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Corporate Branding

Garden Spot Village

“It really gets our name out there, it helps with a significant amount of awareness.”

Engagement

Hot Air Balloon Proposal

My experience with Lancaster Balloon Rides (operated by The US Hot Air Balloon Team) was amazing from the second they answered the phone. I got Kyle Laxton on the phone

Engagement

Best Proposal Ever

The Lancaster Balloon Rides (operated by The US Hot Air Balloon Team) made the proposal to my girlfriend a special memory that neither she nor I will ever forget. It was

Wedding

Beautiful Sunset Wedding

The hot air balloon ride for our wedding on Saturday, April 16th was AMAZING! Our pilot, Kyle, was very knowledgeable and experienced in ballooning and pointing out sights during the

Our Team

Kyle Laxton, US Hot Air Balloon Team Pilot

Kyle includes Ballooning, along with all aspects of the experience as some of his favorite things in Life. Born in Camden, New Jersey, moving to Southeastern Pennsylvania early in life gave him an appreciation for the beautiful countryside found here.

Corporate Branding

Wicked Awesome Balloon

“Defy Gravity” while doing something “For Good” by taking a ride in the WICKED hot air balloon! With a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, you can have exclusive access

Our Team

Lucas Hess, US Hot Air Balloon Team Pilot

Pilot, Lucas Hess developed a love of the outdoors early in life. Growing up in the heart of Amish farm country, Lucas felt an appreciation for the open land, and the generosity and pleasant characteristics of its people. Lucas considers himself truly fortunate to be able to follow his passion, and continue to build a very rewarding career.

Testimonial

Up and Away

This was my second time up in over two years. Last time was a sunrise take off, this time it was an evening ride. Both times I had Lucas and

Testimonial

So much fun I want to do it again!

We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon with Lucas as our pilot. Most of our party was afraid of heights, but once we got going we had no issues at all. The

Testimonial

Standing in a "Longaberger Basket"

My husband was pretty nervous about this hot air balloon ride. Once you get used to standing in a “Longaberger Basket” as he calls it, you will love it. The