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Central Kentucky Tours

Lexington, KY, USA
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About Central Kentucky Tours
Central Kentucky Tours, An Official Sponsor Of The Kentucky Bourbon Trail - Exploring the heart of the Bluegrass! We are a private tour company that offers bourbon tours, horse farm tours and other custom tours to showcase the best of Central Kentucky. We are located in Mercer County, Kentucky and often partner with local hotels in Lexington and Central Kentucky to offer tours to their guests. We offer pick locations in Lexington Ky and Harrodsburg as well as custom tour pick up locations.
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Enjoy a day of Kentucky bourbon whiskey tastings and tours without any transportation hassles on this small-group trip from Lexington. Visit three Bluegrass-region distilleries, see first-hand how their whiskeys are made on guided tours, and sample selections of their small-batch and historical bourbons. Plus, as you travel, hear tales about the bourbons and the Bluegrass region from your driver-guide that you may never hear if alone.
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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was great, we hit 4 distilleries. 2 before lunch and 2 after. The guide told us stories about each distillery and the history of the area that surrounds them. Best of all we arrived at each place on time and immediately got to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Crystal H
Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

thanks a bunch for your review. glad you enjoyed your tour and I am sure you enjoyed Tony's-=hard to beat

Reviewed 4 days ago

Got to see the whole process. Started with a tour of making the oak barrel. Then went to three distilleries. Excellent variety. One was a large distillery, one was small, and the third was an up and coming mid-size distillery. Learned lots, and enjoyed lots....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review and glad you enjoyed your time with Darrell-you must have caught him on a good day :) Come back and see us again

Reviewed 1 week ago

Jeff was our tour guide and was absolutely wonderful. We had more than enough time at each stop and it he even went out of his way to accommodate a pickup for us at shaker village when one wasn’t on the schedule that day. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your nice review and giving Jeff a shout out. Yes during the summer months lots of distilleries reduce their production due to the heat of the summer. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jon did a great job showing us around. He kept us on track and gave great recommendations. Fun guy. Can't go wrong with these guys for a fun and relaxing day.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Glad Jon made your day enjoyable. Come back and see us again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I took a trip to Louisville for his 21st birthday to sample some bourbon and visit distilleries. We had an amazing trip and were really glad we booked this tour. Our guide, Jeff, was very knowledgeable and congenial, and gave us lots...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a bunch for your nice review. Glad you enjoyed your time with Jeff on the KBT

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (four couples) booked a two day custom tour to visit horse farms, Keeneland Race Track and a bourbon distillery. We worked with Bruce and every bit of the planning stage and touring two days was fantastic. Bruce picked us up at our rental property...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking your time to review. We did it all and got to visit with the owner of Country House-nice bonus for all of us and see him get his new mower

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience with Bruce superseded our expectations. I booked the Bourbon trail tour for my boyfriend’s 30th birthday and we had the time of our lives. His recommendations were spot on and our lunch was delicious! He also offers a lot of information about Kentucky...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

wow, thanks for the very nice review. Glad you all enjoyed your day on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Come back and see us again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I toured 3 bourbon distilleries during our anniversary weekend in Lexington, KY. This tour was exactly what we hoped for. Darrell was a genial driver and tour guide, we enjoyed taking the trip with him. I did wish that he had a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Beth M
Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time on the KBT. Sorry you couldn’t hear on the bus. I will take your advice and get a mic for our smaller buses. We want all our guest to hear our commentary during our tours

Reviewed July 29, 2019

Took a dudes bourbon trail trip. Central Kentucky Tours knocked it out of the park. Donnie was an awesome tour guide, and he hustled to make everyone's trip enjoyable. There were two couples in the van with me and my three friends. Donnie was very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Bruce A, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

thanks a bunch for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time with Donnie. We try to make your time in KY as enjoyable as possible. Come back and see us again

Reviewed July 28, 2019

Bruce and his crew are top notch! They are the gold standard by which all other tours should be judged!! The vans were spotless and new, all of the distilleries we visited were pre-booked before the tour so everything was flawless. What a great time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kevin L
Kentucky123, Owner at Central Kentucky Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thanks a bunch for taking the time to review. Glad you enjoyed your 3 days with us.... you all did it all

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