Dancing Down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Dancing Down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Feel the rhythm of Louisville, USA on a journey of taste to the birthplace of America’s native spirit. 

It’s said that every barrel of Kentucky Bourbon contains the history of America itself. A legacy of land and spirit, rooted in family traditions, innovation, and a dedication to excellence. From the female bootleggers of the past, to the master distillers and bold mixologists of today, the bourbon stories are as rich and evocative as the caramel-colored spirit itself. At the heart of it all is vibrant Louisville and one of the most exciting small city scenes in America.

Trip highlights

kentucky whiskey barrels

BOURBON BARONS

Jump in or an immersive distillery tour and extended tasting at Rabbit Hole Distillery to see how simple grain transforms into superlative whiskey

kentucky horse in field

HORSING AROUND

Hit the road for new pastures and a farm visit that highlights horses and the rural side of Kentucky life before an organic farm-to-table lunch and bourbon tasting

kentucky whiskey selection

HOT BROWNS

Keep tasting on a fun and friendly food tour of NuLu, Louisville’s trendiest and tastiest neighborhood to sample Kentucky classics like bourbon balls

bbq meat selection in kentucky

Itinerary

DAY 1 - BOURBON BARONS
DAY 2 - DISTILL IT DOWN
DAY 3 - HORSING AROUND
DAY 4 - UNTIL NEXT TIME
art gallery with people walking through

Accommodation

Accommodations are hand-selected for each and every trip from a portfolio of rigorously-vetted hotels. Our Trip Design team prioritizes location, comfort, and design to ensure your stay is a winning mix, every time. In Louisville,
we often stay in hotels such as 21c Museum Hotel.

21c Museum Hotel

The spacious guest rooms at 21c Louisville were designed to feel like a residential respite from the thought-provoking art and activity that fills the museum galleries below. Featuring original historic features such as exposed brick walls, custom-designed furniture, and Malin + Goetz bath amenities, a stay at 21c is as relaxing as it is stimulating.

Inclusions

  • What's Included

  • What's Not Included

  • Almost everything.
  • Curated activities, local cuisine and libations, new knowledge, delightful travel companions – and so much more.
  • Three nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per the itinerary
  • Nightly round of drinks
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • NuLu food tour lunch to sample Kentucky classics
  • Tour and extended tasting at Rabbit Hole Distillery
  • Axe-throwing happy hour
  • Farm visit, organic lunch, and bourbon tasting at Hermitage Farm
  • Return transportation to and from all scheduled activities where required
  • Services of a brilliant local Tastemaker (trip leader)
  • Tips and gratuities at hotels and at group meals
  • All local taxes

Why Spirited Stories?

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group of people conversing in rustic artistic building

01 | MADE TO SHARE

Perfect moments are shared. Our trips bring people together in the most time-honored way – around lively tables with friends old and new.

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salmon with vegetables served in rich broth

02 | GOOD TASTE

Our trips are delicious by design. From first sip to last mouthful, we understand that the best way to experience a place is to taste it.

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man with beard leaning on beer barrels

03 | EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCES

We’ve partnered with wine and spirits experts to build itineraries that dive deep to serve up truly authentic & exclusive experiences.

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