Welcome to Bluegrass Country
April 17 - 21, 2018 - 5 days
Kentucky: the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, home of the Kentucky Derby, world-famous bourbon, the Mint Julep and fields of bluegrass. Kentucky is a state full of unbridled spirit! But it’s not just the symbols of Kentucky that make it so appealing - it’s the scenery and the people, too. Where else can you see rolling green pastures decorated with white fences and glorious stallions in their blazing beauty? Take picturesque scenery and mix in southern hospitality, stir in nostalgia and top if off with a bit of class and you have Kentucky.
Amid the rolling hills of Kentucky lies a bustling metropolis rich in history and full of flavor. Cruise the Ohio River, visit Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum and the Derby Dinner Playhouse.
In historic Bardstown tour “My Old Kentucky Home,” the inspiration for Stephen Foster’s famous ballad. At Heaven Hill Distillery discover the history of bourbon & why it’s admired throughout the world.
Here in the heart of Kentucky’s bluegrass country see rolling green pastures with white fences and champion thoroughbreds. A visit to Kentucky would not be complete without seeing the iconic Kentucky Horse Park.
Louisville, Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs Tour, Ohio River Dinner Cruise, Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum, Derby Dinner Theater, My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown, Heaven Hill Bourbon Distillery, Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park & Parade of Breeds, and famous Montgomery Boathouse Restaurant in Cincinnati area. Special Highlight: Kentucky’s newest attraction - Ark Encounter - a full-size Noah’s Ark.
Lunch in Indianapolis, IN. Arrive at the Hampton Inn located in downtown Louisville for 2 nights. Dinner cruise on the Ohio River
aboard the Spirit of Jefferson.
Breakfast at hotel. Guided tour of Louisville. Visit Kentucky Derby Museum & tour Churchill Downs home of the Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Tour Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum. See a professional production of Oklahoma at the Derby Dinner Theater. This Rodgers & Hammerstein classic brings the West alive with its jubilant dance numbers, romantic tale, and enchanting songs. An American Musical favorite!
Breakfast at hotel. Tour Federal Hill, the Georgian-style mansion that was the inspiration for Stephen Foster’s ballad, “My Old Kentucky Home.” Located in Bardstown, this is Kentucky’s premier historical site that features over two centuries of antiques, paintings, and architecture rendered beautifully in the Federal Style. Formal gardens, outbuildings that include a smokehouse, historic kitchen, carriage house, cabin, and springhouse are set amongst century old magnolias, maples, and cedar trees. Hear the song “My Old Kentucky Home” sung by a costumed vocalist. Tour Heaven Hill Distillery & Kentucky Bourbon. Taste this famous refined liquor distilled in Kentucky which is the only state legally allowed to put its name on the bourbon bottle. Horse-drawn wagon tour of Kentucky Horse Park, Hall of Champions & watch the Parade of Breeds. Arrive at the Hilton Garden Inn, Georgetown, KY. Dinner in area.
Breakfast at hotel. Experience Ark Encounter a life-size Noah’s Ark! This is a new one-of-a-kind attraction in Williamstown, KY. The centerpiece of the park is a full-scale model of Noah’s Ark from the Genesis flood narrative in the Bible and is 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high. Lunch included at the Ark Encounter. Arrive at the Best Western Plus, Covington, Ohio. Dinner at Montgomery Boathouse on the Ohio River, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Breakfast at hotel. Tour the state-of-the-art Creation Museum and venture through biblical history, stunning exhibits, botanical gardens, planetarium, and much more. Lunch included at the Creation Museum.
See the New Noah's Ark Encounter
Kentucky’s newest attraction is Ark Encounter - a full-size Noah’s Ark and modern engineering marvel! This is one of only three Noah’s Ark replicas in the world - and the largest of the three! Step aboard Noah's Ark to see hundreds of animals and three state-of-the-art exhibits bringing the biblical story of Noah to life.
LET'S GET GOING
Your hotel rooms are reserved, your dinners are arranged, tip and tax are pre-paid, your trip is insured, your tickets to entertainment and attractions are purchased, your escort is ready,
all that is left.....IS YOU.
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $1798.00
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: $2149.00
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