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Celebrate with Florida Balloon Adventures - hot air balloon rides daily (weather permitting!)

Join us in Florida for a Hot Air Balloon Ride today!

balloon flight at sunrise in Florida near OrlandoFly high above the Central Florida skies in a beautiful hot air balloon. Florida Balloon Adventures offers you the thrill and adventure of floating above the clouds at sunrise.  

A hot air balloon ride is an adventure many always dream of, make this dream come true during your next vacation to Mt. Dora or Orlando aboard 'Great Balls of Fire' with experienced pilot, Bill Whidden. A gift certificate for a hot air balloon ride makes for a perfect gift! 

Champagne hot air balloon flights in the Lake County Florida region are available year round, weather permitting. Call to book your romantic flight in Florida today!

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Where does Bill Whidden fly his hot air balloons in FL?

Bill Whidden - your pilot has a perfect safety record and has been ballooning for 30 years.

Lake County Florida near Orlando, FLLake County, Florida is the region we fly in. Our home port is in Mt. Dora, Tavares, near Leesburg, The Villages, Apopka, North Orlando, Sanford, Deland, and Daytona Beach. 

Lake County is unique to the Central Florida landscape. It is part of a ridge trailing through Central Florida with gentle rolling hills, large oak groves and abundant lakes (large and small.) It remains mostly agricultural but the small towns located there are reminiscent of the villages in New England. They are a Mecca for the antique hunters, flea market hounds and boutique shoppers; and the restaurants are second to none in quality and ambience.    
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"Capt. Bill Whidden is an experienced knowledgeable, personable pilot who gave us a 'ride of a lifetime'! The other woman who flew with me as my guest, has crewed on balloon flights for over 20 years and said Bill Whidden is among the 'all time best'! We flew for just over an hour on a sunlit morning with 3 to 4 mph winds, over lakes, & rural countryside with gorgeous panoramic views. After our flight we were treated to a champagne breakfast by the lake with Bill and Trish Whidden. I'd go again in a minute....but ONLY with Bill and Trish Whidden! I highly recommend this experience to one and all." Gerry Hall - Homosassa, Fl
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Gift Certificates are available and are the perfect gift for any occasion!


Bill Whidden is an FAA certified commercial balloon pilot with a perfect safety record and is re-certified every 24 months and has logged over 2800 hours of flight time.

Bill Whidden is a hot air balloon pilot with over 30 years experience

Bill and his wife Trish have  have been professionally ballooning since 1983 and their balloon adventures have taken them all over the world.

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