Top 5: Fast and Furious

Crisscross America to experience the TOP 5 adrenaline pumping thrills allowed by the law. Go 150 mph on a NASCAR track, scream your way down an Olympic bobsled run, fly sky-high kite-surfing and scorch the clouds in air-to-air combat.

1. Richard Petty Driving Experience
Richard Petty Driving Experience
Dave Center
Get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of 600 horsepower with the chance to drive anywhere from 8 to 50 laps at over 20 racetracks nationwide.
  • 7000 Las Vegas Blvd
  • Las Vegas, NV 89115 US
2. Bobsledding
Bobsledding in Utah
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Thrill-seeking riders can climb into one of Utah Olympic Park’s bobsleds and reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. Zip around 15 daring turns on the same course that Olympians rode in 2002.
  • 3419 Olympic Parkway
  • Park City, UT 84098 US
3. Kitesurfing
Kitesurfing in Hawaii
Use a kite to ride the wind and waves, propelling your body to speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, and lifting you up to heights of about 50 feet where the wind can really catch hold of you.
  • 167 Hamakua Drive
  • Kailua, HI 96734 US
4. Black Diamond Skiing
Whiteface Mountain Skiing
Ski down the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies at Whiteface Ski Resort, which offers mountains and trails ranging from beginner level to double black diamond for the true ski experts.
  • 5021 Route 86
  • Wilmington, NY 12997 US
5. Fighter Pilot For A Day
Air Combat USA
Air Combat USA
Challenge your friends and family to dog fights 8,500 feet in the sky as you test out your top guns and experience up to 5 Gs of force. "Everything is real… except the bullets!"
  • 3815 W Commonwealth Ave
  • Fullerton, CA 92833 US

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