Imagine coming to Smith Mountain Lake, taking in the breathtakingly picturesque views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and watching the serene sunset over miles of water, accented by the lovely lake homes surrounding our pristine area. Now imagine doing all this while floating miles above the water, just drifting amongst the clouds. Mariners Landing is making this dream-like scene possible with their presentation of the First Annual SML Hot Air Balloon Classic, September 9-11, 2011.

Hot air balloon pilots from around the region will be taking to the skies of Smith Mountain Lake, providing airborne adventures for area residents and visitors alike. Tethering rides and other activities are planned throughout the weekend and private flights are available to the general public via advance reservations.

To set up advance reservations and reserve a ride on a hot air balloon for the days of the event, please call (540) 297-4900. The event goes on from 7:00 a.m. on September 9th through 5:00 p.m on September 11th. Don’t miss your chance to reserve tickets and experience the majesty, beauty and excitement of Smith Mountain Lake as never before!

Mariners Landing is located at 1217 Graves Harbor Trail Huddleston VA 24104 United States. For more information visit their website or call the number above.