Hot Air Ballooning
Have you ever wondered what it looks like to get a bird’s eye view of gorgeous Breckenridge? Well then it sounds like a hot air balloon ride is what you need!
You’ll enjoy a breathtaking flight giving you a glimpse into the natural wonderful of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains. Float up amongst the clouds and peer out over Breckenridge as you enjoy the majesty of Mother Nature.
Here are some local vendors in the area who will take you for a memorable ride.
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides
If you are looking for the premier hot air balloon company, this is them! Safety, customer service, and their professional pilots with years of experience is what makes them the best. And, as is tradition with hot air balloon flights, champagne is a part of the equation!
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides and Rates
The Platinum Flight Package is the creme-de-la-creme of hot air balloon rides. Upon arrival at the launch site, you will be offered coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and an assortment of snacks. Then, as you ascend into the sky and float high above the Rocky Mountains, you will be serenaded by classical music playing in the background. If you are lucky, your pilot might even get a chance to take control and fly the balloon! After touch down comes a ballooning tradition—a celebratory champagne toast while your pilot talks about the history of ballooning and recites the balloonists prayer. Next it’s on to a sit-down breakfast and conversation with good friends, new and old.
Flights are approximately an hour of air time and anyone 5 years and older can fly. So what does this lavish trip cost? For the balloon ride itself, $275/person. For the views and the experience? Well, those are priceless!
Reservations, Cancellations, and Flight Season for Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides
As the weather in fall, winter, and spring can be rather harsh with strong winds, the flight season for 2017 will run from May 13 to October 8. Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides highly recommend that you make a reservation 2-3 weeks in advance. They also suggest that you book early in your stay in the event that inclement weather does arise. Last minute reservations may be available, so be sure to call and ask. Reservations can be made online at their website or by calling them at 1.888.468.9280.
Should you need to cancel your reservation, that is possible. If you cancel more than 7 days in advance, you will get a full refund. As the weather in Colorado can be rather unpredictable, there is always the possibility of inclement weather affecting your trip. In the event that your flight is canceled due to said weather, they will work hard to reschedule your flight. If there are scheduling conflicts or continued bad weather, you will be issued a full refund.
The Grand Adventure Balloon Tours
Located an hour from Summit County is a little town called Fraser, Colorado which is the home of The Grand Adventure Balloon Tours. Enjoy a beautiful morning floating high above this small rural town in a hot air balloon. After the ride, partake in a 200 year old tradition in the ballooning world—a champagne toast! Here’s more information on rates, reservations, and more.
The Grand Adventure Balloon Tours Rates and Reservations
Enjoy a gorgeous sunrise over the Continental Divide before meeting your pilot for a beautiful flight. Watch as the crew inflates the balloon and prepares for the trip. As you gently lift off the valley floor, you will gain a new perspective on this beautiful Colorado countryside. After the flight, take part in the ballooning tradition of a champagne toast followed by a continental breakfast. Be sure to bring your camera to relive the memories later on!
The flight season does run 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Prices for the flight are $275/person. Reservations can be made using their easy online booking system. Or if you would prefer, you can give them a call at 970.887.1340. Be sure to book well in advance to get the date you are looking for.
Cancellations For The Grand Adventure Balloon Tours
Cancellations for your hot air balloon ride must be made 7 days prior to the day of your scheduled flight. Any cancellations or changes made within 7 days will not be refunded. If a flight is cancelled due to weather, there is no charge.