Chapel Hill, NC - (December 12, 2023) – The Chapel Hill/Orange County (NC) Visitors Bureau has published a new edition of its annual Visitors Guide. The 2024 Official Visitors Guide is a comprehensive resource for residents, visitors, meeting and conference attendees and others planning a trip to the Chapel Hill & Orange County, NC area.

The bureau’s new 64-page book features Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Orange County and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Find user-friendly listings of accommodations, shopping, attractions & entertainment, outdoor activities, restaurants, coffee shops and nightlife, top festivals and events and helpful resources. Also find downtown parking maps and transportation information.

New to this guide is a Down on the Farm spread on some of Orange County’s farms that host tours, events and festivals. Additionally, see an updated free things to do list and ideas for kids & families.

“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. “It’s a resource to give the visitor a well-rounded picture of visiting our destination.”

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 Saturday 10 am – 3 pm. An online version of the guide can be viewed and downloaded at


About 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:

Front Cover features visitors to downtown Chapel Hill, NC relaxing outside TRU on Henderson Street by photographer SP Murray. Back cover is an illustrated map of Orange County, NC. 
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