Custom Horse Farm Experiences

With dozens of Kentucky horse farms and two legendary racetracks, the possibilities for a custom Horse Country tour with Mint Julep Tours are endless.  From the opportunity to get up close to past and future derby stars to immersing yourself in the history of the thoroughbred racing industry, there is something for everyone.

Come and experience what Kentucky’s horse culture is all about!

Click below to get in touch with one of our Booking Coordinators or give us a call at 502-583-1433 for more information.

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2018 Kentucky Derby Week Public Tours

2018 “Best of Kentucky” Derby Week Tour

Experience what makes Kentucky so great as you travel through the rolling hills of the countryside and travel to an award winning thoroughbred stallion farm to see a day in the life of past derby champs. Then explore Bourbon Country as you visit a distillery for a guided tour and bourbon tasting, we’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way. The cost is $219 per person, which includes the cost of lunch and admissions. Tour departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

Wednesday, May 2 (8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Thursday, May 3 (8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Thursday, May 3 (10:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
Friday, May 4 (8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Sunday, May 6 (9:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

 

2018 “Bourbon Country” Derby Week Tour

Journey to Bourbon Country as you learn about the history of bourbon and the process in which “America’s Native Spirit” is made on a guided distillery tour followed by a bourbon tasting at two premier distilleries, we’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way.  The cost is $219 per person, which includes the cost of lunch and admissions. Departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

Wednesday, May 2 (8:45am – 5:00pm)
Thursday, May 3 (8:45am – 5:00pm)
Friday, May 4 (8:45am – 5:00pm)
Friday, May 4 (9:15am – 6:00pm)
Sunday, May 6 (10:45am – 6:30pm)

 

2018 “Horse Country” Derby Week Tour

Horse Country Xola PhotoCelebrate Derby Week in Kentucky with a full day in Horse Country.  Get up close to past and future Derby stars and studs at two world-renowned thoroughbred stallion farms. We’ll also make a stop for a local lunch along the way.  The cost is $219 per person, which includes the cost of lunch and admissions. Departs from the Mint Julep Tours Gift Shop located in the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

Wednesday, May 2 (7:45am – 4:15pm)
Thursday, May 3 (7:45am – 4:15pm)
Friday, May 4 (7:45am – 4:15pm)
Sunday, May 6 (8:45am – 5:15pm) 

 


Derby Eve Distilled
An Exclusive Bourbon & Culinary Experience at Buffalo Trace Distillery

Join us on the eve of the 2018 Kentucky Derby for Derby Eve Distilled!  This exclusive Bourbon & Culinary Experience at Buffalo Trace Distillery includes an After Hours Private Distillery Tour & Tasting, a Bourbon Inspired Dinner, Signature Cocktails, Live Bluegrass Band and Cigars on the Porch!

There are two ticket types for this experience.  One that includes transportation departing from the Galt House Hotel in Downtown Louisville and one that does not.  Please make sure you select the correct ticket type with booking.

Friday, May 4, 2018 – With Transportation ($289)
Includes transportation from Downtown Louisville, Tour Guide, Distillery Tour/Tasting, Bourbon Inspired Dinner, Cigar or Mini Julep Cup and 2 Signature Cocktails. (cash bar also available)

Tour departs at 3:45pm from the Galt House Hotel in Downtown Louisville and returns at approx. 10:00pm.

 


Friday, May 4, 2018 – Without Transportation ($239)

DOES NOT INCLUDE TRANSPORTATION from Downtown Louisville, but does include your Tour Guide, Distillery Tour/Tasting, Bourbon Inspired Dinner, Cigar or Mini Julep Cup and 2 Signature Cocktails. (cash bar also available)

Tour begins at 5:00pm starting at the Buffalo Trace Distillery Visitors Center (113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY 40601) and ends at approx. 9:00pm.