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Excursions

NCUR2014

Excursions

 
ALL EXCURSIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited.
  Lunch provided. All excursions will start loading buses at noon. Buses will depart Lexington at 12:30pm. All Excursions will return to Lexington between 5pm and 6pm.  Transportation will be provided back to hotels if needed.  Tickets may be purchased by logging into your account and going to the Extras Store (only available once you register).
 

Tour 1 – Horses, Hooch & History: $50.00 

This tour is FULL.

Experience a little of each of Kentucky’s signature industries, horses AND bourbon, with this popular tour. The first stop will be one of our signature Thoroughbred farms for a private walking tour. Then it is on to one of Kentucky’s famous bourbon distilleries, producers of "America’s ONLY Native Spirit." Here you will observe the art of bourbon-making being practiced much as it was 200 years ago. Experience for
yourself the time-honored process of making fine bourbon, and learn why only Kentucky has the perfect natural mix of conditions and climate to produce the best bourbon. Guests will enjoy a delicious
box lunch as they board the coach.           

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Tour 2 – Kentucky Horse Park (Horseback Riding): $75.00  

Visit the Kentucky Horse Park, home of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games! The Kentucky Horse Park is the only park dedicated to man’s relationship to the horse. Kentucky Horse Park admission includes the world-renowned International Museum of the Horse, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the American Saddlebred Museum - the Showplace for Saddlebreds. See and learn about different horses during the Parade of Breeds. The day also includes horseback riding. Ride along the trails of the
scenic Kentucky Horse Park as you are guided by professionals. Guests will enjoy a delicious box lunch as they board the coach.
 
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Tour 3 – Red River Gorge Zip Line: $115.00 

Take a trip to Red River Gorge, a favorite spot for thrill seekers in Kentucky! This professionally guided tour takes you across 5 separate zip lines 300’ above the Gorge at speeds up to 55 MPH. As part of your tour you will get to experience and walk across 4 unique canopy bridges. You will quickly see why this is Kentucky’s most exhilarating Zip line Tour and part of Kentucky’s Zip line Trail "Zip the Bluegrass". Guests will enjoy a delicious box lunch as they board the coach.
 
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Tour 4 – A Day at the Races: $55.00

Spend the day watching and wagering at picturesque Keeneland Race Track. Experience live racing from your Reserved Grandstand seating, covered in case of inclement weather. While there you’ll be able to bet on and see live some of the world’s best Thoroughbreds, jockeys and trainers. By the end of the day you’ll see why Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the World! Guests will enjoy a delicious lunch as they board the coach.
 
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