THE SWISS SKY RIDE charges a big 75¢ for a four-minute cable-car trip but sends the traveler soaring 115 ft. above Samoan fire dancers, Burundi drummers, Guatemalan marimba bands and Swiss yodelers.
NEW YORK STATE. For 50¢ the fairgoer is whisked 226 ft. up into the pavilion tower for a panoramic view of Mosesland surrounded by acres and acres of cars.
PORT AUTHORITY HELIPORT offers a $6.50, four-minute whirlybird's-eye squint. The flight is best taken at night when the fair becomes a fairyland of colored lights and fireworks.
THE MONORAIL ride around the comparatively uncrowded Lake Amusement Area offers a suspended seven-minute fair survey...