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Monticello Country Ballooning

sunrise and sunset flights all year-round.


Monticello Ballooning is a breathtaking experience that offers a unique way to see the city from above. The tours are led by experienced chief pilot and owner, Mandy Baskin who has a passion for ballooning and a deep knowledge of the local area. She will take you on a journey through the clouds, giving you a bird’s eye view of the stunning landscapes and historic landmarks that make the Monticello area such a special place. 

The Monticello Ballooning tour route is designed to showcase the best of the city and its surrounding areas. The tour can begin from several different launch sites in and around the Charlottesville region depending on passenger location and direction of travel.  

The tour lasts for approximately one hour, depending on weather conditions. Imagine the gentle breeze on your face as you soar over the city and the surrounding countryside taking in stunning views of the University of Virginia, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.  

Monticello Ballooning is available year-round, and each season offers its own unique beauty and charm. So, if you are looking for an adventure that will take your breath away, book your Monticello Ballooning tour today! 


Sunrise & Sunset

Special sunrise and sunset Ballooning times offer a unique opportunity to capture some stunning views of the city and countryside. To make the most of your experience, be sure to bring a camera with a wide-angle lens.

A Private Adventure

Enjoy a private excursion with your friends and family and create a special once-in-a-lifetime memory. Or if you are looking for a romantic adventure or a unique way to pop the question a private ride may be ideal.

A Toast

Monticello Ballooning offers traditional champagne, or your beverage of choice, toast with every landing so be sure and raise a glass to your incredible journey once you have landed.
Monday 6 - 9
Tuesday 6 - 9
Wednesday 6 - 9
Thursday 6 - 9
Friday 6 - 9
Saturday 6 - 9
Sunday 6 - 9


GOOD FOR:Corporate | Couples | Families | Students & Parents



Monticello Country Ballooning
1986 Abbey Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 996-9008