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The United States Hot Air Balloon Team

2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17505-9707
+1 800-763-5987
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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 their friends and family.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bucket list” (40 reviews)
“ground crew” (35 reviews)
“balloon ride” (31 reviews)
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2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17505-9707
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+1 800-763-5987
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"bucket list"
in 40 reviews
"ground crew"
in 35 reviews
"balloon ride"
in 31 reviews
"champagne toast"
in 13 reviews
"launch site"
in 12 reviews
"sunrise flight"
in 10 reviews
"amish children"
in 12 reviews
"great pilot"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful morning"
in 7 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 12 reviews
"balloon basket"
in 4 reviews
"wear a hat"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful lancaster county"
in 5 reviews
"great ride"
in 5 reviews
"amish farmers"
in 4 reviews
"parking lot"
in 4 reviews
"lucas"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I joined Captain Craig, along with Sterling, Jesse T., Eugene (grounds crew) for an evening flight. It was my first time and it was smooth sailing from start to finish. Captain Craig has jokes and puns for days, and made the flight engaging, entertaining, and...More

Thank Marcos A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our pilot Jake and his crew made this sunset hot air balloon ride more of an experience for us: allowing passengers to step inside the inflating balloon for photos, pointing out local landmarks, dipping down to get a close-up view of deer in a cornfield,...More

Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Craig and his co-pilot Corey were awesome. They quickly calmed the fears of some of the guys in our group and made sure we all had plenty of fun and a great ride. The whole balloon experience was much smoother than I expected. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Of all the things we did in Gettysburg this is the one I would not have wanted to miss. We watched the sun rise over the mountains beyond the battlefield. We sailed over trees, creeks and fields in the silence broken occasionally by the blast...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I booked Balloon ride for anniversary present for each other. We had a great ride and a beautiful morning in the sky to remember. Pilot and crew were top notch. Thanks pilot, Craig Kennedy and crew: Brion, Jesse T. & Alan for the great...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend booked a private flight as a surprise birthday gift for me. Our pilot was Jesse and he, as well as our ground crew (Kyle and Sterling), provided us with an awesome experience from start to finish. Everyone was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. We...More

Thank Emma K
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Reviewed June 21, 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.
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ladybugroe
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
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Vishwanath S D
June 30, 2016|
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Response from Jake F | 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.
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