How to Get Your Hot Air Balloon Pilot License

Perhaps, after going on hot air balloon rides Las Vegas, you want to fly your own balloon! As with any aircraft, becoming a hot air balloon pilot takes time and dedication. Although the training to become a licensed balloon pilot is not as comprehensive as the requirements to fly a plane, you’ll need to complete both instructor-led and solo flights …

Visiting Red Rock Canyon on Your Trip to Las Vegas

Located less than 20 miles away from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip lies a beautiful, scenic, and semi-remote place called Red Rock Canyon. If you love the outdoors, or if you need a break from the hectic pace of Sin City life, beautiful Red Rock Canyon is worth a visit. The Canyon covers nearly 200,000 acres of pristine desert lands. …

Perfectly Pop the Question in A Hot Air Balloon With This Checklist

  Everyone dreams of a picture-perfect engagement. And many people will pop the question at the movies, at a restaurant, or at a park. But you can easily ask for your partner’s hand in a more creative manner! One unique way to tie the knot is in a hot air balloon. Just think – how romantic would it be to …

Four Ideas For an Intimate Wedding

With such an important event like a wedding, it’s essential to make the day one you, your spouse, and your guests will fondly remember. Since it’s your special day, you can make your wedding as ordinary or as unusual as you want. But if you are planning to tie the knot in Las Vegas, why not make the day unique? …

Weather That Could Affect Your Hot Air Balloon Flight

As you’re busy getting ready for your hot air balloon Las Vegas adventure, the pilot and crew are behind the scenes deciding “weather” or not to fly. What you might not realize is that the weather actually plays a large role in determining whether or not you fly. Therefore, your pilot and flight crew will keep an eye on the …

Five Bucket List Items You Can Check Off in Las Vegas

There are literally hundreds of things to see and do in Las Vegas. The reality is that no matter how long you’re in Sin City, you won’t see everything! But if you must narrow down your list, there are some activities and attractions that you can’t miss. From getting a bird’s eye view of the city through Las Vegas balloon …

How Hot Air Balloons are Made

When you look into a sky filled with balloons, you naturally marvel at all the colors, shapes, and designs that you see. But behind the unique decorations that make balloons different, there is a virtually identical skeleton. Balloons are all produced of the same basic materials and put together in the same way. If you’ve ever been curious to know …

Family-Friendly Las Vegas Activities

  With its history of gambling, vices, and “anything goes” attitude, you might think that Las Vegas is just about the last place to go for family adventures. But that’s far from the truth! There are actually a number of fun, action-packed activities that guarantee a good time for people of all ages. From taking the kids on an unforgettable …

Four Unique Gifts to Give this Christmas

Most of the time, everyone gives and gets the same things for Christmas. Gift cards, sweaters, and cash are all too common! While still appreciated, or at least politely acknowledged, it gets old to give and get the same thing year after year. Fortunately, there are a number of great ideas for holiday gifts that you can present this year …

Four Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Heights

If you become breathless, dizzy, or otherwise feel weak and incapacitated when you are off the ground, you probably suffer from something called acrophobia, or the fear of heights. This fear is relatively common, and it’s estimated to impact one in twenty Americans. Less serious forms of adversity to height are also reported, and they can affect up to 10 …