The Best Travel Bucket List Apps

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Nothing says boomer travel inspiration like creating a new travel bucket list filled with dream destinations. Whether you’d like to explore around your own area or jet off to the most off-the-beaten-path location you can find, making and fulfilling personalized travel to-do lists with apps is a fun experience.

From deciding where to go to making the trip of a lifetime a reality, using our recommendations for the best travel bucket list apps will add to that fun. If you’re a boomer traveler who’s looking for the latest trip apps for dreaming, keep reading. 

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To do more than just daydream about your upcoming travels from the comfort of your couch, take a look at the recommended travel bucket list apps below to get going on fulfilling those dreams. Hopefully, they will not only help you find inspiration to create your own bucket list, but serve as great resources to encourage you to reach those travel goals!

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The best travel bucket list apps for dreaming about the trip

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Tripbucket allows users to Dream It, Plan It, Do It, Share It. This Apple app provides information about dream destinations, creates shareable interactive itineraries, plus includes information for what to see and do wherever you are. There’s even an offline mode. Free at the App Store.

iWish – Life Goals, Wishlist, Bucket List app is a great resource for keeping track of not only your travel dreams, but also general life goals. The app lets you peruse a library of more than 1200 ideas to get you started as well as letting you add your own original ideas. The app has a number of resources such as to-do lists, priorities, and reminders to help users get on the path to achieving their bucket list goals. Available on iTunes for free.

Visited: Been Map allows you to track destinations you’ve visited. But you can also use the app to map out places to include on your bucket list. If you’re someone who likes to tick items off a list to track new travel ideas, you’ll enjoy Visited. Available for free (offers in-app purchase) on the App Store.

Private Island News  may be out of a lot of people’s reach, but it’s okay to be a dreamer, right? This bucket list travel app offers news and commentary about private islands all over the world. Perfect for those luxury travelers or those lottery winners. Private Island News can come up with plenty of ideas to keep your dream of owning a private island one day alive. Available on iTunes. Free.

Apps for making your bucket list trip happen

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Wanderlog is the perfect app for when you’re ready to plan that trip. Designed especially for vacations and road trips, Wanderlog offers a visual look at travel planning. Your itinerary (that you’ve built, planned and organized with this app) and a map of the trip are included in one view. There are tons of features including importing flight and hotel reservations, optimizing your route, and collaborating with friends. Available on ITunes and Android for free (but offers in-app purchases).

TripCase is another great app for anyone who has put “get more organized” on their New Year’s resolutions list. This travel app organizes all travel plans and itineraries, with real-time flight schedules and updates, gate changes, delays and cancellations.. Available on iTunes and Android. Free.

PackPoint provides a list for what should go into your suitcase based upon number of days you’ll be traveling, weather at your destinations and the activities that you have planned for the trip. It’s the perfect packing solution for the overpacker. Available on iTunes and Android for $2.99.

Strides Habit Tracker tracks progress on the goals or habit improvements that you set up. Are you in training for a physically challenging trip? Are you in weight loss mode before that luxury cruise? Celebrate your progress on Strides. Available on iTunes. Works on Apple Watch, too. The app is free but also has premium versions beginning at $4.99.

Soon The Everyday Bucket List app is perfect for the busy, on-the-go traveler. In case you can’t access your bucket list items, this handy resource lets you keep track of all the things you’d love to remember to do—from checking out that latest film to climbing mount Kilimanjaro—but have a habit of forgetting. Available on iTunes for free.

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