Destination Updates

Orange County is currently following N.C. Governor Coopers recent Executive Order No. 147 which extends phase 2 until 5 pm on July 17, 2020 and adds the mandatory requirement to wear facial coverings in public spaces where social distancing is not possible. This order continues to allow businesses such as personal care shops, retail businesses and restaurants to remain open but with restrictions. Tap 'View Updates' for details. Many of our attractions still remain closed and most events have been cancelled or postponed. Take advantage of the outdoors using our greenways and trails however playgrounds also remain closed. Please comply with the CDC recommendation of maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet from another individual.

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Whatever you do here, just do you.

No matter how different we are, we are just not the same without you! Take the short drive to the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough for a day trip. Mindful shops, farms, markets and restaurants are open and we have miles of trails and open spaces.

Whatever you do here, just do you.

No matter how different we are, we are just not the same without you! Take the short drive to the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough for a day trip. Mindful shops, farms, markets and restaurants are open and we have miles of trails and open spaces.

Whatever you do here, just do you.

No matter how different we are, we are just not the same without you! Take the short drive to the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough for a day trip. Mindful shops, farms, markets and restaurants are open and we have miles of trails and open spaces.

Whatever you do here, just do you.

No matter how different we are, we are just not the same without you! Take the short drive to the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough for a day trip. Mindful shops, farms, markets and restaurants are open and we have miles of trails and open spaces.

Whatever you do here, just do you.

No matter how different we are, we are just not the same without you! Take the short drive to the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough for a day trip. Mindful shops, farms, markets and restaurants are open and we have miles of trails and open spaces.

 

There's no one way to experience Chapel Hill and Orange County, NC.

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Hillsborough

Hillsborough at over 250 years old, is the birthplace of the North Carolina Regulators, home of Mary Todd Lincoln’s confidante, Elizabeth Keckley, and ...more

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Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is a multicultural university town that is home to UNC-Chapel Hill and a resident population of 59,000. Hailed as “America’s Foodiest ...more

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UNC - Chapel Hill

UNC’s campus is dominated by two central quads, McCorkle Place and Polk Place, both brimming with students, academic buildings and campus activities. ...more

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Carrboro

Carrboro is the town just west of Chapel Hill. With a population of just under 20,000 Carrboro is the kind of small southern town where the past and ...more

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Chapel Hill/Orange County NC Community