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Two Day Bourbon Experience

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Day One

Morning

Please & Thank You- Start your day with a locally baked pastry in the NULU district. This hip coffee/music shop combo is known for its chocolate chip cookies, pastries, and wide selection of vinyl records.

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company
-The first Peerless whiskey went into barrels in the 1889, and in 2015, Peerless Whiskey was revived by 4th & 5th generations of the family almost 100 years later. Stop by for a tour of this state-of-the-art facility to discover by Food Network’s Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio lists Kentucky Peerless Rye among one of his favorites

Frazier History Museum
-Explore over 1,000 years of history throughout the Frazier History Museum with interactive exhibits, hands-on learning opportunities, and seeing history come to life through costumed actors who bring visitors face-to-face with some of the events and people who changed the world. The Frazier History Museum is also home to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center, a perfect place to learn the history of bourbon and Kentucky.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
-You cannot miss the 120-foot-tall Louisville Slugger bat welcoming you to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. See how the famous bats are made, hold bats used by baseball’s superstars, and experience what it is like to face a 90-mile-per-hour fastball. You even get to take a mini Slugger bat home with you!

Afternoon

Proof on Main at 21c Museum Hotel–Lauded as one of Esquire magazine’s “Best New Restaurants,” Proof on Main in downtown Louisville’s acclaimed 21c Museum Hotel is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. With a commitment to local farming, we deliver plates infused with local flavor. The bar is a local hot spot and features 50+ Kentucky Bourbons.

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
-Situated on Louisville’s historic “Whiskey Row” featuring an artisanal distillery, tours and tastings. Celebrating the legacy of Evan Williams-- Kentucky’s first distiller, this immersive experience brings to life the history and tradition of Kentucky’s native spirit.

Muhammad Ali Center
–Stroll through the award-winning, multicultural center dedicated to the life and legacy of Louisville native son, Muhammad Ali. Learn about Ali’s incredible life that fueled his journey become the “Greatest of All Time.” Step into the boxing ring and take on the Champ, discover the story behind his infamous red bike that started his boxing career, and see the Olympic torch he used to light the cauldron at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Evening

The Old Seelbach Bar-An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail-Opened in 1905, the Seelbach Hotel has been host to gangsters, politicians and celebrities for generations such as providing the inspiration for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and being a favorite hangout of Al Capone’s. Be sure to try the Seelbach Cocktail—created in 1917 but lost during Prohibition and rediscovered in 1995.

The Brown Hotel Lobby Bar & Restaurant-An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail-This treasured landmark features breathtaking turn-of-the-century architecture, an opulent hand painted ceiling and the hotel’s signature dish, the world-famous Hot Brown, within what Southern Living Magazine describes as “straight from a 1930’s movie set.”

Day Two

Morning

Sway-An official stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail- Based on the farm-to-fork concept SWAY brings Southern fare inspired by the rich heritage of the region. Seasonal menu combining flavors of Southern kitchens and American favorites with the freshest of ingredients from local farms, dairies, and butchers.

Kentucky Derby Museum-Experience the greatest 2 minutes in racing as you watch the “Greatest Race” in a 360-degree theatre. Tour the historic Churchill Downs to learn the history of the track to see the famous track up close.

Conrad-Caldwell House Museum
-Built in 1895, this Richardsonian Romanesque mansion and crown jewel of St. James Court, exemplifies the finest in Victorian-era wood, stone craftsmanship and featured the latest innovations of its day like interior plumbing and electric lights. Throughout the house are period time pieces, including many that are original to the home.

Afternoon

Burger Boy-Open for over 50 years, Burger Boy has been serving classic diner food 27/7 all year long.

Angel’s Envy Distillery–Opened in 2016 along historic Whiskey Row, Angel’s Envy offers visitors a fully operational urban distillery experience unlike any other. See the distillation process from beginning to end, with the tour ending in the Finishing Room with a tasting of Angel’s Envy. (Note: No tours available- Tasting Experience only)

Butchertown Market
-A one-stop-shop for a little retail therapy. Check out Cellar Door Chocolates to pick up some of their famous Bourbon truffles. And do not forget to explore Bourbon Barrel Food’s offerings from bourbon smoked spices to small batch soy sauce aged in Bourbon barrels and specialty bitters.

Evening

Agave & Rye-Home of epic tacos and epic cocktails where they deliver a chef-inspired take on the standard taco and elevate it into something epic.

High Horse
-Don’t blink or you may miss the entrance to the “roughest and toughest place in town” at this 1970s-themed retro bar.

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