Central Park balloon rides

July 25, 2008 4:24:04 PM PDT
If you are looking for something to do this weekend, you may want to consider Central Park.Starting Friday, you can take a helium balloon ride.

It takes you 30 stories high and shows you both the park and the city like you've never seen before.

Click above to watch Eyewitness News reporter Michelle Charlesworth's report.

The balloon will be available for rides in Central Park daily until August 22. It is located at Cherry Hill, just west of Bethesda Fountain at 72nd Street.

Reservations are available for rides between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. After 10 a.m., rides are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $25 for adults and $17.50 for children 12 and under. To make a reservation, call 646-827-6287.

For more information, visit AeroBalloon.com.