Images from a hot air balloon tour over Temecula with Grape Escape, for California GROWN.

A balloon pilot from Grape Escape in Temecula inflates a hot air balloon
Two hot air balloons just after taking off from a field in Southern California
Preparing to launch the hot air balloon
The shadow of a hot air balloon crosses under the two path of two others
View of the top of another balloon as we pass overhead
Portrait of co-riders Meg, Alison, and KC, taken in the air above Temecula
Our pilot looking out to navigate the balloon
The pilot's hand reaches up to control the fuel supply to the burners
Fuel from the burners ignites to stabilize the hot air balloon's altitude
The shadow of our balloon over a vacant field in Southern California
Aerial view of hills and terrain south of Temecula, as seen from a hot air balloon