BUCKET LIST - NORTHEAST

9 STATES - 123 nights



CONNECTICUT

The Constitution State (3)

State Capital is Hartford.
Admitted to the Union on
January 9, 1788 as the 5th state.
VisitedLocation
Visit Gillette Castle
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MUST TASTE - Pizza at Mystic Pizza in Mystic, CT
MUST TASTE - White Clam Pizza at Frank Pepe's in New Haven, CT
LOCATE a geocache - GC4G6BK
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Devil's Hopyard
State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


MAINE

The Pine Tree State (32)

State Capital is Augusta.
Admitted to the Union on
March 15, 1820 as the 23th state.
VisitedLocation
Acadia National Park
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
Acadia Byway [All American Road]
Schoodic Byway
Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory and Fort Knox
Easternmost Point of the United States mainland (West Quoddy Head)
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MUST TASTE - Lobster Roll
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MUST TASTE - Whoopie Pie (the Official State Treat)
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MUST TASTE - Blueberry Soda
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MUST TASTE - Blueberry Pie (the Official State Pie)
LOCATE a geocache - GC4JXQP
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Sebago Lake
State Park
Camden Hills
State Park
Cobscook Bay
State Park
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VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


MASSACHUSETTS

The Bay State (17)

State Capital is Boston.
Admitted to the Union on
February 6, 1788 as the 6th state.
VisitedLocation
Cape Cod National Seashore
Visit the Pilgrim Monument & Museum in Provincetown, MA
Visit the Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, MA
Ride on the Boston Subway System ("The T")
Ride the CityView Trolley Tour in Boston
- Take a Harbor Cruise
- Walk the Freedom Trail
- Visit the Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall
- Ride on the Boston Swan Boats around the Public Garden's Lagoon
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MUST TASTE - The Original Boston Creme Pie at the Omni Parker House in Boston
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MUST TASTE - New England Clam Chowder
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MUST TASTE - Four Seas Ice Cream in Cape Cod - ✅ ✅ ✅
LOCATE a geocache - GC34E8T
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Nickerson
State Park
Scusset Beach
State Reservation
Wompatuck
State Park
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VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


NEW HAMPSHIRE

The Granite State (14)

State Capital is Concord.
Admitted to the Union on
June 21, 1788 as the 9th state.
VisitedLocation
Drive the Mount Washington Auto Road to the summit
Ride the Mount Washington Cog Railway to the summit
Walk the trail to The Basin waterfall in Franconia Notch State Park
Hike the Flume Gorge Trail in Franconia Notch State Park
CAVE TOUR - Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves
CAVE TOUR - Polar Caves
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MUST TASTE - Pumpkin Muffin
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MUST TASTE - Poutine
LOCATE a geocache - GC6J43H
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Pawtuckaway
State Park
Lafayette Place CG
in Franconia Notch SP
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


NEW JERSEY

The Garden State (7)

State Capital is Trenton.
Admitted to the Union on
December 18, 1787 as the 3rd state.
VisitedLocation
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
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MUST TASTE - Disco Fries
MUST TASTE - Pork Roll Sandwich with Egg and Cheese
LOCATE a geocache - GC7AXM2
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Cheesequake
State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


NEW YORK

The Empire State (25)

State Capital is Albany.
Admitted to the Union on
July 26, 1788 as the 11th state.
VisitedLocation
Fire Island National Seashore
African Burial Ground National Monument
Castle Clinton National Monument
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Governors Island National Monument
Stonewall National Monument
Federal Hall National Memorial
General Grant National Memorial
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Lakes to Locks Passage [All American Road]
Visit the Empire State Building observation deck
Visit the One World Tower observation deck
Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
Ride on the Big Bus Tour (3 days)
Ride on the Big Bus "New York by Night" Tour
People watch in Times Square at night
Eat a Nathan's Hotdog in Central Park
Ride on the New York Subway System
Ride on the Staten Island Ferry
CAVE TOUR - Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
CAVE TOUR - Secret Caverns
CAVE TOUR - Howe Caverns
MUST TASTE - Buffalo Wings at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY
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MUST TASTE - Junior's Cheesecake in New York City, NY
LOCATE a geocache - GC7R6PH
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Wildwood
State Park
Eagle Point
State Forest Preserve
Thompson's Lake CG
in Thacher State Park
Watkins Glen
State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


PENNSYLVANIA

The Keystone State (14)

State Capital is Harrisburg.
Admitted to the Union on
December 12, 1787 as the 2nd state.
VisitedLocation
Flight 93 National Memorial
Johnstown Flood National Memorial
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Liberty Bell Center
Independence Hall (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
Visit Hershey's Chocolate World in Hershey, PA
CAVE TOUR - Indian Echo Caverns
CAVE TOUR - Laurel Caverns
CAVE TOUR - Crystal Cave
CAVE TOUR - Penn's Cave
CAVE TOUR - Lincoln Caverns
CAVE TOUR - Lost River Caverns
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MUST TASTE - Philly Cheesesteak in Philadelphia, PA
LOCATE a geocache - GC1VEKJ
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Ohiopyle
State Park
Gifford Pinchot
State Park
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VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


RHODE ISLAND

The Ocean State (4)

State Capital is Providence.
Admitted to the Union on
May 29, 1790 as the 13th state.
VisitedLocation
Roger Williams National Memorial
Visit the Cliff Walk in Newport, RI
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MUST TASTE - Johnnycakes
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MUST TASTE - Coffee Milk
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MUST TASTE - Del's Frozen Lemonade
LOCATE a geocache - GC81AHF
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Fishermen's Memorial
State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire


VERMONT

The Green Mountain State (7)

State Capital is Montpelier.
Admitted to the Union on
March 4, 1791 as the 14th state.
VisitedLocation
Visit the Cold Hollow Cider Mill in Waterbury, VT
Tour the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory in Waterbury, VT
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MUST TASTE - Cider Donut
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MUST TASTE - Vermont Maple Syrup (the Official State Flavor)
MUST TASTE - Cheddar Cheese Apple Pie (the Official State Pie)
LOCATE a geocache - GC8B5NW
OVERNIGHT in a State Park -
Little River
State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
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ENJOY a nighttime campfire