Meet at the Welcome Center for a walk with a local on a downtown walking tour of Chapel Hill’s past, present & future, filled with our singular places, people, history and traditions. Free! Registration is required in advance.
Most getaways require a lot of planning to be rewarding. A getaway to Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and Carrboro rewards spontaneity. Forget the plan, let curiosity lead you here.
Hillsborough at over 250 years old, is the birthplace of the North Carolina Regulators, home of Mary Todd Lincoln’s confidante, Elizabeth Keckley, and
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
UNC’s campus is dominated by two central quads, McCorkle Place and Polk Place, both brimming with students, academic buildings and campus activities.
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