Experience the edge of the triangle

Carolina Basketball Museum

The Carolina Basketball Museum chronicles the history of UNC Basketball and includes nearly 500 authentic artifacts, hundreds of photographs, and videos of various players, coaches, championships and historic moments. The interactive museum is the first university basketball-only museum in the country. Located on the first floor of the Ernie Williamson Athletics Center, open Monday-Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm, select times on home game days. Free admission.

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Carolina Basketball Museum

Silverspot Cinema

This high-end, sophisticated movie theater experience is the newest in theater venues to Chapel Hill. What makes Silverspot different is the offerings other than blockbuster and newly released films. They will show operas, ballets, alternative movies and even live theater. Silverspot offers large, cushioned leather seats in its theaters to achieve a comfortable aesthetic. Part of the Silverspot experience isTrilogy, a chic and contemporary American café featuring innovative twists on classic...

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Silverspot Cinema
Eno Gallery
Eno Gallery

FRANK Gallery

The Mission of the Franklin Street Arts Collective is to support the local arts community and promote a vibrant downtown Chapel Hill through exhibits, events, programs, and educational outreach through FRANK Gallery. Promoting the arts since 2010. Frank's summer hours: Monday, closed, Tuesday, closed (available by appointment only), Wednesday & Thursday noon-5pm, Friday noon-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm.

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FRANK Gallery

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

The historic Morehead Planetarium, the first planetarium on a college campus in the U.S., trained astronauts for NASA. Today, Morehead offers behind-the-scenes views of current science research through activities and programs for the entire family. Its GlaxoSmithKline Fulldome Theater is the largest fulldome digital video planetarium on a college campus in the world. Limited parking ($). Adults, $7.68; seniors, students & children, $6.51 (ticket prices include tax). If you see more than one planetarium...

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Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
Vitamin O: Resident Profiles - Aleshia Parker
Vitamin O: Resident Profiles - Aleshia Parker

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 of...

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TOPO Distillery
Kidzu Children’s Museum
Kidzu Children’s Museum
Womancraft Gifts
Womancraft Gifts

Southern Season

Known as a “culinary mecca,” the store features specialty food products, chocolate and candy, wine & beer, coffee & tea, prepared foods, kitchen tools, home items, gifts and much more. Guests, however, don’t come to Southern Season solely for the food. A visit to the store often includes exclusive samplings from featured vendors, a hand-crafted java from the full service coffee & tea bar, an ice cream cone...

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Southern Season
Cameron’s
Cameron’s

Hillsborough Yarn Shop

Specializing in high-quality natural fiber yarns for people who love to hand knit and crochet. They are set up a little like a shoe department in a department store; there’s a skein or two of every available color and kind of yarn on the shelf, and more in the back if you need it for a bigger project. Please come visit them in downtown historic Hillsborough to have a cup...

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Hillsborough Yarn Shop
Ackland Art Museum
Ackland Art Museum

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
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts

Mystery Brewing Company

Beers available at the Mystery Brewing Public House at 230 South Nash St, right around the corner! We’re rustic.  We don’t filter our beer and we don’t pasteurize. We don’t add chemicals to enhance foam or clarity and aside from hops, we don’t add preservatives. You’re getting a live product that’s as close to the original ingredients as...

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Mystery Brewing Company

Fetch Antiques and Interiors

Sellers of Antiques, vintage, cottage, mid-century, hollywood regency, industrial, architectural, garden, Fetch Antiques has all this and more!

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Fetch Antiques and Interiors
Extraordinary Ventures
Extraordinary Ventures

Barn at Valhalla

The Barn at Valhalla is nestled on thirty pristine acres of pasture, pines, and water. The property is tucked away and private but still convenient to downtown Chapel Hill.This unspoiled setting is the perfect site for single daytime or overnight stays, corporate retreats, seminars, concerts, and the most perfect wedding your imagination can create.

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Barn at Valhalla

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

Aqueduct Conference Center

The Aqueduct Conference Center is a retreat center situated in a peaceful, intimate, rustic setting. Meeting Space: 1,800 Sq. ft. Accommodations: 18 Rooms

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Aqueduct Conference Center
Friday Center for Continuing Education
Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cloth Mill

A unique industrial chic wedding & event venue in Historic Hillsborough.The Cloth Mill at Eno River is the Triangle's newest unique, urban wedding & event venue located in the historic Eno River Mill campus just on the outskirst of downtown Hillsborough. With its exposed brick walls, massive windows, high ceilings, original wood beams and columns, and extraordinary courtyard, it is the perfect location for your next celebration.

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Cloth Mill

Lantern Table

Lantern Table's kitchen dining room, garden and bar are available nightly for dinners, cocktail receptions, speaker presentations and interactive events with chefs for up to 70 guests Custom, seasonal menus are created for each event, including wine pairings and a full selection of cocktails and beer from our remarkable bar. Full state-of-the-art A/V includes projection, WiFi, custom speakers and digital cable Lantern Table Kitchen Dining room seats 60, standing 70 Lantern Garden Patio...

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Lantern Table

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 of...

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TOPO Distillery

Crooks Corner

Open Tues-Sun 5:30pm-until closing, Sunday Brunch 10:30am-2pm. Famous for their Shrimp and Grits. Look for the pig!

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Crooks Corner
Elements
Elements

Elmo’s Diner

Open daily 6:30am-10pm. Like a true diner, we serve homemade food and breakfast all the time. We have comfy booths, as well as tables, and lots of high chairs and boosters for the little ones! We are a gathering place where locals are sure to see someone they know and visitors are likely to make new friends. We’re a community restaurant both in the sense that we are a...

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Elmo’s Diner

Panciuto

Open Wed-Sat 5:30pm - Close. Locally-Harvested Dinners. Our small farm and garden sourced suppers have been winning over diners since 2006. The menu is planned weekly, but changes nightly based on availability of the foods being grown in our own ‘backyard’. Cooking exclusively within this framework, connecting bellies to farms, dinner at Panciuto is both distinctly Italian and familiarly Southern.

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Panciuto

YesterYears Brewery & Taproom

YesterYears beers have their own distinct favors and aromas.  There is one to please just about anyone's pallet, even those that have never tasted a craft beer.  It's the Good Old Days in a bottle. Take a moment from the fast pace of life, slow down, open a bottle, and share it with a friend.  What memories are made of... Open Mon-Thur 3pm-Midnight, Fri-Sun Noon-Midnight. Photo from...

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YesterYears Brewery & Taproom

City Kitchen

Open Mon-Wed 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun Brunch 10:30am-3pm, 3-9pm. The City Kitchen family welcomes you with wholesome American fare prepared through simple, time-honored cooking methods such as roasting, braising, preserving and smoking.  The CK team is dedicated to the experience through locally sourced high quality product delivered with a warm genuine smile.

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City Kitchen
Carrburritos
Carrburritos

Italian Pizzeria III

Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun noon-10pm. The Italian Pizzeria III is a Chapel Hill tradition. Brothers Angelo and Vincenzo Marrone have been serving up authentic Italian pizza in Chapel Hill since 1980. IP3 has a full menu of fresh-dough pizza and other delicious Italian specialties. 

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Italian Pizzeria III
Carolina Brewery & Grill
Carolina Brewery & Grill
Four Eleven (411) West
Four Eleven (411) West
Wooden Nickel Pub
Wooden Nickel Pub
Mediterranean Deli, Bakery & Catering
Mediterranean Deli, Bakery & Catering

Lantern

Open Mon-Sat 5:30-10pm. Lantern is a marriage of Asian flavors and North Carolina ingredients sourced mainly from local farms and fisheries. It has been named one of "America's Top 50 Restaurants" and "best farm-to-table restaurants" by Gourmet Magazine, as one of "America's 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences" by Food & Wine and as "Restaurant of the Year" in 2009 by The News & Observer.

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Lantern
Acme Food & Beverage Co
Acme Food & Beverage Co

Sugarland

Open Mon-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri 10am-midnight, Sat 9am-midnight, Sun 9am-10pm. Cakes & Pastries, Gelato, Coffee & Mix Drinks.

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Sugarland
Provence of Carrboro
Provence of Carrboro

Matthew’s Chocolates

Hillsborough's favorite chocolate shop, decadent homemade chocolates.

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Matthew’s Chocolates
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
Carrboro Farmers’ Market

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 is a major cornerstone of musical influence in the Triangle offering both indie and national talent.  Since 1969, the Cradle has been feeding the hungry crowds of college students’ the musical entertainment they crave.  Their intimate venue on 300 E. Main Street in Carrboro has been the Cradle’s home for the past 18 years and is credited for helping launching such indie rock careers as Superchunk,...

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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)
Carolina Performing Arts
Carolina Performing Arts

Downtown Hillsborough

In the heart of the historic district, you’ll find a good choice of antique, wine, chocolate, jewelry, craft shops and locally owned restaurants, art galleries and other businesses, including Weaver Street Market. At the northern end find the North Hills Shopping Center and restaurants. Don’t forget West Hillsborough with restaurants, shops and the Mystery Brewing Company and Public House.

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Downtown Hillsborough
PlayMakers Repertory Company
PlayMakers Repertory Company

Honeysuckle Tea House

Open Sun-Thur 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-10pm. The Honeysuckle Tea House rests upon 16 acres which includes the tea house itself, a natural play area for children, shipping containers to aid in cultivating medicinal and edible mushrooms,  2 acres of organically grown medicinal herbs, a small nursery for those who wish to start their own or expand their medicinal herb garden, and almost 8 acres of various fruit and tea plants for...

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Honeysuckle Tea House

Roberts at The Franklin

Relax and unwind in understated elegance at Roberts At The Franklin, lobby bar and patio. Roberts At The Franklin offers an exclusive wine list, superb cocktail and martini menu, as well as light fare including appetizers, sandwiches and decadent desserts. Call for live music updates.

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Roberts at The Franklin
Crunkleton (The)
Crunkleton (The)

Oasis

Our coffee, teas, juices, beers, and wines are organic and our pastries (some gluten-free and some organic) are incredible and made with the finest natural ingredients. We also use pure spring water, organic cream, soy cream, and sugar. The Oasis is a computer-free zone. It's a place to unplug and unwind. HOURS: Monday - Thursday 10am-10PM Friday & Saturday - 10Am-11PM Sunday - Closed (often hosting workshops).  

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Oasis
West End Wine Bar
West End Wine Bar
Good Earth Pottery and Garden
Good Earth Pottery and Garden
Looking Glass Cafe
Looking Glass Cafe

Purple Crow Books

Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Welcome to PURPLE CROW BOOKS, a literary meeting place. Find new and used books. Come in, relax, sit and peruse the latest works by local authors. Because we specialize in local writers, Purple Crow Books is a favorite tourist destination.

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Purple Crow Books
Flyleaf Books
Flyleaf Books

The Inn at Teardrops

An old-fashioned B&B located in the heart of historic Hillsborough. Built in 1769 and enlarged in 1880, the house is furnished with antiques and has a small garden for guests to enjoy. Kids up to age 6 are free.

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The Inn at Teardrops

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
Aloft Chapel Hill

Carolina Inn

Fully renovated. Well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. The Carolina Inn is a AAA Four Diamond hotel and is listed on the National Register for Historic Places. Enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Inn and dine at the award winning AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Four Star newly renovated Crossroads Restaurant & Bar.

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Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill University Inn
Chapel Hill University Inn

Courtyard by Marriott

Minutes from the University and next to the UNC Friday Center. The Bistro is open for breakfast and dinner. Outdoor lounge with firepit. Indoor pool, spa and fitness facility. Business center and three meeting rooms

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Courtyard by Marriott

Franklin Hotel

Part of the Curio Collection, luxury boutique hotel in downtown Chapel Hill. Guest enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet at Windows Restaurant. Lobby bar and patio. Executive business center and fitness center. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. Penthouse executive suties available. Enjoy jazz at Roberts Lounge.

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Franklin Hotel
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express

Siena Hotel

This Italian boutique hotel is part of the Autograph Collection. Home to Il Palio, the only AAA Four Diamond Italian Restaurant in the state and a farm-to-fork Italian delight. TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award Winner. Hotel of the Year Award for the Autograph Collection in the Americas, 2015.

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Siena Hotel

Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel

Complimentary in-room Starbucks, 32" to 42" flat screen TV"s, Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds, fitness center, outdoor pool and sun deck. Local shuttle service. Carolina 1663 restaurant serves contemporary Southern cuisine using local ingredients. 

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Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel

Residence Inn by Marriott

Offers complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet, Tue-Thu manager's reception and local shuttle service. Theater/billiard room, putting green, outdoor pool & spa, in-room dining and lobby bar. All suites have 32" HD LCD TV's, luxurious bedding and full kitchens.

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Residence Inn by Marriott