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Up & Away Ballooning

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Address: Sonoma County Airport, 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95492
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The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the Sonoma...

The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the Sonoma County Wine Country. Gourmet brunch served in the gardens of Kendall-Jackson Winery after the flight. Best safety record.***Now wheelchair accessible***

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Perfect Morning Activity!

The fiancé (newly minted the day before) and I had been meaning to use a national certificate to book a hot air ballon ride since January. I am so glad we waited for our trip to... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2013
Lacey H
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

The fiancé (newly minted the day before) and I had been meaning to use a national certificate to book a hot air ballon ride since January. I am so glad we waited for our trip to Santa Rosa! Mike and his team at Up and Away ballooning made the day so perfectly enjoyable it will be difficult to top! David... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you Lacey for the review and your business. Glad you liked your cork. Those are very special. Mike More 

Roseville
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

We came to Windsor and had planned a hot air balloon flight in honor of our first wedding anniversary. The winds blew. Cancelled two days. Mike kept us informed each day. Friday (5/24) we went up with David as our pilot. What a wonderful experience. The most peaceful and comfortable ride. My wife loved it and the brunch afterwords was... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks for hanging in there with us Philip, great having all out. Kind regards Mike More 

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Reviewed May 24, 2013

Up & Away Ballooning made it possible to experience the thrill of a hot-air balloon ride.  Since using a wheelchair, I never thought it would be so easy and enjoyable. Mike, our pilot, entertained us with ballooning information and tidbits about the area. The entire crew was professional and extremely helpful.  The wonderful brunch at the conclusion of our flight,... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks Rich, it was great to have you out. The wheelchair accessible basket is truly a wonderful flying contrivance, and so happy you had a great time. Mike More 

Petropolis, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We were 3 couples from Brazil, eager to fly over Sonoma. I reached for Mike the day before, and he was kind enough to accommodate us in a very short notice. We met at the Sonoma airport at 6am, and watched as Mike's team assembled the 3 balloons. One of the balloons was equiped with a special basket for disabled... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you Burt for choosing us for your flight. It was a real pleasure having you all out. Safe travels. Mike and Patty More 

san leandro
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2013

For my 60th birthday my husband bought us tickets for Up and Away Ballooning in Sonoma County. Neither of us had flown in a balloon before. It was an amazing experience! Mike and his staff were very professional and friendly. We received a phone call the previous evening confirming all arrangements (ballooning relies totally on weather conditions, and ours were... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks Robert for taking time to send out your feedback. Really appreciate that, and so glad you both had a fun time. Kind regards Mike and Patty More 

Windsor, California
2 reviews
Reviewed May 20, 2013

From start to finish, our experience with Up & Away Ballooning was 5-Star….from taking our reservation, to allowing us to change dates…to the phone call the prior evening telling us everything we would need to know for our balloon flight. Upon arrival, Mike and the crew were very friendly and welcoming. We had the luck to fly on a perfect... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you Diane for your great review, and for the comment about heights. So many people are worried about this, so hope this helped them feel more comfortable. Mike More 

Broken Hill, Australia
1 review
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I have always wanted to fly in a balloon. In Australia a person confined to a wheelchair is not allowed to fly in a balloon (you have to be able bodied). Up & Away Ballooning made this possible for me with their wheelchair accessible balloon basket. Because Mike and his team were so professional and attentive to my needs, my... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Ga-day Kathryn, thanks so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you both out. Put a shrimp on the barbee for me. Mike More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed May 16, 2013

My husband, my daughter, our 14yr old grandson and myself went on a balloon ride, our first, with Up & Away Ballooning in Santa Rosa, CA. Beautiful sunny morning, clear skies, and marvelous scenery as far as you could see. It was peaceful, and total bliss on this gentle ride piloted by David, an informative and well trained staff member.... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Hi Elise It was great having your family out, thank you! Mike More 

Okoboji, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Mike and his crew are the best! Everything was done right. My first time to Sonoma county and my first time to experience hot air ballooning. Beautiful morning to enjoy a beautiful view of Sonoma county. Dan was great. Professional, knowledgeable, safe and fun. The after flight brunch that Mike's wife makes is delicious. Put this on your Sonoma County... More 

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks Sue for the review! Rhymes, sorry couldn't resist. Kind regards Mike More 

Huntington, West Virginia
1 review
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Absolutely amazing experience. We did this to celebrate my cousin's 1 year anniversary of being cancer-free, and it couldn't have been more breathtaking or serene. The brunch was delicious, and the whole experience was even more than I could have asked for. Our hot-air balloon pilot was funny but professional, and I felt more than safe. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Hi Holly Thank you for the review, really appreciate that. Mike and Patty More 

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