The Stratosphere

Imagine being on a drop tower ride on top of one of the tallest structures in the world, Big Shot takes 16 riders from the 921-foot high platform to 1,081 feet high as the world’s highest amusement ride.  Get shot 160 feet in the air at 45 miles per hour while enjoying a view of the strip and the surrounding area.  Insanity-The Ride (2005) takes daredevils out 64 feet over the edge of the Stratosphere Tower at a height of over 900 feet! What could be worse?  Then prepare to get spun and propelled up to an angle of 70 degrees, tilting your body facing straight down!  What a great way to get a view of the strip, enjoy the ride!   Prepare to ride a giant teeter-totter, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before at 866 feet above the ground on X-Scream.  You and several other riders will go head-first, 27 feet over the edge of the tower to dangle before being pulled back and propelled over again on the world’s third highest amusement.  This ride brings see-saws to a whole new level, just don’t fall, anything could happen!  Ever dreamed of bungee jumping off of the Stratosphere?  SkyJump Las Vegas is the towers newest attraction, just opening in April 2010.  Hop on the highest sky jump in the world, going 855 feet down from the 108th floor at a speed of up to 40 mph.  Providing   breathtaking views of the strip.  If your ready to leap out and descend the 100+ story height on this safe, yet super thrilling adventure that will provide memories that will last a life time, you’ve always wanted to get rid of that fear of heights, haven’t you?  Admission to the rides is $13 for Big Shot, $12 for xScream, and $12 for Insanity.  Remember that an additional price will be charged for admission to the tower, packages can be purchased.


Taylor Goldblatt

After years of research, travel, and dreams, I have created this website for people like you who want to experience the things that only America can offer. My passion is to explore and share America's greatest destinations and attractions. Follow me on Twitter @USCityTraveler for additional travel tips and ideas.

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