The Kentucky Derby is America’s most extravagant springtime sports party, and one of her most celebrated events. While there is a horse race at the heart of this spectacle, there are many other intriguing aspects within this Louisville tradition. It is a festival and fashion show, it’s about Bourbon and Horses, Mint Juleps and Riverboats, and it’s about time you see it. It’s the chance of a lifetime / In a lifetime of chance /And it’s high time you joined in the dance.
There are few equals when in it comes to Holiday Displays, musicals and traditions than the Country Christmas Package offered by the Gaylord Opryland and Christmas in Louisville with two luxurious nights at the Brown Hotel. Contact one of our sales reps and let us help you create the Best Christmas Tour ever!
During this 40 Day Festival there will be concerts in the morning at 10:00am, with a main event each day at 5:00pm. Plus there will be live music daily in Noah’s Village as well as Christian Programs and Presentations by various speakers. Our package gives you access to all of this as well as the Ark itself itself. It’s a wonderfully inspirational event for Christian groups and we are happy to offer it as either a 3 or 4 day tour.
Come learn about the McCoy Feud from the Kentucky side of the line, listen to a storyteller on the Country Music Highway, discover the roots of Bluegrass, enjoy dinner from a Moonlit balcony one night and learn about the Moonshine process while eating a stolen pig dinner the next.
This new tour combines the historic grace of the Boone Tavern Hotel with a visit to America’s newest faith based attraction -The Ark. It also features the arts and music of Appalachia. Your days are filled with both artistic and divine inspiration. Then your evenings are filled with enough Bluegrass Music and Southern Cooking to have your lips and toes tap-smacking a duet.
Brought to you by U S Tours & Drury Hotels, this tour features a full day at Churchill Downs at one of the Spring or Fall Races. At Derby Training Camp tour you learn about Kentucky Derby traditions and history. It’s a Derby Prep School: you learn how to Place Bets, make Mint Juleps, everything you need to know before you come back for the real Derby . . . Training Camp crowds and prices are much more manageable than the Derby itself.
At the Creation Museum, the pages of the Bible come to life with animatronic characters, a tranquil garden of Eden and more. You also explore the Museum’s Christmas Town and the wonder surrounding the Savior’s birth with a live nativity, spectacular lights displays, and more. Then at the Ark Encounter, you are transported back in time to meet Noah and his family and gain an understanding of what life was like prior to the flood. The Ark’s Christmastime event features an evening of festive lights, ice skating, gift shopping, and more.
Thunder Over Louisville is North America’s largest fireworks and air show and is the kick-off event for the Kentucky Derby Festival. This spectacle attracts over 500,000 people to downtown Louisville, it’s a tradition and a must see for visitors. Join us and enjoy a suite for your groups private viewing at the luxurious Galt House.
Come enjoy history from the Old Testament in two of America’s newest museums. The Creation Museum offers a stunning interpretation of Adam and Eve’s Garden of Eden, and much more. Then at the Ark Encounter you are seemingly transported backward in time to meet Noah and his family, to gain an understanding of what life was like prior to the flood, and how they might have lived onboard for those 40 days. What was life like? from cooking food to sleeping, recreation, and even gardening.
This tour explores both the Old Testament and the Old Order Amish. It includes two great evenings of entertainment and two great days of sightseeing. Enjoy B & B Riverboat’s Nostalgic Dinner Cruise and a night of cultural comedy at the Ohio Star Theater. Plus, a daytime visit to the Ark Encounter and a tour of Ohio’s Amish Country.