Welcome to Elizabethtown.
Or as we locals like to call it...Etown. Around here, the E stands for “E”verything is “E”asy. Restaurants, lodging, and all of Kentucky’s best-known attractions are close and convenient.
From the birthplace of Lincoln to the birthplace of bourbon, from the world’s largest cave system to world famous Fort Knox, when you stay in Elizabethtown, you’ll discover a new surprise everywhere you look.
Variety is the Spice... of dining in Elizabethtown, with more than 100 restaurants to choose from!
Elizabethtown has hotels to accommodate all of you and your family's needs!
Bourbon Trails Distilleries
For more than 200 years, Kentucky’s distilleries have crafted the world’s finest bourbon, using secret recipes passed down from generation to generation. Today, you can experience the culture of Kentucky Bourbon Country by taking a legendary trip through the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, or just stopping by your favorite distillery for a tour.
Things to Do
From viewing horseless carriages and sporty automobiles at the Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum to kayaking at Freeman Lake Park, there are plenty of fun things to do in Elizabethtown!
Apr 13 - Oct 30
Beginning on the first Saturday in April and continuing through the last...
Jun 6 - Sep 26
The Heritage Council is proud to present the annual Historic Downtown Costumed...
Jun 6 - Sep 26
Every Thursday evening from June-September, visit Tavern in the Garden , a...
Kentucky wines, live music, food and vendors, what more could you ask for? Join...
Cycle through the lightly traveled and scenic rural roads of central Kentucky...
Linkin' Bridge is coming back to perform at the Historic State Theater on...
Sep 8 - 22
Join Karma Yoga every 2nd and 4th Sunday for Community Yoga in the Park. They...
Sep 26 - 28
The 20th Anniversary Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival is just around the corner on...
Aaron Harp Magic Show at the Historic State Theater, September 28, 2019, at 7:00...
Come out for a night of beer, games and even a costume contest. We will have...