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Fly with Rainbow Ryders

The premier hot air balloon ride company in the Southwest!

Rainbow Ryders rises above the rest with daily hot air balloon rides in PhoenixAlbuquerque and Queen Creek / Mesa for every occasion and any size group, year-round. Flying safely for over 30 years, Rainbow Ryders is the official hot air balloon ride operator at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.®

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To experience our memorable hot air balloon rides, click here to make a reservation or call Rainbow Ryders at (800) 725-2477.

Is a balloon ride on your bucket list?

Find out why Rainbow Ryders hot air balloon rides are voted Best in the Southwest by our passengers on Trip Advisor in Albuquerque and Phoenix. Check out our videos of Rainbow Ryders balloon rides.

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Reserve Rainbow Ryders balloon rides online

Daily balloon ride packages include an uplifting, one hour balloon flight with breathtaking views above and beyond Phoenix-Scottsdale or Albuquerque, celebratory flight ceremony with a toast, after flight refreshments and a flight certificate.



Rainbow Ryders News


Enter to Win: Warm Up In Scottsdale

While much of the country is battling sleet, snow and freezing temperatures, Scottsdale’s winter thermostat is set at a balmy READ MORE»

Albuquerque Magazine Best of Albuquerque Winner!

We’ve Been Voted Best of the City!

Rainbow Ryders is proud to announce that we’ve been voted Best of the City by the reader’s of Albuquerque The READ MORE»

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‘We Blog the World’ Featured Rainbow Ryders

I rode with the Rainbow Ryders, and it was everything I had hoped it would be and (so much) more.

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Rainbow Ryders is ‘Adventure in Albuquerque’

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Company was chosen by Elevation Outdoors magazine as one of the featured attractions in their READ MORE»

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Town of Queen Creek, AZ, Welcomes Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Co.

Residents and visitors to Queen Creek are invited to get a different perspective on the community by floating serenely between READ MORE»

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Rainbow Ryders Expands to Queen Creek, Arizona

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co., the nation’s largest hot air ballooning company, has expanded into Queen Creek, AZ, with new services launching November 13, 2014.

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Rainbow Ryders Named Best Hot Air Balloon Rides in the US by Fodor’s Travel

Fodor’s Travel announced their list of 10 Best Hot Air Balloon Rides in the U.S.Fodor’s Travel, naming Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co., based in Albuquerque, New Mexico to the list.