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Address: 140 N 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
Phone Number: +1 502-583-1433
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Mint Julep Tours is the only dedicated tour company focused on The Kentucky...

Mint Julep Tours is the only dedicated tour company focused on The Kentucky Bourbon Trail®. Based in Louisville, Kentucky we offer Custom and Public Bourbon Distillery Tours as well as unique Exclusive Experiences, Horse Farm Tours, Culinary Tours, City Tours, and more! As a truly one-of-a-kind tour and destination management company, Mint Julep Tours also offers transportation and event planning services with a focus on Special Events, Corporate Outings and Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties.

Whether you’re traveling with us through Bourbon Country, historic Louisville, or visiting a horse farm; Kentucky provides an adventure that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Each tour is created by our inspiration and commitment to sharing Kentucky traditions. We make sure that our tours exceed expectations by offering quality itineraries packed with interesting history, fun facts, and picturesque locations resulting in truly memorable experiences. We have a love and passion for Kentucky that we are excited to share with you as our guest!

The purpose of fun is to have some…So come join us!

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

We did 2 days of the trail with Mint Julep Tours and both days were excellent. We had great guides and bus drivers. They were informative and looked out for our needs. Even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Farnham, Virginia
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Farnham, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did 2 days of the trail with Mint Julep Tours and both days were excellent. We had great guides and bus drivers. They were informative and looked out for our needs. Even provided cups, ice, and water. We had bourbon tastings at all the distilleries and had the opportunity to purchase some bourbons we cannot get in our state.... More 

Thank gaylentomwilson
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I hired Mint Julep for a private tour with 3 of my friends for a 3 day trip through Bourbon Country for my 40th birthday. It's a no brainer that you need a car service to tour the various distilleries, but I wasn't sure whether a simple Uber would have sufficed. I can confirm it would not have. We had... More 

Thank kris_henman
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're a bourbon lover or if you're just interested in learning more about bourbon, Mint Julep Tours is the perfect choice. We visited three distilleries and learned a ton about bourbon and the history of this quintessential American booze during our trip. My favorite stop was the Maker's Mark tour by far. Lunch at a local restaurant was delish,... More 

Thank Cory K
Eagle, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Led by our guide Wendy and driver Tommy G, both of whom were excellent. This was a full-day of Bourbon tasting and education. Please note this is not a "booze-cruise" so if you looking for a party head down to 4th Street instead. This was the southern tour and had an "unscheduled" stop at Jim Beam, though just gift shop.... More 

Thank Aaron R
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on here for a work-team building event. Had a great driver, narrator, and stops. First was Darley Horse Farm tour, lunch at Staxx BBQ, and then a tour of Buffalo Trace along with tasting at the end. 😊. Was a great day!

Thank Lisa B
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great day riding around with Jody and Sonny on the bus. Jody was adorable and a great tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this tour and will do it again!

Thank Kati E
Farnham, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a tour to Maker's Mark, Heaven Hill, and Jim Beam Distilleries where we also had bourbon tastings. Our Guide also did a brief stop at the Four Roses Distillery Visitor Center & Gift Shop so we could get our "Passports" stamped and purchase items at the Gift Shop. Our guide and bus driver were excellent and very informative. We... More 

Thank missrita2016
Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour was interesting and informative. Our tour guide was outstanding. His name was Charlie, and he knew a lot about bourbon country and made the tour very interesting. We had to deviate from our tour schedule because of issues with one of the distilleries, which was unavoidable, and the Tour was able to book us a tour at a... More 

Thank dykim3
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well organized, timely - and they delivered! The tour guides were amazing, special shout out to Joanie - she presented an excellent tour and history of Louisville. Lunches on both days were incredibly good. I cannot say enough good things about Mint Julep Tours - they did all the work, I had all the fun!

Thank rojotommy
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did the 2 day tour for my birthday and this was the best trip. The guides had lots of fun and interesting stories of the city and the history of the distilleries. They even shared some of their personal stories.

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