Where would you find the Stratosphere Tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the U.S.?
– Las Vegas
Answer: The Stratosphere Las Vegas is a hotel, casino, and tower located on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The property’s signature attraction is the 1,149 foot Stratosphere Tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, and the second-tallest in the Western Hemisphere, surpassed only by the CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario. It is also the tallest structure in Las Vegas and in the State of Nevada. The top of the tower has two observation decks, a restaurant known as “Top of the World” (revolving restaurant), and four thrill rides.
Las Vegas, in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, is a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, centered around 24-hour casinos and other entertainment options. Its main street and focal point is the Strip, just over 4 miles long. This boulevard is home to themed hotels with elaborate displays such as fountains synchronized to music as well as replicas of an Egyptian pyramid, the Venetian Grand Canal, and the Eiffel Tower.
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