- Fly in a region with a long, proud heritage of ballooning
- Unparalleled views over Indianola and Des Moines
Whether you’re a resident of Indianola or Des Moines, or you’re just visiting for a while,
there’s no better excursion around than this hot air ballooning trip. Climb into the spacious
basket alongside a professional pilot, and soar into the sky for a memorable flight far above
the scenery. From up there, you can expect unobstructed and unbeatable views of both
Indianola and the surrounding landscape. Best of all, you can choose from either a sunrise or
an early evening flight - very romantic, and the most suitable time of day for sightseeing
when everything looks golden.
This region has a long history of ballooning. There has been an Indianola balloon event for
over 40 years, the National Balloon Classic attracting thousands of spectators each summer.
Not only that, but the National Balloon Museum is located right here in Indianola too - in
fact, that’s where you’ll meet for your flight. Enjoy a smooth, relaxed sail through the sky,
and after coming to a gentle landing you’ll be handed a glass of bubbly and a certificate of