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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Specials!

November 21, 2018

It’s that time of year again! Time to celebrate family, friends, and, of course, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! Rainbow Ryders will be offering a big way to save this holiday weekend with our gift certificate special! Experience the magic for yourself or gift the adventure of a lifetime – it’s an experience you…

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Customer Spotlight: Cherie Milarcik

November 16, 2018

Every year, people flock from all over the world to attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ®. While they all have their own stories and special occasions for attending this unique bucket list event, one in particular stood out.                                …

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Recap of the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon ®

November 8, 2018

As the official sponsors of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ®, Rainbow Ryders has the privilege of being the only commercial operator to fly passengers directly from the Fiesta grounds during each mass ascension every morning.   Here are some of our favorite pictures from this year’s Balloon Fiesta:   Have any pictures from this…

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Bucket List Holiday Party

September 24, 2018

  At Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Co. we can elevate your events…literally! We are able to accommodate large groups in our balloons located in Phoenix and Albuquerque. Imagine flying over a breathtaking desert landscape and looking over to your right just as the sun begins to peak through the mountains. Now imagine this breathtaking…

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25 Best Things to Do in New Mexico

December 7, 2016

Plan the Trip of a Lifetime Rainbow Ryders is honored to be featured in Vacation Idea’s Dream Vacation list of the 25 best things to do while in the beautiful state of New Mexico! The Land of Enchantment has many exciting activities to offer visitors; you can check out the full list here. If you’re planning…

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Rainbow Ryders takes Best Balloon Rides -Best of Albuquerque

December 7, 2016

BEST OF THE CITY December Issue Albuquerque, NM – Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon inc., with locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Phoenix, Arizona, has been voted “Best Balloon Rides” in the 12th Annual Best of the City Issue.   The Best of the City issue is a catalog of all businesses, people, personalities…

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Top 25 things to do in Albuquerque

June 6, 2016

Rainbow Ryders Inc., Made the Top 25 things to do in Albuquerque, NM. Rainbow Ryders is honored to have made the Top 25 Things to Do in Albuquerque, NM. Flying over the valley for over 30 years … 14. See Albuquerque From A Hot Air Balloon “One of the most popular rides is the Dawn Patrol…

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Feature Story: The Small Business Revolution

January 12, 2016

The Small Business Revolution: Story #100 Rainbow Ryders is honored to be featured in the photo-article that The Small Business Revolution ran earlier this month. The article is eloquent and captures the passion and philosophies that our owner Scott Appelman has represented since the opening of Rainbow Ryders in 1984.   About the Small Business Revolution Project Across…

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Hot-air balloon ride (with Rainbow Ryders) lifts newcomer’s spirits

October 7, 2015

From the Albuquerque Journal: Over the bosque, we slowly descended past the cottonwoods and dipped into the Rio Grande. A little water came up through the bottom of the basket and dampened my shoes, christening me a New Mexican. Appelman gave the burner a blast, and we were back up. I waved at people walking…

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KOB's Rachel Hackbarth gets first-ever balloon ride… with Rainbow Ryders!

October 7, 2015

From KOB TV 4 here in Albuquerque: Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta draws people from all around the world here to our city. KOB’s newest member, Rachel Hackbarth, had never been up in one of the famous balloons, so we decided to send her 1,000 feet in the air to give you the perspective of a…

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