There’s a reason Burlington, Elon, Graham, Mebane and Saxapahaw attract people from all over the region. These thriving cities in Alamance county have that small-town, “everyone knows your name” feel while welcoming new people and new businesses. Our downtowns are bustling with locally-owned restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques. Vibrant murals, such as the “Love, Graham,” blooming garden, exude a sense of pride in community you don’t often get in big cities. Pick up fresh-from-the-garden vegetables at the farmers’ market in Mebane, located near the shops on popular West Clay Street. As you browse in and out of the shops along Main Street in Burlington, enjoy several outdoor dining options. Celebrate the rich diversity and culture a college town, such as Elon, has to offer. Bring your curiosity for small surprises.