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Pahrump, Nev.: Jet-pack flights will have you and your spirits soaring
Pahrump, Nev.: Jet-pack flights will have you and your spirits soaring

Looking for a lift in life? Southern Nevada’s newest attraction is a jet-pack flight that will have your body — and soul — soaring. In the town of Pahrump, guests fitted with jet-propelled backpacks fly through the air using technology that allows them to climb 30 feet in the air. Traveling at speeds of up to 25 mph, the rides last 15 to 60 minutes. Packages start at $179. The flights take place above a man-made lake at the ranch, best known for its land-based performance driving classes. The ranch is about 65 miles west of Las Vegas along State Highway 60. The attraction has only recently opened, so rides are by appointment only through Jetpack America. The company...

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