Though the Elizabethtown area is a premier place to find great quality employment, it’s not all about work here. From picturesque trails and delectable local cuisine to entertainment venues suitable for the whole family, Elizabethtown offers a myriad of opportunities to maximize your time and enjoyment.

OUTDOORS & Recreation

In 2019, Elizabethtown was designated as Kentucky’s first Urban Trail Town by the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism. This designation recognizes the community’s well-maintained Greenbelt Trail System, along with other beautiful natural attractions such as Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown Nature Park, Buffalo Lake and more.

Arts & Entertainment

From the music that fills the air at night in Elizabethtown’s downtown venues, to the captivating theater performances hosted by the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center and Hardin County Playhouse, as well as the diverse array of concerts and film screenings held at the Historic State Theater, the city offers an abundance of entertainment choices.

Bourbons Backyard

Because of its adjacency to many iconic bourbon distilleries and because of the many travel teams that visit the community through the Elizabethtown Sports Park, there are many people who find themselves visiting Elizabethtown. But once they arrive, they discover a community brimming with uniqueness, highlighted by charming local establishments, enticing dining options, family-centric entertainment spots, picturesque natural landscapes, and a wealth of additional attractions.