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History of Hot Air Balloon Rides

There are few things as romantic as a hot air balloon ride over the lush vineyards of the Napa Valley. The hot air balloon industry in Napa Valley began in the 1970s and has grown steadily over the past few decades. The industry has expanded due, in part, to the favorable weather conditions that make Napa Valley hot air balloon rides a year-round possibility. Often-times paired with a winery tour or a champagne reception, these tours provide a breathtaking view of the Napa Valley landscape and offer a unique way to experience Napa Valley wine country.

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Fun Facts About Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloon Rides Napa Valley

Napa Valley, among the most visited regions in Northern California, is not only recognized for great wine. You may already be aware that hot air ballooning is very much appreciated among visitors here. In fact, you might even be thinking of ballooning, and are exploring the various hot air balloon Napa options. And although you may think you know everything you need to know prior to boarding, think again. There are tons of hot air balloon facts you probably didn’t know about.

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