Thrill Rides

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

School’s out for summer and you know what that means: Your kids are going to expect a vacation. We might be a playground for adults, but that doesn’t mean we don’t appeal to the underagers. Yeah, their eyes are probably going to pop out of their heads a couple times…

Get your superhero on at SlotZilla

I never wanted to be Superman…errr Superwoman. Truthfully, I’m much more of an Iron Man kinda girl, myself. Something about his witty humor and smart mouth just speaks to me. Not to mention his impeccable taste in redheads. So when the SlotZilla team at the Fremont Street Experience invited me down…

Vegas Indoor Skydiving sets Guinness World Record

I think it’s safe to say that the folks over at Vegas Indoor Skydiving are walking on air. The company’s general manager, Brad Hess, not only broke the current world record for front somersaults in one minute in a wind tunnel — he totally crushed it. Hess did 53 somersaults…

The Fast and the Furious

By Renée LiButti VEGAS.com Las Vegas boasts an array of one-of-a-kind contraptions devised to scare visitors senseless. They range from a roller coaster that can accelerate from 0 to 45 mph in only two seconds to the world’s highest teeter-totter – it’s situated atop Stratosphere Tower. There are also rides…

Skyjump for joy from the Stratosphere

Today I jumped from the Stratosphere Tower – and survived! When I first heard that SkyJump – the vertical zip-line thrill ride – was making its way to Vegas, I knew I had to “jump” on the opportunity. This is the only SkyJump in North America, as well as the highest one…