Everyone knows that Vegas is all about gambling, eating, entertainment
and partying. But does everyone know about the hidden treasures Vegas has to
offer? Well, for something different but with the same excitement of the
Vegas casinos, consider these options the next time your in "sin city".
For a definite change of pace, venture over to the A. J. Hakett Bungee
Jumping Tower right next door to Circus Circus. For $49 dollars you can take
a thrilling dive into a sea of neon lights. 720-385-4321
If it isn't bungee jumping that interests you, or bungee jumping is
maybe to wimpy for you then take a real dive with Sky Dive Las Vegas, and for
$159 you can enjoy a stomach lurching tandem dive into the lights of Vegas.
For a simple, less extreme adventure, head over to New York-New York's
Manhattan Express. This is the first twist and dive roller coaster in Vegas
and for an added fright, the roller coaster hangs you upside down 86 feet up
in the air! 800-693-6763
To get out of the city and explore the surrounding nature of Nevada,
look into Sky's the Limit Climbing School. Here you geared up, instruction,
and someone to hold the rope while you rock climb up some of the most
beautiful sights in the world. 702-363-4533
And as if all of the previous options weren't enough, you can try
paragliding with Upper Limits, and for $80 you can tandem glide and see the
whole city from up in your own glider. 702-873-0516
For a healthy change of pace, rent a 21-speed mountain bike at Escape
the City Streets and head for the hills. You can find excellent trials on Mt.
Charleston in the Spring Mountain National Recreation Area. 702-596-2953
For a new kind of buzz that doesn't included alcohol, try the "Oxygen
Bar". For just a buck a minute, you can inhale the aromatherapeutic "flavors"
of the oxygen bar. No liquids are used here, so enjoy this pleasant new