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Address: 4241 Birdsong Blvd, Lutz, FL 33559-6294
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Hot Air Balloons Flights over the beautiful growing terrain of Lutz, Land O...

Hot Air Balloons Flights over the beautiful growing terrain of Lutz, Land O Lakes, Wesley Chapel, New Tampa, Zephyrhills, and St Leo Area. Soaring over the tree tops at the mercy of the winds. All this followed by a traditional champagne toast and hot breakfast at our local airport cafe'. We are located close to Tampa and just off the interstate for easy access no matter where you are visiting. We look forward to making your dreams a reality.

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I don't know if this will get published or not but I just had to try and wanted to tell everyone on Tripadvisor what a pleasure it was in dealing with Jessica at American... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
jmnteddyLakeCity_FL
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Louisa, Kentucky
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Louisa, Kentucky
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I don't know if this will get published or not but I just had to try and wanted to tell everyone on Tripadvisor what a pleasure it was in dealing with Jessica at American Balloons. I first had a trip planned and when the weather was forecast to be bad she did some switching around to get us in on... More 

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Thank jmnteddyLakeCity_FL
Riverview, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

All my friends told me to be careful - take motion sickness medication - you're going to be terrified. Boy, were they wrong and I'm so glad I didn't listen. Even my husband, who is always very apprehensive of the adventures I take us on, enjoyed himself completely and wants to do again. It was the most breathtaking and peaceful... More 

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1 Thank tkdbb2mom
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Had the most fun!! Tom's knowledge of ballooning is mind blowing. Jessica's personality and professionalism is outstanding. Together they make a powerful team. There so attentive you think the flight is only for you. They have a terrific ground crew thats on top of there game, from taking off to landing the entire trip was perfect. We will be returning... More 

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1 Thank dlturner2
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016

It took several tries for the weather to cooperate but it was well worth the wait. Tom, Jessica and crew are extremely professional, they make safety their top priority along with making sure everyone aboard has a great om liftoff to landing. I highly recommend this company. If a hot air balloon ride is on your to do list, go... More 

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1 Thank ampscs
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Anyone looking to go up in a hotair balloon ride needs to choose american ballons, they are very professional. This was my wifes and I first time up and they were very polite, positive, answered questions, takeoff and landing was so gentle you didnt realize you were off the ground or back on it again. I will definitely use them... More 

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Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was a fantastic experience. The whole crew were very friendly and helpful. It was obvious they really knew what they were doing and enjoyed it. Well worth the cost and I highly recommend American Balloons.

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Thank Robert G
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If a hot air balloon ride is on your bucket list, I would definitely recommend American Balloons. It was such an exciting trip from setting up the balloon to rising from the ground. Our pilot, Tom, Set us back down to earth on a pillow. This was an amazing flight.

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Thank James V
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

First time rider here. Had a lot of fun with the guys at American Balloons. Tom and Jessica do a fantastic job, as well as their crew Greg and Max! I would definitely recommend these guys if you are looking to do something like this. We did about a 50 min/7 mile flight into the North Tampa Airport, we had... More 

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Thank Josh W
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016

It was an excellent experience. My brother and 7 year old niece joined me for a family excursion. Both owners of the company were present with their crew from registration, to setting up the hot air balloon and even the piloting. What we enjoyed the most was not only the experience, it was feeling like part of their family. I... More 

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1 Thank tianette2016
Wesley Chapel, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I would highly recommend American Balloons. It's a family-owned business, and they are all experienced, friendly, accommodating, intelligent, and funny. This was a first balloon flight for me, and although I expected to be nervous, I had no fears about safety once I arrived. Everything went smoothly, and I would definitely fly with them again!

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