10 Extraordinary “Bucket List” Hotels

Ever traveler has a different idea of what makes a bucket-list worthy vacation. Is it glamping on an African safari or sleeping beneath the Arctic Circle? Others might be craving more of the surreal — like curling up in an actual Birds Nest, bunking inside a hovering UFO or sipping cocktails within a tropical cave. Whatever your fancy, we’ve comprised this list of 10 “bucket list” hotels with something in mind for traveler. After all, life is a journey, but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on these unforgettable destinations.

10. Kakslauttanen Arctic Hotel, Finland

Photo: Kakslauttanen Arctic Hotel
Photo: Kakslauttanen Arctic Hotel

Hugging the Arctic Circle in Finland, this truly one-of-a-kind lodge offers a range of accommodation, including temperature-controlled snow igloos, log cabins and glass igloos that offer prime views of the area’s famed northern lights.

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J. Swanson

J. Swanson is a writer, traveler, and animal-enthusiast based in Seattle, an appropriately pet-crazed city where dog or cat ownership even outweighs the number of kids. When the weather permits, she likes to get outside and explore the rest of the Pacific Northwest, always with a coffee in hand.

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