Phoenix Arizona | Hot Air Balloon Rides

Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Rides

Phoenix Arizona hot air balloon rides are more than a city flight. Often our customers ask us if we fly over the congested city of Phoenix Arizona. The answer is simply no. We get you away from the city. Our idea of a beautiful flight is over the beautiful Sonroan Desert Preserve. Away from the pools & roof top views, … Read More

Project Excelsior | Ballooning History Pt.2

Phoenix Arizona Hot Air Balloons

Project Excelsior Main article: Project Excelsior Captain Kittinger was next assigned to the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. For Project Excelsior (meaning “ever upward”), a name given to the project by Colonel Stapp as part of research into high-altitude bailouts, he made a series of three extreme altitude parachute jumps from an open gondola carried aloft … Read More

How do Hot Air Balloons Fly? | Its more than hot air

Hot Air Phoenix AZ

What makes a Hot Air Balloon rise? Many people wonder what makes a hot air balloon fly? Its more than just hot air… or is it. Flying a hot air balloon is a very simple principal. We all know that heat rises. There are many components to a hot air balloon ride. First we us a nylon material that is … Read More

Phoenix Hot Air Balloons | Prices & Discounts

Phoenix Arizona Hot Air Balloon Price and discounts! Many of our visitors call with one concern. They are smart shoppers and they are looking for a hot air balloon ride discount. Hot air balloon price shopping is the sure fire way to get yourself into trouble. Recently we have seen an influx of balloon ride customers looking for the cheapest … Read More

Balloon History | Part 1

Joe Kittinger, Balloon history, USAF, balloon facts

Hot Air Ballooning History-Facts-& Stories. Joe Kittinger, Balloon history, USAF, balloon facts Colonel Joseph W. Kittinger II (USAF) Joe Kittinger will forever be one of the largest contributors to the aviation history. Joe Kittinger -Balloon history-USAF-balloon facts Part 1. Known to his colleagues as “Red”.  Armed with a smile from ear to ear and the brightest red hair, You knew when … Read More

Arizona Balloon Classic | Balloon Classic 2017

Arizona Hot Air Balloon Classic located in Phoenix Arizona January 20-22 2017

Arizona Hot Air Balloon Classic located in Phoenix Arizona January 20-22 2017 The Arizona Hot Air Balloon Classic is a very exciting way to get close to the amazing hot air balloons you always see over the Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Chandler Arizona area. Groups of Phoenix balloon enthusiasts flock to one location, to see these gentle giants begin the … Read More

Sunset Balloon | Rides in Arizona

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 Sunset Balloon Rides in Arizona  Our sunset balloon rides are back! Once again its that time of year!  Our sunset balloon rides are back.  The Senoran Desert Preserve has came to life during our monsoons, and the desert is beginning to cool.  Many people that fly our sunset balloon flights and once the touchdown, and it is then they realize … Read More

Phoenix Arizona Balloon Ride | What to expect in an AZ balloon ride

Phoenix Sunrise Balloon Ride

What to expect with a Phoenix Arizona Balloon Ride. Many people have a sincere desire to fulfill a chance of a lifetime in a Hot air balloon in Phoenix Arizona. Folks never know what to expect with a Phoenix Arizona Balloon Ride. We love floating over our hometown, watching the sunrise from a hot air balloon. It was breathtaking! Here … Read More

Mother’s Day | Balloon Ride Gift Idea

Mother's Day Gift

Mother’s Day Balloon Ride Gift Are you running out of time for your Mother’s Day idea? Arizona Hot Air Balloons understands that life can get really busy.  Even though we are all booked up for our Mother’s Day Balloon flights, we are extending our balloon flight discount to the Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Chandler Areas.  With Mother’s Day just a … Read More

Mother’s-Day- Hot- Air-Balloon-Gift

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Mother’s-Day- Hot- Air-Balloon-Gift Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. Give a gift your mother will never forget on a very special day. Mother’s Day! A hot air balloon ride from Arizona Hot Air Balloons! Hot air balloon flights over Arizona are world renowned offering photographers a panoramic platform to capture the stunning beauty … Read More