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Address: Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Experiencing the beauty of Central Virginia through the aerial...

Experiencing the beauty of Central Virginia through the aerial perspective... come join us for an unforgettable experience!

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What an amazing adventure from beginning to end. The booking process was easy and Liana was so kind and reassuring. We arrived at the meeting location and were greeted as if we... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Angel T
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing adventure from beginning to end. The booking process was easy and Liana was so kind and reassuring. We arrived at the meeting location and were greeted as if we were already friends. We were hands on with starting the balloon but relaxed the entire balloon ride.... what beautiful views and gorgeous pictures!!!! Liana is super knowledgeable about... More 

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Thank Angel T
Arlington, VA
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I took a hot air balloon ride with Blue Ridge Balloon on October 20, 2016. The entire process from booking to our champagne toast after landing was amazing! I highly recommend Blue Ridge Balloon to anyone interested in seeing beautiful Charlottesville, VA from such a unique and peaceful perspective. Our pilot, Liana, was one of the nicest... More 

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Thank Scott G
Charlottesville, VA
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This was my second time up with Blue Ridge Balloon and I loved it even more this time around! Liana and Jim are incredibly skilled pilots and did a great job of explaining what to expect during the flight. They answered all of my questions and made me feel very safe and secure throughout the whole experience! I will DEFINITELY... More 

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1 Thank AnnaBanana81
Charlottesville, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I contracted with BRB for a company event and it was a great experience. BRB picked my group up at the hotel and shuttled us to the launch site. They got the group involved with filling the balloon which created a team atmosphere. The balloon ride was very professionally done. Our pilot, Liana, was very knowledgeable and she made the... More 

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1 Thank CvilleTravelers2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

I bought this as a Mother's Day present and it was the best experience! We absolutely loved it. Liana and Jim are a husband and wife balloonist team, which is very cool to begin with, but they are also just awesome human beings. It was a breathtaking ride over Charlottesville with Captain Jim, and Liana followed the balloon in her... More 

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2 Thank accassin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Choosing to fly with Blue Ridge Balloon was sincerely an AMAZING decision. Liana and Jim were so kind and warm, and also professional. They made us feel safe and well taken care of and truly gave us a memorable experience. I cannot say enough good things about our sunrise engagement photo session and would do it again in a heartbeat.... More 

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1 Thank Nini G
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

This was mine and my husbands first experience ballooning. I had no idea what to expect but Liana did a great job of educating us on what was going to happen and keep our nerves as ease. Its hard to pick one thing to say "this was my favorite". I really enjoyed the hands-on aspect of helping set up and... More 

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Thank Brihowell
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I had been planning to take my girlfriend on a special private balloon flight and was blown away by the experience Blue Ridge Ballooning created! Jim and Liana were extremely helpful, friendly, and provided some breathtaking sights on our trip! What I loved most about them compared to other balloon companies was how fast they got back to me when... More 

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1 Thank BFinch97
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I wrote to Liana and Jim personally to Thank them for the most fabulous experience and they asked if I would put those comments on Trip Advisor and I said I most certainly would! My mother(75) and I went on a fight on Oct.19th and it was sublime. That is the only way I an explain it. The air was... More 

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1 Thank askinsta
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Out of the "blue" while browsing TripAdvisor for attractions I stumbled upon a couple of Hot Air Baloon companies in Charlottesville. My wife and I were in town for Dr appointments and we had an extra day. I called and immediately got Liana. I described myself and my spinal cord injury, and true disability. She zealously took on the challenge... More 

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