With all of the things to do in Kentucky, you may want to consider looking into Kentucky tours for your next vacation. There are so many things to do in Kentucky, including hiking, camping, and enjoying the historical country charm of some of the smaller towns. Kentucky tourism is always in full swing, thanks to the great family attractions in the Bluegrass state. If you would like to see the most attractions that you can possibly fit into your vacation, why not look into all of the fun tours in Kentucky that are available or consider taking Kentucky Derby tours.
There are several Kentucky tours available that focus
on some of the state’s top tourist sites. The Louisville
Carriage tour is one of the most popular tours in Kentucky
and offers an organized way to see some favorite sites
while riding on a romantic horse drawn carriage. The tour
lasts for 60 minutes and is fully customizable to suit
your individual interests. Perhaps you want to ride past
Slugger Museum or tour the historical waterfront area.
The choice is yours when you take a carriage tour through Louisville.
A part of what makes Kentucky so unique is its historical architecture which, in some cases, dates back to the late 1700’s. The Victorian mansions in Louisville are especially spectacular. The Mansions and Milestones Tour in Louisville will focus specifically on the Victorian style homes that line the historical streets of the city while on board a comfortable bus. The tour is ninety minutes long and takes place every Friday afternoon all year.
Another beautiful city in Kentucky is Lexington, home to the Kentucky Horse Park and the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and a top Kentucky spot for Kentucky tourism. A great way to experience the Shaker Village is by taking a self-guided tour through one of 15 restored Shaker buildings. Stop and see authentic crafts being made or take in some history as you learn about museum exhibits. You can also take Kentucky tours led by experienced guides around the agricultural area of the restored Shaker community.
If you are heading to the Kentucky Derby, consider taking the “Kentucky Derby Junket,” which is considered by some as one of the most comprehensive tours in Kentucky history. Kentucky Derby tours include hotel accommodations, first class box seats, exclusive parties, and more. Tour packages range from three nights to five nights and start near the end of April, a few days before the Derby.
Tour guides will start with a VIP tour of the Churchill downs stable area and a visit to the famous Kentucky tourism hot spot, the Kentucky Derby Museum. In between all of the events, guests can get to know each other better over breakfast and lunch, which is included in the tour price. Over the course of the tour, you will also visit the Clairborne Farm, the Kentucky Horse Park, and Keeneland Race course, among other attractions.
The tour is a very unique experience that and is definitely one of the best Kentucky Derby tours available. The best part about his tour, besides having a great view of the Kentucky Derby, is all of the people that you’ll meet on the tour that share the love of horse racing.
If you love horse racing but only have a day to spend on a tour, “Horse Farm Tours” is a company that will bring you to all of the best Thoroughbred horse farms around Lexington. The knowledgeable guides will teach you about the work it takes to care for race horses as you walk through actual horse barns. Depending on what type of year you visit, you may be able to see a foul. The tour lasts for three hours and costs $30 for adults and $20 for children. If you’re staying at a hotel in Lexington, call the tour company ahead of time to see if the touring bus will pick you up. The bus stops at several hotels near the Keeneland Race Course.