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Blue Ridge Balloon

Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Absolutely BREATHTAKING!! GREAT SERVICE!

I had been planning to take my girlfriend on a special private balloon flight and was blown away by... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2015
BFinch97
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Richmond, Virginia
Sublime: Beyond Beautiful!

I wrote to Liana and Jim personally to Thank them for the most fabulous experience and they asked... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
askinsta
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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 21 December 2015

I had been planning to take my girlfriend on a special private balloon flight and was blown away by the experience Blue Ridge Ballooning created! Jim and Liana were extremely helpful, friendly, and provided some breathtaking sights on our trip! What I loved most about...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

I wrote to Liana and Jim personally to Thank them for the most fabulous experience and they asked if I would put those comments on Trip Advisor and I said I most certainly would! My mother(75) and I went on a fight on Oct.19th and...More

1  Thank askinsta
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Out of the "blue" while browsing TripAdvisor for attractions I stumbled upon a couple of Hot Air Baloon companies in Charlottesville. My wife and I were in town for Dr appointments and we had an extra day. I called and immediately got Liana. I described...More

2  Thank Christopher S
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Big bang for the buck. Money well spent. Efficient, professional, skilled. Detailed information about what to expect. Amazing flight with lots of variety: super high, then guided past tree tops just close enough to pick a leaf, then skimming the reservoir. (Inside the reservoir felt...More

2  Thank susanfreemancomedy
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

The owner seems to be a very good pilot, we flew right above trees a few feet away, skimmed water twice, and landed exactly where she predicted. Setting up the balloon and taking it down was part of the fun. The area looks very cool...More

Thank Caleb R
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

My brother-in-law and family were visiting from Germany and had just one thing they had to do - hot air ballooning. Blue Ridge was great!! The morning was beautiful and the weather was perfect. The owners were professional and asnwered all of our questions. This...More

Thank Jeff_Troy
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Like many, I'd wanted to go on a hot air balloon ride for a while. Due to a variety of life events, I'd had to postpone my hope of one day flying among the clouds for almost two decades....that is until the chance came about...More

2  Thank HmwP0914
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with Blue Ridge Balloon today. The service was phenomenal and it was a once in a lifetime experience. Liana (our guide) did a great job of pointing out Charlottesville's popular landmarks. This helped us know exactly where we were when we...More

1  Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

"My family and dear friends had an AMAZING morning with the wonderful Blue Ridge Ballooning Crew last week!! The weather was perfect for an early morning flight. We were a little nervous about our first flight but we were quickly put at ease. I was...More

1  Thank Matthew H
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

If you have ever thought about going up in a balloon...then STOP thinking and just do it! It is something you will never forget. My g/f and I reserved their private flight package so that I would have room to PROPOSE, luckily she said yes....More

Thank Rawellz
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JanetBrinegar
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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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