And we’re off! To Kentucky, that is, home of the famous Derby, the Louisville Slugger, and for one week in April, the AQS Quilt Show! This tour package will bring you to all of the above including a guided tour of the Churchill Downs Racetrack. Visit museums and sites of natural wonders, including Mammoth Cave National Park, and sip bourbon at a real Kentucky Distillery. This full week of touring, crafting, cooking and quilting is topped off with a delicious adventure on the luxurious Old Kentucky Dinner Train. Space is limited to 28 people, reserve your space today!


  • First class hotel accommodations in Lexington, Louisville and Paducah. (Suite upgrades available)
  • Private deluxe motor coach and professional driver the entire time.
  • Delicious breakfast served daily at our hotel as well as some lunches.
  • Touring and sample tasting at the Kentucky Bourbon Distillery.
  • Special “welcome dinner,” orientation, and introductions on the first night.
  • Meeting with professional Louisville artist, Joyce Garner.
  • Two-day admission to the AQS Quilt Show in Paducah.
  • Tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs Racetrack.
  • A professional Craftours escort throughout your entire journey.
  • A delicious lunch and train ride on the Old Kentucky Dinner Train.
  • Panoramic city tour of Louisville with a local professional guide.
  • Hands-on dry felting workshop with a local professional crafter.
  • Guided tour of the Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum.
  • Visiting the Speed Art Museum to see their eclectic collection of American art.
  • Hands-on “canvas tattoo” painting workshop with our Craftours escort.
  • Exploring the UNESCO site of Mammoth Cave & National Park.
  • Delicious “farewell dinner” at a popular local restaurant.
  • Learn to make Kentucky-style fried chicken in a hands-on cooking class.
  • Craftours lanyard, Great Adventures backpack, and luggage identifier.
  • All taxes included, and insurance is highly recommended.

When you travel on this tour, you'll receive an official stamp in your Craftours Great Adventures Passport, good towards Craftours gifts, travel dollars, and free tours!

Cost of this 7-day Great Adventure in Kentucky is only:


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Space is available on a first-come/first-served basis. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Land only and single rates are available upon request. Please consult our Terms & Conditions as they apply once your first deposit is made. A 3% discount is offered if the expedition is paid in full by check within 7 business days of the invoice date.