Kentucky Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Legendary Bourbon Trail™ — Louisville to Lexington
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Kentucky breeds passion. Its bluegrass landscape nurtures prized Thoroughbreds and inspires musicians. Bourbon spirits are carefully crafted and revered here. Horse racing legacy turns up around every corner. Historic monuments and enchanting estates tell tales of the past. Southern hospitality nourishes its warm and welcoming culture. Before you know it, you might find yourself attached to all of Kentucky's obsessions.
- Ride the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® through stunning farmland with grazing horses and green as far as the eye can see
- Sample the craft and big-label bourbons that make Kentucky famous and learn about the fine art of distilling
- Bike past renowned Thoroughbred farms, perhaps catching sight of famous (or hoping to be famous!) stallions bred to race in the Derby
- Discover the roots of the Bluegrass State—from a historic Shaker community to traditional bluegrass music
Day 1 Begin your journey by venturing from Louisville into true bluegrass country | SBike through rolling farmland, wooded areas and peaceful country roads | History unfolds in Harrodsburg with buildings dating back to the 1850s | Spend the night in Shaker Village, once the third largest Shaker community in the US | Join a private tour of the farm before a down-home dinner of Kentucky dishes made with ingredients from Shaker Village's garden.
Days 2-3 Spin along an undulating route passing rushing rivers and verdant hillsides dotted with barns and lined with stacked stone walls | Explore Frankfort, the state's charming riverside capital city boasting a downtown rich in culture and historical architecture | Make yourself at home at Kentucky Castle, a striking medieval-inspired hotel complete with stone walls and turrets plus its own working farm | Bike postcard-perfect country lanes past expansive estates and grazing horses | Taste small-batch bourbon at boutique distilleries.
Days 4-5 Cycle through pastureland dotted with stables and Thoroughbreds near Lexington, often called the Horse Capital of the World | Enjoy a bluegrass performance while savoring Southern cuisine | Get an incredible behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's premier Thoroughbred race farms and see a few celebrity horses, including winners of the Kentucky Derby | Wander around the exhibitions at our boutique hotel's contemporary art museum | On a private walking tour, discover Lexington's historic neighborhoods and parks.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $2,799 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $3,199 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $3,399 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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