KENTUCKY! THE BLUEGRASS STATE
Kentucky – You will enjoy a delightful dinner and ride on the Old Kentucky Dinner Train in Bardstown, learning about thoroughbred horse racing in Louisville and the raising of these horses in Lexington, as well as all of the sights in between. You will see that Kentucky has far more to offer than you ever dreamed!
1 SHENANDOAH VALLEY / BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS: We leave today and make our way through the Shenandoah Valley and into the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia where we stay in Wytheville.
2 TENNESSEE / KENTUCKY BOUND: On our way to the Bluegrass State we go through Knoxville, Tennessee before turning north to Kentucky. We spend our first night in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
3 CORVETTE FACTORY TOUR / CORVETTE MUSEUM / LOUISVILLE: This morning we visit the Corvette Factory (you will need closed toes shoes) for a step by step Guided Tour of the production of the Famous Corvette Sports Car. We also visit the National Corvette Museum and see over 70 Corvettes displayed in periodic settings. We then head to Louisville and enjoy dinner and a show at “The Derby Dinner Playhouse”. We spend the night in Louisville, Kentucky.
4 KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM / CHURCHILL DOWNS / THE BELLE OF LOUISVILLE / LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM: We begin our day at the Kentucky Derby Museum and the track where the Kentucky Derby is run – Churchill Downs. This afternoon we take a two hour lunch and sightseeing cruise on the Ohio River aboard an Old Fashioned Stern Wheeler – The Belle of Louisville. Before ending our day we visit the Louisville Slugger Museum for a guided tour through the Factory and Museum. Here we can count the notches on Babe Ruth’s own Louisville Slugger Bat. We spend the night in Bardstown, Kentucky.
5 DISTILLERY / KENTUCKY DINNER TRAIN / LEXINGTON: This morning before leaving Bardstown, we tour a Local Distillery in what is known as Bourbon’s Heartland. This afternoon we enjoy a delicious lunch and two hour ride through the countryside aboard “My Old Kentucky Dinner Train”. After the train excursion we tour the countryside with a Local Guide to get a look at the beautiful horse farms. We spend the night in Lexington, Kentucky.
6 KENTUCKY HORSE PARK / HOMEWARD BOUND: In Lexington – Heart of “Horse Country” – we visit the Kentucky Horse Park to better understand the multi-million dollar business of thoroughbred horses. We continue on our way home with many new friends and fond memories of Kentucky!
Price per Person
Deposit$75.00 per person
• Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
• 5 Nights Hotel Accommodations
• Baggage Handling at Hotels
• Admission to All Listed Attractions
• Kentucky Dinner Train & Belle of Louisville
• Trip Start Breakfast (Day 2)
• Services of a Tour Director
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