148th Kentucky Derby May 3 – 8, 2022 – 6 Days 8 Meals – $2150pp (dbl) $2825pp (single)



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The 148th Kentucky Derby Bus Tour from Omaha, NE.  Tried and true itinerary with over 7 years experience! (updated for new race dates!)

Deposit is $250pp and is fully refundable.

Order online or print the Kentucky Derby Brochure 2022 and mail to

PO Box 751 Bellevue NE 68005

Day 1 –
>>Welcome Dinner
We’re off to the races! Spend today traveling to the “Home of the Kentucky Derby”, Louisville, KY. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous Welcome dinner in Evansville, IN getting to know the group and building anticipation for the days to come! Then, it’s time to rest up because tomorrow we meet the horses! (D)

Day 2 –
>>Backstretch Breakfast Tour
>>Kentucky Derby Museum
>>Old Forester Distillery Tour
>>Brown Hotel Lunch
>>Steamboat Race & Dinner
A spectacular breakfast awaits us at Churchill Downs! View the track and watch as horses warm up in the crisp morning air!  Venture out into the paddock to get close up pictures and experience the excitement that takes place behind the scenes. It’s an experience you’ll never forget! Then visit the Kentucky Derby Museum. You’ll have time to view the spectacular multimedia presentation that will only increase the anticipation for race day!  Before lunch, tour the brand new Old Forester Distillery. This beautiful distillery is one of a kind as you can actually see the entire process from start to finish including how them make and fire the barrels.  Lunch will be at the famous Brown Hotel.  The food is out of this world! Then, visit some of Louisville’s spectacular museums including the Frazier Museum, Slugger Museum or the Muhammad Ali Museum. This evening, you will race down the Ohio river on the Belle of Cincinnati during the Great American Steamboat Race.  Dinner is included this year as well as a tasting of Four Roses Bourbon.  It’s all part of Derby week in Louisville and you’ll be front and center for all the action. (B, L)

Day 3 –

>>City Tour

>>Thoroughbred Horse Farm

>>Woodford Reserve Distillery

Today, you’ll get a fascinating tour of the city with a renowned author who writes stories about Louisville’s history and it’s ghosts!
Then, head east towards Versailles, KY to see where thoroughbred horses are born, trained, and raised!  Set on an acreage in Kentucky, the rolling hills and white fences make a perfect backdrop to interact with these prestigious animals.  After lunch you’ll tour the official bourbon distillery of the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve!  This incredible experience in the town of Versaille will explore the great history of this distilling process and of course you’ll get to enjoy the spirits! It’s a spectacular day you’ll never forget! (B, D)

Day 4 –
>>Oaks Derby
*Optional Upgraded Premium Seats
>>Kentucky Horse Park
The Oaks Derby, recently gathering almost as much excitement as the actual Derby, will be our first taste of racing in Louisville. It’s a great way to get used to Churchill downs and how the races work. Wear your hats and special pink themed outfits! Upgrade your seats today and tomorrow with the VIP package and have premium food and drinks included both days. Or you spend the day at the Kentucky Horse Park. (B)

Day 5 –
>>Kentucky Derby
The day has arrived! After a full breakfast we head back to Churchill Downs for the Granddaddy of horse racing, the Kentucky Derby! Known as the greatest 2 minutes in sports, this will be an overwhelmingly exciting day! Check out all of the great vendors and food available at the track. Maybe take a chance and bet on your favorite horse! There is so much to do, including live music, shopping, photo ops, amazing food, all day horse racing and so much more! We will head to Evensville, IN after the races so we can get a head start on the drive back on Sunday. (B)

Day 6 –
Our final day together on the 147th Kentucky Derby Bus Tour, will be filled with memories and laughter from all the great experiences we had with our new friends. Be sure to swap information so you can join us on another great Excite Experience. (B)

Order online or print the Kentucky Derby Brochure 2022 and mail to

PO Box 751 Bellevue NE 68005

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