Up & Away Ballooning fly the newest, well maintained balloon equipment and contrary to other balloon ride operators, do not over crowd their baskets. The company, run by Mike Kijak, maintain an unblemished safety record in over 21+ years of its existence flying Sonoma County and beyond.
Sonoma County is a beautiful place to visit and explore. Many options are available to you: perhaps a quiet walk in the redwoods at Armstrong Woods or an invigorating walk along the Pacific coastline. Up & Away Ballooning will help you in your quest for whatever adventures you may wish to pursue. They have a lot more ideas to suggest, depending on your budget. Mike, the chief pilot and owner, has a Bachelors degree in Recreation and Leisure and can assist you in any of your needs while in the area. And that's a plus.
Sonoma County in the fall
In Spring 2011, Up & Away Ballooning became the first hot air balloon operator in the United States to offer wheelchair adventurers the opportunity to soar above the magnificent hills and vineyards too. The Pegasus Project’s specially-designed and crafted passenger basket makes it possible for wheelchair users, to break the bounds and float away on the gentle winds.
a morning ride can't get better than this.
the majority of Up & Away Ballooning flights follow scenic flight paths
December ride, cold but stunning!
Whether it's a weekend or a vacation, hot or cold, call in and Mike will assist you in planning the rest of your Sonoma County experience. All flights include a handmade gourmet brunch served in a beautiful winery setting and when it's all over, you'll even get a personalized flight certificate with your name on it.
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