It would be practically impossible to think of the state of Kentucky and not have Churchill Downs come to mind in one respect or another. Although the state has loads of additional attractions, a rich southern history, a lively nightlife, and many amenities of a cultural and civic nature, it's the thoroughbred races and the iconic world famous race track and one of the triple crown races that is run there annually, that have inspired the retelling of stories in print, on television and in movies. Additionally, it has served to make Kentucky a state name that is known globally, not only within the confines of the United States.
If you happen to be lucky enough to visit Kentucky during one of the three times when thoroughbred racing is active, once in the spring, the second in the month of September and the last sometime in the fall, you may be able to attend one of these races and be treated to an amazing spectacle. Not only are the horses beautiful and well-conditioned, and the jockeys impressive, but the facilities at Churchill Downs are impeccable and the races are an amalgam of excitement and anticipation and occasionally end in a windfall as well. If you happen to be one of the individuals that put your money on a horse that came through for you in the end, it’s only right that you spend it engaging in an equally cool and memorable experience, which is why you should take a time out and hot air balloon Kentucky with us!
A hot air balloon flight over the Kentucky countryside can only serve to make your time spent here even more incredible. While hundreds of feet above the ground, you’ll have the chance to observe nature at its best from the well-manicured lawns and meadows sporting their Kentucky bluegrass to the lakes, caverns and waterfalls you’ll find in different areas there, to the peacefulness achieved throughout the course of the balloon flight, the end result is well worth the time and effort. Call us today to hot air balloon Kentucky!
BECAUSE RIDING IN A HOT AIR BALLOON IS SO DIFFERENT FROM OTHER METHODS OF FLIGHT NOWADAYS, IT WILL DIFFER FROM ANY OTHER EXPERIENCE YOU CAN HAVE IN THE SKY.
Hot air balloon rides happen at two times of day, dawn and dusk. Both scheduled times of day ensure that it won't be too hot and it's hard not to enjoy a view like that. For the night owls out there, the flights at sundown normally occur two or three hours before dusk.
AS YOU ARE ARE UPLIFTED INTO THE AIR, YOUR CRAFT IS ONE WITH THE AIR.
As soon as you are up in the air you will find yourself anywhere somewhere between 500 and 3,000 feet above the ground. Weather permitting, a hot air balloon can travel all the way up to 10,000 feet. Because you find yourself in a balloon, this trip doesn't really have a certain destination. Typically your balloon will end up journeying somewhere between 2 and 5 miles over the course of around an hour.
This adventure is all about you, so you can only expect the best from us. Our pilots are experts, guaranteed. Each licensed pilot with Kentucky Balloon Rides is a specialist accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Hot air ballooning is a lasting and unforgettable journey. From man's first journey into the sky, the hot air balloon still delivers an experience like no other.
The world today concentrates too much on the destination. You go to work, pay your monthly bills, and stay on top of scheduled appointments ... Finding yourself out in the world and over the woods changes everything. Time can not reach you when you can soar through a sensational waking dream. Solely above gorgeous Kentucky will you discover such a sense of freedom.
The memorable experience starts with the lift off as the burners deliver life to the balloon. As soon as you reach the delicate wind set in the light of sunup or sunset, all will be quiet. You are traveling high in the sky, entirely invulnerable. Just beneath your feet you will see a view of the Kentucky countryside that will leave you in awe. Your guide will be a licensed pilot that guarantees an enjoyable and safe experience for all. This is your opportunity to leave your worries behind.READ MORE
The superb view that we can provide will be the best breathtaking moment to cross off your bucket list.READ MORE
It will be a unique time in your life, whether it is spent on a date night or perhaps making that intimate engagement that much more impressive.READ MORE
The first story of man reaching the sky was in a balloon. From the very first flight in the 1700's, hot air balloons have stood the test of time.
relatively unchanged. Filled with hot air by burners, the balloon just over you is a bigger-than-life attraction to behold.
Just like there are all types of reasons for hot air ballooning, the balloons are available in all shapes and sizes. Hot air balloons are pretty versatile too, being able to transport as much as 16 people in one go. Nevertheless, balloons will typically accommodate 4, 8, 10, and 12 people at a time.
As the balloons themselves are lifted by means of hot air, it's good to know how that functions. You're able to have such a beautiful view simply because hot air is not as dense as cool air. When the balloon is full of hot air it is raised into the sky by the cold air all around it. Just like that, you're floating on air.READ MORE
This conveys your wish to live. Kentucky Balloon Rides is willing and able to meet particular demands to make your experience the time you dreamed it could be. This may be your opportunity to bring a smile to a face or ask a significant question to somebody special. Just give us a call and our reps are waiting to answer every question you can come up with.