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Lancaster Balloon Rides


Exciting Hot Air Balloon experiences are perfect for whatever momentous event.

A vast view of a valley and river in Bucks County, PA seen during a Lancaster Balloon Rides hot air balloon ride.

Looking for new things to do near Gettysburg?

How can you beat seeing the greater Gettysburg area floating from above? That’s what the nearby Lancaster Hot Air Balloon ride location is there for! The fun starts on the ground in nearby Lancaster County, PA; the Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Team schedules balloon launches at sunrise and sunset each day, all year round! When you schedule your group or private flight, choose your launch time using our near-to-New Jersey Lancaster County location (only about a scenic 90-minute drive from Gettysburg).

Immerse Yourself In Gettysburg Views

Your hot air balloon ride experience will take about 2.5 to 3 hours with about an hour in the air. The excitement starts in nearby Lancaster County, PA, at the launch site (only about an hour and a half from Gettysburg, where the crew readies the balloon for flight. You can get hands-on and help if you’d like to. Then, up you go! Don’t forget to bring your camera to take home all the memories.

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Gettysburg Hot Air Balloon Experience

Once in the air, you’ll bear witness to some breathtaking views for miles and miles in each direction for about one hour, including:
  • Cities like Chambersburg, Hanover, and Waynesboro.
  • Susquehanna and Delaware Rivers
  • Lakes, Rivers, and streams
  • Small towns and villages
  • Rolling central Pennsylvania farmlands
  • Vineyards
  • Horse farms
  • Wildlife
After you land, you’ll be returned to your launch site in a comfortable, air-conditioned van. Celebrate your flight with your pilot and crew, enjoying a light snack and champagne toast. You’ll also receive a flight certificate you can frame to remember your voyage.

Nearby Locations

  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Susquehanna River
  • York, PA
  • Red Lion, PA
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • Chambersburg, PA
  • Shippensburg
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Cherry Hill, NJ
  • New York City, NY
  • Allentown, PA

How to Book Your Hot Air Balloon Ride

Check out our other launch sites in Pennsylvania.