You may have hiked North Carolina's magnificent mountains or vacationed where horses run wild on the Outer Banks. Now, take some time to veer off the beaten path and explore the breathtaking beauty and excitement of Alamance County. Tucked between the mountains and the coast, our towns and villages offer small surprises at every turn. Whether it's an adventurous weekend away or a visit to simpler times, we have something for everyone. Hidden gems await history buffs. Visit the battleground where a rebellion of backcountry farmers took on the militia. Spend a day on a historical farm, where life is just as it was in 1830. Weave your way through our historic tapestry and discover which town was known as the "Courduroy Capital of the World." Shimmy your way into the 1920s with a visit to a fabulous Art Deco theatre.