Group Tour at Woodford Reserve Distillery

Itineraries

These are just a few of the many group tour itinerary options for Lexington and the Bluegrass Region. Check the suggestions below for 1, 2 and 3 night itineraries. The professional Group Tour sales staff of VisitLEX will be happy to assist you in making your Lexington tour a memorable one. Just register or consult with Group Sales at 800-848-1224.

1 Night Itinerary
Day 1
12:00 pm Welcome to Lexington - Start with lunch and a tour of The Kentucky Castle and surrounding grounds. Lunch includes entree, vegetarian side and either salad or dessert. 
3:00 pm Visit one of our famous private Thoroughbred farms.
4:30 pm Check in at hotel.
5:30 pm Depart for the Kentucky Horse Park's "Kentucky Sundown". A fun-filled evening including a park tour, Taste of the Bluegrass buffet and optional add-ons such as an Equine Meet and Greet or Hall of Champions presentation.
9:30 pm Return to hotel.
Day 2
7:00 am Depart for Keeneland Race Course.
7:15 am Early morning workout and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Watch Thoroughbreds work out -- track side. Your step-on guide gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the Thoroughbred racing world.
8:30 am Depart Keeneland for a driving tour through the magnificent  Bluegrass countryside. Have your cameras ready!
9:15 am A "sweet" stop at Old Kentucky Chocolates to see bourbon chocolates being made. Free samples!
10:00 am Depart Lexington for Berea to shop at the crafts capital of Kentucky. Lunch at the Boone Tavern Hotel owned by Berea College and famous for spoon bread and student service.

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2 Night Itinerary
Day 1
12:00 pm Welcome to Lexington - Arrive at The Barn, located at The Summit at Fritz Farm, and enjoy local dining options. Then explore more than 70 surrounding shops.
2:00 pm Depart for a tour of Talon Winery. Wander the vineyard and enjoy a wine tasting.
4:00 pm Check in at hotel.
6:00 pm Dinner at a Lexington restaurant.
7:30 pm Arrive at the Mary Todd Lincoln house for a private tour and Mrs. Lincoln's famous White Cake.
9:00 pm Return to hotel.
Day 2
7:00 am Depart for Keeneland Race Course to experience the early morning workouts and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Your step-on guide gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the Thoroughbred racing world.
10:30 am Depart for Shaker Village.
11:30 am Arrive & tour historic Shaker Village. See demonstrations of handmade Shaker crafts and music with a stop at the Gift Shop.
1:00 pm Lunch at the restaurant at the Trustee's Office.
3:00 pm Return to Lexington and take a stroll through historic Lexington Cemetery, an incredible arboretum featuring local flora.
5:30 pm Try a Kentucky Hot Brown or other Southern cuisine at Ramsey's Diner.
7:30 pm Depart for the Red Mile and try your luck among 900 "instant racing" machines or witness live racing at the Harness Track (seasonal).
10:00 pm Return to hotel.
Day 3
8:00 am Breakfast at hotel.
9:00 am Depart Lexington for Georgetown, KY for a tour of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant.
11:00 am Stop to visit with famous retired celebrity horses at Old Friends.

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3 Night Itinerary
Day 1
12:00 pm Welcome to Lexington - Lunch at Saul Good. Wander over to Triangle Park.
1:00 pm Take a scenic driving tour with a visit to a private horse farm.
3:00 pm Check in at hotel.
4:00 pm Depart for evening in Renfro Valley, KY to enjoy an old-fashioned dinner and show.
9:30 pm Return to hotel.
Day 2
8:30 am Breakfast at hotel.
9:30 am Tour one of our historical homes, Ashland, Hunt-Morgan House, Mary Todd Lincoln House, or Waveland.
11:30 am Take a scenic drive to Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques. Lunch at The Glitz Restaurant.
2:30 pm Head to Old Kentucky Chocolates for a tour and souvenir shopping.
5:30 pm Dinner at one of our group friendly dining options featuring local specialties.
7:00 pm Return to hotel. (Optional: Visit one of many Bourbon Bars downtown.)
Day 3
7:00 am Depart for Keeneland Race Course.
7:15 am Early morning workouts and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Watch Thoroughbreds work out -- trackside. Your step-on guide gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the Thoroughbred racing world. Shopping at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
9:45 am Depart Keeneland.
10:00 am Visit Headley-Whitney Museum, a unique museum featuring a Jewel Room, Shell Grotto and fine art objects for a tour and lunch.
1:00 pm A "sweet" stop at Old Kentucky Chocolates to see bourbon chocolates being made. Tasting allowed!
2:00 pm Photo"op" at Thoroughbred Park .
3:00 pm Return to the hotel.
6:30 pm Dinner at one of Lexington's fine restaurants.
Day 4
8:00 am Breakfast at hotel.
9:00 am

Head to Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery for a tour of the oldest continually operating Bourbon distillery in the world.

10:30 am Continue on to Frankfort, our state capital, touring the Governor's Mansion, the Floral Clock, Orlando Brown Home, and the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

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