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Louisville Travel for Derby Festival Events and Bourbon Tours

Derby Festival in Louisville is Now Several Weeks of Celebration, Plus More Bourbon Tours and Events Than Ever Before Ask any Louisvillian. The Derby Festival weeks preceding the actual Kentucky Derby Day (first Saturday in May), are like one long holiday with one colorful event after the next, collectively creating a city-wide atmosphere of celebration. …

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The Bourbon Trail, Urban Bourbon Trail & The Louisville Bourbon District

What’s the Difference Between “THE Bourbon Trail”, the Urban Bourbon Trail, and the Bourbon District? How Do You “Do” Them? As an historic Old Louisville Bed and Breakfast appreciating the rise of bourbon-centric tourism, the DuPont Mansion is thrilled to see such a growing influx of nationwide and worldwide travelers seeking lodging for “doing the …

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Best Places to Stay in Kentucky

Before deciding on best places to stay in Kentucky (or anywhere) for myself, I must reflect a moment: Will I be driving or getting around by taxi, Uber or Lyft? Will I need (or want) to be in  or near a commercial part of town, or in a historic neighborhood, or a suburb, a  farm, a  lake or …