The need to feel the wind in your hair is most easily fulfilled by riding in a convertible, though it can also be fulfilled by engaging mother nature in a screaming match or getting sneezed on by a jumbo jet. Welcome a blast of fresh air with this Groupon.<p> ####$89 for a Tandem Sky Ride Experience ($199 Total Value) <p>
- Tandem Discovery Flight (a $149 value)
- Souvenir T-shirt (a $20 value)
- Amenities park pass to The Florida Ridge Air Sports Park (a $15 value) and 30-day membership to USHPA (a $10 value)
- Parking (a $5 value on first visit)<p>
Flights are only offered Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.<p> A half hour of video and ground school preps budding aerialists for a hands-on lesson in hang-gliding in which an instructor and trainee coast on the wind over 1,500 feet above the southern Florida countryside. While midflight, the instructor hands over the hang glider’s controls to the pupil, which allows the student to test out steering skills as the instructor catches up on yesterday’s crossword puzzle.<p>
Located on 50 acres of land in Clewiston, The Florida Ridge Air Sports Park gives guests unlimited opportunities to indulge in airborne activities. Winds from the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf Coast converge to create favorable soaring conditions for hang-gliding, paragliding, and controlled umbrella flights. The park also offers pilot-training programs and equipment rentals for expert windsurfers.