Before the Wright brothers, the only way to experience the miracle of human flight was to dress a horse as Pegasus and ride it headlong into a tornado. Take to the skies safely with this Groupon.
- $159 for one tandem skydiving jump (up to $199 value)
Harnessed to a skydiving master, fledgling aerialists soar from 13,000 feet while taking in scenic views.
As far as finding breathtaking skydiving destinations goes, folks in Las Vegas needn't look too far. The sweeping Mojave Desert stretches for miles on all sides of Sin City, giving way to red mountains and azure skies. At Skydive Mesquite, daredevils take in unfettered views of the whole show, flying up to 13,000 feet, strapping into a parachute with an experienced jumper, and leaping into the blue void. They can also enlist professional videographers to jump alongside them, capturing every heart-pounding moment and Care Bear cloud car. Because the jumps are tandem, jumpers of any experience level are welcome.