13 Incredible Spots for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot air balloon rides offer incredible views for passengers, but also make for a beautiful view to spectators on the ground.

Whether you want to see your hometown from a new perspective, explore someplace new, or simply try something different and exciting, there are hundreds of beautiful places to take a hot air balloon ride around the world.

To help get your inspiration flowing, we’ve put together a list of some of the most incredible spots to take a hot air balloon ride. Read on to see our favorites:

1. Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Trover photo by Braden Jarvis


2. Cappadocia, Turkey


3. The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Trover photo by Bestjobers


4. Prospect Park in Reading, England

Trover photo by Timandra Dyer


5. Canungra, Australia

Trover photo by The Planet D


6. Lake Galena in Galena, Illinois

Trover photo by Richard Remington


7. Mareeba, Australia

Trover photo by Cheskie’s Gap Life


8. Albuquerque, New Mexico

Trover photo by A Cruising Couple


9. Bagan, Myanmar

Trover photo by Travelling Rintz


10. Wakatipu Basin in Queenstown, New Zealand

Trover photo by The Adventure is Calling


11. Phoenix, Arizona

Trover photo by Vincent Ramundo


12. Celina, Texas

Trover photo by Shoba Krishnamurthy


13. Cappadocia, Turkey

Trover photo by Michelle Marenco


Ready to set sail? Check out the full list of incredible hot air balloon destinations here, and don’t forget to share your own travel photos on Trover!