penny-farthing bike
  156. Ride a scooter
  157. Ride a segway
  158. Ride a unicycle
  159. Rock climbing
  160. Rocky Horror Picture Show midnight movie
  161. Roller derby
  162. Ropes course
  163. Rowing
  164. Run a 5k (Color Me Rad)
  165. Run a 10k
  166. Salt therapy
  167. Salsa dancing
  168. Sand sledding
  169. Scandinavian couple dancing
  170. Scavenger hunt
  171. SCUBA diving
  172. See Rock City and Ruby Falls
  173. See the Northern Lights
  174. Self defense class
  175. Set off fireworks
  176. Sewing class
  177. Skeet shooting
  178. Skydiving
  179. Sleep in a glass igloo
  180. Sleep in a haunted hotel
  181. Sleep in a tree house
  182. Snorkeling
  183. Snow cream
  184. Snowshoeing
  185. Snowboarding
  186. Snowmobiling
  187. Snow skiing
  188. Soak in a hot spring
  189. Soap making
  190. Solve a Rubik’s Cube
  191. Sound immersion
  192. Spelunking
  193. Square dancing
  194. Stand in a soundless room
  195. Standup paddle boarding
  196. Stargazing
  197. Stomp grapes
  198. Surfing
  199. Sushi making
  200. Sweat lodge
  201. Swim with dolphins
  202. Swim with manatee
  203. Swim with sea lions
  204. Swing dancing
  205. Synchronous fireflies
  206. Tail of the Dragon
  207. Take a spontaneous trip
  208. Take a tour of my own town
  209. Take a trip abroad alone
  210. Tandem bike ride
  211. Tennis match
  212. Throw a boomerang successfully
  213. Tour a car factory
  214. Trampoline park
  215. Trapeze class
  216. Tree camping
  217. Trivia night
  218. Underwater hotel/restaurant
  219. Virtual reality
  220. Visit a bathhouse
  221. Visit a pearl farm
  222. Visit a rainforest
  223. Visit a volcano
  224. Visit a zoo
  225. Volcano boarding
  226. Volunteer at an animal shelter
  227. Volunteer at a homeless shelter
  228. Vol walk
  229. Wakeboarding
  230. Walk a labyrinth
  231. Watch a Bollywood movie
  232. Watch a shuttle or rocket launch
  233. Water skiing
  234. Whale watching
  235. Whitewater rafting
  236. Wildflower hike
  237. Wine tasting/Vineyard tour
  238. Wing walking
  239. Winter sleigh ride
  240. Woodworking class
  241. Ziplining
  242. Zorbing

15 Comments on “The To-Do List

  1. Great list! I’m also trying to do a new thing every week this year, so it’s really helpful to see what others have got up to, and get inspiration. Keep up the good work!

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  2. This is a great list. I also want to try new things. I started a bucket list but would like really like to just do new stuff…and explore. Great job…I will be checking back to see how things are going.

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  4. Wow, so far you have added so many of the items that I have placed on a million “to do for fun” lists. Thanks for getting all of these great ideas in one place. Enjoy your adventures!

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  5. Oh, how wise of you to aim for one thing a week.. I’ve set myself the target of trying a new thing a day and I’m starting to struggle now, after almost a month.
    Love your list – I hope it’s ok if I use it as inspiration. Now, where do I get a boomerang from?
    http://newthingchallenge.wordpress.com/

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  6. Hi! I’m new to blogging and I happen to be blogging about trying new things as well…and I just found out about your blog. Your list has a lot of cool things on it to try! I hope you don’t mind if I use it as inspiration. I’m not sure if you’ll see this or not, but if you do, it would mean a lot if you’d check out my blog:
    http://getupandoutblog.blogspot.ca/

    If you don’t want to look don’t feel pressured at all. Thanks so much in advance!

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  7. Love this! A lot of similar things on my list–but you’re way ahead of me!

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