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Dis­cover great adre­ni­line rushes, hys­ter­i­cal co­me­di­ans and Kobe beef in Las Vegas.

Adrenaline Junkies

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).

Com­edy Lover

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.

Food­ies

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.

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