Since its opening in 1996, the Stratosphere has already become one of the most recognizable icons of the Strip. The tallest free-standing observation deck in the U.S., the tower is topped with the highest thrill rides in the world, a roller coaster and "Big Shot" which launches riders even higher than the 1,149 foot observation deck.
Do you need an outdoor playground?
Take the Disney World Hotels test, a quick and fun quiz that helps you select the best hotel for your next trip. This question is: Do you need an outdoor playground for the kids?
The Tank at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Picture and details about the swimming pool area at the Golden Nugget Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.
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Yesterday's miraculous Hudson River landing of US Airways Flight 1549 has given rise to all kinds of speculation about the chances of surviving a similar crash.
About.com's own Guide to Air...