It’s an amazing thing, hot air ballooning. Sailing thousands of feet above the ground where you can see for miles and miles around. Observing the sunrise or sunset and how it’s warm golden rays flood the valleys of Mississippi. This experience is truly a majestic one.
Mississippi is home to many beautiful sights like her gorgeous green carpeted deltas to her sparkling lakes and rivers. While you will see the best of the best high above the ground on one of our flights, we believe there are a few more that you should definitely take some time to see on the ground as well.
Natchez Trace: This 444 mile drive is worth taking if you truly want to experience Mississippi like you never have before. The road takes you through lush forests, prehistoric native american mound sites, and even national battlefields. Get out and enjoy the scenery, we like to drive down with our bikes and ride through some of the most amazing and "some" challenging trails they have off the beaten path.
Vicksburg: Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places to tour. With its historical significance during the civil war and the trenches and forts reconstructed to give you a clear sight of how the 47 day battle progressed, it is hard not to think you can feel the spirit of the area surrounding you. Taking a walk through the park you can see "depending on which areas you want to go in" historic monuments, grave sites, antebellum homes, trenches, cannons and even a restored gunboat "USS Cairo". If you are looking for history, this park is full of it.
Mississippi Gulf Coast: not only are the white sandy beaches impressive and gorgeous, so are the smaller sites that require a stop along the gulf. From the Biloxi National cemetery, the final resting place for many of our fallen soldiers to Boggy Creek Vineyard that boasts 80 acres of muscadines, there is so many things to see on a visit to our beautiful coast!
Rowan Oak: Nestled within Bailey’s Woods lies the William Faulkner House, also known as Rowan Oak. This primitive greek revival home was built in the 1840s By Robert Sheegog and later purchased and renovated by the A Fable writer. The home itself, is kept up by the University of Mississippi and offers tours which we highly suggest you place on your to do list while you are in the area. Not only is the home, itself, impressive but so is the literary history its walls have seen
Windsor Ruins: The plantation is one of the most unique locations we have in the state. Viewing only its remaining foundations and columns surrounded by forest is actually very cool. This would have been a full home to see, except during civil war times there was no “fire safe” and a lit cigar burned the mansion to the ground, crazy right?
The Magnolia State is so rich with beauty, history and culture it’s hard to imagine any other place better to go on a hot air balloon ride. In our years here, we have come to truly appreciate her natural grace as well as her unique characteristics that make her home for us. So we ask that you join us over the most awe inspiring countrysides, citiscapes, mountain tops and more in a once in a lifetime adventure on the clouds….we can’t promise you won’t want to move here when we’re done.
Very few things are as beautiful as a brightly colored hot air balloon sailing silently across the Mississippi sky. The colorful splash across blue skies inspires wistful awe. The only joy greater than the sight is the flight itself; made from high above the Magnolia State!
Nobody forgets their first Mississippi Hot Air Balloon Ride. It is truly an experience that cannot compare to anything else. The sensation of flying over trees, lakes and streams, spotting deer and other wildlife is unique and inspiring. If you really want to make a lasting impression, Mississippi Balloon Rides are the ultimate "unforgettable" gift.READ MORE
Mississippi Hot Air Balloon Ride Gift Certificates are now available, and provide a unique gift opportunity that will never be forgotten. With our 2 YEAR redemption policy, you can redeem your Mississippi Balloon Rides Gift Certificate at any time within the two years after your purchase date. If weather is an issue during your ballooning adventure, reschedule without fear losing your Mississippi Balloon Ride Gift Certificate. Our Gift Certificates are great for:
If you want to plan an unforgettable experience to share with someone special, there is nothing quite as romantic as a Hot Air Balloon Ride over the beautiful Mississippi landscape. The anticipation of the ride builds until the moment your balloon lifts off, and then you will ascend into the heavens together. The magnificent views can be absolutely breathtaking. Mississippi Balloon Rides sunrise flights have been described as beautiful and inspiring. Regardless of your flight time, the experience is certain to be memorable.
As though the glorious views and peaceful experience of a balloon ride were not enough, our Champagne Flights offer a romantic champagne toast to complete the memory. It is the perfect ending to an unforgettable experience. Whether you are celebrating a marriage proposal, an anniversary, or any other day that you want to be remembered forever, a Mississippi Champagne Balloon Flight will capture the mood!READ MORE
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