Daily Course Itineraries


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Day 1 Intinerary Options - Friday

(Start time : 7-9 am)

1,300 ft. (moderate) Rolling fields of bluegrass beckon you as you pedal past picturesque horse farms, where former and future Derby winners graze in pastures nearby. Snag a selfie with a pony before making your way into the historic railway town of Midway, KY, where a quaint downtown revolves around a still-active train line. Grab a bite to eat, at our well stocked support stop and chat with a few locals before hopping back on the saddle and enjoying more of Horse Country.

1,300 ft. (moderate)

Rolling fields of bluegrass beckon you as you pedal past picturesque horse farms, where former and future Derby winners graze in pastures nearby. Snag a selfie with a pony before making your way into the historic railway town of Midway, KY, where a quaint downtown revolves around a still-active train line. Grab a bite to eat, at our well stocked support stop and chat with a few locals before hopping back on the saddle and enjoying more of Horse Country.

2,000 ft. (moderate) For those wanting a longer option, this route features many of the same rolling fields of bluegrass and picturesque horse farms as Option 1, plus a little extra burn. The extra rollers will make our support stop goodies taste even better in historic Midway, KY, where a quaint downtown revolves around a still-active train line. Grab a bite to eat, and chat with a few locals before hopping back on the saddle and enjoying more of Horse Country.

2,000 ft. (moderate)

For those wanting a longer option, this route features many of the same rolling fields of bluegrass and picturesque horse farms as Option 1, plus a little extra burn. The extra rollers will make our support stop goodies taste even better in historic Midway, KY, where a quaint downtown revolves around a still-active train line. Grab a bite to eat, and chat with a few locals before hopping back on the saddle and enjoying more of Horse Country.

4,100 ft. (strenuous) Bourbon distilleries, horse farms and small towns — quintessential Kentucky! Bike to Buffalo Trace and get a peek at distillery operations. Take a lap around our capital city, Frankfort, KY, and grab some fuel at our premiere support stop before descending to the Kentucky River. Next is Glenns Creek Distillery, dating back to 1838, followed by a stop at Castle & Key Distillery, home to one of the only female master distillers. Miles of horse farms await as you cruise into historic Midway, KY, en route to the Kentucky Horse Park.

4,100 ft. (strenuous)

Bourbon distilleries, horse farms and small towns — quintessential Kentucky! Bike to Buffalo Trace and get a peek at distillery operations. Take a lap around our capital city, Frankfort, KY, and grab some fuel at our premiere support stop before descending to the Kentucky River. Next is Glenns Creek Distillery, dating back to 1838, followed by a stop at Castle & Key Distillery, home to one of the only female master distillers. Miles of horse farms await as you cruise into historic Midway, KY, en route to the Kentucky Horse Park.


Day 2 Intinerary Options - Saturday

(Start time : 7-9 am)

1,700 ft. of climbing (moderate) If biking through horse farms, experiencing small town charm and whiling away the afternoon back at Bourbon Base Camp doing yoga with a cold beverage nearby sounds like your perfect day, this is the route for you! Quiet horse farm roads lead through Woodford County en route to charming Versailles, KY, where you’re encouraged to hop off and explore by foot for a while, before making the return trip to the Bourbon Case Camp. 

1,700 ft. of climbing (moderate)

If biking through horse farms, experiencing small town charm and whiling away the afternoon back at Bourbon Base Camp doing yoga with a cold beverage nearby sounds like your perfect day, this is the route for you! Quiet horse farm roads lead through Woodford County en route to charming Versailles, KY, where you’re encouraged to hop off and explore by foot for a while, before making the return trip to the Bourbon Case Camp. 

2,800 ft of climbing  (moderate) Start your morning with a cruise on quiet roads through horse country en route to a picturesque distillery setting — Woodford Reserve — and catch a presentation from those who have made it famous. Along the way, charming Versailles, KY is your refueling station, where you can grab a snack in the morning and some fuel for the afternoon, while enjoying a stroll down historic Main Street before returning to the Bourbon Base Camp.

2,800 ft of climbing  (moderate)

Start your morning with a cruise on quiet roads through horse country en route to a picturesque distillery setting — Woodford Reserve — and catch a presentation from those who have made it famous. Along the way, charming Versailles, KY is your refueling station, where you can grab a snack in the morning and some fuel for the afternoon, while enjoying a stroll down historic Main Street before returning to the Bourbon Base Camp.

4,000 ft of climbing  (strenuous) Ride to two world-famous distilleries — Woodford Reserve and Wild Turkey. One, surrounded by rolling hills and horse farms, the other, perched high atop a bluff overlooking the Kentucky River. Both situated squarely in bluegrass country and distinctly beautiful. Pass through charming Versailles, KY, and enjoy the small town life as you stroll down historic Main Street before returning to the Bourbon Base Camp.

4,000 ft of climbing  (strenuous)

Ride to two world-famous distilleries — Woodford Reserve and Wild Turkey. One, surrounded by rolling hills and horse farms, the other, perched high atop a bluff overlooking the Kentucky River. Both situated squarely in bluegrass country and distinctly beautiful. Pass through charming Versailles, KY, and enjoy the small town life as you stroll down historic Main Street before returning to the Bourbon Base Camp.

5,500 ft of climbing  (very strenuous) For those wanting to “earn the burn,” challenge yourself by biking to three bourbon birthplaces — Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey and Four Roses. Bourbon doesn’t live in ugly places, and this ride is no exception! With horse farms, small towns, bluegrass fields, and rugged beauty, THIS is the ride on which to challenge yourself. Versailles and Lawrenceburg lend their hospitality and charm along this 100 mile ride.

5,500 ft of climbing  (very strenuous)

For those wanting to “earn the burn,” challenge yourself by biking to three bourbon birthplaces — Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey and Four Roses. Bourbon doesn’t live in ugly places, and this ride is no exception! With horse farms, small towns, bluegrass fields, and rugged beauty, THIS is the ride on which to challenge yourself. Versailles and Lawrenceburg lend their hospitality and charm along this 100 mile ride.

Easy. No climbing, all fun! Want an easy day of riding and some time to explore on your own? Hop on the twelve mile Legacy Trail paved bike path, which leads straight from Bourbon Base Camp into downtown Lexington!  Be sure to check out Town Branch Distillery while you're there! Although the Legacy Trail option is not supported as an official Bourbon Country® Burn route, it serves as a wonderful option for those wanting to stay close to Bourbon Base Camp and spend the day exploring beautiful Lexington, KY. 

Easy. No climbing, all fun!

Want an easy day of riding and some time to explore on your own? Hop on the twelve mile Legacy Trail paved bike path, which leads straight from Bourbon Base Camp into downtown Lexington!  Be sure to check out Town Branch Distillery while you're there! Although the Legacy Trail option is not supported as an official Bourbon Country® Burn route, it serves as a wonderful option for those wanting to stay close to Bourbon Base Camp and spend the day exploring beautiful Lexington, KY. 


Day 3 Intinerary Options - Sunday

(Start time : 8-9 am)

800 ft. of climbing  (easy) Are your legs spent from long days in the saddle? Head a little foggy from one too many bourbon cocktails last night? No worries! This is the day to sleep in a bit and get a leisurely start to this scenic and relaxing jaunt through horse country. A perfect way to cap off three days of riding through Kentucky’s bourbon and horse country. Then, celebrate these three fantastic days of riding with drink in hand back at Bourbon Base Camp.

800 ft. of climbing  (easy)

Are your legs spent from long days in the saddle? Head a little foggy from one too many bourbon cocktails last night? No worries! This is the day to sleep in a bit and get a leisurely start to this scenic and relaxing jaunt through horse country. A perfect way to cap off three days of riding through Kentucky’s bourbon and horse country. Then, celebrate these three fantastic days of riding with drink in hand back at Bourbon Base Camp.

1,400 ft. of climbing  (moderate) Want just one more spin through those iconic fence-lined horse farms, but your legs are wiped and you’re a little short on time? Not a problem. Sleep in a bit and get a leisurely start. Once you’ve got your legs under you, cap off your Bourbon Country® Burn experience with a spin through bourbon’s namesake — Bourbon County, KY. Then, celebrate these three fantastic days of riding with drink in hand back at Bourbon Base Camp.

1,400 ft. of climbing  (moderate)

Want just one more spin through those iconic fence-lined horse farms, but your legs are wiped and you’re a little short on time? Not a problem. Sleep in a bit and get a leisurely start. Once you’ve got your legs under you, cap off your Bourbon Country® Burn experience with a spin through bourbon’s namesake — Bourbon County, KY. Then, celebrate these three fantastic days of riding with drink in hand back at Bourbon Base Camp.

2,400 ft. of climbing  (moderate) Step back in time in the pretty little town of Paris in Bourbon County. This is bourbon’s namesake, but for 95 years after Prohibition not a drop was produced until Hartfield & Co. opened a craft distillery in 2013. Swing by before heading to a nearby horse farm to get a close look at Standardbreds. Savor the last few rolling miles as you ride back to the Bourbon Base Camp one last time to celebrate a most excellent weekend. 

2,400 ft. of climbing  (moderate)

Step back in time in the pretty little town of Paris in Bourbon County. This is bourbon’s namesake, but for 95 years after Prohibition not a drop was produced until Hartfield & Co. opened a craft distillery in 2013. Swing by before heading to a nearby horse farm to get a close look at Standardbreds. Savor the last few rolling miles as you ride back to the Bourbon Base Camp one last time to celebrate a most excellent weekend.