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Planning a visit to Elon? Check out the wonderful things to do while you are in Town.

Downtown Elon holds a host of restaurants and shopping venues offering tantalizing treats for your taste buds, gifts, and clothing. Check out a list of the local businesses and plan a visit.

Looking for a place to stay while visiting Alamance County? There are two local options right here in Elon.

  • The Acorn Inn, located in Downtown Elon, is a twelve-suite luxury inn,  one block from Elon University and 3 miles from I-40. They offer a complimentary wine tasting for our guests daily from 5-6pm. Locally owned since 2001.
  • The Inn at Elon is a hotel for those who want to get more from their visit. The Inn at Elon immerses guests with unparalleled services and amenities with beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, an on-site restaurant, The Mark, and lounge, and flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces.

We have two wonderful parks, Beth Schmidt Park and Lawrence Slade Park, with walking trails, playgrounds, and plenty of programs to keep your family busy. Check out their website to make plans during your visit.

Elon is home to Elon University, which provides cultural amenities and sporting events to visitors and residents alike. Check out their cultural events calendar  or their sports schedule for an addition to your trip. Tickets are available from the box office. Interested in getting some exercise while you are in Elon? Talk a walk or run through Elon University’s award winning campus, which is an accredited botanical garden. You can follow the tree trail with this interactive map.

Main to Main TrailElon is part of the Main to Main Trail system in North Carolina. An accredited Main Street America community, the Town of Elon is one of only sixty-five (65) towns in North Carolina to achieve this designation.