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$125 for a Hot Air Balloon Ride from R.O. Franks Hot Air Balloon Company ($250 Value)

Downtown Asheville

90% of 238 customers recommend

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Passengers soar 500 to 2,500 feet above ground level over the Blue ridge mountains and countryside, west of downtown Asheville

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Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2017. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 8 per visit. 72hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Subject to availability and weather. Valid only for 1 passenger. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

R.O. Franks Hot Air Balloon Company - Downtown Asheville: $125 for a Hot Air Balloon Ride from R.O. Franks Hot Air Balloon Company ($250 Value)

Hot air balloons were originally designed as sky prisons for bullies to spend the rest of their natural lives cruelly mocking the weightlessness of timid clouds. Enjoy a less insulting application of aeronautics with this Groupon.

$125 for One Admission to a Hot Air Balloon Ride ($250 Value)

Many of R.O. Franks's balloons accommodate 8-14 passengers, and the company's giant balloon, The Dragon, can ferry up to 14. During this 45- to 60-minute float, passengers soar at altitudes between 500 and 2,500 feet above ground level with views of sprawling farm landscapes, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Upon landing, passengers toast the journey with champagne.

R.O. Franks Hot Air Balloon Company

For 17 years, third-generation and FAA–certified sky engineer Addison M. Brown has hoisted panorama junkies into the sky by harnessing the power of hot, blustery air. Each morning, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 a.m., he and his team pile up to 8 to 14 passengers into the basket of their giant balloons. Then, firing off the burner, they slowly lift off as the sun begins its own ascent, typically reaching heights from 500 to 2,000 feet. Below them, the rays of the sunrise wash over vistas of downtown Asheville, a patchwork of multicolored crop fields, and the tree-covered backs of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Maneuvering with the morning's mild wind currents, they ferry the group over hills and hollows for a 3- to 5-mile float. Upon a gentle landing, the crew celebrates with passengers by offering them a champagne toast and helping them dust the clouds out of their hair. Passengers are welcomed to bring their own cameras or video cameras to document the flight.


90% of 238 customers recommend

  • “They did a great job!”

  • “My husband and I had a wonderful experience. Service was professional and friendly. I would highly reccomend them.”

  • “Very accommodating!”

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    Downtown Asheville

    1 Page Ave.

    Asheville, North Carolina 28801


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