Come fly with Ado at Southern Balloon Journeys to enjoy an amazing, beautiful hot air balloon ride over central Alabama and the Birmingham metro area. Fly over the towns and farmlands around central Alabama. During the early morning flights wildlife can be seen running below the balloon. Whether the occasion is an outing for you and a friend, a wedding, an engagement, anniversary or another item checked off your bucket list, it is an experience that you will remember and talk about for years to come. Southern Balloon Journey provides hot air balloon rides in Alabama year round. In addition to offering hot air balloon rides, Ado also offers flight instruction for the aspiring pilot/balloonist.