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 links to our 2020 Officials Visitors Guide  and our Welcome Back to Chapel Hill & Orange County 2021/2022 Guide which will be available through spring 2022. 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

Big News! We are so excited to share that we have re-located to our new Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill. Our center will be temporarily closed as we settle into our new offices and jazz up our new home. Stay tuned… 
We will still offer full services (other than in person) Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm at 888-968-2060 or by email at . Follow the Bureau on social media and review for the latest information.  Staff is working remotely until our new Welcome Center opens.  

Click on our COVID information page for the recent updates and requirements when visiting Orange County and North Carolina.