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.
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.
Derby Training Camp is a tour where you learn about Kentucky Derby traditions and history. It’s a full day at Churchill Downs attending one of the Spring or Fall Races. It’s like Derby Prep School: you learn how to Place Bets and make Mint Juleps, everything you need to know before you come back for the real Derby . . . and both the crowds and prices are much more manageable.
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.
Come, experience Christmas in Louisville with two luxurious nights at the Brown Hotel. This trip is filled with Christmas Cheer with visits to both the Frazier Museum and the Louisville Slugger Museum, and their special Holiday exhibits. Plus, to make your holiday memorable, we’ll let you join in all the reindeer games at the Derby Museum. Ho Ho Ho, you gotta Go.
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!
The heart and soul of American Music beats in the history of Nashville, Memphis and the Kentucky countryside These are the places where the inspiration for our uniquely American Music styles were born and where they grew to maturity. You’ll hear Country, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock n’ Roll and Soul. Why, you’ll even have the chance to write and perform a song of your own.
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.