Relocating and settling into a new area is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming at times. The following “Tried & True” list aims to ease the transition and help you get settled in as quickly as possible so you can enjoy all that the area has to offer.

Our partners and families come from all backgrounds and share diverse interests and expertise. Together, we have compiled a list of recommendations, suggestions, and favorite places in the area to help members get acquainted with their new home. Click the links below to get started!

New to the Area: apartment complexes, childcare, doctors & more

Lifestyle: fitness, shopping, salons, etc.

Foodies: restaurant ideas from sports bars to brunch places

Area Attractions: a quick list of weekend getaways and local fun

Please note that the items listed below are merely suggestions from past and current Kenan Connection members and are not a comprehensive list of the region. We recommend that everyone explore the area and find the best services and retailers to fit their lifestyle.

If you have other “Tried & True” suggestions, please email

New to the Area

  • Important Contacts
    Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) –

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Area Attractions

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