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Address: 200 Ednam Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone Number: 1 434 960 2814
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Description: Hot air ballooning over the historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia...
Hot air ballooning over the historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia. From the sky you will view The Blue Ridge Mountain, Shenandoah Valley, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and The University of Virginia.
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One of Our Best Experiences!

Wow! That was fun! Thank you Cap. Rick Behr & his crew (good pics, Boris). I wanted to give a surprise to my husband and my expectations were exceeded. It was his birthday and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Wow! That was fun! Thank you Cap. Rick Behr & his crew (good pics, Boris). I wanted to give a surprise to my husband and my expectations were exceeded. It was his birthday and I knew he wanted to ride in a hot-air balloon since he was a kid, never had the opportunity. So, I wanted to give him something... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

A storm off the East Coast affected the wind as far in as Charlottesville so our May morning flight with Rick Behr of Boars' Head Ballooning was cancelled the night before our scheduled flight. Rick offered to reschedule for the day after in hopes that the wind might calm. We said yes! Cancelled again. After that, we had only one... More 

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Cherokee, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We had a wonderful technical experience with Rick for our first balloon ride. We felt very safe with Rick and Evan during the etire ride. As a seasoned tour guide, we were disappointed with Rick's involvement with his passengers . He is a very intelligent man, but did little to engage with us and keep us informed during the flight.... More 

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Vienna, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I would encourage anyone and everyone to fly with Rick Behr and crew of the Boar's Head Ballooning. Our trip was postponed by one day due to slightly unfavorable conditions, but Rick more than made up for the delay. Our flight was nothing short of AMAZING! Boris, the driver, photographer, and ground crew was an absolute pleasure as well. Rick... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Rick took us up in his balloon on a great spring morning just about 1 week ago. My wife had always talked about wanting to take a balloon ride and the fact that it was her sister's birthday gave us a great excuse to finally take the plunge. Rick was courteous and professional and took special care of my sister-in-law,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Rick Behr and his flight crew were very pleasant and professional. Our safety was their first concern, so our flight was rescheduled when the winds were a bit too high on our designated day. But when we rescheduled for two days later, conditions were perfect and so was our flight. They have a special accessible basket (with a door) available... More 

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MOUNT CRAWFORD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was fortunate enough to receive a gift card to the Boar's Head Inn for my retirement and decided to use the card for a balloon ride. My daughter and I couldn't have picked a more perfect day for our flight. Although we had to reschedule a few times because of Virginia's ever-changing weather we finally had lift off on... More 

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Earlysville, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We've always thought of ballooning, but were put off a bit by the unknown. We were so glad to finally do this! Rick is a true professional - serious in his duties, but a good host with a nice team. Charlottesville is beautiful to begin with, but from the air it is magical. I can't recommend enough ballooning with this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Rick was a great pilot with a great sense of humor and stories about his experiences in ballooning.I felt more than safe while up in the air with him and the views were fantastic! Would recommend to anyone!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

OMG...Rick and crew are straight to the point...be on time and lets "Fly!"...I have wanted to fly forever...we have been driving from Williamsburg the past few years to look at the fall foliage. We have seen the crew after flights a number of times...this year I made a wish and it came true..one week delay as a result of bad... More 

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