Standing 1,149 feet (350 meters) above the Las Vegas Strip, Stratosphere Tower is the tallest observation tower in the United States. From the top, visitors enjoy 360-degree views of Las Vegas from an observation deck, aboard thrill rides, or over a drink or meal at one of several bars and restaurants.
Visible from just about everywhere on Las Vegas Boulevard, Stratosphere Tower is often included as a stop on city sightseeing tours. Experiences within the tower include indoor and outdoor observation decks for some of the best views of the city, as well as thrill rides like Big Shot, Insanity, X-Scream, and SkyJump, the world record highest commercial decelerator descent. Visitors choose among single attraction tickets or a multi-attraction option, such as the Las Vegas Thrill Pass, which also includes attractions like the Eiffel Tower Experience, the roller coaster at New York New York, and the VooDoo Zip Line.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The tower is a must-visit for thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies.
- Tower rides have height and age restrictions.
- Professional camera equipment, including tripods and long lenses, are not permitted inside the Stratosphere Tower.
How to Get There
Stratosphere Tower is located in front of Stratosphere Hotel on the northern end of the Strip. The tower entrance is accessible via escalators across from C Bar or Roxy’s Diner. The Deuce Bus stops directly in front of Stratosphere.
When to Get There
One of the best times to visit Stratosphere Tower is in the evening, when it’s possible to watch the sunset over the Nevada desert, followed by the illuminated city skyline after dark.
Dine High in the Sky
Top of the World restaurant sets the stage for a romantic dinner as it makes its 360-degree rotation over the course of an hour—a popular option for couples in Sin City. The 107 SkyLounge on the 107th floor serves signature cocktails with 360-degree panoramic views, while AirBar on the 108th floor affords views of brave travelers making the SkyJump leap just a few feet away. The Tower Creamery serves adult milkshakes, ice cream, coffee, and other sweet treats.