Top 10 Only-in-Vegas Experiences

Relive the hits with Michael Jackson One from Cirque du Soleil

They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Not only is that true for personal flings and indiscretions, but also for entertainment. The shows, attractions and tours in Sin City are unlike anything to be found around the world. Here’s a rundown of exciting experiences unique to Las Vegas.

Michael Jackson One from Cirque du Soleil
The King of Pop serves as inspiration for this dazzling Cirque du Soleil spectacle, at Mandalay Bay, one of 8 magnificent productions from the French-Canadian company in Vegas. State-of-the-art technology and high-caliber acrobatics combine to show off Jackson’s canon of hits including “Billie Jean,” “Bad,” “Thriller,” “Beat It” and many more. Rolling Stone calls it a “veritable parade of wow moments.” Get tickets to Michael Jackson One from Cirque du Soleil

Criss Angel Mindfreak Live!
He’s racked up more television hours than any other magician in the modern era. Now Criss Angel amazes with a new show at the Luxor. Joined by Britain’s Got Talent star Chloe Crawford, Angel creates a cutting-edge, state-of-the-art spectacle chock-full of illusions that will take your breath away. Get tickets to Criss Angel Mindfreak Live!

Up Close and Personal with Wayne Newton
The ultimate only-in-Vegas experience is a night out with Wayne Newton. Mr. Las Vegas himself croons all his classics, including “Danke Schoen,” while impressively playing 13 different instruments. Want to learn more about Wayne? Tour his 52-acre home, Casa de Shenandoah. This extensive walk through Newton’s palatial estate includes visiting his stables, horses, classic car collection and viewing his rare mementos from a stellar career as well as gifts from friends Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and Lucille Ball. Get tickets to Wayne Newton.

Dangle 900 feet off the ground with Insanity at the Stratosphere

Stratosphere Tower and Rides
Rise above the Strip at the tallest free-standing observation tower in the United States. Soaring 1,149 feet, the Stratosphere is the northernmost of all the strip attractions, so you get a complete, breathtaking view of all of Vegas’s main attractions. If you buy the BestofVegas Tower Admission and Unlimited Rides Pass tickets, you have access to the Stratosphere’s thrill rides including Big Shot where you are catapulted up the Tower’s mast, Insanity which dangles you in a mechanical arm 900 feet off the ground, and X-Scream, a giant teeter-totter propelling you over the edge of the Tower. Get tickets to Stratosphere Tower and Rides

City Lights Helicopter Tour
The best way to see the strip at night. Fly high above the glittering lights of Vegas in a 20-mile loop. See the Bellagio Fountain’s nightly water display and the Mirage Volcano in full lava-spewing action, all from an aerial angle. Get tickets to City Lights Helicopter Tour

Vegas Balloon Rides
For a more leisurely high-flying trip, try an early morning balloon ride over Sin City. Enjoy a sunrise flight over the surrounding, beautiful desert landscape on the colorful, ten-story high hot-air balloon. Soar above the Red Rock Mountains and the exciting Vegas Strip. Finish your amazing journey with the traditional champagne toast. Get tickets to Vegas Balloon Rides

Satisfy your need for speed from behind the wheel of an exotic car at SpeedVegas

Exotic Car Driving and Racing Experience
Get your pulse pounding with this high-speed auto race experience from SpeedVegas, a 100-acre complex feature a speedway inspired by Formula One tracks. You are put behind the wheel of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, Ford Shelby Mustang, Corvette and or any of the classic dream cars available. Multiple ticket packages from BestofVegas include laps in Italian sports cars, muscle cars, or classics. You’re sure to find the thrilling drive of your dreams. Get tickets to Exotic Car Driving and Racing Experience

Voodoo Zip Line
Fly above the urban jungle on a secure zip-line 500 feet above the strip at 33 miles an hour. You take off from the Voodoo Lounge atop the Rio’s 50-story Masquerade Tower and zip 800 feet to the Ipanema Tower. The ride accommodates two and, in a unique zip-line feature, for the return trip you will face backwards. Get tickets to Voodoo Zip Line

CSI: The Experience
Derived from the popular CBS TV franchise, this immersive adventure lets you play a crime scene investigator. You can choose between three different scenarios: “A House Collided”: a driver appears to have crashed his car through a quiet living room; “Who Got Served”: a young woman’s body is found behind a motel; and “No Bones About It”: tell-tale skeleton parts are discovered in the desert. Using DNA evidence, forensic pathology, weapons identification, and blood splatter analysis, visitors will ferret out the real culprits and receive an official CSI diploma. Get tickets to CSI: The Experience

Flyboard and Jet-Pack Packages
Fly above Lake Las Vegas just like a superhero in a 15-to-25 minute Flyboard ride or upgrade to 25-minute Jet-Pack adventure. You’ll climb up to 45 feet into the air on powerful jet propulsion engines. Live your Superman fantasy!

Las Vegas, NV – 8/7/17

By: David Sheward


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