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Program #20593RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Elevation Note
Lexington's elevation is 978 feet; Louisville's elevation is 900 feet.

Itinerary for Apr 28 — May 4, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Contact info:
2001 Bryant Road
Lexington, KY 40509 USA
phone: 859-296-0091
web: www.hyattplacelexington.com

Room amenities: The Hyatt's spacious guest rooms feature a 42" flat-panel high-definition television, an oversized sofa-sleeper, wet bar and bathroom vanity, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Enjoy complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi and daily newspaper.

Facility amenities: Hyatt Place Lexington is within a 5-minute walk of several restaurant options and a five-minute/two-mile radius of many shopping and entertainment options. The Hyatt is conveniently located south of the I-64 & I-75 interchange at Exit 108 (Man-O-War Boulevard). The hotel offers complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi Internet access, 24-hour made-to-order menu items and pre-packaged snacks, specialty espresso coffee drinks, beer and wine service, complimentary Stay Fit® fitness center with Life Fitness® cardio equipment, indoor pool, complimentary public computer and printer, complimentary newspaper, and complimentary parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best seasonal rate available.
Please telephone directly (859) 296-0091 for rates and availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Monday, April 28 - Registration, Orientation, Dinner, and Welcome to...
Afternoon: Hotel check-in after 3:00PM. Road Scholar orientation session in the hotel conference room at 4:30PM. Your arrival packet will contain an updated schedule of program activities and your name badge. Start off your Kentucky Derby experience with an informative overview of the week to come and a chance to meet our staff and your fellow participants. The site coordinator will provide contact names and phone numbers of program leaders; address responsibilities, questions and concerns; review safety guidelines and emergency procedures; orient you to the hotel location on maps; and discuss the program schedule and what will be included on the field trips. Begin getting to know the program staff and your fellow participants with a get-acquainted session to introduce each member of the group. If you arrive late, be sure to pick up your packet at the front desk. Breakfast each day is in the hotel, lunch, and dinner at the hotel or restaurants in the Lexington/Louisville areas. This Road Scholar program offers the opportunity to study, explore, and attend Oaks Day and the Kentucky Derby and enjoy presentations by local experts, field trips to Keeneland Race Park, the Kentucky Horse Park, Thoroughbred Center, Churchill Downs, and Old Friends, a facility for retired thoroughbreds.

Dinner: Welcome dinner, catered at the hotel, allows time to become acquainted with your fellow participants and program staff.

Evening: PRESENTATION: Begin your exploration of Kentucky with an interesting lecture from a history professor about the evolution of the state and its culture. You'll discover why the Commonwealth of Kentucky is called the Bluegrass State and gain an understanding of how its traditions developed through its connections to Virginia and other neighboring states.

Lodging: Hyatt Place

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
2001 Bryant Road
Lexington, KY 40509 USA
phone: 859-296-0091
web: www.hyattplacelexington.com

Room amenities: The Hyatt's spacious guest rooms feature a 42" flat-panel high-definition television, an oversized sofa-sleeper, wet bar and bathroom vanity, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Enjoy complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi and daily newspaper.

Facility amenities: Hyatt Place Lexington is within a 5-minute walk of several restaurant options and a five-minute/two-mile radius of many shopping and entertainment options. The Hyatt is conveniently located south of the I-64 & I-75 interchange at Exit 108 (Man-O-War Boulevard). The hotel offers complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi Internet access, 24-hour made-to-order menu items and pre-packaged snacks, specialty espresso coffee drinks, beer and wine service, complimentary Stay Fit® fitness center with Life Fitness® cardio equipment, indoor pool, complimentary public computer and printer, complimentary newspaper, and complimentary parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best seasonal rate available.
Please telephone directly (859) 296-0091 for rates and availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, April 29 - Kentucky Horse Park, Old Friends Rescue/Retiremen...
Kentucky Horse Park, Old Friends Rescue/Retirement Facility, History of the Derby Presentation

Note: Walking and standing in museum at Kentucky Horse Park; walking outdoors through pastures at Old Friends

Breakfast: Hot breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Begin your exploration of all things horses with a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park. This 1,200 acre working horse farm is surrounded by 30 miles of white plank fencing. The park features two museums, two theaters, and nearly 50 different breeds of horses. Here you'll find the gravesite of Man o' War, one of the greatest racehorses of all time. Ride a horse-drawn trolley around the facility. Attend the "Horses of the World" show, which highlights the unique characteristics of selected breeds, while authentically costumed handlers put the horses through their paces. After the show, pet your favorite horses and take photos, if you like. Stop by the barn, farrier shop, and the tack and harness shop to get an up-close look all the equipment used in horse racing. Visit the Hall of Champions to pay your respects to previous race winners, alive and dead.

Lunch: Lunch is provided on the grounds of the Horse Park.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP to Old Friends - A Kentucky facility for retired thoroughbreds. The Old Friends facility gives a dignified retirement to thoroughbreds whose racing and breeding careers have come to an end. You'll walk through pastures visiting the retired and rescued animals. Feed or pet them, if you wish.

Afternoon: Continue your visit to the Kentucky Horse Park. Get a taste of the exotic in the Al-Marah Arabian Horse gallery. Top off your experience with the International Museum of the Horse, the largest and most comprehensive museum dedicated to the history of the horse and its impact on civilization. Exhibits will increase your understanding of the importance of the horse in different cultures throughout time.

Dinner: Dinner at local restaurant features multiple entrée choices.

Evening: PRESENTATION: The history of the Kentucky Derby. Find out how horse racing in the area evolved to become the most exciting two minutes in sports. A professor will share the history of horse racing and the development of the Kentucky Derby and other thoroughbred races around the country. You'll have a new understanding of how horses qualify for the Derby and the difficulty of selecting and training a horse that can qualify for the top-tier races.

Lodging: Hyatt Place

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
2001 Bryant Road
Lexington, KY 40509 USA
phone: 859-296-0091
web: www.hyattplacelexington.com

Room amenities: The Hyatt's spacious guest rooms feature a 42" flat-panel high-definition television, an oversized sofa-sleeper, wet bar and bathroom vanity, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Enjoy complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi and daily newspaper.

Facility amenities: Hyatt Place Lexington is within a 5-minute walk of several restaurant options and a five-minute/two-mile radius of many shopping and entertainment options. The Hyatt is conveniently located south of the I-64 & I-75 interchange at Exit 108 (Man-O-War Boulevard). The hotel offers complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi Internet access, 24-hour made-to-order menu items and pre-packaged snacks, specialty espresso coffee drinks, beer and wine service, complimentary Stay Fit® fitness center with Life Fitness® cardio equipment, indoor pool, complimentary public computer and printer, complimentary newspaper, and complimentary parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best seasonal rate available.
Please telephone directly (859) 296-0091 for rates and availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, April 30 - Thoroughbred Center, Walmac Stallion Facility, W...
Thoroughbred Center, Walmac Stallion Facility, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Hot Topics in the Racing Industry presentation

Note: Some walking around thoroughbred facility to view tracks and race barns. Standing and walking through distillery with guide.

Breakfast: Hot breakfast served daily at the hotel.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Go behind the scenes at the Thoroughbred Center, a working thoroughbred training facility. Learn about a normal working day in the lives of thoroughbreds, trainers, and grooms. You may catch your first glimpse of horses training during their morning workouts. Closer inspection of thoroughbreds at the center will reveal the power and massive size of the magnificent animals. At the Welcome Center, take a peek inside the sales pavilion, where high-stakes purchases are made by owners trying to pick the next Derby winner.

Morning: FIELD TRIP to Walmac Breeding Facility. At your behind-the-scenes exploration of Walmac Stallion Facility, you'll get to inspect the breeding barns and find out more about the importance of thoroughbred blood lines and the high dollar process used to try to breed future winners.

Lunch: Lunch provided en route to distillery.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Head out to Woodford Reserve, America's oldest operating bourbon distillery. Docents reveal how the final produce is carefully hand-crafted and painstakingly selected by the Master Distiller from only the finest maturing bourbon.

Dinner: Dinner provided at a local restaurant with multiple entrée selections.

Evening: PRESENTATION: From the Executive Director of Equine Programming for the North American Racing Academy at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, hear about hot topics in the horse racing industry. An amatuer rider and jockey, Remi Bellocq, will talk about what it takes to be a jockey and bring silks, saddles and weights to demonstrate how weight and load requirements are met. Remi is the son of the noted Daily Racing Form cartoonist Peb, and will discuss both the Associaton and the Derby.

Lodging: Hyatt Place

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
2001 Bryant Road
Lexington, KY 40509 USA
phone: 859-296-0091
web: www.hyattplacelexington.com

Room amenities: The Hyatt's spacious guest rooms feature a 42" flat-panel high-definition television, an oversized sofa-sleeper, wet bar and bathroom vanity, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Enjoy complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi and daily newspaper.

Facility amenities: Hyatt Place Lexington is within a 5-minute walk of several restaurant options and a five-minute/two-mile radius of many shopping and entertainment options. The Hyatt is conveniently located south of the I-64 & I-75 interchange at Exit 108 (Man-O-War Boulevard). The hotel offers complimentary hotel-wide Wi-Fi Internet access, 24-hour made-to-order menu items and pre-packaged snacks, specialty espresso coffee drinks, beer and wine service, complimentary Stay Fit® fitness center with Life Fitness® cardio equipment, indoor pool, complimentary public computer and printer, complimentary newspaper, and complimentary parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best seasonal rate available.
Please telephone directly (859) 296-0091 for rates and availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Thursday, May 01 - Keeneland Racing Facility, Kentucky Culinary Trad...
Keeneland Racing Facility, Kentucky Culinary Traditions, Derby Prep Course

Note: Walking through Keeneland race track, around grounds

Breakfast: Hot breakfast served daily at the hotel.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Expert-led exploration of Keeneland, a combination Thoroughbred race course and sales company in the heart of Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region. Walk through the track and its beautiful grounds. Your guide will explain track operations and management. See why Keeneland is the world's premier thoroughbred auction house, selling more champions and winners than anyone else. Find out why horse buyers from around the world come to Keeneland to shop for winners.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch on the Keeneland grounds, a National Historic Landmark. Revel in the natural beauty of the park-like grounds.

Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Learn the words to "My Old Kentucky Home" (sung before every Derby race) and gain a new appreciation of Kentucky food, plant life and cultural traditions during a presentation by a long-time resident. You may want to sample her mint julep recipe for an afternoon treat.

Dinner: Multiple entree choices at Lexington restaurant

Evening: PRESENTATION: The odds will be in your favor after our expert teaches you the ins and outs of horse race betting. Learn the difference between a quinella, an exacta and a trifecta, as our expert walks you through the step-by-step process used to bet on the horses. He'll provide a useful handout you can use to help ensure you are placing your bet correctly and in an informed manner. Find out how the odds are calculated, and why some experts place bets based on jockeys, instead of the horses.

Lodging: Hyatt Place

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Comfort Suites Airport is ideally located just five minutes from the Louisville International Airport. This Louisville, KY hotel is minutes from the University of Louisville, Churchill Downs, Sullivan University, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and the Kentucky International Convention Center. A golf course, movie theatre and casino are nearby for entertainment needs. Several specialty restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area.

Contact info:
6535 Paramount Park Drive
Louisville, KY 40213 USA
phone: 502-964-0740
web: http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-louisville-kentucky-KY136

Room amenities: In room coffee maker In room desk Iron and Ironing Board Microwave Refrigerator Wake-up service

Facility amenities: Free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access Free airport transportation Free local calls Free weekday newspaper Fitness Center Guest use copy machine Guest use fax machine Guest laundry Hi-speed Internet access Accessible rooms Indoor pool Interior corridors No smoking Valet cleaning services Free hot breakfast Free airport shuttle with reservation

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for pricing
Please call hotel to book additional nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Five: Friday, May 02 - The Kentucky Oaks Races at Churchill Downs
Note: Travel to Louisville and spend the day at the races

Breakfast: Hot breakfast served daily at the hotel.

Morning: Off to the races! Check out of the Lexington hotel and travel to Louisville. Go to Churchill Downs for Oaks Day. The first running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks was on May 19, 1875 when Churchill Downs was known as the Louisville Jockey Club. The race was founded by Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. along with the Kentucky Derby. The Oaks and the Derby are the oldest continuously contested sporting events in history, and the only horse races to be held at their original site since its conception. The Longines Kentucky Oaks was modeled after the British Epsom Oaks.

Lunch: Lunch at Churchill Downs. Your two-day pass to the Downs includes all-day access to an air conditioned lounge, with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet, complimentary beer, wine and sodas, private restrooms, and simulcast TV coverage.

Afternoon: Get your first taste of the real thing as you watch races all afternoon, culminating in the Oaks race at the end of the day. The Oaks is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old fillies. The winner is awarded a garland of lillies. Don't forget to wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness.

Dinner: Meet our private vans just outside the stadium gates and retire to the hotel to relax with a catered dinner at the end of an exciting day.

Lodging: Comfort Suites Airport

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Comfort Suites Airport is ideally located just five minutes from the Louisville International Airport. This Louisville, KY hotel is minutes from the University of Louisville, Churchill Downs, Sullivan University, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and the Kentucky International Convention Center. A golf course, movie theatre and casino are nearby for entertainment needs. Several specialty restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area.

Contact info:
6535 Paramount Park Drive
Louisville, KY 40213 USA
phone: 502-964-0740
web: http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-louisville-kentucky-KY136

Room amenities: In room coffee maker In room desk Iron and Ironing Board Microwave Refrigerator Wake-up service

Facility amenities: Free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access Free airport transportation Free local calls Free weekday newspaper Fitness Center Guest use copy machine Guest use fax machine Guest laundry Hi-speed Internet access Accessible rooms Indoor pool Interior corridors No smoking Valet cleaning services Free hot breakfast Free airport shuttle with reservation

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for pricing
Please call hotel to book additional nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Six: Saturday, May 03 - The Kentucky Derby- The Run for the Roses
Note: Depart in the morning or at noon by private van to Churchill Downs.

Breakfast: Hot breakfast served at the hotel daily.

Morning: Choose between two departure times to return to Churchill Downs for the big day. Your private van will drop you off near the gate, then head up to your grandstand seat to watch races throughout the day, as the tension and excitement builds up to the Derby race! Try your hand picking winners in some early races if you want. Watch the races from your third floor grandstand seat or on the TV simulcast in the air conditioned lounge. Our expert will be on hand to answer questions that arise about the races or betting.

Lunch: Lunch is served on an all-you-can eat buffet in the lounge, along with beer, wine and sodas. Cocktails are available at a cash bar. The lounge has private restrooms, and TV simulcast of all races.

Afternoon: Racing continues at Churchill Downs featuring the grand finale "The Run for the Roses" and ceremony following. Find out if your pick wins during the Derby race, and watch as a garland of roses is draped on the winner.

Dinner: Meet the private vans near the gate and bid farewell to Churchill Downs as you enjoy a going away dinner with your new Road Scholar friends. Find out who picked the winners as you reflect on your week of fun and discovery.

Lodging: Comfort Suites Airport

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seven: Sunday, May 04 - Breakfast/departures.
Breakfast: Breakfast/departures. Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to Louisville airport. Please call in advance to reserve shuttle time.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Lexington, KY
AshlandAshland, the Henry Clay Estate - Henry Clay was an important statesman and famous orator in early 19th-century American politics, a U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House, Secretary of State, and three time Presidential candidate. In his home city of Lexington, "Harry of the West" was a respected lawyer, revered and leading gentleman farmer. Although most of the 600 acres of his "beloved Ashland" are now a residential neighborhood, about 20 acres are preserved as a National Historic Landmark. Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate includes an Italianate-style house built for Henry’s son, James. (The house where Clay lived from 1809 until his death in 1852 was torn down in 1857; some of its materials were used in the new Ashland.) There’s a great deal of family memorabilia on display, much of it relating to the "Great Compromiser" himself. Ashland is located at 120 Sycamore Road and offers tours on the hour, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. Closed January. Admission charged. There’s no charge to visit the formal English parterre-style garden, a favorite spot of local artists, or walk the lovely wooded grounds. The walled garden is locked at 5:00 p.m. but you can stroll the grounds at any time. (859) 266-8581
Aviation Museum of KentuckyThe Aviation Museum of Kentucky is located at Blue Grass Airport, Lexington. The facility has 12,000 square feet of display area, a fully equipped shop for aviation restoration projects, an office, a library/archive and a gift shop. The Museum is a dynamic entity which includes not only older restored aircraft and memorabilia, but also air-worthy, flyable aircraft for the public to enjoy. This year we celebrate our 10th year of operation.
For additional information, visit: www.aviationky.org
Boone StationDaniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier, decided that the settlement of Boonesborough had become far too crowded. In December 1779, Boone and his family established Boone’s Station. At its height, the community had 15 to 20 families, including the Boone, Barrow, Hays, Morgan, Muir, Scholl, and Stinson families. Daniel Boone and his family endured many hardships while living at Boone's Station. Both his son Israel and nephew Thomas Boone were killed at the Battle of Blue Licks in 1781. By 1781, Boone’s claim to Boone Station proved to be invalid. He and other members of the settlement continued to live there for a brief period. However, by 1791 Boone Station had ceased to exist. In 1795, Robert Frank purchased 500 acres that included the Station site. Eventually, Boone and his family moved to Missouri where the famous pioneer died in 1820. In 1845, the Governor, and General Assembly of Kentucky requested that the remains of Daniel Boone and his wife Rebecca Bryan Boone be reburied in Kentucky. They are buried in the State Cemetery in Frankfort, Kentucky.
For additional information, visit: www.parks.ky.gov
Falls of the Ohio State ParkThe Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center and General George Rogers Clark Home Site highlight the natural and cultural history of the area including 400 million-year-old fossil beds and Lewis & Clark.
Frazier History MuseumAs the exclusive home of the royal Armouries USA, the Frazier History Museum is a world-class museum that provides an unforgettable journey through more than 1,000 years of history with ever-changing and interactive exhibits and daily performances by costumed interpreters.
Hunt-Morgan HouseThe Hunt-Morgan House - The brick house at 201 North Mill Street has several claims to historic fame. It was built in 1814 for the first millionaire west of the Alleghenies, a hemp merchant named John Wesley Hunt. Among Hunt’s descendants was Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, the flamboyant leader of the guerrilla fighters known as "Morgan’s Raiders." Local legend has Morgan riding his mare Black Bess up the front steps, stopping to kiss his mother in the hall, and galloping out the back door—with Union troops in hot pursuit. Morgan’s nephew, Thomas Hunt Morgan, born in Lexington in 1866, would become the first Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize, for his work in genetics. The Hunt-Morgan House is cherished not only for its human history, but for its architectural features as well. Representing a Kentucky adaptation of the Federal style, it features a large, impressive entrance door with leaded fanlight and sidelight windows; reeded woodwork and door jambs; beautifully carved mantels; and a three-story cantilevered staircase. Tours are given at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. On Saturday tours are given at 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. There’s a Civil War museum on the second floor. Admission charged. (859) 233-3290 or (859) 253-0362.
Louisville Slugger MuseumAt the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the actual factory where world-famous Louisville Slugger bats are created. Tours daily from 9:00-4:00. Admission charged. (502) 585-1179.
Mary Todd Lincoln HouseThe Mary Todd Lincoln House - Mary Todd, who would become Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s most controversial First Ladies, was born in Lexington in 1818. Her father, Robert Todd, was a successful businessman and Whig politician; her grandfather, Levi Todd, was one of Lexington’s founders. Her mother died when she was six. In 1832, her father and his new wife moved the family to this brick house on West Main Street. Mary lived here until she was 21, when she went to Springfield, Illinois, to live with her sister. She and Abraham Lincoln visited the house several times. Today, family pieces and period antiques as well as personal possessions of Mary Todd are on display. The late Georgian style brick house was built in 1803 to 1806, and includes a period herb and perennial garden in the back yard. Open for tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission charged. (859) 233-9999.
Speed Art MuseumThe Speed Art Museum houses ancient, classical, and modern art from around the world, spanning 6,000 years. Open Wednesday-Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday. (502) 634-2727.
For additional information, visit: speedmuseum.org
WavelandWaveland was built in 1847 for Joseph Bryan, a great-nephew of Daniel Boone. With its Ionic columns and portico, frieze patterned after those on the Acropolis in Greece, 14-foot ceilings, and grand yet graceful demeanor, it is considered an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture in Kentucky. Its human story is that of life on a pre-Civil War hemp plantation. Along with the house itself, slave quarters have been restored. Owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Waveland is a State Historic Site. There are flower and herb gardens as well as picnic tables and a playground. Tours are given year-round on the hour. Call ahead for hours of operation. Admission charged. (859) 272-3611

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Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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