Horses, Hats and Bourbon
The ultimate Kentucky experience with Mint Julep Experiences
As a full-service experiential tourism and destination management company, we combine deep expertise, long-term partnerships and complete hospitality services to help you experience the richness of Kentucky culture.
From handcrafted custom tour itineraries to public tour offerings, Mint Julep Experiences is Kentucky’s premier tour operator for Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tours and tastings, legendary horse farm tours, historic Kentucky landmark sightseeing and tasting first-hand the culinary scene of Kentucky.
The week of the Kentucky Derby is one of the most popular times to visit and experience the culture of the Bluegrass State! Each year, visitors and locals alike descend on Louisville for the horse race, mint juleps and Kentucky hospitality. We offer unique Derby Weeks tours, social Derby-themed events at nearby horse farms, regional transportation and day of Derby shuttle that drops riders off steps from Churchill Downs. Book Derby week tours and transportation online, or contact us to plan a custom tour or VIP transportation.
PLAN YOUR DERBY WEEK
Craft a custom itinerary to visit the destinations of your choosing during Derby Week or anytime of the year. Custom itineraries may include straight-from-the-barrel tastings, cocktail mixology classes, after-hour tours, cooking demos, horse farms including stud and nurseries, and more!
Download The Kentucky Derby Guide
Let’s Talk Derby! From classic mint julep cocktail recipes to must attend Derby events, this is your guide.