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Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Rides

The best way to experience the heart of Amish Country

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Shared starting at: $225/person | Private starting at: $750/balloon

Tour Lancaster County's Amish Country - From Above!

If you are looking for things to do in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a hot air balloon ride is the perfect thing.

During your flight, you’ll be treated to majestic views of Lancaster County farmland, flying over Intercourse, Bird-in-Hand, and Strasburg. On a clear day, you might even see the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay or Delaware Bay! So, if you're looking for something fun to do outside or a romantic date idea in Lancaster, PA, take flight in an exciting, yet peaceful, hot air balloon ride!

Book online today or call our office at (800) 763-5987 with any questions.

Outdoor Activities in Lancaster, PA

Shared Lancaster County Hot Air Balloon Ride

Tour Lancaster County's Amish Country as you float through the countryside!

You'll spending 2.5 to 3 hours for your hot air balloon ride from start to finish (flight time is approximately one hour). Your balloon ride begins on the ground, where you can choose to help the crew assemble the balloon and take some time for pictures. Then, climb aboard your balloon to set sail on your skyward adventure!

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Romantic Date Idea in Lancaster, PA

Private Lancaster County Hot Air Balloon Flight

Perfect for romantic dates, anniversaries, engagements, and even weddings!

Become part of the scenery and take an amazing journey in a hot air balloon over beautiful Lancaster County. The experience begins before the flight! Arrive at the launch site and interact with the crew and help to assemble the balloon. Be sure to bring your camera - there will be many opportunities for photos!

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A Unique Lancaster County Experience

As your balloon ride comes to an end, you’ll often meet Amish farmers and see children chasing you barefoot in the fields, waving at the marvelous site.


What You'll See

During the flight, you’ll be treated to interesting views of the surrounding PA Dutch Country area, such as:

  • Amish farms
  • Small Lancaster towns of Intercourse, New Holland, Strasburg, Ephrata, and the Reading skyline
  • Farmland untouched by technology
  • Rolling hills and woodlands
  • Amish horse & buggies
  • On a clear day, you might even see the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and/or Delaware Bay (near Philadelphia)

After your flight, you’ll return to your launch point in a comfortable air-conditioned van and be treated to a light snack and champagne toast. You’ll also receive an official flight certificate suitable for framing.

Book online today or call our office at (800) 763-5987 with any and all questions about this amazing experience!


Fun & Romantic Things to Do in Lancaster & York, PA

So, if you're looking for something fun to do outside or a romantic date idea in Lancaster, PA, take flight in an exciting, yet peaceful, hot air balloon ride!

Private flights are perfect for:

  • Date activity (they’ll be on cloud nine)
  • Anniversary celebrations (reminisce while floating gently through the air)
  • Engagements (propose in the air!)
  • Weddings (get married in the air – seriously!)
  • Client Appreciation (they won’t remember that gift basket anyway…)
  • Employee Appreciation (lunch just isn’t nearly as memorable!)
  • Potential Clients (stand out from competitors…)
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Donald R Drumheller
Donald R D.
16:35 05 Oct 19
Everything was awesome.
Sharon Chambers
Sharon C.
15:40 10 Sep 19
My husband surprised me with a hot air balloon ride.It was amazing. We can’t say enough about the team and our pilot.These guys are professional, helpful and know what there doing.We went up in Lancaster PA, last week.Thank you all for a wonderful time.read more
Cindy M.
Cindy M.
10:04 11 Sep 19
[984]WOW. What an amazing experience.I'm afraid of heights and I agreed to go and I'm so glad that I did as you don't even notice the heights. Almost...
Dana Swanger
Dana S.
03:00 19 Sep 19
For our first balloon ride, we really wanted to go up with a bunch of balloons during the festival, but our flight was canceled last year and this year, due to weather, which a lot of people seemed pretty angry about, but I would definitely rather err on the side of caution with this one! If we couldn’t go up during the festival, our second choice was Hershey, but they couldn’t really find any availability for that last year, so we were going to reluctantly do Lancaster, but that was canceled because of weather as well. We were able to book a Hershey ride this year, after the festival launch was canceled, but they canceled that the day of because there weren’t enough people on the ride, so they pushed us to do Lancaster again, so we took it just to finally actually get to do the flight. The ride itself was quite an experience and the pilot was awesome both in flying ability and entertainment, so I absolutely recommend putting this on your bucket list, but it does require a lot of flexibility because the weather has to be pretty perfect. It can also be pretty crammed in the basket if the flight is full, but it wasn’t too horrible. Everyone was still able to see and get pictures and such.read more
Brittany Nash
Brittany N.
23:00 01 Sep 19
What an amazing experience! Worth every penny! The crew was very professional and kind. Even let the Amish kids who were watching us land help put the balloon away. Will definitely do this again!
Jim H.
Jim H.
12:17 12 May 18
US Hot-air balloon came through in the clutch! We were rained out the previous week, but Brenda was sure to get us in at the Lancaster location the day...
Maggie Zorn
Maggie Z.
17:57 12 Sep 19
The balloons weren't able to lift off but it was still cool watching them blow up.
Jeannette Kirkpatrick
Jeannette K.
18:00 24 Aug 19
We had a great time! The scenery was awesome and the flight team really knew what they were doing. Thx for the adventure!
Nicole H.
Nicole H.
06:37 01 Oct 17
Oh, my, goodness! So much fun!! I will admit, I was scared to step in that itty bitty basket and take off, but ultimately, it was an amazing experience. It...
02:55 10 Sep 19
Awsome show...
Brian R. Tolbert
Brian R. T.
23:40 02 Aug 19
Great pilots, fantastic trip.
Nancy M.
Nancy M.
09:45 20 Jun 17
Amazing experience. Definitely a check off our bucket lists. The pilot and crew were awesome. Our pilot answered many many questions as we sailed over...
Kelly Fedin
Kelly F.
12:48 08 Sep 19
Great energy! The balloon team members were happy to answer questions.
Colleen Mulvey Holmes
Colleen Mulvey H.
18:35 02 Aug 19
Very professional organization. Extremely special adventure. Beautiful, exciting and relaxing at the same time.
Carly H.
Carly H.
15:39 18 Jul 16
I can't speak more highly of my experience with the United States Hot Air Balloon team. I scheduled a private hot air balloon flight for a special family...
Jamie Watson
Jamie W.
00:02 08 Sep 19
Wish they were able to launch tonight, but the balloon glow was wonderful💗!
Lisa Layman
Lisa L.
00:39 17 Jul 19
Professionalism, informative and knowledgeable.
Eileen Osborn
Eileen O.
18:22 07 Sep 19
Fun, but too windy to fly.
Mary Richardson
Mary R.
21:56 16 Jul 19
I would love to win the ride on the hot air balloon ... I could then give the pilots a high score for the ride of a life time ! The United States Hot Air balloonists must be a highly qualified team... The date noted to win the ride is actually one day before our 30 th anniversary... What a terrific & awesome way to help us celebrate!!! Please pick us !!read more
B Walters
B W.
21:29 25 Aug 19
Awesome balloon ride. Had a great time will definitely do it again!! The crew was exceptional!!!!! Loved it!! Thank you for allowing me to enjoy this bucket list adventure!!!
Ruth Frey Mallinson
Ruth Frey M.
17:40 25 Jun 19
My husband and I began our Retirement with a balloon ride on June 24, 2019. It was beautiful and we would enjoy doing it again. The Pilots were great and the whole team was very courteous and helpful! I would highly recommend this company and team!!
Eric Splittorff
Eric S.
11:17 04 Jul 19
Exceptional service with informative staff and breath taking views.
Kara Mullins
Kara M.
02:32 25 Jun 19
Absolutely loved our flight in Gettysburg! Awesome crew and pilot & great views! 😍
John n Rebecca Mullins
John n Rebecca M.
15:27 05 Jun 19
Magical experience. If you ever thought of doing this it was worth every penny and minute.
Beth Royer Gainer
Beth Royer G.
09:49 24 Jun 19
The Crew were so friendly and helpful, we had a delightful time. The weather finally cooperated after a few postponements! The kids in the neighborhood, where we landed will have lots to talk about for quite a while.
Karla Lopez
Karla L.
21:17 08 Apr 19
Had a great time. They were very friendly. We had to reschedule from last week due to weather but we were able to change it to this week with no problem. It was a smooth take off and landing. A couple on the ride got engaged next to us! Congrats to them!read more
Jenn Graybill
Jenn G.
18:10 12 Jun 19
Great flight crew, very instructional and insightful. The weather, views & ride could not have been better! Professional & experienced!
Austin Helsel
Austin H.
19:48 02 Jun 18
If you want to do something truly unique and like nothing else, go on a balloon ride with a friend or group!!! I met Jesse Watters of Fox News and got my picture taken with him!!
Melissa Martin Samen
Melissa Martin S.
19:41 08 Jun 19
Great experience and friendly crew.!
milton tiru
milton T.
16:01 25 Sep 17
Best Time! Very great experience my daughter and I loved it!!!
Michael Sheely
Michael S.
15:02 25 May 19
Just a 1st Class experience all the way around. Great service, great team, great company, and a great way to start this Memorial Day weekend. As Arnold says, "I'll be back!"
10:30 24 Aug 17
My son and I flew 6AM on 8-22-17 (my contact info was bat1962). Our pilot Lucas was extremely skilled in handling the balloon, no small feat with such a combersome thing. The ground crew was also very good and worked quickly. They took pictures for us and made the whole event very enjoyable. It's a shame I can't give them more than 5 stars. I would definitely fly with you again and look forward to it.read more
Tricia Territo
Tricia T.
13:23 07 Apr 19
The balloon ride and crew were great! Highly recommend everyone go and do this!
Kelly DiMaria
Kelly D.
12:40 26 Mar 17
My family and I had an amazing experience! I would do this again anyday. I am afraid of heights but did not feel one but scared in the air. Ask for Jake as your tour guide. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and funny. The guys who help set up, follow us in the van, and pack up were equally great. We went for a sunrise ride and it was gorgeous!read more
Kayla Brennan
Kayla B.
22:49 14 Mar 19
My boyfriend & I did a ride over Lancaster in 2003. Amazing experience!!! One of my favorite cherished memories 🤗 I am even afraid of heights but the hot air balloon felt like there was a photo reel of beauty scrolling under our basket. Spend the money. DO THIS!!!read more
Sven M
Sven M
00:23 21 Apr 16
We got married in a balloon with this company, and can not say enough about how amazing the experience was!! Our pilot was Lucas, and he was not only an expert with his balloon, he was an extremely cordial and pleasant guide. He helped to put us all at ease while maneuvering our flight, and was impressively knowledgeable about the area and of safety concerns. My new wife and I will always remember our amazing sunrise ceremony; it was more beautiful than we imagined. Both my wife and I were/are in AWE of our experience! The ground crew was cheerful even though they had a tough time keeping up with us sometimes, and took some outstanding pictures of us to boot. The champagne toast afterward was a really nice touch as well. Worth every penny and will definitely go again!read more
Dora S Castillo
Dora S C.
13:26 03 Mar 19
Both my husband & had a peaceful sunrise flight with Jesse Newcomer. We departed from Pottstown.Jesse and his crew were very professional and informative. We had an amazing time! They were all outgoing & we had fun hanging out afterwards for a little celebration🍾🥂Definitely recommend this experience.Thanks guysread more
Rahul Dantu
Rahul D.
00:14 06 May 13
We being first timers, it was an awesome experience. The pilot was good and instructions were clear with no hint of being scared about anything. We landed in a field and the experience of take off and landing was seamless. I think we went up to about 1200 ft. The team is very good. I would highly recommend this ride. read more
Angelina Frances
Angelina F.
23:46 02 Feb 19