BRANDENBURG, KENTUCKY

Join us as we begin a journey through the scenic rolling hills, manicured farm lands, and unique river topography of Brandenburg, Kentucky towards Fort Knox.

 

Upon arrival, our personal motorcoach will come to a halt at the United States Army’s Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armory; a fascinating museum focusing on the inspirational leadership of historic American heroes. The museum’s original intent was to honor and memorialize one of World War II’s greatest war generals, George S. Patton, and has grown through the years to include leaders of all generations.

 

As an expert guide chauffeurs us through each exhibit, enjoy displays of Civil War equipment, weapons, and memorabilia as well as present day army artifacts. Experience a sense of pride in the men and women who has served this country as you hear stories of true heroism and bravery and then trace the life of General Patton as we see a number of his personal effects, dating back to his childhood!

 

Don’t miss out on this exclusive tour highlighting the heroes throughout American history!

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INCLUDED TOUR

Brandenburg General George Patton Museum of Leadership

Once in Brandenburg and Meade County, enjoy the stunning scenery of a city perfectly situated along the Ohio River. The quiet community features two golf ranges, countless outdoor activities, and hunting and fishing abound. The relaxing nature of Brandenburg has pasted its name onto tourist’s maps as a quiet, rejuvenating vacation destination. While visiting, discover Brandenburg’s rich history winding throughout the Civil War and pay a visit to historic Fort Knox to uncover stories from the past!

Brandenburg, Kentucky

PREMIUM EXPERIENCE EXCURSION

Makers Mark Distillery Tour

Join us as we venture to Maker’s Mark distillery for a full-day bourbon whiskey experience. Our journey begins at the newly renovated visitors center, where you will hear a brief history of this family-run distillery. The tour continues through the beautiful Kentucky grounds, viewing the historic buildings and landscape, visiting the still house and the ageing warehouse, before concluding in the bottling house, where each bottle gets its signature hand-dipped red sealing wax! Enjoy tastings and a chance to dip your own bottle!

APPROXIMATE DURATION  4.5 hours

CAPACITY 46 Guests

ACTIVITY LEVEL

PRICE

$69.00

TIMING

12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

SIGHTS YOU WILL SEE

Maker’s Mark distillery

THINGS YOU WILL EXPERIENCE

Maker’s Mark distillery

AVAILABLE VOYAGE(S)

Non-Bourbon Themed Voyages

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PREMIUM EXPERIENCE EXCURSION

An American Leader: The Life and Presidency of Abraham Lincoln

Today we will trace the life of the sixteenth president of the United States - Abraham Lincoln. Beginning at The Lincoln Museum, full of three-dimensional wax figures, life-size dioramas, exhibits, and campaign posters that will build the background of Lincoln’s story. From there, we will make our way to Lincoln Square where an impersonator will stand in front of a six-foot brass Lincoln statue and continue telling the story of his life. We will finish the day at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, where we will discover Lincoln’s humble beginnings.

APPROXIMATE DURATION  4.75 hours

CAPACITY 100 Guests

ACTIVITY LEVEL

PRICE

$59.00

TIMING

12:00 PM – 4:45 PM

SIGHTS YOU WILL SEE

Kentucky countryside, Hodgenville, Kentucky

THINGS YOU WILL EXPERIENCE

Lincoln Museum, Lincoln Square with rare, beardless Lincoln statue, Abraham Lincoln Impersonator, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, Sinking Springs
 

AVAILABLE VOYAGE(S)

Non-Bourbon Themed Voyages

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