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The United States Hot Air Balloon Team

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Come Up - Slow Down. Come, experience the flight of a lifetime over lush countryside and Amish Farm Country. Our guests have enjoyed this wonderful experience of flight for more than 20 years. Many come back, literally, every season and include...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9707
+1 800-763-5987
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

First part of tour was getting on and off bus to see different sites. The second part was a narrative tour. Very informative. The price was good.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura D
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Spectacular views of Lancaster County! We chose an early morning take-off, so we got to see the sun rise over Lancaster County. Our guide made the ride fun and was able to answer our questions and point out landmarks. At the end of the ride...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BekahRuth
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This was an amazing experience! The gift of flight! What surprised us was the moments filled with stillness, silence and the presence of God’s delightful beauty! We made new friends. Met an amazing man who knows a lot about ballooning and loves to share his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marianneh677
Reviewed January 2, 2019

We took a private sunrise trip of the Gettysburg location and were blown away. The entire team was efficient and friendly. Our pilot Jesse was exceptional. He was extremely knowledgable about the balloon and the trip, took pictures on request, and made the flight extremely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ile1313
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Kudos to Jesse and his awesome team!! From scheduling to our champagne celebratory toast & danish at the end of our flight, everything was top notch!! My Aunt (74) daughter (29) and I (57), wanted to check this off our bucket list! But, what we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I was gifted a hot air balloon ride! Our flight was delayed due to high winds but after a half hour the wind calmed and the ride was on! I was a little disappointed that the “sunset” flight was way before sunset I was hoping...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kelseyscott11
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We booked a flight with the Bird in Hand launch point, and the experience was easy and professional from the booking, through the post flight celebration. Understandably ballooning is weather dependent, and we had a 7AM flight cancelled, and we rescheduled for the following morning....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Drewman07
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Great experience, very friendly and professional staff. the flight started on time and proceeded very well, Jesse ,our pilot was very informative and knowledgeable about the area and the operation of the balloon. he fielded any and all questions

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience thanks to our pilot Lucas Hess and his team on the ground. There were actually three anniversary couples (including ourselves) on board and a great time was had by all. It was fun, educational and awe-inspiring. One of the highlights was when...More

Thank SummerTimeTraveler
Reviewed September 24, 2018

All I could say was Wow! I had never been on a balloon ride before and this was definitely worth the time and money! We went on the early morning ride and it was just wonderful. Jake, the pilot, was experienced and knowledgeable. The scenery...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Krista R
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of hotels in the area around bird in hand. Small hotels to larger chain hotels. We never have stayed in any because we live close by.
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Patsmom1023 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do them in winter. He said it's beautiful especially when everything is snow covered. We are headed up there tomorrow but since no snow we aren't going to pay all that money for the same view we had in July
Vishwanath S D
June 30, 2016|
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Response from US_Hot_Air_Balloons | Property representative |
Please give our office a call to make a reservation. There are only a certain amount of spaces available to book for and we need to be sure we have space for your party. Thanks.