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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
  • Access to Exclusive Experiences
  • Offered 7 days a week
  • Local and regional departures
  • 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:


  • Behind-the-scenes access
  • Straight-from-the-barrel tastings
  • Cocktail mixology classes
  • Creative beer or bourbon flights 
  • Cooking demos 
  • Horse farms including stud farms


Bourbon Distilleries

Visit your choice of up to four Kentucky bourbon distilleries in one day for distillery tours and tasting experiences.

  • The Kentucky Bourbon Trail®
  • Craft Bourbon Trail
  • Bourbon Country
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
Kentucky & Louisville Sightseeing

View Louisville's most charming places, old and new. Take in Louisville's sightseeing and tourist attractions with Mint Julep Experiences, or spin around Louisville along the Urban Bourbon Trail and Whiskey Row with Bourbon City Cruisers.

  • Louisville City Attractions
  • Butchertown
  • Germantown
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Museum Row
  • Murals
  • Old Louisville
  • NuLu
  • Slugger Factory
  • SoFo
  • The Highlands
  • Urban Bourbon Trail
  • Whiskey Row

Every Tour Includes

  • Trained Tour Leaders

    Tour Leader

  • Safe Transportation


  • Guaranteed Reservations


  • Maximized Itinerary


  • Expert Insight


  • Bottled Water


Reviews from Customers

  • Mint Julep Tours and most especially Greg are the epitome of Southern Hospitality at its finest. My husband and I attended a charity auction for the Me, Fine Foundation in Raleigh, NC & won the bid for this trip. We were thrilled at the thought of Louisville: Food-Bourbon-Music-Horses...but also didn’t really know what we’d gotten ourselves into. We were absolutely wowed from moment one. We had the pleasure of meeting our gracious tour guide Greg S. He helped us get our Kentucky Bourbon ‘learn on’ while anticipating our every need or whim before they even occurred to us! We enjoyed the well-appointed chauffeur service, amazing food, and true V.I.P. treatment as we meandered down the Bourbon Trail visiting renowned distillers, enjoyed private tastings, and lunched in enchanting Bardstown, KY. Mint Julep Tours and most especially Greg are the epitome of Southern Hospitality at its finest. THANKYOU for a singularly amazing trip & the incredible thought and generous service—we will most definitely recommend y’all to friends and family!

  • Everyone I spoke to at Mint Julep was a wealth of knowledge, and every recommendation was spot on. Can't recommend Mint Julep enough. Amber helped me plan the perfect trip. Tom as an incredible tour guide. Kept us on schedule, and squeezed in some extras along the way. Everyone I spoke to at Mint Julep was a wealth of knowledge, and every recommendation was spot on. Worth every penny!

    John M.
  • Cindy made this truly a one-of-a-kind experience! I would do it again, and would definitely ask for Cindy again! What a phenomenal tour! She took the time to make sure we had a great tour because she got mt to know us and want was important to us.

    Daisy B.

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