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Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides

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Address: 4900 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-8633
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Exciting and comfortable hot air balloon rides for 2-6 people featuring...

Exciting and comfortable hot air balloon rides for 2-6 people featuring picturesque views of the Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park, west. Flights include a deluxe continental brunch with a champagne/sparkling cider toast, and digital photos of your flight. Foolish Pleasure prides itself as a family owned and operated business. Dan Ewer, certified FAA hot air balloon pilot, is 100% accident free. Lorrie Ewer, an ordained minister, is available per request for marriage ceremonies.

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A memorable experience for my grandma and I

I am so glad I was able to book a flight with Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides to celebrate my grandma's birthday this month. Dan and Lorrie went above and beyond to make it... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

I am so glad I was able to book a flight with Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides to celebrate my grandma's birthday this month. Dan and Lorrie went above and beyond to make it special for us, including chocolate cake for my grandma's birthday after the balloon ride. I was very impressed with their crew, they had excellent customer... More 

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you. It was very nice getting to meet the both of you. Suck a nice ride that day and a great group of passengers. Thanks for choosing us and maybe will see you again one day! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Booked this as a birthday present for hubby and they were friendly and professional from the get go. There was just the 2 of us for a private flight so we were in their smaller balloon. It was a great trip over the desert and mountains. The wind picked up towards the end so the landing was a bit exciting,... More 

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DFW
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Had a very nice balloon trip. Was very peaceful and relaxing. The owners and crew were awesome. They obviously have a great passion for ballooning and that enthusiasm is relayed to the customer. The digital pictures received at the end were awesome.

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Moab, Utah
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Incredible experience! Dan and the foolish pleasure family/team were great people! Amazing views, never once felt scared even though I hate heights. Can't wait to go again! Thank you Dan, Lori, Matty!

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the compliment! We always appreciate hearing nice things. We try to make your adventure special. I also love to hear about how you were afraid of heights but didnt have a problem with flying in a hot air balloon. So many people wont give it a try because of their fear of heights. Take care and... More 

Kaukauna
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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

My husband and our 2 friends had an out of this world experience with Foolish Pleasures. I was amazed at how gently we left the ground and the beauty we saw from the air. Our travel was an hour with a close up view of the mountains. The landing was a smooth. A nice champagne and snack followed. Highly recommended!

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review. It was a pleasure meeting all of you. Thanks for choosing us for your hot air balloon experience. More 

Toulon, Illinois
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

Our son had rode with them 2 years ago and set up the trip for us.Dan was great to point out the different sights as we traveled about 1000 feet above the ground. Seen a herd of sheep and the guard dog.

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us. It was a pleasure meeting the both of you. We do appreciate your son remembering us when booking you for a hot air balloon ride. Thanks so much! More 

Akron
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this experience. Dan and lorrie are great to work with, they made booking the trip and finding the meeting place so easy. Then there was the ride itself. I am very afraid of heights but they and their crew were so reassuring. Once we got up it was so peaceful, so beautiful that I don't... More 

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you, it's always fun to get to show people the excitement of hot air ballooning, especially those that are a little bit nervous about it! Hope you enjoyed yourself enough that you will be back another time. Thanks for choosing us to fly with! More 

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Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloons! Four of us went, two couples celebrating our anniversaries and loved every minute! The entire crew was wonderful and the scenery was beautiful! It's a once (or hopefully more) in a lifetime experience and we highly recommend Foolish Pleasure!

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we very much enjoyed getting to fly all four of you together and showing you a good time in hot air balloon More 

Staunton, Virginia
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

This was our 3rd try for a balloon ride and lucked out that Dan had a spot open after a previously schedule flight was cancelled due to weather. We're so glad it worked out for us! Dan and his crew are very friendly and made sure everyone was comfortable. Gliding over the desert was a great 15 anniversary memory!

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both and we really enjoyed your company for this memorable day. We hope we made your day sweeter flying you over our desert area and treating you to a champagne (mimosa) brunch to kick off your morning. Thanks for joining us. More 

Jonesboro, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Our first hot air balloon ride was amazing! I had searched and searched for the BEST company to make this bucket list event happen, reading lots of reviews and more. I am so glad we found Foolish Pleasure. Floating over the Tucson area at sunrise was worth every penny. It was well worth the effort it took to be there... More 

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thanks so much for joining us at sunrise. It is a sight to see lifting off the ground and the experience you get floating in a hot air balloon. We appreciate that you choose us to help you check this one off your bucket list. Take care, hope to meet you again one day. More 

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