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Whats Up Ballooning

Open Now: 05:00 - 21:00
Open today: 05:00 - 21:00
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Ray and MaryAnn the best ever

So my wife wanted to go on a hot air balloon for our 3rd anniversary and we found what's up... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ben K
Wilson, North Carolina
via mobile
Had a great time and flight for our Anniversary!

My wife had been wanting to go on a hot air balloon ride so i booked a flight for our anniversary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winchester, Kentucky
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“mary ann”(4 reviews)
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Scenic Hot air balloon flights in East Tennessee. Close to Smoky Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg, Pigeon forge and Sevierville. Flying gently over the rolling farmlands and hillsides of East Tennessee. What's Up Ballooning flies 365 days a year...more
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3120 Blueberry Dr, New Market, TN 37820-4857
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So my wife wanted to go on a hot air balloon for our 3rd anniversary and we found what's up balloning and let me say we found a once in a lifetime experience with these two. It could only be described as one of the...More

Thank Ben K
Ray F, Owner at Whats Up Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the kind words. It was our pleasure flying with y'all (southern lingo there).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had been wanting to go on a hot air balloon ride so i booked a flight for our anniversary. We had a great time. Booking was simple and easy and it was great to deal with real people instead of trying to book...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

My husband and I had been on a ballon ride many years ago and said that one day we'd take our 2 daughters and go again. That's exactly what we did last week with What's Up Ballooning. This experience was fabulous and better than our...More

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Ray F, Owner / Pilot at Whats Up Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you, We're very happy you enjoyed your flight. R

Reviewed 21 June 2018

First balloon trip. Had a great day in the sky. The crew was amazing and told some great stories too.

Thank Terry O
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This was our first hot air balloon ride and Ray, Mary and John were wonderful! We had a beautiful morning and was such an awesome experience. This was absolutely perfect!

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

My sisters and I finally got up the courage to check this off our bucket list. I am so glad we did. It wasn't scary at all. You couldn't even tell you were moving most of the time. Like standing on the balcony looking down...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

We had such a blast with Ray on our flight! The experience was amazing and it was so fun being able to fly for the day! They called before with weather update to make sure we were all set for the flight and we celebrated...More

Thank Hans R
Reviewed 26 October 2015

From the time my husband and I arrived to the moment we left this awesome couple, this was an experience we will never forget! From getting to help with the set up and take down of the balloon, to Ray explaining every move he made,...More

Thank 850JLGaddis
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Ray and Mary Ann are a lively, knowledgeable couple, who are obviously passionate about hot air ballooning. We learned a lot from them about what it takes to fly safely and successfully. Ray takes care of every last detail to ensure that you have a...More

Thank Sherri P
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Was I surprised when I found out our pilot, Ray, was a fellow submarine veteran. He is also the owner. Our flight was fantastic, a little over an hour. Ray and his wife are very friendly and provide a great experience. The flight was smooth,...More

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Marsha D
9 July 2018|
Response from Ray F | Property representative |
Hi, sorry it took so long to answer. My fault I just saw your question. A private ride is 650 and a group ride (which can have up to 6 passengers is 500.00