Chapel Hill, NC -  (September 16, 2022) – The Chapel Hill/Orange County (NC) Visitors Bureau has published a new edition of its annual Official Visitors Guide and Official Visitors Map for use in 2022-2023.

The bureau has returned to a 64-page guide featuring Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Orange County and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  A pull-out perforated map is again included as well as parking maps for the towns’ downtowns. Find user-friendly listings of accommodations, shopping, attractions & entertainment, restaurants, coffee shops and nightlife, top festivals and events and essential facts and resources.

New to this guide is information about accessibility in Orange County, free things to do, ideas for kids & families and a “Take Home a Taste of Orange” page highlighting locally made products.

“Our annual Visitors Guide consistently provides fresh updated content to tens of thousands of annual visitors to Orange County who seek ideas on where to stay, dine, shop and explore,” said Laurie Paolicelli, director of the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau.

The 2022-2023 Visitors Guide, a comprehensive resource for residents, visitors, meeting and conference attendees and others planning a trip to the Chapel Hill & Orange County, NC area, features a wrap cover photo of the new Chapel Hill & Orange County Welcome Center on West Franklin Street. 

The companion piece to the visitors guide is a multi-panel Official Visitors map with a matching cover. The map is a detailed look at visitor resources throughout the county. 

To request a copy be mailed to you, call (919) 245-4320 or email Free copies can also can be picked up at the Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm or select Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm. An online version of the guide can be viewed and downloaded at


About the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau
As the official accredited destination marketing organization of Chapel Hill and Orange County, the mission of the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau is to develop and coordinate visitor services in Orange County and to implement marketing programs that will enhance the economic activity and quality of life in the community. The Visitors Bureau is a department of Orange County, NC Government. For information:

Header photo is Cover of 2022-23 Visitors Guide and Map image of Welcome Center at 308 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill by SP Murray. Link for Hi res full cover images as both jpg and pdf