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Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on May 7, 2017 9:03:00 AM

A sweeping desert panorama. A glamorous cocktail lounge. A golden-hued cityscape dripping with neon. A great story begins with a great opening shot. It sets the tone for the events to come. Las Vegas is filled with opportunities for stunning opening shots to your cinematic vacation. Whatever the genre, allow us to be your official Las Vegas location scouts!

The Basement - Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation


The clock has already begun to tick as you and your friends “come to” inside a dingy basement. You’ll have to keep your wits about you as you search the dark space for clues to help you escape a chilling fate. Teamwork is key in this thrilling Las Vegas attraction located a little more than a mile from the Strip. The Basement is the ultimate live escape room in Vegas and the perfect opening shot to your Vegas vacation thriller.

Millennium Fandom Bar - Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation


Downtown Las Vegas… the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Millennium Fandom Bar. Its mission: to explore strange new subcultures, to seek out new cosplay enthusiasts and drink with them, to boldly go where no nerd has gone before, out of mom’s basement to a hip downtown bar. In what other bar in Las Vegas will the primary topic of discussion be “Which Doctor Who was the best?” With an out-of-this-world happy hour menu, Millennium Fandom Bar is the perfect opening shot for your campy sci-fi adventures in Downtown Las Vegas.

CSI: The Experience - Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation

True Crime

You and your partner are hot on the trail of the perpetrator of a triple homicide. Playing the role of crime scene investigator, you’ll perform realistic CSI tests such as DNA matching and bullet casing examinations. During CSI: The Experience, based on the hit television show, participants are guided through state-of-the-art crime labs by videos of cast members and actual forensic scientists. It’s just the right amount of suspense to kick off your noir escapades in Sin City.

Vegas Nights Tour - Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation


Get to tha choppa! Take your action-packed Vegas weekend to new heights on our breathtaking tour over the world famous Strip. Marvelous bird’s-eye views of bright lights and iconic landmarks await aboard this comprehensive helicopter tour of Las Vegas. Nothing screams production value like a wide aerial shot of the Vegas skyline. Transportation to and from our plush Las Vegas Boulevard terminal is included in this surprisingly budget friendly tour package. “And the Oscar goes to…”

Eiffel Tower - Find the Perfect Opening Shot to Your Vegas Vacation


Guy meets girl. Guy whisks girl off on a romantic trip to Las Vegas. Fireworks ensue. Glitter Gulch boasts its very own City of Love set. Start your dreamy vacation off right with a visit to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Visitors to the Vegas version of this landmark can ride a glass elevator to the observation deck atop the tower, 460 feet above the Strip. Double down on the romance with dinner a few stories below at the 11th floor Eiffel Tower Restaurant. Get your tissues ready. This one’s a tear-jerker.

Whatever the genre of your cinematic vacation, you’re bound to find the perfect opening shot in Las Vegas. If you’re still unsure whether the Strip or Downtown Las Vegas is the right setting for your movie, take our quiz! Don’t forget to share your opening shot with us on Facebook.

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