Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries
Travel to Bourbon Country from Nashville
Want to see Kentucky Bourbon Trail® distilleries during your Nashville trip? Mint Julep Experiences offers distillery tour packages traveling to Bourbon Country from Nashville. Popular distilleries including Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam and Heaven Hill are only a couple hours from middle Tennessee.
Or, if you want to spend more time on bourbon tours, consider spending a few days in Louisville as part of your trip. Our sister office in Louisville offers bourbon tours several days a week to further away bourbon distilleries like Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey. Our team of Experience Coordinators can even customize your multi-day trip to tour Bourbon Country from both cities.
Bourbon Trail Tour Packages
Maker’s Mark Express Tour
Check a trip to Maker’s Mark off your bucket list with this special experience departing from Nashville, Tennessee. You’ll travel to Loretto, Kentucky to visit the iconic distillery and have a chance to dip your own bottle of Maker’s Mark in its signature red wax. Trust us, it’s worth it.
Heaven Hill, Lux Row, Barton 1792
Want to get a taste of Bourbon Country from Nashville? Let Mint Julep Experience take you north to three Kentucky bourbon distilleries for a full day of bourbon tastings. You’ll visit whiskey distillery Lux Row, major bourbon maker Heaven Hill — where Evan Williams and Elijah Craig are made, and small batch distiller Barton 1792.
State Line Tour
Casey Jones, MB Roland, Old Glory
Visit three unique distilleries on this Tennessee whiskey tour — straddling the state line between Tennessee and Kentucky. Enjoy a scenic tour from Hopkinsville, KY to historic Clarksville, TN. Each distillery has its own story to tell and spirit to share. Enjoy samples at each distillery and purchase a bottle at the gift shops along the way.
POPULAR KENTUCKY BOURBON DISTILLERIES
Dip a bottle the iconic red wax, see the famous bourbon distillery and taste a variety of Maker's Mark expressions on your tour of the Loretto, Kentucky homeplace.
Bardstown Bourbon Co.
Located in the heart of Bourbon Country, Bardstown Boubon Co. combines distilling, culinary, and beverage expertise to create a modern and authenic Kentucky experience.
Travel to the Bourbon Capital of the World in Bardstown to see Heaven Hill's expansive distillery and bourbon heritage center, which is the home of Evan Williams and Henry McKenna brands, among others.
Modern distillery Lux Row makes Ezra Brooks and Rebel Yell brands at its Bardstown facility that opened in 2018 with tasting room, rickhouses and more.
Pass the world's largest bourbon barrel on your visit to Bardstown's Barton 1792 distillery and see a column still, bourbon warehouse and bottling line.
Family-owned and operated Willett is a craft distillery making bourbon on a small scale for an inside look at the whiskey making process.