There’s nothing quite like the beauty of Vermont’s Woodstock region during autumn, especially when seen from above on a Quechee hot air balloon ride! If you’re an unrepentant leaf-peeper, you’ll adore this new and expansive perspective on Vermont’s fantastic fall foliage.
There’s nothing like a ride aboard a hot air balloon. Floating high and silently like a cloud over the peaceful world below. If you’ve been, then you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t, well – you really really should!
The serene, gentle beauty of a hot air balloon voyage is the real secret to its appeal. Planes are noisy, with air rushing past the fuselage and the sound of the engine. Hot air balloons make the occasional noise when the burner is activated but otherwise it’s just you and the clouds.
Also, most planes have enclosed and claustrophobic passenger compartments fully separating you from what what little view you have of the landscape below. Not so during a hot air balloon ride! A balloon’s passenger compartment is a large, sturdy basket suspended below the balloon and open to the air. It’s just you and nothing but a few ropes to get in the way of those eye-popping, expansive views.
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