The Kentucky Derby

Trip Highlights

Stay in beautiful Lexington, KY for the duration of the tour at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. With unparalleled access to one of America's most charming cities, the hotel enables you a degree of freedom not otherwise possible. Visit Millionaires Row while watching early morning workouts. Visit a selection of horse farms, and learn about the local whiskey industry, too! Dress to impress for the Run for the Roses, held on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

Dates

May 02 to May 06, 2018

Region

North America

Tour Operator

Sports and Entertainment Travel

Physical Activity Level

Active

Duration

4 Days

Price

$ 2,789.00

Type

Deep Blue Series

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Itinerary

Wednesday, May 2
Arrival Day–Check into the Hyatt Regency Lexington and meet Sports and Entertainment Travel staff to pick up souvenirs and on-site travel documents. Evening welcome reception at the Hyatt featuring a guest speaker from the horse industry, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and open bar.

Thursday, May 3
Early morning departure for Louisville for Dawn at the Downs. Eat breakfast in Millionaries Row while watching the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks conduct morning workouts. After the excitement ends, tour the Kentucky Derby Museum and check out all of the history of Churchill Downs. The group will then head to an area distillery for a tour and an inside look at the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Lunch is provided between the tours. Return to the hotel mid-afternoon. Evening is at leisure to enjoy downtown Lexington.

Friday, May 4
Early morning departure to Keeneland to see the facility and the opportunity to see morning workouts trackside. After touring Keeneland, head to a selection of horse farms for tours. Lunch is provided between the tours. Return to the hotel early afternoon. Evening is at leisure to enjoy downtown Lexington.

Saturday, May 5
Early morning breakfast buffet in a private dining room at the Hyatt with a professional photographer on hand to have your picture taken in your Derby finest! Motorcoach transfers to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby. After the day at Churchill Downs and the Run for the Roses, depart Louisville for the Hyatt. Late evening return.

Sunday, May 6
Departure Day–Vouchers provided for breakfast at the Hyatt’s BlueFire Bar and Grill. Check out of the Hyatt and have a safe trip home!

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