Posts tagged as: Thrill Rides

Vegas Indoor Skydiving sets Guinness World Record

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 at 10 a.m. on Feb. [...]

Experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime with free roller coaster rides on the Desperado

Experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime with free roller coaster rides on the Desperado

Adventure seekers are in luck: What could be better than a free ride on one of the most thrilling roller coasters in America? Located in Primm, Nev., the Desperado at Buffalo Bill’s  is one of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the country. In celebration of National Roller Coaster Day on Thursday, Aug. 16, [...]

The Fast and the Furious

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 designed to seriously spin you [...]

Skyjump for joy from the Stratosphere

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 in the world. Located on [...]

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