Las Vegas, Nevada: Dig This - Bulldozer Playground (Gone)

$400 for three hours in the driver's seat of power shovels and bulldozers outfitted with climate-controlled cabs.
Northwest of The Strip. I-15 exit 40. Turn west onto W. Sahara Ave. then immediately turn south on S. Rancho Drive, paralleling the freeway. Drive for about a mile; Dig This will be on the right, between Meade and Sirius Aves.
Daily 8 am - 5 pm.
$400.00 per person, must be 14 or over.

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Dig This - Bulldozer Playground

If you've hit a jackpot in Sin City then you're rich enough to drive a bulldozer, just like working people! That seems to be part of the appeal of Dig This, which has opened in an empty lot in downtown Las Vegas. Participants pay $400 for three hours. They get an equipment and safety orientation, then move dirt from one spot to another using power shovels and bulldozers outfitted with climate-controlled cabs. The attraction began in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, but closed in 2010. Moving to Las Vegas makes sense; the city has well-heeled tourists and year-round dirt. Dig This plans to host special "Mega Day" events featuring extra-extra-large equipment, and is selling an "Excavate and Exfoliate" spa package.

[ Team, 05/06/2011]

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