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. .We have two photo libraries: 1) Visit Chapel Hill Photoshelter and 2) our Website Media Section Photo Library. 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 Official 2024 Visitors Guide. Refer to our standard calendar page for our daily 2024 events as well as our Major Annual Events page for our signature events throughout the year. 

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

Patty Griffin
Communications Director
(919) 245-4321

Visit our Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill.  Hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Some staff are working in a hybrid format, but there are staff onsite when open. For information, our general number is (919) 245-4320 or email at Our website is