CATEGORY: Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Rides

Meet Your Crew

August 6, 2019

Learn more about the people behind the launching and landing of hot air balloons! Have you ever wondered how a hot air balloon manages to get in the air? As magical as balloon flights seem, sending the aircraft up to the clouds doesn’t happen magically; it takes the hard work of an experienced crew! There…

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Rainbow Ryders Pilot Expertise

July 8, 2019

Why should you trust our pilots to fly you thousands of feet above ground in a hot air balloon? Let’s take a look at what makes our pilots exceptionally qualified to take you on an adventure! Rainbow Ryders takes great pride in the excellence of our pilots. Across our three locations in Albuquerque, Phoenix, and…

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Chase Crew Ride Along

July 7, 2019

If soaring to new heights isn’t your thing but you still want a hot air balloon experience, look no further than our Chase Crew Ride Along! So your traveling companions want to go on a hot air balloon flight. They go on about bucket lists and adventure, but all you can think about is floating…

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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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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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