The most photographed special event in the world featuring reserved upgraded seating in the Chasers Lounge!

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*Three balloon events: A Balloon Glow and two Mass Ascensions that feature Special Shape balloons
*Upgraded seating in the Chasers Lounge for each event
*Guided tour of the Abruzzo International Balloon Museum
*Presentation at the Turquoise Museum
*Round trip air to/from Albuquerque
*6 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner

  • Day 1

    1. Arrive late afternoon in Albuquerque and check into your hotel. Gather for a group orientation and enjoy the hotel’s “Kickback,” which includes complimentary hot food plus soda, beer and wine. Drury Inn & Suites – 3 nights

  • Day 2

    2. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, with over 600 balloons, is the largest ballooning event and the most photographed event on earth. We have upgraded your experience to the Chasers Club Lounge which offers private seating on the field. (B,L)

  • Day 3

    3. This morning is the Mass Ascensions, a launch of all the participating balloons. (Weather permitting, high winds could possible cancel any events.) Enjoy a special tour at the Abruzzo Balloon Museum before heading back to the hotel to for some rest this afternoon before tonight’s “Glowdeo,” a static display of the Special Shape balloons. Following dinner this evening is the spectacular Afterglow Fireworks! (B,D)

  • Day 4

    4. One more Mass Ascension this morning and a hosted lunch with some free time in Albuquerque’s Old Town before heading home. (B,L)


A Day Out in San Francisco

Enjoy a ride to The City for a day of shopping, lunch or just looking around! The coach will drop you at Pier 39/ Fishermens Wharf and Union Square.


A Play on the Lake, A Ride to the Sky

Head to Lake Tahoe for a fun overnighter featuring the 1960’s musical, Beehive. An exuberant jukebox celebration of women musicians from the 60’s; Beehive transports audiences on a nostalgic musical journey. The outdoor venue at Sand Harbor is perfect for a summer night of music, laughter, and of course Aqua Net-glistening coiffures! Join your fellow Sports Leisure travelers for a late morning trip to Truckee. Check into the Hampton Inn, don your best 60’s apparel (optional) before dinner at Moody’s before enjoying the show. Imagine, this venue has one of the most stunning backdrops in the world, a Lake Tahoe sunset!
After breakfast at the hotel; depart for Olympic Valley. Squaw Valley is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics. A tram ride to the summit provides an aerial view of the valley, plus takes you to High Camp for lunch. Visit the Olympic Museum before returning to Sacramento, mid-afternoon.


A Port, A President and The Pageant of the Masters

Art comes to life at one of the world’s most unique festivals

4 Days · 6 Meals

Your trip includes all accommodations, airfare from Sacramento*, all listed activities and the services of a Sports Leisure Tour Director

*If applicable. Not traveling from Sacramento? Not a problem, just give us a call.

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