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Top Flying Adventures In Las Vegas

March 30, 2013 5:00 AM

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(photo credit: vegasindoorskydiving.com)

(photo credit: vegasindoorskydiving.com)

(photo credit: vegasindoorskydiving.com)

(photo credit: vegasindoorskydiving.com)

From Vegas Indoor Skydiving to Fremont Street Flightlinez, get your adrenaline fix at some of the most blood-pumping, heart-wrenching, exhilarating, fast-paced flying adventure thrill rides and attractions in Las Vegas.

Vegas Indoor Skydiving
200 Convention Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-4768
www.vegasindoorskydiving.com

Simulate the free fall aspect of skydiving without the use of an airplane or parachute at America’s first indoor skydiving facility. Vegas Indoor Skydiving allows patrons to achieve the dream of human flight with the Vertical Wind Tunnel, a trampoline floor and special foam-padded walls. The hour-long experience is pricey but worthwhile as Vegas Indoor Skydiving’s packages include a brief training course and essential flight gear. Defy gravity and skyrocket into the air with this thrilling adventure like no other.

SkyJump Las Vegas
Stratosphere Las Vegas
2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(800) 998-6937
www.skyjumplasvegas.com

Take a dive off one of the tallest buildings in Las Vegas as the top of the Stratosphere features the famous SkyJump. Unwind and prepare for the most risky adventure of your life right on the heart of the Las Vegas Strip as the SkyJump consists of a free fall from more than 100 stories high. If you’re looking for the ultimate Las Vegas free fall, sky dive or base jump, then SkyJump is your best bet as it has become one of Vegas’ premier tourist attractions in the world and the newest Vegas thrill ride experience.

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Flightlinez at Fremont
425 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 410-7999
www.flightlinezfremont.com

Straddle up and soar across the skies of the Fremont Street Experience as Flightlinez has become one of downtown Las Vegas’ top extreme attractions. Take a journey under the Viva Vision laser light show canopy on a harness at 30 miles per hour and glide 800 feet down right in the heart of Fremont Street Experience. Get a glimpse of the stunning 360-degree view of the Fremont Street Experience action down below while taking an exhilarating ride in the sky.

Sky Combat Ace
1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite 100
Henderson, NV 89052
(888) 494-5850
www.skycombatace.com

Experience what it’s like to be a fighter pilot at this ultimate extreme adventure attraction. The Sky Combat Ace includes a 60-minute flying session, 45-minute “Fighter Pilot” training, flight suit fitting and photos with actual Air Force fighter pilot instructors, “Fighter Pilot” debrief, photos and video opportunities taken during your once-in-a-lifetime experience and a special social gathering afterwards at the bar with actual combat fighter pilots. Step outside the norm and try your luck as a fighter pilot for a day.

Vegas Extreme Skydiving
8225 Ogee Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 254-8233
www.vegasextremeskydiving.com

Be a daredevil and try the ultimate VIP skydiving experience as Vegas Extreme Skydiving is Nevada’s only full-time drop zone. Vegas Extreme Skydiving risk-takers can enjoy the free fall at 15,000 feet in the air at 140 miles per hour with a professional experienced instructor. While screaming at the top of your lungs in the air, set your eyes on the scenery with breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip, Mt. Charleston and Red Rock Canyon. Vegas Extreme Skydiving also offers Skydiving weddings which isn’t surprising since this is Vegas.

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Chanelle Hayes is a writer who lives in Las Vegas. Chanelle covers Las Vegas nightlife, dining, entertainment and shopping. Her work has been published in print publications such as Exhibit City News, Tradeshow Lifestyles and Vegas Seven Magazine, and online at Clubplanet.com, Viator.com, VegasByNyte.com, Metrowize.com, and Examiner.com. As the Las Vegas Club Scene Examiner, she brings readers up-to-date on what’s going on in the nightclub scene in Sin City. Her work can be found on Examiner.com. Chanelle can be reached at chanellehayes1@gmail.com.

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