149th Kentucky Derby May 2 – 7, 2023 – 6 Days 9 Meals – $2499pp (dbl) $3174pp (single)



The 149th Kentucky Derby Bus Tour from Omaha, NE.  Tried and true itinerary with over 8 years experience!

Deposit is $250pp and is fully refundable.

Order online or print the Kentucky Derby Brochure 2023 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 –
>>Kentucky Derby Museum
>>City Tour
>>Brown Hotel Lunch
>>Steamboat Race & Dinner
Start your day off with a short drive before visiting the Kentucky Derby Museum. You’ll have time to view the spectacular multimedia presentation and take a tour of Churchill Downs that will only increase the anticipation for race day.Before lunch, take part in a tour of Old Louisville, hosted by a best selling author! He will show and tell the haunted past of the city! Lunch will be at the famous Brown Hotel.  The food is out of this world! While it is a buffet, there are so many options of delicious food that we couldn’t narrow it down to a few. 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, D)

Day 3 –
>>Westmeadow Farms
>>Belle House Lunch
>>Bourbon Distillery
This morning is truly an unforgettable experience. Visit Westmeadow farms where you’ll hear the story of raising thoroughbred horses, rescuing horses from terrible situations, and the healing power horses have on people. While at the farm you will get up close and personal with these magnificent animals! Then, lunch is at the beautiful Belle house, famous for down home Kentucky food. You’ll also have time to shop at the local boutiques that surround the restaurant! After lunch, head east towards Versailles, KY for a tour of 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, L)

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 have the option to 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 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)

*Optional – All Inclusive Premium Reserved Seating – Make this a once in a lifetime opportunity at the 149th Kentucky Derby with your own reserved seating in the Grandstand.  These seats are for both the Oaks and Kentucky Derby race days.  Your premium seats include all you can enjoy food and beverages including beer, wine and soda!  Enjoy the races in style as you watch history in the making!  (Seats are first come first served and cannot be refunded without travel insurance. Package is usually around $1400pp which includes both days) please inquire on order form.

Order online or print the Kentucky Derby Brochure 2023 and mail to

PO Box 751 Bellevue NE 68005

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