69% of Americans Have a Bucket List . . . and Going on a Trip is the Most Common Item
According to a new survey by Hilton, 69% of Americans now have a bucket list of things they want to do before they die, either in their heads or written down.
For what it’s worth, it’s estimated that only about 45% of Americans have a will . . . but we’re not here to yell at you about THAT. We’re here to look at what people want to squeeze in before they die. Do you know what else made the list?
83% want to travel to a specific destination.
61% want to achieve a professional goal.
59% want to volunteer for a cause or perform big charity work.
44% want to see a specific concert, sporting event, or performance.
38% want to do something DANGEROUS like skydiving or white water rafting.
29% want to meet a specific celebrity.
And 19% want to rekindle an old relationship.
The average number of items on people’s bucket lists is 11.
56% of people say they expect that MONEY will keep them from completing everything on their list . . . and only 28% believe they’ll check off the next item within one year.