Like extreme sports, parachute jumping or diving? Don’t have enough adrenaline? The USA offers many opportunities to get it! If you do not know what to choose, our ideas will help you.
“Alley Tornado” – this is the name of the territory in the United States, where atmospheric whirlwinds most often arise. The route includes 13 states of America, but tornado can be mostly found in Texas. The tornado season begins in June and ends in December. A chasing tornado is usually on a minibus in the company of other daredevils.
Price: from $3 000
In the city of Sekim (Washington), you can walk along the wing of the plane right during the flight. Safety ropes and special fastenings on the legs allow you to move around the wing, sit, stand or lie on it on the height. The flight speed is 250 km / h. You will endure a “dead loop”, sharp vertical descents and ascents and even turns around the axis 360 degrees.
Try yourself on the steep cliffs of national parks. Zion National Park is a favorite place for rock climbers from all over the world. Some mountains have a layered structure or sharp peaks. The cost of a half-day lesson here is from $ 180 / person.
The Valley of Yosemite is the heart of rock climbing in America. You can find slopes for every taste – cracks, pipes, walls, ledges, artificial supports, large angles, small angles. The passage of some slopes takes up to five days, among which is El Capitan – one of the greatest granite walls in the world. The cost of a half-day lesson in Yosemite Park is from $320 / person. (May – September).
You can experience the adrenaline rush while driving a sports car on a race track in Las Vegas – a place of crazy and insane things? Here everything is absolutely safe: before the trip you will be instructed on the rules of driving and safety. You can choose cars from different models of Ferrari and Lamborghini, as well as Aston Martin, Porsche, Corvette. The cost is from $250 for 5 circles.
Remember this song “I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky …”? It comes to mind when you fly at the level of the 20th floor above the ocean on a paraglider in the San Diego area! Thanks to an experienced instructor, you feel completely safe and at the same time enjoy a breathtaking flight and views. The cost of the flight is $250 per person.
It is one of the oldest parks in the USA (1892) with more than 70 attractions. For example, Skyhawk soars to the sky 35 meters from the ground, freeze for a millisecond and fall at speed of 100 km / h. Another one is the Power Tower, from which you hump into the abyss faster than the speed of free fall. And, finally, insanely terrible roller coasters Magnum XL-200 and Millennium Force.
The highest Ferris wheel in the world (about 170 meters) in the entertainment district of The Linq in Las Vegas. A huge attraction consists of three dozen glass cabins, each of which can accommodate 40 people.
If you are not an extreme supporter, then a quiet trip around the city on a rented car will be an excellent option. For youth in USA under 21 car rentals are envisaged.