CATEGORY: Hot Air Ballooning

Holiday Specials – Limited Time!

December 19, 2018

Happy Holidays!  2018 flew by and Christmas is just around the corner. To celebrate, we have lowered our prices for a limited time! Balloon rides in Phoenix, Arizona are $159 for sunrise flights and $179 for sunset flights. Balloon rides in Albuquerque, New Mexico are $149 for sunrise flights and $189 for sunset flights. Want to make…

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What to Expect on Your Hot Air Balloon Ride

November 28, 2018

Have an upcoming flight with the Rainbow Ryders team? Want to know what to expect? Not sure of what to wear? We have answers to all of your questions! What to expect on our hot air balloon rides: Upon arrival and check-in you will be asked to fill out paperwork while we wait to leave…

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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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How a Hot Air Balloon Works

January 10, 2017

Have you ever wondered how a hot air balloon can float so gracefully across the skies? Here is how they work! Because heat rises, hot air is pushed by burners into the envelope of the balloon, allowing the balloon to ascend. At the bottom of the balloon is a scoop. The scoop protects the burners from wind,…

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Staying Safe: Ways to Beat the Arizona Heat

July 5, 2016

Sun and Heat As temperatures are reaching their all time high, keeping your family safe and healthy can enhance your chances for summer fun. Below are a few tips on what to do during high temperature weather.  Avoid being outside during peak heat hours. Early morning or late afternoon adventures are your best bet. Sunburns…

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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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'We Blog the World' Featured Rainbow Ryders

November 20, 2014

I rode with the Rainbow Ryders, and it was everything I had hoped it would be and (so much) more.

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