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The Great Reno Balloon Races!


The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

A limousine picks you up from your home and delivers you to the Sports Leisure Vacations’ office where you will board SuperCoach III for Reno. Depart Sacramento late morning with an arrival in Reno at 3pm. Your accommodations are located in the heart of “The Biggest Little City” and connected to the Eldorado and Circus Circus hotels. The evening is at your leisure. Silver Legacy – 2 nights

Day 2

This morning is balloon mass ascension! You will have Cloud 9 VIP Club seating which includes heated indoor/outdoor seating on the field, a catered breakfast, $10 credit to the merchandise booth, a special edition champagne glass and a hosted bar with champagne, bloody Mary’s and mimosas. During the morning there will also be target competitions where pilots drop bean bags on targets, and shopping along Balloon Boulevard. Lunch will be hosted with the evening at your leisure. (B,L)

Day 3

Back to the launch field this morning to capture some more spectacular photos and pick up that last minute souvenir. We head back to the Silver Legacy to check out and have lunch before departing to Sacramento where your limousine will deliver you home. This package includes door-to- door service, deluxe motorcoach transportation, all attractions listed above and the services of a Sports Leisure Tour Director. Balloon events may be canceled due to inclement weather. (B)

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options


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