The Adventuredome is located inside the Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas. One of the few hotels that still caters to families in Las Vegas the Circus Circus is a perfect choice to get out of the heat and enjoy some great family fun.
Visitors will be happy to discover that the adventuredome provides a huge assortment of activities from within it cavernous climate controlled dome. The highlight is by far the Canyon Blaster roller coaster which is the only double looped and double corkscrew ride in the U.S. If you’ve been on the Manhattan Express roller coaster at the New York New York hotel, you’ll find the Canyon Blaster to be just as, if not more exciting.
Another great ride at the Adventuredome is the Rim Runner Water Plume ride, or typically called the log ride. This log ride comes to a pretty exciting finale with a four story descent into a big splashdown that’s a real crowd pleaser. There are several other rides that require mention, like the Inventor ride which sends victims, or should I say riders hurdling and spinning into the air. There is also a bumper cars area, a carousel, a ferris wheel and a swinging pirate ship.
Check out Adventuredomes Extreme Zone where you can participate in trampoline bungee jumping or rock climbing. Or you may want to spend some time at the laser tag arena or batting cages. There is also a clown themed Imax experience called the Fun House Express.
Finally the Adventuredome has a wide variety of smaller kids rides and carnival type games where you can try winning one of those six foot tall stuffed bears you’ve always wanted.
The cost of admission is free and ride tickets are $16.95 if you are over 48″ and $12.95 for those who are 35″ to 48″ tall.
To learn more about the the Circus Circus hotel visit: Circus Circus Hotel
The Excalibur Midway Games are a family friendly place to visit. There you can try your hand at winning one of those big stuffed giraffes you’ve always wanted play a variety of carnival games or take a ride on their Magic Motion Film Ride. In addition the Excalibur Midway features dozens of the latest arcade games.
You can find the Excalibur Midway Games on the lower level of the Excalibur Hotel directly below the Excalibur casino. Visitors kind find a similar environment to nearby Circus Circus with less crowds. The Midway feature several inexpensive eating options.
For more information about the Excalibur Hotel, visit their official website.
It’s Carnival all the time at the Rio Las Vegas Masquerade in the Sky. Watch brightly costumed dancers and performers entertain you to lively music as they soar above your head on floats. As if all that isn’t enough, for $9.95 guests can join in on the fun, donning costumes and becoming part of the show.
The enthusiasm and excitement convey a Mardi Gras type environment that’s contagious, and best of all it’s free. Anyone wishing to participate in the show and take part in the celebration atop one of the three parade float should arrive a half hour before the show at the Masquerade Village’s main stage.
Hours of operation are 3 p.m, 4 p.m, 5 p.m, 6:30 p.m, 7:30 p.m, 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. daily. For more information about the Masquerade in the Sky call the Rio Hotel at: (702)777-7777