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“Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally”

Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides
Ranked #9 of 39 Tours in Tucson
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 1 August 2014

My Family and I Hosted Dan, Lori and crew during the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally and had an opportunity to take a balloon ride. What a wonderful experience! Dan and Lori are great people to hang out with and they really make you feel right at home (away from home at my place). Take the time and fly with them and don't forget to ask them about the tradition ;)
Hope to see them next year!
Benjamin with the Canyon Lodge Motel

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2014

Hi Ben and family. Thanks for the review! We are already looking forward to seeing you all again in June Take care. :)

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

As our first trip to the South West, we could not have asked for a better first flight in a hot air balloon. The balloon ride was a great experience from start to finish. Lori, Dan and the rest of the crew made the trip a memory to last a lifetime.

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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This was more than just completing an item on a Bucket List. This was/is enjoying life, making the best of it w/loved ones, meeting new people, experiencing new adventures w/professionals who love what they do, which in turn makes me want to continue to grab life by the horns. The day was absolutely beautiful ( cool clear crisp ) and watching the sun rise as Dan and his crew allowed us to participate w/the set up only heightened the experience. The views were amazing and the pilot's knowledge of the history of AZ was informative and interesting. Even though it was a cool day, it was comfortable and cozy in the basket, Dan even let me talk on the radio. 2 1/2hrs in the air flew by w/ such ease, I wanted to do it again right away. The landing was just as smooth. Dan/Crew allowed us to participate in the break down, which made me appreciate the crew that much more. Afterwards we were treated to Mimosas and tapas and the wonderful history of hot air ballooning. Thanks for the great pics And goodies.... Yeah, I'd do it again w/Dan and Lori's crew
Williams' FtLauderdale/Tucson Jan 14, 2014

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Reviewed 5 February 2014

This ride was a gift from my husband for my 60th birthday. I postponed it due to fear of heights but the team was excellent, organized and accomodating. The after ride breakfast was awesome with home made desserts and champagne! What a wonderful adventure; one that I would highly recommend, especially for those "hard to buy for" types.

Crossed it off of my bucket list but will most certainly go back again next year!
Elaine Wozniak

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dlewer1, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

Hi Elaine,

Thanks so much! We love to hear that we showed our passengers a great time! We all enjoyed meeting the both of you too. Take care, thanks for choosing us to fly with. :)

Lorrie
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

Upon arriving at the meeting station very early in the morning I was surprised when I was told that I was in the wrong area and would not be riding in the balloon I had first seen. Confused, I walked over to the other balloon and company and was pleasantly greeted by Dan, Lori, and the rest of the crew! Lori immediately asked if I was warm enough, knew my name, introduced me to everyone, and made me feel very safe and welcome! The ride was absolutely amazing and Dan was an awesome pilot- very funny but also very experienced and professional. After the ride, we were taken to a nearby park and given a very nice brunch and mimosas! I felt like I had known everyone for years! I would recommend this company to anyone who is looking for an absolutely unforgettable hot air balloon experience!

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dlewer1, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2014

Thanks for the great review! It is so nice to hear that we were able to make your balloon ride a memorable one! We do hope you will join us again one day. Thanks again,


Lorrie

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