Approximately 29,000 people call Elizabethtown in Northern Kentucky home.
Frankfort, the state capital, is located roughly 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northeast of Elizabethtown, while Louisville is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north.
A great way to experience the natural side of Elizabethtown, is to book a round at the area’s excellent golf courses. Book a few holes at Woodlawn Springs Golf Course or My Old Kentucky Home State Park Golf Course. If you’re looking for a little more putting and sand trap action, check out the greens at the Cedar-Fil Golf Course.
Slip back through the mists of time at My Old Kentucky Home State Park and Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Monument, just two of the interesting heritage sites in Elizabethtown. To learn more about the past, it is also a good idea to visit other historic places in Elizabethtown.
While you’re in the city, see the Bourbon Heritage Center and discover this area’s fascinating past. One of the main museums of its kind in the area, it’s a must-visit point of interest. Another great place to visit is the Bardstown Civil War Museum.
To get inspired, go and see the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey, one of the most interesting museum experiences in Elizabethtown. Explore the collections at your own pace, see the highlights, then ask around to uncover some of the more niche museums in the area.