Ready to Book a Public Tour?

Use our easy online booking tool to find tours visiting your favorite Kentucky bourbon distilleries.

Shop public tours

Contact Mint Julep

Call us today at 502-538-1433 or email

Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tours and Transportation

Mint Julep is a full-service experiential tourism company. We combine deep expertise, long-term partnerships, and complete hospitality services to help you experience the richness of Kentucky culture.



Crafted tours to distilleries, horse farms, breweries and Louisville landmarks pre-planned for maximum fun

Book Now



Build your own itinerary of distilleries, horse farms and more with the help of our experience experts for any size group

Plan Now



Special tour offerings taking you behind the scenes for one-of-a-kind bourbon and culinary adventures

Learn More




Tour bourbon distillers and taste a variety of craft spirits


Horse Farms

Visit stud farms that are home to Derby winners, nurseries with foals, or training facilities



Discover the best local restaurants or go inside kitchens of artisan food makers



See the State through historic landmarks, colorful murals and charming places



Find your new favorite beer and go behind-the-scenes at Louisville's best craft breweries



Travel the rolling hills of Kentucky to meet vintners using time-honored techniques to create signature wines

Immerse Yourself

From fully customized outings to crafted public tour experiences, Mint Julep is Kentucky’s premier destination management company for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, legendary horse farms, historic landmarks and Commonwealth’s rich culinary scene.

As one of Conde Nast Traveler’s “Best Guided Drinking Tours in America,” the one-of-a-kind, family-owned tour company offers transportation and event planning services for hassle-free ventures for any size group including corporate outings and V.I.P. excursions.

Based in Louisville, the Mint Julep Experiences team of bourbon experts, veteran tour guides and city concierges do it all to help you explore the living history of Kentucky in comfort and style.

Find Your Adventure


Let’s Cruise!

Mint Julep Experiences is excited to announce the launch of Bourbon City Cruisers! New tuk tuk sightseeing tours of Louisville are available daily Wednesday through Sunday. Our team of Kentucky tourism experts are behind this fun Louisville tour alternative.

The eco-friendly tuk tuk vehicles fit six passengers for a leisurely ride around the Bourbon City. There’s no rush in a tuk tuk! Add a cruise around downtown Louisville to your bourbon weekend.

Find the best tour for your group focused to sightseeing, urban distilleries or craft cocktails. Private charters are also available!

Bourbon City Cruisers tours visit eclectic neighborhoods, hidden jems, local favorites and more. We call it “transportainment.” Tuk tuks are quirky, fun and unlike any other ride you’ve ever taken!

Shop Tuk Tuk Tours


Our Recent Reviews

Find out why we’re Kentucky’s most trusted tour provider

“Our tour with Mint Julep made our day so relaxing and carefree”

Tara C.

“I can’t imagine how our time could have been any better.”

Marilyn J.

“I did this for my husband but ended up loving every minute and learning to enjoy bourbon!”

Mary D.

“Every member of our group agrees that this was one of the best times we have ever had!!”

Robert S.

“If you want to see the Bourbon Trail but don’t have to work about planning, coordinating, or driving, then go with Mint Julep!”

Art B.

“This group should come with a warning label, something to tell that a person will lose a week of work being distracted by happy memories and planning future trips back.”

Jeff M.

“I HIGHLY, highly recommend Mint Julep Tours when looking to book a bourbon trail trip.”

Sabrina A.

“Unreserved 5-star review for our experience with Mint Julep Tours. If a sixth star was possible Phil and his tour would deserve it.”

William G.

“Leaving the driving to someone else is the only way to go!”

Gary M.

“Informative, engaging and just plain FUN!”

Joni T.

10 Years of Excellence & Counting

Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Showing our local

Pride & Support of Small Businesses

Member of Many Fine Kentucky Organizations

Need Help Getting Started?

Submit a request for one of our experience coordinators to call you and explain your tour options.
Tell Me More