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Customized Kentucky Tours

Design Your Day. Maximize Your Time.

Groups of all sizes choose Mint Julep Experiences to plan one-day and multi-day custom Kentucky tours. These guests set out on excursions along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and throughout the Bluegrass state. By working with one of our experience coordinators, you can craft your perfect day with their knowledge and expertise. 

  • Work one-on-one with an Experience Coordinator
  • Offered 7 days a week
  • Local and regional departures and pickups (Louisville, Bardstown, Lexington, Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati and more!)
  • Private Bourbon Country transportation with the Mint Julep fleet
  • Craft your own itinerary with guaranteed reservations

Customized Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tours are a great option for special events, corporate outings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, birthdays, anniversaries and client appreciation gifts.


Exclusive Access

Due to our partnerships, several bourbon distilleries, craft breweries and food artisans offer exclusive tastings or private tours only available to Mint Julep Experiences guests:


  • Custom bourbon distillery tours and tastings
  • Straight-from-the-barrel tastings
  • Cocktail mixology classes
  • Candle mixology
  • Creative beer or bourbon flights 
  • Cooking demos 
  • Horse farms including stud farms
  • Behind-the-scenes access
  • Single Barrel Select Experiences

Distilleries & Destinations

Customize your experience and itinerary by selecting the distilleries and scenic Kentucky destinations that matter most to you! Our Experience Coordinators will help craft an experience that maximizes your time, takes you to the destinations that matter most to you and incorporates all the fine details (i.e. brunch, lunch, dinner, shopping, souvenirs).

Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Distilleries

Louisville Region

  • Angel’s Envy Distillery
  • Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
  • Michter’s Distillery
  • Old Forester Distilling Co.
  • Rabbit Hole Distillery
  • Stitzel-Weller Distillery
  • Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.
  • Kentucky Artisan Distillery
  • Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

Bardstown Region 

  • Bardstown Bourbon Co.
  • Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience
  • James B. Beam Distilling Co.
  • Lux Row Distillers
  • Maker’s Mark Distillery
  • Boundary Oak Distillery
  • Limestone Branch Distillery
  • Log Still Distillery
  • Preservation Distillery
  • Willett Distillery

Lexington Region

  • Town Branch Distillery
  • Wilderness Trail Distillery
  • Barrel House Distilling Co.
  • Bluegrass Distillers
  • Fresh Bourbon Distillery
  • Hartfied & Co. Distillery
  • James E. Pepper Distillery
  • RD1 Spirits

Northern Region

  • August Distillery
  • Boone County Distilling Co.
  • Neeley Family Distillery
  • New Riff Distiling
  • Pensive Distillling Co.
  • Second Sights Spirits
  • The Old Pogue Distillery

Central Region

  • Bulleit Distilling Co.
  • Four Roses Distillery
  • Wild Turkey Distillery
  • Woodford Reserve Distillery
  • Castle & Key Distillery
  • Jeptha Creed Distilllery
  • Whiskey Thief Distilling Co.

Western Region

  • Green River Distilling Co.
  • Casey Jones Distillery
  • Dueling Grounds Distillery
  • MB Roland Distillery
  • The Bard Distillery
Bourbon Country Distilleries
  • Brown-Forman Cooperage
  • Barton 1792
  • Buffalo Trace Distillery
  • Copper & Kings Brandy Distillery
  • Independent Stave Cooperage
  • Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse
  • Old Samuels Distillery
  • Starhill Distillery @ Huber’s Farm


Horse Country

Travel the hills of Kentucky’s Horse Country seeing the various stages of a race horse’s life at a stud farm, nursery, training center and race track.

  • Thoroughbred & Nursery Farms
  • Churchill Downs & Keeneland
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
Breweries & Wineries

Explore Louisville’s breweries and wineries. Sample craft beer and regional wines from a variety of small brewers and vintners utilizing Kentucky-grown grapes.

  • Brewgrass Trail
  • Kentucky Wineries
Culinary Artisans

Get a taste of Kentucky by sampling local farm-to-table restaurants, tasting small-batch spirits and trying bourbon-infused desserts on a Louisville culinary artisan-inspired tour and tasting.

  • Top Kentucky Chefs
  • Top-rated Restaurants
  • Culinary Artisans
Regional Transportation: Pickups and Destinations

With our VIP Transportation and Custom Tours, you can arrange for pickup and transit to various regional destinations. Mint Julep Experiences offers transportation services across all of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, Kentucky and into parts of Tennessee for full-day or multi-day itineraries. Below are the most popular regional pickup and destination locations.

  • Louisville
  • Bardstown
  • Lexington
  • Northern Kentucky 
  • Cincinnati

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  • Kentucky Horse Nursery Farm Tour
  • Horse Statue on Claiborn Horse Farm Tour with Mint Julep Experiences
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  • True Kentucky Sightseeing Tours

Every Tour Includes

  • Trained Tour Leaders

    Tour Leader

  • Safe Transportation


  • Guaranteed Reservations


  • Maximized Itinerary


  • Expert Insight


  • Bottled Water


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