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Blue Ridge Balloon

Charlottesville, VA 22963
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It was so much fun!! This was a surprise anniversary gift from my husband. He took me on a trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chanel J
Favorite part of our honeymoon

We were able to fly with the best pilot in Charlottesville :) So much experience under her belt... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
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Blue Ridge Ballooning offers hot air balloon rides in the Charlottesville and Central Virginia area, and specializes in making the experience unique, safe, and unforgettable. With a perfect safety record, state of the art equipment, and over 40 years of combined flying experience, Blue Ridge Ballooning is the natural choice for your hot air balloon ride. Offering sunrise flights seven days a week, with several flight packages to choose from. Call or book online today!
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Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so much fun!! This was a surprise anniversary gift from my husband. He took me on a trip from Hampton, VA to Charlottesville, VA and I woke up the next day wondering how the day was going to go. We then arrive at...More

Thank Chanel J
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you had fun, we loved meeting and flying with you both!! :)

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were able to fly with the best pilot in Charlottesville :) So much experience under her belt, she gave us a smooth and lovely flight at sunrise. It's a lot of fun to fly and quite a unique way to fly compared to anything...More

Thank 279karar
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

My wife was visiting last weekend and we decided to take our first ballon ride. Liana and her staff were extremely professional and the entire experience will be a special memory for us. From helping with launch, to the unexpectedly beautiful and peaceful ascent, ride...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was our first time in a hot air balloon, and everyone in our family loved the experience. The views were spectacular, and the flight was a rare combination of peaceful and exhilarating. Liana is the most professional pilot anyone could ask for -- from...More

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Yay, so glad you enjoyed your flight! We loved meeting and flying with you all! :)

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our children surprised us with a balloon ride for our 45th anniversary. It was so beautiful and so much fun. These are the best people and they made our trip perfect from beginning to end!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

One of the best experiences yet! The staff was super friendly and informative! We would torally come back and do it again!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was our first experience in a hot air balloon. I must say it was spectacular. I would highly recommend Blue Ridge Ballooning to anyone looking to enjoy the awesome skies above Charlottesville, Virginia. The owners made this trip totally worth it. Thanks again! Jason...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our balloon trip was a gift from our children, when we decided to schedule our flight there was no hassle at all. Easy communication throughout, always pleasant to deal with. Jim was our pilot on the balloon, he was very friendly and professional at the...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you've ever dreamed of going in a hot air balloon, this is the place to go! We had great customer service. It was easy to book and also easy to reschedule due to unfortunate weather. Liana was super nice and an excellent pilot. She...More

Thank Harry T
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thanks for the awesome review, Harry, we had an incredible time flying with you guys! Keep an eye on the mailbox for your photo cd in the next few days! :)

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing adventure from beginning to end. The booking process was easy and Liana was so kind and reassuring. We arrived at the meeting location and were greeted as if we were already friends. We were hands on with starting the balloon but relaxed...More

Thank Angel T
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Response from AnnaBanana81 | Reviewed this property |
Blue Ridge launches from a few sites in town and will advise on where to meet for the flight. Many times it's from Boars Head Inn but the actual launch from there is dependent on wind conditions. I would recommend checking... More
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