LAS VEGAS BALLOON RIDE
Some quick history on balloon flight before discussing the balloon rides in Las Vegas. The World's first recorded balloon flight was in France on June 1783 and was invented by two brothers, Jacques Etienne and Joseph Michel Montgolfier. The first passengers to travel in the balloon were a duck, sheep, and rooster; because know one knew if a human could survive the flight. The first aerial voyage attempt was on November 21, 1783 and this began the popularity of ballooning in Europe. J.A.C. Charles was the first person to make hydrogen filled balloons. After that, the modern day sport of hot air ballooning evolved in the 1960's through research from the U.S. navy and has been enjoyed a lot due to the development of the propane burner system. Today, there are more than 5,000 balloon pilots in the U.S alone.
All over the world balloon rides have become one of the most adventurous rides, especially in Las Vegas. Balloon rides give you extreme happiness while you are floating in the air. Sunrise is the best time to take a balloon ride for the romantic feeling it gives you while flying over Las Vegas. In addition, you also enjoy the peace and silence of the 360 degree view of the clear skies of Las Vegas. The balloon ride starts in the southwest valley, which consists of the wonderful views of the Las Vegas' resident areas, renowned Las Vegas strip, the majestic Red Rock Mountains and canyon. The views makes you realize how you are moving with the wind, just like a bird, for 1 entire hour. You safely land and are greeted in the traditional way with flutes of champagne and delicious finger food. You can met a friendly FAA(Federal Aviation Agency)licensed pilot who guides you through the trip and shares the history of hot-air ballooning. You can also enjoy a balloon ride over houses, Splash "N" Dash, traffic, or by drifting over Lakes. Now a day's many people are deciding to start their married life out with this wonderful ride, by having their wedding in an Air balloon.
You should also keep in mind that they the exact age to experience this ride is 10 years old and it is not recommended for pregnant women, and participants who have back problems. Also, for the safety of all passengers, heavily intoxicated riders are not allowed, and you need to sign an agreement before starting the ride. You will need to go on a day with perfect climate; such as, safe winds, clear skies and no rain. Unsuitable weather conditions will not give you as much enjoyment. If you agree to picking a day with good weather conditions and if you follow the rules, you can have a much more pleasurable ride on your balloon trip.