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A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin'

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Address: 33133 Vista Del Monte, Temecula, CA 92591
Phone Number: +1 800-373-3359
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Description: California Dreamin' offers exciting sunrise champagne balloon adventures...
California Dreamin' offers exciting sunrise champagne balloon adventures over the beautiful Temecula Wine Country. Float above local vineyards & Wineries while enjoying a panoramic view. Romance is in the air at California Dreamin'.
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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon

AMAZING 1st time experience...08.10.13 was a very memorable One Year Wedding Anniversary!!! I booked this place for my husband & I based upon fellow Yelper reviews. I came... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
RNfunventures
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

AMAZING 1st time experience...08.10.13 was a very memorable One Year Wedding Anniversary!!! I booked this place for my husband & I based upon fellow Yelper reviews. I came really close to getting one of those Groupon things but I'm glad that I didn't. The difference between them and California Dreamin is that they don't get your money ahead of time,... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi RNfunventures, You give a very thorough review that will certainly help others know what to expect on their adventure. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Anniversary and that we got to help you celebrate. Visit again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Rarely do I give five stars. The staff was excellent, the ride amazing, and the continental breakfast was filling and hit the spot. They even contacted me when I left an item and offered to ship it to my mailing address. How amazing is that?

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi Jenil, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your California Dreamin' adventure & that you were able to have a great birthday! We hope that your thermos reached you safe & sound! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

My two daughters just graduated from college, so I wanted to pamper them with a trip to California. In two days we visited San Diego and the wineries of Temecula, spent time on the beach, and did a hot air balloon ride. Of all of the activities, the hot air balloon ride was the biggest hit!! They loved it!! The... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi There, You are very welcome & thank YOU for choosing California Dreamin' for your daughters' graduation surprise! We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us & that you would visit us again. Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

Riverside
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This trip was a gift from my husband made even more special by the crew/staff from California Dreamin. Sunrise flight-location was easy to find, safe parking. It felt just a bit magical along with the other 9 people in our basket. I felt safe and in good hands. I am not fond of heights but never felt scared as the... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi there, Yay for something to check off the bucket list! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your flight & that it felt safe & magical as any great experience should. We look forward to you visiting us again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

Culver City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My wife searched the providers and made the very wise choice of California Dreamin' Balloon Adventures in Temecula for our somewhat impromptu vacation for a day. The staff was very helpful and courteous and made sure that we had an outstanding trip. The trip included a post-flight continental breakfast that featured some tasty bread, fresh fruits, brie, and of course,... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi there, We are certainly glad that you chose us for your ballooning adventure as well! It was a pleasure to have you fly with us & are excited that you came back to sample some Vindemia wines (made by the pilot/owner/winemaker David!). We put a lot of effort into what we do & hope that you will visit us... More 

Los Angeles Area
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We (Mom, Dad & an 8 year old) went "California' Dreamin'" this morning and had the best time. Yes, getting up before sunrise was not fun on vacation, but the crew got us off to the launch site quickly & made it interesting along the way. Watching the balloon get filled & readied for us was fascinating (and we thought... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi mellot, Thank you for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us & that you appreciated all the hard work and attention to detail that goes into providing an awesome experience for our guests. Visit us again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

Upland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It was one of the best relaxing and breathtaking morning for us. We did a quick getaway booked last minute and got to enjoy all we had planned. The staff was very cordial. I hate tall rides. I felt safe on the balloon smooth ride. And afterwards the small brunch served was perfect. We got what we expected. Not disappointed... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi yari79, We am glad that we were able to help you with your last minute plans! Sometimes spontaneous trips can be the most memorable! Thank you for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor for others who might be thinking of doing the same thing. Visit us again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We loved our time with California Dreamin'! Beautiful sunrise view of the vineyards & valley! Staff, crew & especially our pilot were all very personable and knowledgeable. The breakfast back at Vindemia Winery was a great ending to our one of a kind morning! We would recommend this adventure and this company!

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi Amy, It sounds like you really understand the effort & time that we put into the experience for our guests! Thank you for taking the time to share your flight with others on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you had a great experience and hope that you visit again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

San Diego, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The trip was certainly enjoyed. I am frustrated though that I was told on the phone we would be back to the pick up location around 5. We did not get back until 7pm and lost our dinner reservation. I'm not sure why we couldn't be shuttled back after landing instead of waiting over 30 minutes for the balloon to... More 

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi Nicholas, We are sorry to hear that your experience with us was not up to your expectations! It sounds as though you took our Sunset in Del Mar flight. We always recommend that you allow 3-3.5 hours for the whole experience (as stated on our website & in the confirmation email that we send to our guests). At this... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Crew was wonderful and professional. Afterwards, enjoyed cheese, crackers, fruit and mimosas. Great experience and highly recommend it.

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Syrah, Manager at A Balloon or Biplane Adventure by California Dreamin', responded to this review

Hi Sophia, Thank you for the great review here on Trip Advisor! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us & noticed our professionalism and attention to detail. Visit us again soon! Ashley Swarts Operations Manager More 

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