Experience the edge of the triangle

Forest Theatre
Forest Theatre

Chapel Hill Downtown

This area features restaurants, bars, pubs, boutique shops, art galleries and more.  Numerous buildings feature brighly painted murals by local artist Michael Brown.

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Chapel Hill Downtown
Ayr Mount and Poet’s Walk
Ayr Mount and Poet’s Walk
Colonial Kids Day
Colonial Kids Day
Carolina Basketball Museum
Carolina Basketball Museum

Alexander Dickson House

Late 18th century Quaker-plan house was moved from its original site 1-1/4 mi. SE of Hillsborough and restored. An adjacent garden displays traditional 18th and 19th century plants used for cooking, medicine and dyeing cloth. The site includes an office used by Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston before he surrendered his troops to Union Gen. William T. Sherman at nearby Durham Station in April 1865, which ended the Civil War. Parking. Hillsborough...

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Alexander Dickson House
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
Old Well (The)
Old Well (The)
FRANK Gallery
FRANK Gallery
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Hillsborough Downtown

Antiques, wine shop, jewelry, craft shops, food markets, coffee shops, book stores, restaurants and art galleries. Known as Historic Hillsborough, the historic section of town is a wonderful place to visit.

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Hillsborough Downtown
Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors’ Center
Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors’ Center

Murals & Public Art

Take a walking tour of the colorful murals painted by artist Michael Brown and other artists with the Chapel Hill Downtown Walking Map created by Go! Chapel Hill Active Living by Design. Map is available on the town’s website. The town of Chapel Hill has a growing indoor and outdoor permanent collection now totaling over 150 works of art in a variety of media. Visit Chapel Hill Arts for details. ...

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Murals & Public Art
Coker Arboretum
Coker Arboretum
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
Downtown Carrboro
Downtown Carrboro
Rodeo Returns to Efland
Rodeo Returns to Efland

Rigmor House

Large open conference room, two loft sitting areas and a fully equipped kitchen. Outside has fire pit, gazebo and a platform that accommodates a large tent. Upstairs has three bedrooms for attendees. Meeting Space 1680 Sq Ft

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Rigmor House

North Carolina Botanical Garden Meeting Space

The design of the Education Center is one of the first LEED Platinum building in N.C.  The Center offers meeting space, classrooms and unique outdoor settings.  Meeting breaks can be a relaxing work through the gardens and walking trails. Meeting Space: 7,400 Sq. ft.

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North Carolina Botanical Garden Meeting Space
Sheraton Chapel Hill
Sheraton Chapel Hill

Aloft Chapel Hill

The Aloft Hotel is your meeting destination just outside the campus of the University of North Carolina and just 1 mile from the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. Meeting Space:  1,600. Sq. ft. Accommodations: 130 Rooms

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Aloft Chapel Hill

Courtyard by Marriott

169 rooms, including 37 suites. Guest rooms feature large flat screen HD televisions, new beds, complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet, in-room coffee bar, large work desk.  Two-room suites offer spacious living.  Full service restaurant, and bar available, as well as room service in the evenings.  Indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness facility.  Complimentary coffee, newspapers and internet in lobby, valet and on-site laundry service, full service business services ...

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Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott

The Courtyard is located across from the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education and just 1 mile from the University Campus.  The hotel is the perfect place to call home when traveling. Meeting Space: 1,900 Sq. ft. Accommodations: 169 Rooms

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Courtyard by Marriott

Siena Hotel

Born out of the love for Siena, Italy, The Siena Hotel embodies Italian culture and elegance.  The hotel, a Four Diamond Boutique hotel and Four Diamond restaurant, Il Palio will take you to another time and place. Meeting Space:  3,475 Sq. ft. Accommodations: 79 Rooms

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Siena Hotel
The Great Room at Top of the Hill Restaurant
The Great Room at Top of the Hill Restaurant

Carolina Inn

The Carolin Inn, listed on the National Register of Historic places and a AAA Four-Diamond hotel, is an exceptional venue for meetings and events.  Our unmatched meetings expertise and impeccable standards ensure a successful, stress-free event for both you and your attendees.  Whether you are planning a grand gala or an intimate business gathering, we strive to accommodate your every need. Meeting Space:  14,365 sq. ft. Accommodations: 185 Rooms

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Carolina Inn

Carolina Club (The)

Located in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on the campus   of the University of North Carolina, the Club is a member-supported facility.  Alumni Hall, the largest room is 7,200 square feet of luxury space that can be divided into 3 smaller  rooms.  The space will host 1,000 guests and 600 seated.  Meeting Space: 9,505 Sq. ft.

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Carolina Club (The)

Amante Gourmet Pizza

Open Mon-Thur 10:30am-10pm; Fri & Sat 10:30am-11pm; Sun noon-10pm. Voted Carrboro’s best pizza! Try a gourmet pizza (Italian, Greek or Mexican) or create your own from over 50 toppings. Salads and subs also available. Outdoor dining.

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Amante Gourmet Pizza
Crook’s Corner
Crook’s Corner

TOPO Distillery

Get a close up look at the only certified organic distillery in the South: Top of the Hill Distillery, makers of TOPO Vodka, Piedmont Gin and Carolina Whiskey. Learn how TOPO is hand-crafted using only organic wheat that comes from less than 100 miles away from the West Franklin Street distillery. You will see the cutting edge distilling equipment including the gorgeous copper pot still and the 32 foot copper distillation column. Tours run...

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TOPO Distillery

Mediterranean Deli

Open Mon-Sat, 11am-10pm; Sun,11am-9pm. Authentic Greek and Middle Eastern food, including gyros, souvlaki, falafel, hummus, Greek salad and more. Indoor and sidewalk seating. Smoke-free.

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Mediterranean Deli
Industry
Industry

Sugarland

Open 'til 10pm daily, Fri-Sat 'til midnight. Offering custom blended, locally roasted coffee and delicious espresso beverages in the morning right on through to Cabernet and creme brulee in the evening.  We serve award-winning breakfast pastries, cakes, cupcakes, tarts as well as 24 flavors of authentic gelato and plated desserts daily. We have a full bar, including an impressive selection of wines by the glass, and have Franklin Street’s best...

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Sugarland

Wooden Nickel Public House

Open Tue-Thu, 4pm-midn; Fri, noon-2am; Sat, 4pm-2am; closed Sun-Mon. Located in historic downtown Hillsborough. Appeals to all groups and ages with an authentic pub atmosphere. Great selection of bourbon, scotch, wine and craft beers. Great menu. Great place to gather with friends, attracts a cross section of patrons. All ABC permits.

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Wooden Nickel Public House
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
Carrboro Farmers’ Market

Top of the Hill Restaurant

Open daily 11am-2am. Overlooks downtown Chapel Hill from a large, third-floor outdoor patio and offers casual, upscale dining. Winner of 20 ‘Best of Triangle’ Awards, including Best Restaurant in Chapel Hill, Best Microbrew and Best Outdoor Deck. All ABC permits. Gift shop. Kids menu. Entertainment: Blues and rock, Thu eve. Smoke-free.

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Top of the Hill Restaurant

Lantern

Open for dinner Mon-Sat, 5:30-2am. Delicious Pan-Asian food in a relaxed, urban setting. The warm staff, smart wine list and late-night weekend dining in the hidden bar create “a dining experience that is simply the most impressive for the money in the Triangle” (The N&O). All ABC permits. Chef Andrea Reusing was named the : "Best Chef in the Southeast” by the James Beard Foundation for 2011. We...

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Lantern
Carrboro Day
Carrboro Day

ArtsCenter

Presents jazz, folk-traditional and world music, plus theater and children's programs. Light fare, wine and coffee available during performances. Cost varies by performance. The ArtSchool offers classes in the visual, literary and performing arts for all ages and levels of experience, and the two galleries present exhibits on a rotating basis. Parking.

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ArtsCenter
Cat’s Cradle
Cat’s Cradle
Fridays on the Front Porch
Fridays on the Front Porch

Local 506

Promoting local bands, night club, bar. Contact Local 506 for an updated schedule of bands. In accordance with NC Law, membership is required to attend shows at Local 506. Local 506 operates as a private club in order to serve liquor in addition to beer. Memberships are $3 and available at the door on the night you plan to attend. Photo from Local 506 facebook.

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Local 506

Open Eye Cafe

Open Mon-Thu, 7am-11pm; Fri-Sat, 7am-midn; Sun, 8am-11pm. National award-winning espresso bar, teahouse and wine bar. Specializes in traditional, skillfully prepared espresso-based drinks, coffee, whole-leaf tea, juice, smoothies and shakes, plus baked goods and sandwiches. Displays art for sale, changing monthly. Free parking. Outdoor seating. Entertainment: Acoustic folk and rock, Wed, Fri-Sat.

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Open Eye Cafe

Cave (The)

Welcome to Chapel Hill’s oldest bar and music venue.  Located underground on West Franklin St. this 44 year old bar is known for its cave-like, intimate atmosphere allowing patrons to feel as if they are part of the show.  With a bar steeped high in local music history, one must experience the Cave. Photo Credit: Cara Capizzi & Chapel Hill Recorder

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Cave (The)
Visitor Bureau’s Summer Fun To Do List
Visitor Bureau’s Summer Fun To Do List
Carrboro Hotel Open for Business
Carrboro Hotel Open for Business

Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro

Located just .5 miles from UNC Chapel Hill. 142 rooms including 56 suites. Orange County's newest hotel,The Hampton Inn & Suites invites you to stay with them in the heart of Chapel Hill/Carrboro. Ideally located within walking distance to Main Street and Franklin Street shopping, dining and leisure options. Live concert venues, UNC athletic games, and art galleries are all within close proximity to this hotel. Amenities include a free hot breakfast,...

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Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill-Carrboro

Aloft Chapel Hill

130 rooms.  Aloft Chapel Hill is a bold hotel featuring loft-inspired design. Part of East 54 development, Aloft is conveniently close to all area universities, Research Triangle Park, and the Raleigh-Durham International airport.  Featuring urban-influenced design, ultra-comfortable plush platform beds, and bathrooms featuring Bliss Spa products.  Experience the ever a-buzz public spaces including re:mix wxyz SM bar, and re:fuel by Aloft SM.  Other amenities include re...

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Aloft Chapel Hill
Residence Inn Chapel Hill
Residence Inn Chapel Hill

Courtyard by Marriott

169 rooms, including 37 suites. Guest rooms feature large flat screen HD televisions, new beds, complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet, in-room coffee bar, large work desk.  Two-room suites offer spacious living.  Full service restaurant, and bar available, as well as room service in the evenings.  Indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness facility.  Complimentary coffee, newspapers and internet in lobby, valet and on-site laundry service, full service business services ...

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Courtyard by Marriott
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express

Franklin Hotel

67 guestrooms, including 7 penthouse executive suites. A tripadvisor certificate of excellence winner, The Franklin Hotel is an intimate, boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill. All guests enjoy a complimentary cooked to order breakfast. Relax while listening to live music in the lobby lounge, Roberts at the Franklin. Executive business center, fitness center, WiFi and garaged dowtown parking are all inclusive. Extra touches include large screen LCD TVs,...

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Franklin Hotel
Sheraton Chapel Hill
Sheraton Chapel Hill

Carolina Inn

185 rooms. The Carolina Inn is a AAA Four Diamond hotel and well-known icon on the UNC campus in downtown Chapel Hill. Featuring charming, comfortable and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. Amenities include complimentary WiFi access, HD LCD TVs, workstations, business centers, in-room coffee and tea, fitness center and nightly turndown service. Enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Inn and dine at the award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar.   BOOK NOW SPECIAL...

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Carolina Inn