Hodgenville is a small town in the Kentucky Derby Region.
Interstate 65 cuts across LaRue County's western border. KY 61, also known as Lincoln Pkwy, leads to Hodgenville from Elizabethtown and I-65 and serves as a gateway to Kentucky's Cumberland Plateau. US 31E brings traffic from Bardstown and Glasgow and US 31W parallels I-65 in the western part of the county.
- Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, ☎ ''+1 270'' 358-3137 (fax: ''+1 270'' 358-3874), . Daily 8AM-4:45PM; until 6:45PM Memorial Day to Labor Day. Free. edit
- Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek, Approx 10 miles northeast of the Birthplace site (From the Birthplace Unit: Take US 31E (KY 61) northeast for approximately 10 miles; entrance on left), ☎ ''+1 270'' 358-3137 (fax: ''+1 270'' 358-3874), . Daily: daylight hours. Free. edit
- The Lincoln Museum, 66 Lincoln Square, ☎ ''+1 270'' 358-3163 (email@example.com), . M-Sa 8:30AM-4:30PM, Su 12:30PM-4:30PM. The main floor of this museum features dioramas of pivotal points of Abraham Lincoln's life. The second floor has a collection of Lincoln memorabilia including news clippings and campaign posters. edit
- Joel Ray's Lincoln Jamboree  2579 Lincoln Farm Rd. 358-3545. Every Saturday Night, 8:00 PM EST. All seats reserved at $8.00 each. Free weekend camp sites (with electricity) are available for customers. The campground opens At 11 AM on Fridays.
- Lincoln Days Celebration  Celebrated the first weekend in October, this year's Festival will be October 6 & 7.
Lincolns Loft Bookstore on the square
- China King 800 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-8808.
- H & T Billiards 9 Lincoln Square 358-9505.
- Hardee's 101 Lincoln Dr. 358-8881.
- Hometown Pizza 105 Lincoln Dr. 358-8844.
- Joel Ray's Restaurant 2579 Lincoln Farm Rd. 358-3545.
- Laha's Red Castle Hamburgers 21 Public Square 358-9201.
- Lee's Famous Recipe Fried Chicken 803 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-9288.
- Magnolia Market and Café 9357 New Jackson Hwy., Magnolia 324-9932.
- Mama Sond's Café 110 N. Lincoln Blvd. 358-9783.
- McDonalds  932 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-5751.
- Miguel's Mexican Restaurant 328 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-0244.
- Paula's Hot Biscuit 311 W. Water St. 358-2237.
- Pizza Hut  715 N. Lincoln Blvd. 358-9545.
- Pizza Zone 2507 Greensburg Rd., Buffalo, 42716 325-2252.
- Royal Pizza II, Inc. 804 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-0088.
- Ruthie's Lincoln Freeze 700 S. Lincoln Blvd. 358-4987.
- Subway/TCBY  107 Lincoln Dr. 358-5959.
- Wrolen Pin Cafe, 2533 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, KY 42748 (Take Rt 31E one mile south from town square. 1/4 mile from Abraham Lincoln Lincoln Birth Place entrance on 31E/61), ☎ 270-358-3463 (DINE), . 7:00 - 2:00. Wrolen Pin Cafe offers country style home cooking, freshly made, hot lunch specials and breakfast. Ruth Astor, owner, serves various lunch favorites from smoked bar-b-que, roast beef, fried pork chops, and other favorite recipes for the main entree, along with a choice of 2 sides, for a reasonable price of $6.50 + Tax with drink included. Friendly, comfortable, quaint dining area allows for guests to enjoy a good dinner at an affordable price. $6.50 + Tax for Lunch special. $6.50 + Tax. edit
LaRue County is dry, along with Elizabethtown. The nearest wet community is Bardstown.
- Wrolen Pin Cafe, 2533 Lincoln Farm Road (Rt 31E & 61, 1/4 mile before Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site), ☎ 270-358-3463, . 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Country home style cooking lunch specials served Tuesday - Saturday. Ruth Astor cooks fresh hot plate lunches at affordable price. Entree + 2 sides + drink for $6.50 + Tax. Breakfast served 7:00 AM and Lunch served at 11:00 - 2:00, Tuesday - Friday, Breakfast 8:00 AM on Saturdays. Daily special posted on restaurant web site daily at www.wrolenpincafe.com. Cafe named after Ruth's grandmother's last name who was a professional cook in the St. Louis area from the 1960-1990s. $6.50 + Tax. edit
- Wrolen Pin Cafe, 2533 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, KY 42748 (Located on Rt 31E and Rt 61, 1 mile south of town square, 1/4 mile before Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site), ☎ 270-358-3463 (DINE), . 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Wrolen Pin Cafe offers country style home cooking, freshly made, hot lunch specials and breakfast. Ruth Astor, owner, serves various lunch favorites from smoked bar-b-que, roast beef, fried pork chops, and other favorite recipes for the main entree, along with a choice of 2 sides, for a reasonable price of $6.50 + Tax with drink included. Friendly, comfortable, quaint dining area allows for guests to enjoy a good dinner at an affordable price. $6.50 + Tax for Lunch special. edit
- Cabin Fever #2, 3030 Old Elizabethtown Rd., (270) 358-4415, . $60 + 6% tax, per couple, per night (includes breakfast). Located on KY 210 North, just 3 miles from Hodgenville. No smoking. Not wheelchair accessible. Swimming Pool available.
- Nancy Lincoln Inn, 96 Nancy Lincoln Ln. (270) 358-3845, .
More lodging is available in nearby Elizabethtown and Bardstown.
- LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 
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