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A truly magical experience. This was our first balloon ride, and we had our doubts the day of, due to a lot of rain and storms during the afternoon. But Julie kept gently assuring that Jeff had checked the weather and it was going to...More
To celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary we scheduled a balloon ride with GT Balloons. It was a true life event, one we’ll never forget. Julie was great to work with in scheduling the ride and Jeff was the ultimate professional pilot. We were amazed at...More
This was truly a once in a lifetime experience! The safety conscious crew explained procedures to us and then let us watch the balloon inflation. The ride was incredibly scenic, comfortable and peaceful. Jeff, the very talented pilot, gave us an incredible tour and landed...More
At 6:30 this morning my husband and I boarded a van with 8 other adventurers to check off one of the items on my bucket list, a hot air balloon ride.
Grand Traverse Balloons provided wonderful service and an entertaining experience for the 3+\- hrs...More
I planned my younger sister's Bachelorette Party in Traverse City, MI this past weekend. The weekend included a staying at a beautiful beach house, going out in downtown TC and, the highlight of the weekend, a private chauffeured Winery Tour. After doing some research into...More
I realize that the company cannot control the weather, HOWEVER, I have tried over 18 months to successfully take a balloon ride. When you read their write-ups, they say that people can often take a trip the same day you call. Not sure how that...More
I was nervous to fly, especially after seeing that balloon plummet in Egypt, but this was such a safe and beautiful ride i would recommend this to anyone! Safety is their top priority, and you get the most amazing vistas of Traverse City, Lake Michigan,...More
Apparently my boyfriend got us on the last ride of the year a few weeks ago and it was awesome! Best. Date. Ever.
I just moved back from downstate and it was beyond words to see Traverse from up high! The colors were at their...More
We were not planning on going up in a hot air balloon while we were visiting Traverse City. We were on our private wine tour with Jeff from Grand Traverse Wine Tours and he mentioned that he also owned the Grand Traverse Balloons and said...More