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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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The United States Hot Air Balloon Team
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Based on 7 reviews

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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Reviews

Paul Kielty
Paul K.
13:21 27 Jul 19
Great ride, crew. Highly recommended!!
Brian R. Tolbert
Brian R. T.
23:40 02 Aug 19
Great pilots, fantastic trip.
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...
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.
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.
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...
Yousif Almahdi
Yousif A.
22:06 25 Aug 18
We loved the team of this company! very friendly and made our first time hot balloon experience so comfortable.
Rosemary Leonard Orner
Rosemary Leonard O.
12:53 18 Jul 19
Fun times with great Balloons 🎈
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...
milton tiru
milton T.
16:01 25 Sep 17
Best Time! Very great experience my daughter and I loved it!!!
Lisa Layman
Lisa L.
00:39 17 Jul 19
Professionalism, informative and knowledgeable.
tbrozina
tbrozina
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
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
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
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!!
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
Kara Mullins
Kara M.
02:32 25 Jun 19
Absolutely loved our flight in Gettysburg! Awesome crew and pilot & great views! 😍
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
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.
Cecelia H
Cecelia H
10:26 02 Jun 19
Our hot air balloon ride was incredible. We were delayed roughly an hour while the winds died down, which was for everyone's safety. Jesse was a great pilot and explained everything to us. The ground crew was great also.
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!
Ronald Jenkins
Ronald J.
22:21 19 Sep 17
The pilot was very informative,polite and humorous. The ground crew was equally as great.
Melissa Martin Samen
Melissa Martin S.
19:41 08 Jun 19
Great experience and friendly crew.!
Tyrone Celix
Tyrone C.
00:01 07 Oct 16
A MUST DO kind of experience. It is very funny, beautiful for pictures and very unique activity. I will definitely do it again when I visit the area.
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!"
Eric Splittorff
Eric S.
11:17 04 Jul 19
Exceptional service with informative staff and breath taking views.
Tricia Territo
Tricia T.
13:23 07 Apr 19
The balloon ride and crew were great! Highly recommend everyone go and do this!
mike marra
mike M.
07:28 29 Apr 17
Great views from the heavens! Take a ride and change your perspective of all things!
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
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!!
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
tayush mukherji
tayush M.
13:08 27 Jul 14
Best first time experience , will definitely do it again . Awesome knowledgeable crew .
Angelina Frances
Angelina F.
23:46 02 Feb 19
Had a phenomenal time this morning flying with Stan and Jesse! Both were professional and awesome! Not a single complaint! We’ll be back!! Thank you guys!!
Nate Monyer
Nate M.
15:26 06 Jun 19
Was a blast of an experience!
Robert Jenter
Robert J.
13:18 04 Jan 19
Great group of Professional Pilots. Nice. Smooth ride.
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
Tricia Beaver
Tricia B.
14:37 18 Nov 18
We had a great time! The guys were terrific!
Rosario Angely
Rosario A.
02:13 19 Nov 17
I had an excellent experience with my husband. They gave my husband the opportunity to choose the date and it was exactly for my birthday.I enjoyed a beautiful view and an unforgettable moment.
Kathleen DePoister
Kathleen D.
16:39 14 Oct 18
This was a Christmas gift from my wonderful son-in-late! Finally got to do it this morning and it was a wonderful fulfillment of a lifetime dream! Lucas was our pilot and he did an amazing job. The ride was wonderful and the crew members were great!read more
Brittany Tayvin
Brittany T.
01:30 12 Oct 18
Wonderful pilots, professional & I always have a great time when I fly with them!
Jack Palmer
Jack P.
20:13 07 Oct 18
My wifeand I just took a flight on Wednesday 10/3. We wanted to do something a little different and exciting. Well, we chose the right thing to do. It was phenomenal from start to finish, office help to pilot (Lucas) , to chase team. We couldn’t have asked for a better experience . Though a little anxious before we took off, it went away as soon as we were airborne. Such a calming, relaxing, as well as exciting trip all in one. We have been the talk of our friends as soon as they heard and especially after seeing the pictures. I would highly recommend doing this to anyone. Beyond a doubt, one of the best things we have experienced. We will be backread more
Scott Patterson
Scott P.
02:31 01 Oct 18
The whole company went out of their way to make the flight awesome. The people in the office, to the chase Crew. to Jake the pilot, who's talent goes way beyond his young years. As a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne many years ago I've had a lot of experience with good and bad landing. Pilot Jake did his job of commanding the chase Crew, and us in the basket to make a great landing. I would fly with Jake anytime.read more
Keith Honeycutt
Keith H.
23:00 29 Sep 18
Awesome Flight!! Amazing Pilot!!
Randi Marshall
Randi M.
13:56 02 Sep 18
What an incredible ride! Jake was a wonderful pilot, and we had a wonderful journey over Lancaster. My husband, 14 year old daughter and I were joined by four others - and we were so impressed by the professionalism, attention to detail and hard work that went into every piece of the process, from set up to liftoff, from the glorious ride to the landing, from clean up to the toast at the end. A magical experience all around. We thoroughly recommend US Hot Air Balloon Team!read more
Linda Molesworth
Linda M.
17:06 21 Aug 18
Great adventure. Friendly helpful group that took care of us. Highly recommend this trip.
Susan Boyer
Susan B.
12:44 20 Aug 18
I loved my experience. This was a reward from my son for losing 100 pounds, He knew it was on my bucket list. So when I hit the 100 pound lost mark, he said, "ok, I will pay for the ride". Finally got the opportunity yesterday. It was fabulous and the Pilot Craig Kennedy was helpful, fun and we had a great time. Would do it again.read more
Rebecca Bloom Herring
Rebecca Bloom H.
13:43 30 Jul 18
This was on my bucket list. My kids gave it to me for my birthday present. It was the best birthday ever!!! The ride was wonderful. Views were amazing. We landed in front of an amish farm and the kids all came out to help. Talking to them and seeing their excitement topped the cake. Our pilot Jesse was the best. He has an awesome team with Jay and Mason. I could not have asked for a better day. Thank you Jesse Jay and Mason for such a great experience.read more
Tony Graves
Tony G.
12:55 05 Jun 18
Loved it would definitely recommend!
Diane Allen Smith
Diane Allen S.
16:41 27 May 18
It was fantastic and always thought it would be. Lucas was a great guy and it was a beautiful day!
Jimmy Huynh
Jimmy H.
19:21 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 before the flight. I planned on proposing to my gf but did not know how it was going to work out. The front desk sign in person at the Lancaster location was extremely helpful with planning and coordinating with the pilot. The pilot Lucas took care of the rest and was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, funny and made the entire hot air balloon ride very comfortable and enjoyable! He took a great video and awesome pictures and couldn’t have asked for a better pilot! I highly recommend taking a hot air ballon with this group! I enjoyed every minute from the beginning to the champagne toast at the end! 5 out of 5 stars. Thanks for everything! - Jimmyread more
Shailik Sheth
Shailik S.
05:36 22 Apr 18
exceptional service! every crew member is fantastic! very nice and comfortable flight! prefer these guys anytime!
Sandra Berman
Sandra B.
12:24 23 Oct 17
Great. Trip was wonderful from beginning to end. The Captain Kyle was terrific. I already recommended the ride to my friends. I will do it again
Amber Lane Thibodeau
Amber Lane T.
00:57 02 Oct 17
Thank you Captain Kyle and Crew for a great flight!
Irene Vansant
Irene V.
20:20 01 Oct 17
Fantastic pilot, crew and flight! Highly recommend!!
Terri Lane
Terri L.
02:47 17 Sep 17
Flight and crew could not have been better!!! We went up about 7,500 ft! Everyone was nice and explained everything, took photos for us. The whole experience was amazing!!! We will def be coming back!!!
Leah Katyl
Leah K.
01:48 11 Sep 17
Absolutely worth it! Jesse and crew did a wonderful job, and made our 1st anniversary celebration extra special. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Well organized, well executed, can't say enough. Thanks again!!
Melissa A DeLong
Melissa A D.
02:27 28 Aug 17
My family and I flew this past Friday out of Lancaster with pilot Lucas Hess. We had a fabulous time. The trip was beautiful, so much fun!! The entire crew was wonderful and accommodating! Highly recommended!!
Donna L Brooks
Donna L B.
23:36 20 Aug 17
My husband and I rode in a Hot Air Balloon this morning, (our first flight), and we had an awesome time! Our pilot, Kyle Laxton, and his "chase crew" were very friendly, and knowledgeable-which made our flight very memorable. We hope to return in December, for another wonderful flight!read more
Sean Rowe
Sean R.
02:22 16 Jul 17
Just landed 3 hours ago. Everything was great. We went to 6400 ft !! The captain answered all the questions asked. The chase crew workedvery hard, and brought us down to earth safely. If you have a bucket list, this better be on it. I'm afraid of heights, but had zero issues. Make sure you tip these guys, they work hard. Sean R. Wilmington, De.read more