Las Vegas may not be Disneyland, but they do offer a choice of thrilling and adrenaline pumping rides to take advantage of during your stay, from plummeting hundreds of feet at high speed to spinning, twisting and looping roller coaters, Las Vegas has it all.

Big Shot

The Big Shot roller coaster can be found at the Stratosphere on the Strip. Here you will be shot one hundred and sixty feet into the air in a staggering two seconds, you will actually float out of your seat. Reaching a speed of around forty five miles per hour, this is an exhilarating and exciting ride. Of course what goes up must come down and the down ride is just as fast and thrilling. Open daily from 10am through to 1pm.

Address: Stratosphere 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Canyon Blaster

The Canyon Blaster at Circus Circus on the Strip is a ride filled with twists and turns. This indoor roller coaster will take you on a wild ride reaching speeds of up to fifty five miles per hour. Open 11am to 6pm Mondays to Thursdays and from 10am to midnight on weekends.

Address: Circus Circus 2880 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Big Apple Coaster

The Big Apple Coaster will drop and send you on a series of loops, but you still get to see a glimpse of the view as you hurtle along at over sixty miles an hour. The coaster makes it’s way through a replica of New York harbor, past the Statue of Liberty and through Downtown Manhattan. The roller coaster cars resemble New York taxi cabs. A great ride open from 11am to 11pm daily.

Address: New York New York 3790 Las Vegas Boulevard South

X Scream

Can you imagine how it feels to be thrown off the side of a building? Well you can experience it for yourself with X Scream at the Stratosphere. Sixty nine feet of track throwing you thirty feet off the edge of the building at a whopping thirty miles an hour. Open daily from 10am to 1pm.

Address: Stratosphere 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South