NATIONAL BALLOON CLASSIC

(AUGUST 5, 2021)

Celebrate hot air ballooning on this one-day trip to Indianola! Learn about the history of this unique hobby at the National Balloon Museum and then watch balloons paint the skies with color at the National Balloon Classic. Lunch and a wine tasting are also included.

 

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$159 Price Per
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$159 Price Per
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Full payment is required with your registration form in order to reserve your spot.

Registration closes July 15, 2021

what’s included

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City
  • 1 lunch
  • Admission to attractions as stated on itinerary
  • Taxes and gratuities for included services
  • Professional tour manager
Not included in the price of this tour:

Meals/beverages other than those listed on the itinerary, beverages other than tea or coffee with included meals, items of a personal nature/souvenirs, travel protection plan, and any service not listed in the above inclusions.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Thursday, August 5, 2021

We’ll board our motorcoach this morning and relax on the drive to Indianola for a fun-filled day! Upon arrival we will enjoy a delicious lunch and then make our way to the National Balloon Museum to uncover over two hundred years of ballooning history and learn why balloonists call Central Iowa home. The exhibits are packed with balloons, photographs, and other memorabilia that tell the story of women balloonists, record setting flights, and more. Up next is Summerset Winery, where award-winning Iowa wines are produced from locally grown, Central Iowa grapes. We will enjoy a tasting of select Summerset wines before making our way to Memorial Field for the National Balloon Classic! For nine days every summer, Iowa skies come alive as more than one hundred hot air balloons take flight over the town. We’ll admire the dozens of hot air balloons up close and then watch as the colorful balloons rise and paint the sky with brilliant colors and charming shapes. Choose from several food vendors for dinner on your own. After an exciting day filled with all things balloons, we will depart Indianola and head for home.

(Lunch included)