We plan the entire adventure, start to finish, so you can relax and leave the rest to us!

Mint Julep Tours is a full tour and transportation company focused on The Kentucky Bourbon Trail® as well as the entire Bluegrass State.

Based in Louisville, Kentucky we offer:

  • Public Bourbon Distillery Tours
  • Custom Tours
  • Exclusive Experiences

As a truly one-of-a-kind tour and destination management company, Mint Julep Tours also offers transportation and event planning services with a focus on Special Events, Corporate Outings and Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties.


Our ToursPublic Bourbon Distillery Tours

Learn the art, history, and craftsmanship of “America’s Native Spirit” as you travel through Bourbon Country visiting two historic bourbon distilleries for guided tours and tastings, along with a third stop for a tasting only!  We’ll also stop for a local lunch along the way.

Thursday Public Tours are $129 per person ($79 + $50 for lunch & distillery admissions).  Friday & Saturday Public Tours are $149 per person ($99 + $50 for lunch & distillery admissions).  Tour departure times vary, click below for more information and book your tour online today!

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Autumn leavesCustom Tours

In addition to our Public Bourbon Tours, we also offer a wide variety of Custom Tour services.  Whether it’s a Corporate Outing, Bachelor/Bachelorette Party, Special Occasion, or VIP Transportation; you’ll work one-on-one with one of our Bourbon Country Tour Experts who will help you create a personalized itinerary that allows you to depart and travel privately with your guests.

Mint Julep Tours enriches the experience with knowledgeable drivers, enthusiastic guides, and clean and comfortable vehicles.

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Exclusive Experiences

Mint Julep offers some incredible Exclusive Experiences that are truly unique.

The Heaven & Evan Bourbon Tour takes you to both the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, Ky and the new Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in Downtown Louisville.  You’ll enjoy specialty bourbon tastings led by Master Distillers Denny Potter and Charlie Downs along with appetizers and cocktails. As a keepsake, guests will also receive a complimentary specialty-labeled bottle of Evan Williams Single Barrel signed by both Master Distillers.  Trust us, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.

Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the live studio audience for the taping of WAVE 3’s “Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs.”  You’ll see two of Louisville’s top chefs cook with Tim Laird, Brown-Forman’s Chief Entertaining Officer and Kevin Harned, WAVE 3 TV Chief Meteorologist. Your experience includes a cocktail meet-and-greet and you’ll get to enjoy all the foods that the chefs prepared!

Exclusive Experiences


Whether you’re traveling with us through Bourbon Country, or joining us for an Exclusive Experience; each tour we offer is created by our inspiration and commitment to sharing Kentucky traditions. We have a love and passion for Kentucky that we are excited to share with you as our guest!