Air Sports in Nevada

About to hit Google with an “air sports near me” search? With wide-open spaces, the holy gale of gusts, and a whole helluva lotta thrilling landscapes, we’ve gotcha covered. Nevada’s packing a satisfyingly bucket-list-worthy lineup of air sports sure to get your motor running from Reno to Vegas and everywhere in between.

From Ballooning in the Biggest Little City to becoming a fighter pilot in Vegas to helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas Strip, and Lake Tahoe, as well as skydiving, gliding and parasailing in some of the country’s most optimal conditions, Nevada’s got the air sports sure to get that adrenaline pumping. Go ahead and file that flight plan and stoke it—thrill-seekers unite.


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Whether it’s the newest item on your bucket list or the best wrong turn you ever took, whichever corner of this state you venture to, you’re bound to uncover the kind of unexpected encounters, memorable characters, and only-in-Nevada experiences that make this place so damn special. Get your hands on stunning images, surprising stories, colorful characters, do-before-you-die events, and beyond. And just to sweeten the deal, in addition to sending you our official Nevada Magazine & Visitor Guide, we’ll throw in our swanky state map, too.

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