If you are in search of a different experience in Atlanta to impress either a special date or a business associate, then a helicopter tour may be just the ticket. The trips range in length from about 10 minutes up to an hour or more, and there are several different price points. Deal web sites like Groupon are a great place to look for bargains on these tours, too.

North Atlanta Executive Air Service
5175 Performance Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
(404) 580-6798

Whether you are looking for a romantic tour for two or a great way to show off the town to a business client, North Atlanta Executive Air Service has helicopter tours to impress your guest. A four-person trip for half an hour around beautiful Lake Lanier runs $175 per person. Alternatively, if you’d like a tour of downtown Atlanta, the same price will give you the chance to get a different view of the Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park and other downtown sights. The company also offers tours of Chateau Elan and Amicalola Falls, among others. Check the website for full details and to make a reservation.

Prestige Helicopters
One Corsair Drive, Suite 111
Chamblee, GA 30341

(770) 458-6047

If you’d like to get up close and personal with Dunwoody’s famous King and Queen buildings, Prestige Helicopters offers two different options. The 10-minute ride is priced at $60 per person, while the 15-minute version runs around $95 per person. Prestige also has a classic downtown Atlanta tour for half an hour, which is priced at $175 per person. Check out the website for the full range of options, which also include rides around the Chattahoochee River and Stone Mountain.

Helicopter Express
2001 Flightway Drive
Chamblee, GA 30341
(770) 457-6072

If you are looking for a more high-end helicopter experience, Helicopter Express may be the choice for you. It offers chartered helicopter rides that are perfect for out-of-town business clients or for a luxurious weekend escape. They are a bit pricey, starting at $1,100 per hour and varying with the type of helicopter. Check out the website for full rate information.

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Blue Ridge Helicopters
850 Airport Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(770) 963-0590

Blue Ridge is another great option for your standard Atlanta helicopter tours. Best of all, you can often find deals on sites like Groupon, making 30-minute tours of Stone Mountain or Lake Lanier a steal at around $150 for two people. Groupon has recently offered a 50-minute tour of downtown Atlanta through this company for only $300. Do some quick online sleuthing and you may come up with a great deal.

Atlanta Helicopter Tours
(866) 826-4826

This site will help you choose the best helicopter tour for your adventure in Atlanta. Whether you are focused on Stone Mountain or you’d prefer to see the sights of the city, this site is the place to help you make your reservation. You can either choose from one of its pre-organized routes or you can request your own itinerary. Give Atlanta Helicopter Tours a call today to start making plans.

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Keely Herrick is a freelance writer. Her work can be found on Examiner.com. “