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Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides

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Address: 4900 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-8633
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+1 520-578-0610
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Exciting and comfortable hot air balloon rides for 2-6 people featuring...

Exciting and comfortable hot air balloon rides for 2-6 people featuring picturesque views of the Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park, west. Flights include a deluxe continental brunch with a champagne/sparkling cider toast, and digital photos of your flight. Foolish Pleasure prides itself as a family owned and operated business. Dan Ewer, certified FAA hot air balloon pilot, is 100% accident free. Lorrie Ewer, an ordained minister, is available per request for marriage ceremonies.

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Amazing experience!

I can't say enough about this experience. Dan and lorrie are great to work with, they made booking the trip and finding the meeting place so easy. Then there was the ride itself... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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Akron
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Akron
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this experience. Dan and lorrie are great to work with, they made booking the trip and finding the meeting place so easy. Then there was the ride itself. I am very afraid of heights but they and their crew were so reassuring. Once we got up it was so peaceful, so beautiful that I don't... More 

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you, it's always fun to get to show people the excitement of hot air ballooning, especially those that are a little bit nervous about it! Hope you enjoyed yourself enough that you will be back another time. Thanks for choosing us to fly with! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloons! Four of us went, two couples celebrating our anniversaries and loved every minute! The entire crew was wonderful and the scenery was beautiful! It's a once (or hopefully more) in a lifetime experience and we highly recommend Foolish Pleasure!

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we very much enjoyed getting to fly all four of you together and showing you a good time in hot air balloon More 

Staunton, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was our 3rd try for a balloon ride and lucked out that Dan had a spot open after a previously schedule flight was cancelled due to weather. We're so glad it worked out for us! Dan and his crew are very friendly and made sure everyone was comfortable. Gliding over the desert was a great 15 anniversary memory!

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both and we really enjoyed your company for this memorable day. We hope we made your day sweeter flying you over our desert area and treating you to a champagne (mimosa) brunch to kick off your morning. Thanks for joining us. More 

Jonesboro, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Our first hot air balloon ride was amazing! I had searched and searched for the BEST company to make this bucket list event happen, reading lots of reviews and more. I am so glad we found Foolish Pleasure. Floating over the Tucson area at sunrise was worth every penny. It was well worth the effort it took to be there... More 

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thanks so much for joining us at sunrise. It is a sight to see lifting off the ground and the experience you get floating in a hot air balloon. We appreciate that you choose us to help you check this one off your bucket list. Take care, hope to meet you again one day. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Thanks to Dan and the "crew" our first balloon trip was a great experience. We couldn't have asked for a better location than our flight over the Tucson area. The entire experience is one that will last a lifetime. It was certainly one of the highlights of our trip to Tucson.

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We do love connecting with new people and learn about them and where they are traveling from. Hope you can get back to see us sometime in the future. As always, it was a joy to meet you. In the meantime, safe travels! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Amazing desert and mountain views from above. Incredible hospitality from Dan, Lorrie and the three-person crew. I had been experiencing foot pain and was reluctant to keep my reservation. I did so, however, and the flight (as well as the landing) was so smooth, there was no discomfort. In addition to the flight, it was fascinating to watch the inflation... More 

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

We really enjoyed meeting you and was glad that you had such a great experience with us. It is always great to meet new people and share our love of ballooning! More 

Kohler, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Our thanks to Dan, Lorrie, Maddie, Tara and Bryan for such a perfect morning of ballooning! It is rare that one finds such a team of people committed to pleasing the customer as these folks do. They are the epitome of customer service perfection! Dan was a fantastic pilot and answered each and every question of ours along the flight.... More 

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us! It is always a pleasure to get to fly a group that has such a good time and enjoys their experience with us so much! We really enjoyed meeting you all and hope to see you again sometime. Enjoy your travels and be safe. More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We wanted to get something different for each other on our 42nd wedding anniversary.A balloon ride has been on our "bucket list" for a long time. What a great choice we made! Dan,Lorrie,the chase crew and their balloon are all well above top notch. We had a very exciting ride to say the least! We felt like kids again on... More 

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

Thanks Bev, we were so happy you could join us and we could show you a great time! We appreciate your review. Please pass our name on to family and friends. Thanks, More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous time. Dan is a fantastic pilot, and has a great chase crew!! Can't wait to go back to Tucson and do it again!

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Dan E, Manager at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you and so glad you enjoyed your time with us! It was a beautiful flight. Looking foward to seeing you again. More 

Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had a wonderful experience with Foolish Pleasure. The ride was everything we'd hoped for- beautiful scenery AND a soft landing . Dan is a very capable pilot who educated us about the history and the art of ballooning. We felt very safe and well taken care of. Afterwards his crew treated us to an elaborate celebratory breakfast complete with... More 

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this review

We appreciate you choosing us to fly with when you had many choices! We enjoyed meeting you and your family and had a good time with you as much as you had with us. Hope to meet you again one day. :). Take care and safe travels. More 

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