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Discover great adreniline rushes, hysterical comedians and Kobe beef in Las Vegas.
Enjoy a thrill of a lifetime with these attractions that get you high, whether for a sightseeing adventure, a freefall through the air or in a simulated skydiving adventure. (1) Maver
ick Helicopter Tours (888.261.4414) offers VIPlevel service from two locations: Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Enjoy the comforts of the Eco-Star helicopter, which features individual leather, theater-style seating, extended leg room and outstanding visibility. Plummet off the 108th floor of the Stratosphere Tower at 40 MPH at this, the world’s highest “controlled freefall,” (2) SkyJump (Stratosphere, 702.380.7777). Experience skydiving within a vertical wind tunnel, with air speeds up to 120 mph, simulating the free-fall of skydiving at (3) Vegas Indoor Skydiving (Convention Center Drive, 702.731.4768).
Any doctor will tell you that laughter is the best medicine, and in Las Vegas, the laughs are plenty with these comedians. (1) Carrot
Top (Luxor, 702.262.4400), the red-haired comedian, keeps his audience in stitches as he unpacks trunkloads of crazy props and wacky inventions. No two shows are ever alike since Scott Thompson, the man behind the name, improvises every night. “The New Mr. Vegas” returns to Las Vegas with a show filled with comedy. (2) George
Wallace ( Westgate Cabaret, 800.222.5361) makes a comeback with his serving of a plate of laughs, with extra hot sauce. (3) Defend
ing the Caveman (D Las Vegas, 702.388.2111) brings a no-holds-barred look at the battle of the sexes and who gets control of the remote control starring Kevin Burke.
Every food lover knows that real Kobe beef is a hard dish to find. While many restaurants claim to offer this novelty, these three feature the real deal. At (1) Bazaar Meat by José
Andrés (SLS Las Vegas, 702.761.7610) order A5 Kobe eye of rib and cook it ever so slowly on an ishiyaki grilling stone brought to the table. (2) SW Steakhouse (Wynn Las Vegas, 702.770.3325) lets diners order Kobe beef by the ounce for $220 for a minimum 4 ounces. Each additional ounce goes for $55. Check with your server for available cuts. (3) Jean
Georges Steakhouse (Aria, 877.230.2742) from Jean- Georges Vongerichten has A5 Kobe beef available in three-, six- and nine- ounce portions. Hot tip: Ask your server to see the certificate of authenticity if you question whether the Kobe you ordered is real.