28 Incredible Hot Air Balloon Rides Around the World

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28 Incredible Hot Air Balloon Rides Around the World
One of our favorite ways to get a perspective on a new place is to see it from above. There’s nothing like gliding along, enjoying the sunrise and perhaps a glass of champagne. But the best hot air balloon rides go beyond just a pretty view. With otherworldly scenery, unexpected locations, or hundreds of other balloons dotting the sky, these are our 28 favorite ballooning spots around the world. Make sure to scroll down for an interactive map of the ballooning experiences, too.

Photo by Edison Vee
By Maggie Fuller, AFAR Staff