about this tour

Run Time: ~8 hours

Price: $250 per person


  • Transportation to and from the destinations

  • Breakfast at Spark Community Cafe

  • A behind the scenes tour at the World Famous Claiborne Farms

  • Seasonal cocktails and a guided tour through The Kentucky Castle

  • Tour and tasting at Castle and Key Distillery


Pick-up location + Time:

Marriott Griffin Gate @ 9:00 AM


Step into the ultimate Kentucky fairytale when you visit a world class thoroughbred farm and not one, but two castles. You’ll enjoy a day of adventure plus breakfast from a Versailles, KY staple, Spark Community Cafe.




Claiborne Farms

Claiborne Farms is one of the most iconic thoroughbred breeding farms in Kentucky. During your time visiting  these rolling fields, you’ll not only be able to walk the grounds where so many famous racehorses called home, but you’ll visit where the legendary  Secretariat was buried.


The Kentucky Castle

Originally constructed in 1969, The Kentucky Castle has been operating as a boutique hotel, restaurant, spa and event venue for the last few years. While offering a unique experience, their main goal is simply to treat your family like their family.


Castle and Key Distillery

Built in 1887 by Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Castle and Key is truly a hidden gem nestled the woods of Frankfort, Kentucky. While visiting this restored distillery, you’ll experience not only the immense beauty that this property offers, but also learn about their unique spirits and how they were home to Kentucky bourbon’s first female 

Master Distiller.