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Balloons Above the Valley

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Address: 603 California Blvd., Napa, CA 94559
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Get Carried Away! Balloons Above The Valley has been voted Best Balloon...

Get Carried Away! Balloons Above The Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your celestial adventure with a festive champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in a serene wine country setting. May The Winds Welcome You Softly

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Wonderful way to see Sanoma!

Perfect morning ride over the Sanoma Valley. Stunning views. Perfect weather. Wonderful friendly staff. Would highly recommend! Loved Shane our pilot and Mike our driver.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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East Rockaway, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect morning ride over the Sanoma Valley. Stunning views. Perfect weather. Wonderful friendly staff. Would highly recommend! Loved Shane our pilot and Mike our driver.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Everything about the experience was positive, nothing went wrong. Directions to the hotel where we were meeting were accurate and they were very friendly and welcoming when we got there with a light pastry and coffee bar ready. I am not a big crowd person and there were close to 100 people waiting. This was the only slight down fall.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was our third ballon flight. First in Melbourne Australia, second in Bavaria Germany and now in Napa, California. By far this was the best flight! From booking last minute, ease of preparations for the flight, our amazing pilot-Jake, the flight above Napa itself, the fun landing in amongst the vineyards to the great breakfast at Oxbow. Thank you 'Balloons... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Highlight of my trip to Napa was a morning balloon ride with Balloons Above the Valley. We had a delightful flight with Jake on Tuesday September 13th. Luckily the weather cooperated with us that day and we were able to launch very nearby the Marriott and fly over Napa Valley. The basket was FULL because the day before they were... More 

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new york, ny, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My parents and I traveled to Napa for a quick trip to wine country. A highlight of our trip was a booking with Balloon Above the Valley. We drove the hour and a half from Geyserville to arrive at the Marriott by 6:15am. We then boarded vans to take us an additional 45 mins to the launch site (we weren't... More 

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Thank Chelsea B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If you can get over bring 2000 feet in the air and being with 20 other people you will have a great time. The views are spectacular,staff is professional and I felt very safe.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I've always wanted to go up in a hot air balloon. Now that i've done it, I think once is enough. The view is very cool, but the constant noise from the flame is something I didn't fully expect, and it really detracts from the peaceful vibe of floating through the air. I realize it's necessary, as the heat from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable flight. Went up morning of our 30th anniversary. From the minute we checked in until the minute we left, everything was fantastic. Jake, our pilot was great. He is a 3rd generation balloon pilot. Basket not crowded. Highly recommend.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

There are three hot air balloon companies in Napa that we know of. However, balloons above the valley made our ride unforgettable. We received a warm welcome in Marriott hotel lobby with hot beverages and pastries. After all the formalities done driven in a short distance to our balloon called Freedom. Once the ballon was ready which was prepared in... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This tour was arranged through a group, so I cannot speak for any booking. We were taken by shuttle to a hotel for some coffee and a quick briefing, and then were taken to the launching grounds. Jake, our pilot, was wonderful. He explained everything, answered all questions, and made everyone feel safe. It's a very odd feeling to be... More 

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