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“Would go ballooning with Boar's Head Ballooning again in a heartbeat!”
8 Oct 2017
Hot air ballooning over the historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia. From the sky you will view The Blue Ridge Mountain, Shenandoah Valley, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and The University of Virginia.
My husband and I took a romantic yet fun hot air ballooning trip with Rick Behr of Boar's Head Ballooning. It was a bucket-list item for both of us and we could not have picked a better company and balloonist to take us! Rick has...More
This was absolutely amazing and a must-do activity if you are in Charlottesville! Rick Behr is a fantastic guide and pilot. He made the trip a lot of fun and is also extremely knowledgeable due to his vast experience ballooning all over the world. The...More
This was an amazing balloon trip over beautiful countryside, with stunning views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains and beautiful Shenandoah Valley. An unforgettable experience, and Rick Behring, owner and balloonist, is a complete professional, with years of experience. Not one to take any chances...More
This was a great experience. Rick the owner and guide is a wonderful and very knowledgeable person. The service of him and his crew was extraordinary. I'm hoping he can have this business everywhere. It was fantastic!
A crisp fall morning in foliage season is just perfect. Fortunately, living here allows for multiple attempts to make sure conditions are perfect for flying and scenery
Dress for the temperature-- it's actually a little warmer under the big burner and the wind chill is...More
I am terrified of heights and this was seriously a breeze. Very steady, easy liftoff and we just glided over Charlottesville. It was a very calm, quiet, peaceful ride. The landing was very gentle too! Nice and easy and great for adults of all ages....More
We just flew with Rick and had a wonderful and safe experience. Not only was the balloon flight amazingly beautiful: giving perspective to our world and allowing us to soar above the breathtaking mountains of Charlottesville; but we also felt secure and protected by Rick's...More
My boyfriend surprised me with a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Charlottesville with Boar's Head Ballooning, and not only that, he proposed to me at over 1000 feet! My boyfriend and Rick had been in cahoots to plan this for a while and I...More
My parents' friends bought me and my husband of two days a ballooning trip as a spirited and symbolic send-off following our wedding. And what a send-off it was! Beautiful, inspiring, super fun, and exciting, we saw my hometown from a vantage never experienced before....More
Wow! That was fun! Thank you Cap. Rick Behr & his crew (good pics, Boris). I wanted to give a surprise to my husband and my expectations were exceeded. It was his birthday and I knew he wanted to ride in a hot-air balloon since...More