People admire the towering hotels and bustling excitement of the Las Vegas Strip everyday from the ground. But rarely do they get a chance to enjoy the scenery while rappelling more than 350 feet down the side of one. On October 11-12, 2013, Special Olympics Nevada will host its fourth annual Over the Edge event [...]
UPDATE: September 25, 2013 — VooDoo ZipLine has announced it will open in early November. It looks like VooDoo Zip Line at the Rio Hotel and Casino is zipping closer to an opening date. The attraction recently launched a campaign offering a variety of ride packages through the fundraising website Indiegogo. “As a special thank [...]
The roller coaster gods have chosen August 16 as National Roller Coaster Day. Well, actually, I read online that this date was chosen because it marks the first patent for a looping roller coaster in the late 1800s. But I consider roller coaster rides a spiritual experience, so I prefer to think of it as [...]
VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman goes behind the scenes and takes the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia at Exotics Racing for a high-speed drive at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. See more exciting thrill rides, here.
If you’re headed to Vegas in pursuit of an adrenaline rush, you’ve made a wise choice. From roller coasters and zip lines to race cars and free falls, Las Vegas is a thrill seekers’ paradise. The remainder of 2013 promises to bring even more exciting attractions to the Las Vegas skyline. Here are five thrill [...]
VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman goes behind the scenes and is shot up, over the edge and all around the Stratosphere in a series of thrill rides. See why these are some of VEGAS.com’s Top 10 Thrills in Vegas.
I have a confession. I’m a closet adrenaline junkie searching for my next fix. Like most thrill-seekers, I sometimes find life on the ground a bit mundane and monotonous. You can walk. You can run. You can hop, skip or even Prancercise. But that’s pretty much where the fun stops. Sigh. Thank goodness for Vegas [...]
Thrill seekers will soon have another reason to come to Vegas. By the end of summer, you should be able to soar 400 feet in the air on a 10-second zip ride (not to be confused with a zip line) between the Rio hotel’s 50-story Masquerade tower and Ipanema tower. VooDoo Zip Line will launch [...]
We’re sure you’ve come to Vegas to have a wild and crazy time, but you haven’t experienced anything until you’ve tried a thrill ride in Vegas. Take a look at our top picks and get ready to have some serious fun – these rides are sure to knock your socks off. 1. Sky Combat Ace: [...]