Hot Air Ballooning in Breckenridge

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Float peacefully through the Rocky Mountain sky in a hot air balloon. The breathtaking bird’s-eye views will make the experience an adventure of a lifetime. Hot air ballooning in Breckenridge is a unique way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and family reunions; a ‘must do’ on your vacation list during summer.

Two nearby companies offer hot air balloon flights, Colorado Hot Air Balloon Mountain Flights and Grand Adventure Balloon Tours.

Colorado Hot Air Balloon Mountain Flights are done in the South Park Valley in the exact center of Colorado. Located between Hartsel and Wilkerson pass this central location allows us to conveniently service passengers from Breckenridge. Experience the highest altitude hot air ballooning in the country with our launch site being at 9,000 feet. Your balloon adventure will provide you with spectacular 100 mile panoramic mountain views. Prominent scenery may include views of the Continental Divide, Mosquito Range, Sangre De Cristo mountains, Sawatch mountains, Mt. Elbert (the highest peak in Colorado 14,433 ft), Pikes Peak, South Park Valley, Collegiate Peaks, vast rolling hills and Colorado native wildlife.

Colorado Air Balloon Rides in Breckenridge. Hot air ballooning in Breckenridge.
The Rocky Mountains are breathtaking, but seeing them from a hot air balloon ride offers a completely unique experience unmatched by any photo.

Grand Adventure Balloon Tours run year round. Located approximately one hour from Summit County in beautiful Frasier, Colorado, rides take place in the monring when breezes are gentle and atmosphere is most stable. Low level contour flying allows spotting wildlife, picking pinecones from treetops, and a splash/dashing in a nearby pond or river. At higher altitudes spectacular peaks in the Colorado Rockies including Grand, Routt, Summit, Clear Creek, Gilpin and Boulder Counties of Colorado can be seen.

For more information on hot air ballooning in Breckenridge, contact our Information Specialists at 877-864-0868 or visit Grand Adventure Balloon Tours or Colorado Hot Air Balloon Mountain Flights. While in town, visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center located at 203 S. Main Street. You can also fill out our activity request form online to request more information.

By Breck Editorial

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