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Any day can be an adventure in Statesville, NC!  

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We are the best of all worlds. We give you room to breathe. We are close enough, yet worlds away. We are city life and outdoor discovery. We are the wooded shores of Lake Norman, and scenic vistas of the Brushy Mountains. We are industry and agriculture. We are friends and neighbors, sharing in this authentic place. 

We are Statesville, All American, yet uniquely North Carolina. We are creating a dynamic future for ourselves, while maintaining the values and quality of life that we cherish. We invite you to be our guest, and discover Statesville - a community of people committed to our heritage, our citizens, our visitors and our future.

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Book Your Hot Air Balloon Ride in Statesville, NC Today! 

You don't have to wait for an event to take a hot air balloon ride in Statesville, NC.  Local balloon pilots are scheduling flights twice a day, weather permitting, seven days a week, all year ‘round. You can choose a sunrise flight at dawn or a sunset flight, about two hours before the sun goes down—the best times of day for ballooning, when the winds are usually calm. There’s no better way to start or end your day!

How high would you like to fly? On a clear day you can see up to 50 miles —see the Brushy Mountains, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Pilot Mountain, and hear the creek gurgling beneath the branches! Most any day can be an adventure!
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