Sunday, April 27, 2014

Things to do around Vegas

Adventure Balloons
They do one flight per day, at sunrise. They fly between the Strip and Red Rock Canyon. "Smile High" towering 10 stories high fully inflated, she is capable of carrying up to 8 passengers, plus the pilot. They also fly Band of Gold and Vegas Star. Their safety record is one of the best in the ballooning industry according to their website:

Vegas Indoor Skydiving
Vegas Indoor Skydiving experience is similar to skydiving with the addition of a mesh trampoline floor and foam padded walls. Guests are able to simulate the free fall aspect of skydiving without the use of an airplane or parachute. They use a vertical wind tunnel to introduce guests to the sport of indoor skydiving. The tunnel produces enough wind to support the weight of an average adult. 
200 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109 
(702) 731-4768  Toll Free # 877.LUV2FLY  Hours: 9:45 am – 8:00 pm  Rates: 
United States Military discount
Single Flight  (your first experience)  - $75.00
Repeat Flight (second flight, same day)  - $40.00
15 Minute Block  (2-5 participants, includes DVD)  - $350.00
Book of 5 Flights (five flights ONE person) -$200.00


Pole Position Raceway Las Vegas, the fastest indoor karts in the country
Pole Position Raceway Las Vegas offers several racing options. The most-popular go kart racing format is Arrive & Drive program that allows customers to show up individually or in small groups and race in standard races. These kart races last approximately 10 minutes. Races are available for either adult or youth racing. All karts are 20 horsepower electric powered  45 mph top speed, "the fastest indoor karts in the country". Summerlin location:  7350 Praire Falcon Rd   La Vegas, NV 89128  Arville location:  4175 South Arville  Las Vegas, NV 89103  702-227-RACE (7223)


Bonnie Springs Ranch 
The Best in Wild West Food, Fun & Entertainment. The destination for your large private or
corporate group function daytime or evening. Just ten minutes west of Las Vegas in beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Your group can take over the entire Western Town for company and private events! Spend the day with family and friends and enjoy:
•Great Food  •Shopping  •Museums  •Gun Fights  •Shows  •Petting Zoo  •Horseback Riding  •Pony Rides  •Restaurant & Bar    website:

Colorado River Kayak
Try this amazing kayaking experience in Black Canyon. The lower Colorado River is moving flatwater with no rapids - just beautiful green waters. It is perfect for beginner and seasoned paddlers alike. Travel across the Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, into Arizona. Your destination is Willow Beach, where you will load your kayaks, and gear up for your journey on the Colorado river. Kayak past the Fish Hatchery, toward the emergence of a historic trailhead. Take a break and enjoy a short hike with spectacular views. Explore the ruins before returning to the kayaks.  website:

Battlefield Vegas
Battlefield Vegas sets itself apart from the competition by offering you a chance to step into a realistic military setting where you will have the chance to shoot the largest collection of US and foreign weapons available for public use in the United States. They have firearms at your disposal dating from World War I all the way through to the weapons used by NATO forces in Iraq and Afghanistan today. 2771 Industrial Rd, Las Vegas, NV, 89109
(702) 566-1000    website:

+Bea Taylor