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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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We live in Santa Rosa and have been up in balloons a couple of times. We enjoy watching them fly over our home. So I purchased a couple of tickets to go up again with up & away... read more

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Santa Rosa, CA
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Santa Rosa, CA
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Santa Rosa and have been up in balloons a couple of times. We enjoy watching them fly over our home. So I purchased a couple of tickets to go up again with up & away ballooning. They did a great flight and a wonderful brunch held at Kendall Jackson afterwards. We would recommend for folks local as... More 

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Healdsburg, CA
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful way to start a morning. Magical feeling floating above the vineyards. Bring a jacket as it is always cool in the morning. And don't forget to bring a camera!

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Ocean, New Jersey
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156 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Hot air ballooning is something I have always wanted to do and this was a great experience. An early start is required for optimum conditions so dress in layers. We were picked up at the designated meeting place and transported with a Starbucks detour to our departure point. We were allowed to assist with setting up the balloon and then... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My flight was exciting, inspiring, unforgettable and full of laughs. I was especially impressed by Pilot Armand and the ground crew. They were all professional, knowledgeable and welcoming. Watching their hard work was enlightening. I learned a lot from Armand. I appreciate his patience. He answered the same questions from me and other passengers as if it was the first... More 

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3 Thank Abacus3
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Family visiting from Florida, they wanted to see the view, what better way! Smooth, lovely ride, excellent pilot very informative of the balloon and the area .

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2 Thank Nevabfree
Lakefield, MN
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

For many years we talked about taking part in a hot air balloon ride. Well this was the year that we "stepped out of our comfort zone" and did this. There is not enough room in this review to compliment Up-Away Balloons. The entire morning went perfect and we truly enjoyed our time in the basket of this balloon. Arman... More 

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3 Thank minnesotawinemaker
Healdsburg, California
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175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not cheap, but this is a "once in a lifetime" experience! Best time to do this is the fall, when the chances of fog are minimal and the scenery - turning leaves and vineyards- is spectacular.(I love in the neighborhood, and get to see them float overhead almost every weekend...

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2 Thank sfmaria101
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My friend and I booked this ride and it was the highlight of our trip! We felt completely safe and it was a very peaceful and enjoyable ride high above the fields. We were driven to the balloon site and were able to watch our balloon inflate and get setup for us. Then we loaded into the basket and it... More 

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2 Thank dtarigan
Orlando, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a 5 am was up call this morning to knock something off my bucket list. This was more amazing than I even imagined. So serene and not scary at all, even for my husband afraid of heights. Incredible views!!! Our guide, Arman, was great! And then the brunch at the Shed afterwards was such a... More 

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2 Thank jenkessler3
Santa Rosa, California
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Have been thinking about doing a hot air balloon ride for several years. After researching, we decided on Up & Away Balloons. I am afraid of heights however the ascent and landing were gradual, views spectator and Armand, our pilot was great. Very serene and safe experience. Time flew by. The experience provided views you can't access through other means.... More 

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