MiM 1-Lap of Kentucky 2018 Tour 1

When:
October 8, 2018 @ 5:15 pm – October 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am
2018-10-08T17:15:00-05:00
2018-10-12T11:00:00-05:00
Contact:
Karen Renfrow or Bryce Burklow
270-467-8804 or 270-777-4506

2018 MiM KY 1 Lap (1) –

 October 9 – 14, 2018

 

THIS LAP IS SOLD OUT – CONTACT KAREN OR BRYCE FOR WAIT LIST

2018 will usher in the 9th annual KY 1 Lap tour, part of the Museum in Motion (MiM) program and unique in that it is a partnership between the National Corvette Museum and the Kentucky State Police. The two organizations will join to raise money for both the Museum and Trooper Island, a KSP non-profit camp for underprivileged children. Each year the Tour explores a different section of Kentucky. As always, the tour will be led by TPR. Jonathan Biven – Trooper Island Camp Director now using a newly painted marked silver Corvette which is sure to attract attention as the caravan travels through an area of real Americana.  This year are discovering some of our main attractions that have made KY famous. Bourbon, Horses, and new to KY is the Ark Encounter – a life size Noah’s Ark.

Due to overwhelming interest, we are offering this tour 4 consecutive weeks in October.

  • Tour 1 – Oct. 8 through Oct. 13
  • Tour 2 – Oct. 15 through Oct. 20
  • Tour 3 – Oct. 22 through Oct. 27
  • Tour 4 – Oct. 29 through Nov. 2

** All tours the same except for Tour 4

** Tour 4 will be going to Buffalo Trace Distillery and the KY Horse Park instead of Taylormade Farms and Keeneland

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS highly recommended! Questions, contact Karen or Bryce

Registration fee

  • NCM Members – Primary Registrant (driver and car) $1100 / alternate driver $500
  • NCM Non-MembersPrimary Registrant (driver and car) $1,140 / alternate driver $540

 Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Becky at 270-467-8836

On-line registration closes at 8:00am central time on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 or until sold out!

** No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes **

 Host Lodging for KY 1 Lap

General Butler State Park Resort

1608 KY-227

Carrollton, KY 41008

** NCM will handle all reservations at the State Park **

2018 MiM –  KY 1 Lap Tour Agenda
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
 
3:00pm – 5:00pm Credential Pick-up

  • NCM Blvd.
 
5:00pm NCM Close
 
5:15pm (CT) Meet n’ Greet Pizza Party

  •  Driver meeting
  • NCM Conference Center
  • Included in registration
  • Monday night lodging – Not included in registration
 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH
 
7:30am NCM Opens

  • Stage front circle – Parking Lot A
 
8:00am – 10:00am Drive to Makers Mark Distillery

** Change to Eastern Time Zone **

 
11:00am – 2:00pm

(Est time)

Arrive Makers Mark Distillery – Tour, Taste, Shop & Lunch

Want to know a few of the secrets behind the making of Maker’s Mark? Looking for a fascinating trip back in time? Just want to take in some of Kentucky’s most breathtaking natural beauty? Makers Mark Distillery is the place to go! Lunch at the Star Hill Provisions restaurant – located at the renovated Distiller’s House on property.

  •  3350 Burks Spring Rd. Loretto, KY 40037
  • Approximately 95 miles
  • Tour, tasting and lunch included in registration
 
2:15pm – 4:15pm (EST) Drive to General Butler State Park Resort

  •  1608 KY-227, Carrollton, KY 41008
  • Approximately 102 miles
 
4:15pm Arrive General Butler State Park Resort

The hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Listen to the piano and admire the Ohio River valley view. Each of the rooms feature a private balcony or patio overlooking the pool or hillside. This hilltop resort is the essence of river town charm, featuring the warm glow of polished brass and rich woodwork.

 
 6:00pm Buffet Dinner at Two Rivers Restaurant

The Two Rivers’ name and fish camp décor is a reference to the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers, which meet in the local area. Serving the signature Kentucky favorites with locally grown produce.

  •  Located in Lodge
  • Dinner included in registration
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH   
 
Breakfast Buffet Two Rivers Restaurant

  • Breakfast included in registration
 
7:45am Driver Meeting in Lodge Lobby
 
8:00am Depart for Ark Encounter – Life Size Noah’s Ark

  •  1 Ark Encounter Dr. Williamstown, KY 41097
  • Approximately 41 miles

 

 
9:00am – 3:30pm Arrive Ark Encounter – Life Size Noah’s Ark

Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old. Ark Encounter is situated in beautiful Grant County in Williamstown, Kentucky.

  •  Day on your own to explore the Ark
  • Buffet Lunch at the Ark
  • Meet back at parking lot at 3:30pm
  • Admission included in registration
 
3:30pm – 4:30pm Travel to Mi Viejo Mexican Restaurant 

  •  1968 KY-227, Carrollton, KY
  • Approximately 40 miles
 
4:30pm – 5:30pm Mi Viejo Mexican Restaurant

Highly regarded locally, this traditional Mexican restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, and a reputation for EXCELLENT service.

  • Dinner included in registration

 

 

 
5:35pm Arrive General Butler State Park Resort

  •  1608 KY-227, Carrollton, KY 41008
  • .9 miles
  • Lodging included in registration
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11TH
 
Breakfast Buffet Two Rivers Restaurant

  • Breakfast included in registration
 
8:00am – 8:15am Driver Meeting Hotel Lobby
 
8:30am – 10:30am Depart to Taylormade Farms  

Tours begin at our all-new visitors center located at Daddy Joe’s Bar & Grill! There, you’ll begin with some history of Taylor Made, have the opportunity to sip your favorite beverage, and even shop local artisans in our gift shop!

  •  1215 High Point Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356

 

 
10:30am – 12:00pm Arrive Taylormade Farms

Taylor Made is an 1,100 acre Thoroughbred paradise located in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Upon arrival, you will be treated like a part of the Taylor Family and get to see firsthand what it takes to make a Champion! As your experience begins, you and your farm host will visit a mare & foal division where you will see the foaling quarters, paddocks, and of course the future stars! You’ll then make you way to a yearling division where you’ll learn about the transition from weanlings to yearlings. Finally, you’ll visit the Stallion Complex. Please note: Tours at Taylor Made last about 1-1.5 hours and are a combination of walking and driving. The tour is suitable for all ages. Photos and videos are encouraged. Please keep in mind we are a working horse farm and we have to put the wellbeing of the horse first.

  • Tour admission included in registration

 

 

 
12:30pm – 4:30pm Arrive Keeneland Horse Racing

Located in the Horse Capital of the World, Keeneland is an internationally renowned racecourse and the Thoroughbred industry’s leading auction house. Founded in 1936, Keeneland’s mission is to continually invest in the industry and to preserve the tradition of Thoroughbred racing. Overlooking the Paddock, the Phoenix Room offers buffet dining in a business casual setting.

  •   4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510
  • Phoenix Room Pkg
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Lunch included in registration

 Leave on your own from Keeneland or drive back with the caravan. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore!

 
4:30pm – 6:00pm Depart for General Butler State Park Resort

  • 1608 KY-227, Carrollton, KY 41008
  • Approximately 63 miles
  • Dinner on your own

 

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH  
 
Breakfast Buffet Two Rivers Restaurant

  • Breakfast included in registration
 
8:00am – 8:10am Board Trooper Island Bus to Louisville, KY

Special THANKS to the generosity of KSP Trooper Island who are supplying the bus for transportation to and from the City of Louisville. As you know – it is sometimes very hard to stick together and find parking – so we are relieving that extra stress. Sit back and enjoy the ride and give Trooper Jonathan Biven and his bus driver an extra high five!

 
9:10am – 11:10am Arrive Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory

Take a guided tour through the factory where Louisville Slugger bats are crafted with the same pride that started in 1884. Watch the wood chips fly as you walk right through the heart of our production line. Every step of the way, you’ll encounter each step in the bat-making process. You’ll smell the wood, see the sizzling brand, hear great stories, and witness history-in-the-making. After the tour, everyone gets a FREE miniature Louisville Slugger bat.

  • 30-minute guided tour starts 9:20am
  • Shop Louisville Slugger Museum Store
  • Tour included in your registration
 
11:10am – 2:00pm Board Bus and Arrive at Mary M. Miller Paddleboat

Lunch cruise on the Mary M. Miller – Louisville Belles little sister! She was named after Louisvillian Mary Millicent Miller, who also happened to be the first woman to ever attain her steamboat captain’s license way back in 1884. 95 gross tons / 90’ length / 30’ breadth / 6.1’ depth.

  •  Board 11:30am
  • Cruise 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Cruise and Lunch included in registration

 

 
2:15pm – 4:45pm Board Bus and Arrive KY Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum takes visitors through every stage of a Thoroughbred’s life, from birth to the First Saturday in May. Learn about all the great history of the race dating back to the inaugural running in 1875 to our most recent Kentucky Derby champion and experience all the traditions that have transformed the race into what it is today.

  •  Access to two floors of interactive permanent and temporary exhibits.
  • Viewing of the “The Greatest Race“, a 360° 18-minute media experience that will make your heart race and emotions soar
  • Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack led by our knowledgeable tour guides, as well as a view of the racetrack, finish line, Winner’s Circle and the iconic Twin Spires.
  • Access to the Gift Shop and Derby Café
 
4:45pm Board Bus back to General Butler State Park Resort
 
6:00pm Goodbye Dinner – General Butler

  • Buffet Dinner
  • Dinner included in registration
 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
 
Breakfast at Lodge and Check Out
Travel safely home and thank you for joining the MiM – KY 1 Lap 2018

THIS LAP IS SOLD OUT – CONTACT KAREN OR BRYCE FOR WAIT LIST