Experience your thrill rides in Stratosphere Las Vegas
Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel
The Stratosphere Las Vegas is a majestic casino, hotel along with the tallest tower located in Las Vegas between Downtown and centre strip. 2429 luxurious rooms and suites adorn the hotel. The hotel guests can enjoy the tallest freestanding observation Stratosphere tower which offers the panoramic view of the entire city.
From its inception 1996 the tallest Stratosphere Tower about 1149 foot in altitude, attracted many viewers and even celebrities. The Stratosphere’s outdoor observation deck is with 869 feet height and 360-degree view of the city. This tower is considered as the tallest freestanding observation tower in the country. Many events are conducted here to celebrate the occasion close to the stars. Las Vegas review Journal voted the shimmering view of the Las Vegas Strip from the observations deck as the â€œBest Place to view the cityâ€.
The deck is so high that the visitors can view the flying helicopters at the eye level. The best time to visit the deck is during the sunset. Tourists can enjoy seeing the rainbow of colors in the sky followed by the illuminating lights of the city. If anyone wants to spend the evening time romantically, then wine and dine at the Top of the World restaurant is a wise choice. The restaurantâ€™s moving floor takes a complete hour to rotate a full 360 degrees. After a sumptuous dinner, the tourists can relax in the Level 107 Lounge.
Stratosphere Las Vegas rides:
Though Las Vegas is an ultimate party destination, there are a few people who would like to attempt the thrill rides. The stratosphere makes the tourists thrill, scream with Big Shot, Insanity, X Scream and the controlled free-fall Sky Jump activities.
Stratosphere Big Shot:
The riders stand 160 feet above the observation deck and minimum sixteen riders will be at the top of the stratosphere. When they descend they feel absolutely weightless. While they ascend and descend they will have a feel of butterflies in the stomach. It is an absolute thrilling ride.
The ride extends 68 feet over the edge of the 1149 foot Stratosphere tower that spins passengers up to three Gs. Sitting in an escape-proof seat, the passengers will be lifted at a scaring 70-degree angle while reaching the speed up to 40 mph. This insanity ride is not suitable for those who easily get dizzy and nauseous. The passengers should have sufficient water in the body and should not be on full stomach. The riding height is 40 feet from the observation deck. Totally 10 people are allowed per ride. The passenger should be minimum 52 inches tall to ride the game.
The X- scream ride travels about 29 feet over the edge of the tower. The riders will have a feeling of dangling from the building. It actually makes them feel like falling from the top. The ride will be at a maximum speed of 30 mph. The capacity of 8 passengers for each ride.
Stratosphere Sky jump:
Stratosphere Las Vegas Sky jump is a scary, heart pounding and open-air leap from 829 feet above the neon strip. The ride holds a Guinness World Record as the highest commercial decelerator descent facility. The rider should be minimum 52 inches height, maximum 265 pounds weight to go for the Sky jump. Daytime, Nighttime and sunset sky jumps are available. Las Vegas Sky Jump is the only Sky Jump in North America and it is the highest one in the globe.
Official Website of Stratosphere Tower Las Vegas: www.stratospherehotel.com