Embracing Adventure “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~~Hellen Keller

For the United States

As much as I have enjoyed traveling internationally, and hope to travel abroad again in the future, there is so much to see in my home country. My Wanderlust Wishlist for the U.S. is organized by state or territory then city.


Mendenhell Ice Caves in Juneau


Havasu Falls in Supai


Anacapa Arch, Channel Islands National Park

Big Sur

Glass Beach in MacKerricher State Park

Huntington Beach

Lake Tahoe (is also in Nevada)

San Diego

San Francisco


Steps to the Seven Falls in Colorado Springs

Blue Lake in the Rawah Wilderness Area (near Fort Collins)

Lake San Cristobal in the San Juan Mountains

Ice Castle in Silverthorne


Disney World (I don’t know how I lived in Orlando for 3 years and never went there)

The Keys

Universal Studios’ Wizarding World of Harry Potter (I went to Universal Studios a lot when I lived there, but they added this after I moved)


Kansas City Central Library “Community Book Shelf” 14 West 10th Street




Flathead Lake in Kalispell

Sunset Peak, Glacier National Park

Gallatin River (for rafting or kayaking)


Valley of Fire

New York

Middle Falls on the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park

Niagra Falls


Thor’s Well and The Devil’s Churn in Cape Perpetua

Emerald Gorge


Puerto Rico


Austin (which I hear has a great music scene)

Bosquillas Canyon in Big Bend National Park

Enchanted Rock State Park in Fredericksburg

Ft. Davis’s “Milky Road” (darkest spot in North America, which would be great for stargazing)

Hamilton Pool (near Austin)

Galvenston (has the closest beach to where we’ll be)

Krause Springs in Spicewood

Possum Kingdom Lake

Poteet (has a Strawberry Festival)

Surfside Beach (attached to Galvenston Island by a bridge)

Lockhart (apparently the BBQ capital)

The Narrows on the Hays/Blanco County line

Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County

San Antonio (Riverwalk)



West Virginia

Elakala Falls, Blackwater Falls State Park


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