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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 72 degrees, on average. Add in clear blue skies, a stunning Sonoran Desert setting and a plethora of outdoor adventures and activities and you’ve got the perfect place to get reacquainted with the sunnier side of the season!

Click here to enter to win a trip to Scottsdale!

‘We Blog the World’ Featured Rainbow Ryders

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Rides

Photo courtesy We Blog the World

From We Blog the World’s article entitled, “Albuquerque New Mexico for Ballooning, Tequila, Corn + Sustainable Farms”

If you’ve heard of Albuquerque in New Mexico or know anything about ballooning, you’re aware of the infamous balloon rides and festival here. I rode with the Rainbow Ryders, and it was everything I had hoped it would be and (so much) more.

Despite the fact that I was woefully unprepared for the frigid morning air (wear sweaters and coats and closed-toe shoes and scarves if you’re lucky enough to go on a ride!), the weather warmed up pretty quickly, especially since we were standing right under blasting fire for an hour once we started on our way…

Read more and check out their awesome balloon flight pictures at We Blog the World

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

Hot Air Balloon Rides Queen Creek ArizonaResidents and visitors to Queen Creek are invited to get a different perspective on the community by floating serenely between the San Tan and Superstition mountains ranges as they view this spectacular portion of the Sonoran Desert.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Rainbow Ryders to our community,” said Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney. “The Town is eager to introduce visitors to the beauty and uniqueness of Queen Creek. What better way to start your day than with an amazing sunrise and an introduction to all of the agri-tourism and equestrian destinations and activities in the community.”

Read more at the San Tan Valley & Queen Creek Ledger