R.O. Franks Aviation Company Coupons and Deals
Hot air balloons were originally designed as sky prisons for bullies to spend the rest of their natural lives cruelly mocking the weightlessness of timid clouds. Enjoy a less insulting application of aeronautics with this Groupon. $125 for One Admission to a Hot Air Balloon Ride ($250 Value) Many of R.O. Franks's balloons accommodate up to four passengers, and the company's giant balloon, The Dragon, can ferry up to 14. During this approximately 60-minute float, passengers soar at altitudes between 1,000 and 3,000 feet with views of downtown Asheville, sprawling farm landscapes, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Upon landing, passengers ...
Despite their glamorous appeal, hot air balloons were once used for more tactical purposes, as scheming generals flew them over enemy flanks to get a leg up in battle. But with today's deal from Asheville-based R.O.Franks Hot Air Balloon Company, the only thing you'll be battling is the urge to scream, "I'm on top of the world!" For $125 (regularly $250), reserve a 45- to 60-minute sunrise flight over western North Carolina, along with a champagne toast upon landing. Let pilot Addison Brown flex his 15 years of flight experience as he points out historic landmarks and provides insight into the state's ancient topography. Join other passengers as you meet in the early morning at the Grove Arcade, taking off to reach an altitude of 500 to 2,000 feet above ground. It'll be an unforgettable experience -- and we promise we're not just blowing hot air. Want more? Check out R.O. Franks Aviation Company on Facebook.