$125 for Up to a One-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride from R.O. Franks Aviation Company in Asheville ($250 Value)

Hampton Roads

242 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

  • Peaceful sunrise balloon ride
  • Views of Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Third-generation pilot with 15 years of experience

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 12, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Valid for 1 passenger. Limit 4 passengers/ride. Reservation req'd; subject to availability. Cancellation policy applies. No cash value. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

R.O. Franks Aviation Company - Hampton Roads: $125 for Up to a One-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride from R.O. Franks Aviation Company in Asheville ($250 Value)

For $125, today's deal gets you up to a one-hour hot air balloon ride from R.O. Franks Aviation Company in Asheville (a $250 value).

For 15 years, third-generation sky engineer R. Addison M. Brown has hoisted panorama-junkies into the heavens by harnessing the power of hot, blustery air. Prospective serenity-seekers meet at dawn and usually lift off a few miles north of downtown Asheville, weather permitting, in time to watch the sun rise over the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rising up to 5,000 feet above the surrounding forests, passengers may even be treated to an intimate and peaceful 45- to 60-minute view of the city as Captain Addison points out local landmarks, such as the historic Biltmore Estate and the mysterious Mothra-shaped crater. Group size is limited to four riders, or three riders and an overweight scarecrow. Bring a warm hat and coat, and be sure to book as early as possible, especially as weekends fill up eight weeks in advance.

Reviews

Six Google Mappers give R.O. Franks Aviation Company an average of five stars:

  • Once you launch, the peacefulness overcomes you. Our pilot Addison was great, with a cool command of the balloon, while still pointing out landmarks, all while giving us the opportunity to soak the scenery in. – Sailor
  • Ok, I have to admit, I was nervous when my boyfriend suggested going on a balloon ride. But I went anyway because I knew that if I had missed this opportunity I would have regretted it. I am SO SO glad that I took the ride. – Carol

Customer Reviews

242 Ratings

They did a great job!
Ruby W. · July 21, 2013
My husband and I had a wonderful experience. Service was professional and friendly. I would highly reccomend them.
Connie H. · July 1, 2013
Very accommodating!
Sidni B. · June 25, 2013

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