Fly With Dad in a Hot Air Balloon Over Michigan This Father's Day

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This Father's Day give a gift your father will never forget, FLY him over Michigan in a beautiful hot air balloon. It's the perfect gift because it's an "experience" gift.

Forget the necktie and socks for dad this Father's Day, instead FLY him over Michigan in a beautiful hot air balloon. It's the perfect gift because it's an "experience" gift.

"A balloon flight is the perfect way to see the fall colors says Scott Lorenz, President and Chief Pilot of Westwind Balloon Company of Plymouth, Michigan, it does not get any better."

"The palate of colors just takes your breath away," says Mike Ball, crewman and sometimes passenger, "I love taking photos from the balloon especially when we fly over Kensington Park, it's fabulous, it's ten times better than driving. People just have no idea how pretty it is."

According to Lorenz, "Nobody forgets their first balloon flight. It is truly an experience that cannot compare to anything else. The sensation of flying over trees, lakes and streams, spotting deer and other wildlife is unique and inspiring."

"It's a perfect gift too because when a gift touches someone both emotionally and on a multi-sensory level people remember who gave it to them. If you really want to make a lasting impression, says Lorenz, a hot air balloon ride over the fall colors of Michigan is the ultimate 'unforgettable' gift. "

The balloon flight costs $695.00 for two people. Gift certificates for flights in the area over Kensington Park in Milford, Michigan can be purchased by calling 734-667-2098 or by visiting or via email at: scottlorenz(at)westwindcos(dot)com. Checks, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card are accepted. Flights are scheduled May through October.

Scott Lorenz has been a commercial balloon pilot since 1982, and has logged 1,550 + hours in-flight. Scott's memorable ballooning experiences include: Flying over Niagara Falls, The Great Wall of China, Disney World, the Olympics in Calgary, St. Wolfgang, Austria, Saga, Japan, the Grand Prix in Spain, co-piloting one of two balloons for Mike Howard's Guinness World Record "balloon walk" flight at 19,000 feet, a 20 hour-361 mile Gas Balloon flight with Gordon Boring and handling media relations for Kevin Uliassi's Round the World balloon flights.

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