Adirondack Balloon Festival

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Depart with Gunther Tours to make fond memories of the Adirondack Mountains and the unforgettable sight of dozens of colored balloons ascending into the sky.

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Depart with Gunther Tours to make fond memories of the Adirondack Mountains and the unforgettable sight of dozens of colored balloons ascending into the sky.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Lake George, New York

 

 

Included:

 

* Basic amenities

* 2 nights at The Tiki Resort

* 2 buffet breakfasts

* 1 buffet lunch & entertainment cruise

* 2 dinners

* Guided Tours of New York, including:

         -Lake George

         -Saratoga Springs

* Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

         -Adirondack Balloon Festival

         -3 Balloon Launches (weather permitting)

         -Photo-stop at Prospect Mountain

         -Lac du Saint Sacrement Boat Cruise

*  Driver, Escort and Step-on Guide Gratuities

 

 

Day 1

Welcome Aboard! Join your fellow adventurers for an unparalleled experience in the Adirondack Mountains at the 43rd Adirondack Balloon Festival. Our first destination is the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport located in Queensbury, New York, where we will witness the amazing spectacle of 60 plus balloons launching (weather permitting). Share in the excitement and pageantry created by dozens of brilliantly colored balloons ascending into the sky. Later it's a short drive to Lake George, New York to check into The Tiki Resort, a resort hotel overlooking the Adirondack Mountains, for the next two nights. Relax and enjoy this secluded, serene, Polynesian themed resort nestled in a breathtaking Lake George location. Tonight, we are treated to a delicious dinner at the hotel's restaurant.

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Day 2

There are two ways to view the balloons . . . stay in bed and hope they sail over the hotel, or rise very early and return to the airport with your tour escort and driver to witness this morning's balloon launch, (weather permitting). Later return to the hotel for a delicious buffet breakfast before we meet our step-on guide, and depart for a tour of Lake George. Included on our tour is a photo-stop at Prospect Mountain for a spectacular view of the Adirondacks. Next we board the Lac du Saint Sacrement for a 2-hour buffet lunch & entertainment cruise on Lake George. Relax and enjoy your time on the water. The cruise features a narrated history of the lake, takes you past secluded islands, tranquil bays, and provides a unique view of the luxurious mansions along "millionaire's row." Later we return to the hotel where you will have some leisure time to sit, relax and freshen up before going out to the airport to witness our final balloon launch, (weather permitting). We return to our hotel for a delicious dinner, and a good night's sleep.

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Day 3

After a buffet breakfast we depart for Saratoga Springs, New York. Upon our arrival, we meet our step-on guide and depart for a tour of Saratoga Springs. Saratoga Springs is noted for its natural springs, friendly people and a rich tradition of thoroughbred horse racing. Next enjoy some leisure time exploring Broadway Street, while browsing the many specialty shops and restaurants. Lunch is on your own. Later we depart for home, taking with us fond memories of the Adirondack Mountains and the unforgettable sight of dozens of colored balloons ascending into the sky.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D =Dinner

Included:

 

* Basic amenities

* 2 nights at The Tiki Resort

* 2 buffet breakfasts

* 1 buffet lunch & entertainment cruise

* 2 dinners

* Guided Tours of New York, including:

         -Lake George

         -Saratoga Springs

* Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

         -Adirondack Balloon Festival

         -3 Balloon Launches (weather permitting)

         -Photo-stop at Prospect Mountain

         -Lac du Saint Sacrement Boat Cruise

*  Driver, Escort and Step-on Guide Gratuities

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Carney Park & Ride Carney Park & Ride - 2980 Jomat Ave. Parkville, MD
Exit 31B (Harford Rd north) off Route 695
Gunther Charters Gunther's - 7443 Shipley Ave. Harmans, MD (GPS)
Lot C off of Shipley Ave.
Joppa Magnolia Fire Dept. Joppa - Magnolia Fire Dept - 1403 Old Mountain Rd
Joppa, MD - 95 to Exit 74 (Rt. 152)
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