Welcome to the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitor’s Bureau Media Center.  Here you'll find everything from story and itinerary ideas, photo images and quick facts and figures about Orange County, NC.  Photos requested must be properly credited to the "Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau" unless another credit is noted. To request photos you will need to create an account which allows us to send you a link to your requested images for you to download. Photos will not be provided and cannot be used for Commercial purposes.

We’ll keep you up to date with What’s New and highlight the numerous accolades that our Orange County communities have received.  Get a glance at what is being written about Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough, NC in our In the News Section.

Still searching for more information ideas?  Read our latest press releases on topics relevant to our leisure travel industry, travel stats, events, meetings, hotel news and more.  Read the Visitors Bureau blog, and make sure you “Like” us on facebook and follow us on Twitter  and instagram for the most up-to-date information.

Finally, we have provided for you link to our 2020 Officials Visitors Guide which will be distributed through 2021. Refer to our standard calendar page for our 2021 events.

The Communications staff is happy to help you in any way we can.

Patty Griffin
Communications Director
(919) 245-4321

Our Visitors Center at 501 West Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill is closed and staff is working remotely from home. We are checking email. I would suggest you follow the Bureau on social media and review the website for the latest information.  Face coverings are required by those age five and older while out in public in most situations.   Click here for the most recent news in Orange County on COVID19.  North Carolina will begin a modified stay at home order at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, due to a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key COVID-19 trends. The order requires people to stay at home between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. and will be in place until at least Feb 28, 2021. Read our health department release