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Address: 2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17505-9707
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+1 800-763-5987
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Come Up - Slow Down. Come, experience the flight of a lifetime over lush...

Come Up - Slow Down. Come, experience the flight of a lifetime over lush countryside and Amish Farm Country. Our guests have enjoyed this wonderful experience of flight for more than 20 years. Many come back, literally, every season and include their friends and family.

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Great balloon flight over Amish country

A very friendly pilot and ground crew made this a great morning balloon flight over Amish country. Beautiful views over the farmland and above the clouds. An early start but worth... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Overall, we had a nice experience. It was our 5th wedding anniversary, and I surprised my husband, with help of the awesome gentleman I spoke to on the phone, with this adventure. We definitely enjoyed the experience, and the flight was great. Our landing was a bit rough, but we made it. The views were spectacular, and our pilot, Jake,... More 

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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A very friendly pilot and ground crew made this a great morning balloon flight over Amish country. Beautiful views over the farmland and above the clouds. An early start but worth it. The Buck's Fizz and home made cinnamon sticks were an excellent way to end. Highly recommended and a great bunch of guys and very experienced.

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Windber
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I have always dreamed of going on a hot air balloon ride, but due to a bad leg, did not think I would be able to get into the basket. Then I saw that this company had a handicap accessible gondola!! It was a dream come true - worth every penny. Once in a life-time experience!!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I've gone twice in their hot air balloon rides. The fall foilage was spectacular. Worth the money and we had a champagne toast after the ride. These excursions, though, are a once is enough type thing for me. Nice experience, great crew, and photo opps, but not a "fun" thing. I would not recommend it for children or teens. There... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I had always wanted to go on a balloon ride but hadn't had the opportunity until this month. The United States Hot Air Balloon Team were outstanding! The flight took off right at 6 am. The day was cloudy, but we were up above the clouds and able to see the sunrise in no time. Our pilot, Lucas Hess, was... More 

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Franklin Square, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The four of us plus our two guides took off in the Hot Air Balloon from the town called Bird-In-Hand, Pennsylvania. It was incredible! Floating effortlessly above the lovely farmlands was a treat. Taking off at 6 AM was perfect to see the sun rise. We were up for an hour and went about 8 miles. The highly qualified US... More 

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Austintown, Ohio
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went for the 6 am flight. They say to get there 10 minutes early, and that is a good idea. They were already filling the balloon when we arrived a couple of minutes before 6:00. Had a fantastic flight over the small farms. Great flight pilot. Went above the cloud cover for a bit. Very smooth landing. A few... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My Dad, who turned 90 years old in March, and I loved this trip from start to finish! Both of us had ballooning on our bucket lists and are so happy that dream was fulfilled with Kyle at the helm. He and his crew, Ray and Steve, were congenial, welcoming, and informative. Not only was the ride itself simply extraordinary,... More 

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Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This was something we have wanted to do for year's and finally the timing worked out. We got to see them unload the balloon and stretch it out and pre fire, Team was great, answered all question's and shared about many of the aspect's of ballooning. Pilot was great, he told us what to do and expect and shared experience's,... More 

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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The flight was fantastic. We departed right on time at 6am and were flying a mile high by 6:30 (literally 5300 ft). Though not every flight will see this, we saw a wedding proposal (she said yes). Jason our pilot was excellent as was his ground crew. After about 1hr and 10 minutes he landed on a road with hardly... More 

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