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Molly Chen
· October 22, 2017
What an amazing way to celebrate our anniversary! Asheville in the fall is magical enough but getting to experience it from a hot air balloon was incredible! Such a well organized, wonderful, experien...ce and the staff really make it all worth it. See More
Nicholas Davis
· September 23, 2017
One of the most fun and interesting experiences I have ever had! Don't let the price keep you away (you only live once)
The staff was kind, charismatic, and safety focused. Just get up there and see f...or yourself! See More
Treva Wine
· October 22, 2017
This was an AWESOME experience! Our pilot Jim was great at explaining what he was doing and where we where , both in the air and things on the ground! The pre flight directions by Chief were great an...d left us knowing exactly what to expect. We had a great day to fly!
We'd do this again with all of you!
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M. Clare Schwartz
· November 11, 2016
These are the most disrespectful people I have ever encountered. Early on a Sunday morning, a balloon was about to land in a neighbors yard. We live on a dead end, short, private street in the county ...with 5 houses on it. There are 2 seniors, 7 children & 10 pets on our road. We are watching the balloon from the front porch and all of a sudden the pick up truck goes barreling down our road at close to 70 miles per hour to a screeching halt at the end of the road. They left a trail of leaves and dust, something flew off their truck into my yard and left me panicking for where my pets were. I walked to the end of the road as they were snapping pictures and they asked if they were allowed to use the yard. I told them what they are not allowed to do is go speeding down residential streets at a dangerous speed. I told them there were newborns and toddlers that play on our street. They didn't really seem to care. The lady that was with them, who I believe is an owner or manager, even ratted out her driver and said "I wasn't driving" , as she was more concerned about getting the photos she would later sell than about how unsafe her driver is. I called the company and left a message and demanded that the owner call me back. Never heard a word. They are not a respectful business and cowards. If I ever see them drive down a road like that again, I will call the authorities. I would not give this company any business. See More
Dave Snapp
· January 17, 2018
Wonderful trip. Experienced and congeal pilot (Rick). I highly him for your ballooning adventure.
Tonya Jackson
· November 6, 2016
My husband and I booked a private flight for our 1st Anniversary and it was easily one of my top 5 experiences of a lifetime! It was the most amazing feeling floating high above the mountain tops. The... views and colors were spectacular, and it was not a bit frightening! Our pilot was awesome and we had the traditional champagne toast with mimosas afterward! All of the balloons were bright and beautiful! I recommend this company to everyone interested in taking a flight! We'll definitely be back!!! See More
Sue Radder
· June 4, 2016
One of the best experiences of my life!!! Can't wait to go again!! I have some vertigo issues that made me hesitate at first but I did fine with that and had an awesome time! It was such a calm tri...p - more like floating than flying. Our pilot was clearly a pro as the entire trip & landing was so smooth. The staff completely explains everything as you go along so there are no surprises. Very highly recommend both this company and ballooning in general!! Our trip was a Mother's Day gift to my sister & I from our kids. What a great idea!! See More
Barb Steinlage
· August 26, 2016
My mom and I took a trip in May on a gorgeous Monday morning. Now just about every week, as I head off to work I think back to that day and relent why I can't just relive that day. It was amazing. Tha...nks to Phyllis who talked my mom through the reservation and disclosure process, our pilot Tom, and the amazing ground crew that got us off the air and safely back again. I loved it! See More
Amanda Totsky Jolley
· October 4, 2017
Had a wonderful time on our second hot Air ballooning experience. The views were spectacular! Highly recommend!
Lynn King
· September 30, 2016
We flew on the 29th September for my husbands 50th birthday. It was such an amazing experience! From the very start of the day the guys were friendly and gave us so much information. The flight was to...p class and our pilot Rick was full of information and stories. I would recommend doing this to everyone!! Thanks guys! See More
Alex Hernandez
· June 15, 2016
My wife and I were in Asheville for our anniversary and took a ride on a hot air balloon. It was one of the most amazing things we have done. It was a gorgeous day, the view of Asheville from the sk...y was fantastic and the people running the show were great. I would highly recommend them to anyone wanting to go up in a hot air balloon.

Alex Hernandez
Jamestown, NC
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Maria Erbes
· October 24, 2016
First, I want to say thank you for being a part of a loving memory and helping my now fiancé with his proposal! You guys were awesome, very chill, and welcoming. It was our first time, and definitely ...not our last.

I'm so happy we did this in the fall to catch the color change on the mountains.

Thank you, everyone and especially Chief for everything.
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Aleta F. Leonard
· May 20, 2017
I had the most amazing time flying with Asheville Hot air Balloons. Our pilot, Danny was the best!! A must do if you can. It was an amazing gift from my daughter for Mother's Day.
Jim Moloney
· September 27, 2017
My wife and I did this as part of our honeymoon! Had a great time!! Addison, our pilot, was both entertaining and professional. Highly recommended!
Gus Gonzalez
· April 13, 2017
This was the most memorable part of our "Spring Break" in Asheville! What a great experience! From start to finish, the whole experience was fantastic. The pre-flight "safety talk" went over all the ...details of what to expect and our balloon pilot, Jim was fantastic and made us feel very safe. If you have the opportunity to do this, don't miss out! The best place to see the Mountains! See More
Kate Reilly Morgan
· October 16, 2015
Had a great flight this morning with Rick as our pilot. First time in a hot air balloon and loved every minute. Rick was a great host and very knowledgable about balloons and flying and had great stor...ies. Prefect landing and toast at the end made a great trip. See More
Tamara Guzlas Cantrell
· July 19, 2015
What a wonderful experience to share with my husband during our 5th year wedding anniversary. Our pilot, Rick, and the chase crew, James, Jessie and the rest were awesome. This ride was something I wa...nted to do on my bucket list and my husband was very nervous so neither of us could sleep the night before. But Rick was so kind in explaining what we would be doing and what we could do to help him and then just sit back and enjoy the ride of a lifetime and so it was. Thank you so very much for taking us up. WE WILL BE BACK! See More
Greg Peoples
· May 14, 2016
It was a beautiful morning watching the sunrise while in the clouds over Smoky Mountains. We took the private flight for two and a pilot! Great peaceful experience with excellent pilot Louise and smo...oth landing! A must do! See More
Ebba P Karlsson
· October 24, 2015
An Epic experience flying over beautiful Asheville. It was a gorgeous day, we were 6 passengers in the basket so it was warm. It was a little scary at first going up but we felt very safe with profess...ional pilot Tom Mackie as he took us for an awesome ride across the sky. See More
Jackie Lynn Evans
· June 8, 2015
We had an amazing experience with our first balloon flight. The staff were great. The flight was truly a unique and wonderful way to enjoy our mountains. Really a one of a kind experience!
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She said yes. Congratulations to Patrick and Angela.

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Our pilot Louise Egerton took this beautiful photo this morning. We are having perfect flying weather.

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A hot air balloon ride will rev up date night. Here's what you need to know to have an over-the-top experience for sky-high fun!

Congrats to Fred and Virginia. Engaged this morning.

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Loved, loved, loved being able to check this wonderful experience off of my bucket list. Such a wonderful flight with knowledgeable pilots and crew. Would never fly with anyone else. Thanks again! - Tom and Debra Jones

Asheville Hot Air Balloons added 32 new photos from July 2, 2017 to the album: Wicked Weed Brewing Party.
July 2, 2017

Asheville Hot Air Balloons Brews Beer at Wicked Weed Brewing Facility hosted by Joe Pawelek.

Mary Lynn Colalillo and her family of 8 flew with us on the July 4th holiday! She said, "You all did an incredible job, I was in awe of smooth landing!!"

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TthetravelFREAK flew with Asheville Hot Air Balloons this morning. 🙂

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My husband and I had a blast today on our flight. This was the highlight of our trip here!! - Terry and Heath M.

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