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Vacations The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon  

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This is a ranked list of the best places for hot air ballooning as voted on by men and women. These places include some of the most beautiful and scenic areas in the world such as Napa Valley, Loiree Valley, and Queensland are some of the top places to hot air balloon in the entire world. Whether you are looking for beautiful mountain ranges, gorgeous bodies of water, or luscious greenery, these places offer all the lovely landscapes you could ever wish to wander over. Each place has distinct features and companies which offer hot air balloon tours. This list answers the question, “what are the best places in the world to go hot air ballooning?” Those seeking extensive thrills and great scenery might seek more remote destinations, while those on a budget might seek tours closer to home in the USA. These ranked places in every part of the world from the Middle East, to Asia, and Canada, provide accessible a hot air ballooning experience no matter where you live. As traveler looking for the world’s best hang gliding you might ask yourself, “Where are best spots for to hot air balloon?”. Well here we have compiled a list of the very best places for this extreme activity.
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10 4
Cappadocia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Turkey

2
7 4
Loire Valley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
France

3
6 4
Grand Canyon National Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon

4
5 3
Bagan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Myanmar

5
5 5
Serengeti National Park is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon

6
4 4
La Fortuna, Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
La Fortuna, Costa Rica Costa Rica

7
4 4
Luxor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Egypt

8
4 4
Istria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Istria Croatia

9
4 4
Gstaad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Switzerland

10
3 3
Wadi Rum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Wadi Rum Jordan

11
3 3
Maasai Mara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Kenya

12
2 2
Angkor Wat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Cambodia

13
2 2
Lake Geneva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Switzerland, France

14
5 6
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
New Mexico

15
3 4
Reno is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Nevada

16
2 3
Queenstown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
New Zealand

17
2 3
Outback is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Australia

18
2 3
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Canada

19
2 3
Gatineau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Gatineau Canada

20
2 3
Dubai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
United Arab Emirates

21
1 2
Yarra Valley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Yarra Valley Australia

22
4 6
Napa Valley AVA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
California

23
4 6
Temecula is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
California

24
3 5
Lake Champlain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Lake Champlain New York / Vermont in USA; and Quebec in Canada

25
2 4
Lake Tahoe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
California, Nevada

26
2 4
Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
California

27
2 4
Sedona is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Arizona

28
1 3
Aspen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
andrewmalcolm added Colorado, USA

29
1 3
Jackson Hole is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Wyoming

30
1 3
Colorado Springs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Colorado

31
2 5
Monument Valley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon

32
1 4
Longview is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Texas

33
1 4
Readington is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Readington New Jersey

34
0 3
Letchworth State Park is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Letchworth State Park New

35
0 4
Quechee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Places to Ride a Hot Air Balloon
Quechee Vermont