Hot air balloon rides over Letchworth State Park.

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premier hot air balloon ride company operates in seventeen mile long

Letchworth State Park. Nicknamed the "Grand Canyon of the East", Letchworth

has breathtaking scenery and is one of New York's top travel destinations.

The Genesee River snakes it's way through the entire park and contains 23

different waterfalls as well as a 600 foot gorge. The site contains a brief

history of Letchworth as well as travel information such as hotels, B & B's

and fine eating establishments. There are also other tourist links to help

plan your trip. You can download beautiful photos of hot air balloons over

the 110 ft. Middle falls as well as many shots in the Letchworth gorge!

Balloons Over Letchworth is owned and operated by pilot Sean Quigley. As a ten year old, Sean Quigley read about the newly invented hot air balloon in Popular Mechanics Magazine.  He decided then, that was what he wanted to do.  In 1987 Quigley fulfilled a lifelong dream when he purchased his first balloon.  An F.A.A. licensed commercial pilot, he has logged over 1250 accident free hours.  He has flown in festivals and races from Florida to Quebec as well as a world cup race in France.  He has piloted his balloon over the brim of Niagara Falls several times and once flew a 114 mile distance race placing him 9th in the U.S.  In 1993 he began flying from Letchworth Park and made his hobby a full time profession.  He has been the subject of many television and newspaper stories in the Rochester, NY and Buffalo, NY areas.

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