Kentucky Derby & ARK ENCOUNTER 2021

Kentucky Derby & ARK ENCOUNTER 2021
From USD $2,998.00
  • Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
  • Location: ORMOND BEACH, Florida
  • Product code: PP1TEF


* Special 48 passenger bus for this trip with extended leg room (normally 56)  What’s included: Transportation on 48 passenger coach, gratuities to your host and driver, 6 nights standard Hotel - 3 star TBA,  2 breakfast snacks, 5 full breakfast, 1 lunch, 3 dinners, $30 food credit,  visits & admissions to Mary Todd  Lincoln Museum, Creation Museum, ARK Encounter, farm visit,  slugger Museum, Hat Boutique, River race boat ride, Derby reserved seating 2nd floor (section 224, Grandstand Bleacher Seats under cover, no back), Georgia Aquarium or Atlanta Botanical Gardens, taxes, resort fees. SEE ITINERARY ON BACK!


$2,998 pp based on a double occupancy.  $4,198 single. Triple by Request

1st payment $300 pp deposit to book, 2nd payment $300 pp due by Aug 29, 2020,

3rd payment $300 pp due by Nov 1, 2020, 4th payment $300 pp due by Jan 5, 2021,

final payment due by Feb 28, 2021, payment by checks are paid to Join the Fun, 146 S. Atlantic Ave, Ormond Beach, FL. 32176. Full or Final Payment can be charged (no fee).  For cancellations after booking, a $200 per person Administrative Fee is charged up to day 151 prior to the tour date for any reason by you.  Cancellations on tours above 150 – 120 days prior to the tour date a 50% penalty of the tour or deposit Paid; 119 days up to the day of the tour a 100% penalty and no refund of the tour cost (name changes are allowed). Travel Protection is recommended to cover cancellations and penalty fees, call Stefan Shields for a Travel Protection price


“Join the Fun Tours’’ Kentucky Derby Spectacular / Ark Encounter, April 27 -   May 3, 2021 Itinerary

 Day 1 Tuesday April 27, 2021 Depart Ormond Beach with Parking pick up in Palm Coast (pick up and parking in Viera with 10 or more guest). Travel on a 48-passenger coach with Restroom, WIFI, Rest Breaks every two hours. Escorted by Stefan and Eddie our Driver.  Breakfast snack arrive in Asheville, NC for a one-night stay at a Standard Hotel 3 star. (lunch on own)

 Day 2 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Breakfast at Hotel included. Depart to Lexington, Ky to visit and tour of Mary Todd Lincoln’s Home (fourteen-room estate & museum), the future first lady and wife of the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Then arrive at the Hollywood Casino Hotel, Lawrenceburg, IN for a one-night stay. Tonight, enjoy all the newest slots and tables. Evening on own Includes $30 in Food Credits pp. (lunch on own)

 Day 3 Thursday, April 29, 2021 Breakfast snack included. Depart to the Creation Museum, Petersburg, KY with its state-of-the-art exhibits, allows you to seemingly walk into biblical history. Learn how the Bible, the history book of the universe, provides the starting point for science. Lunch on own before arriving at the Ark Encounter, Williamstown, KY it offers an experience like no other.  From the moment you turn the corner and the towering Ark comes into view, the jaw-dropping exhibits inside the Ark, you will experience the pages of the Bible like never before.  This marvel of engineering is seven stories tall and is a football field and a half long. Dinner Included-Bourbon, Barbecue and Country Music  at the Jeptha Creed Distillery in Shelbyville, a new farm to bottle Distillery, you enjoy an evening on the patio with a Barbecue dinner and live Country Music.  Three Nights Suburban Lodging 3 star, surrounding Louisville, to keep prices down. 

 Day 4 Friday, April 30, 2021 Breakfast included, depart to the Louisville Slugger Museum You do not have to be a baseball fan to love Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.  It is iconic, it is linked to legends and it is one of Louisville’s best-known tourist attractions. Lunch included at Claudia Sanders Dinner House Lunch today will be in the banquet room of Claudia Sanders Dinner House.  Undulata Farms included on our tour today to visit to a Saddlebred Horse Farm.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this is where Civil War veteran Harry Weissinger and his sons once bred the great stallion, American Born. Derby Hat Boutique All guest will have a chance to visit a Derby Hat Boutique where you can buy hats and accessories for both Men & Women. “Off to the Races" Dinner Party is a feature event as we partner with the Kentucky Derby Museum at a local banquet hall.  The meal is a special “Taste of Kentucky” menu.  A plated meal of renowned Kentucky favorites complimented with Derby Pie for dessert. The Derby Museum’s Master of Ceremonies takes over during dinner with Derby Racing fun. Consider this a warmup to the big race tomorrow. 

 Day 5 Saturday May 1, 2021 Breakfast at hotel Derby Day Riverboat Races boat ride is our first event, once onboard there is complimentary coffee and tea, or start the festivities with a Bloody Mary or Champagne Mimosa from the cash bar. 

 And Presenting… The 147th Kentucky Derby - You have a VIP Fast Access Pass to Churchill Downs and 2nd floor Grandstand Seats under cover.  You will be at The Derby all day, enjoy crowd watching, sample a mint julep and place a few bets.  This is one of the world’s greatest and most celebrated sporting events,  This is one of the world’s greatest and most celebrated sporting events, While there is a horse race at the heart of this spectacle, there are many other intriguing aspects within this Louisville tradition.. It is a long walk.  Depending on where your seats are inside Churchill Downs you may walk close to a mile.

 Day 6 Sunday May 2, 2021 Breakfast included before departing to the Atlanta area for a 1-night stay arriving at the Booth Western Museum (lunch on own) Farewell Dinner Included

 Day 7 Monday May 3, 2021 Breakfast included before arriving at either the Georgia Aquarium or the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, your choice (3 hours) lunch on own. arrive home 7pm