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 2020 Officials Visitors Guide  and our Welcome Back to Chapel Hill & Orange County 2021/2022 Guide which will be available through late summer 2022. Refer to our standard calendar page for our 2022 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.  We have returned to our normal weekday hours of Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.  Some staff are working in a hybrid format, but there will be staff onsite at the new location daily. For information, our general number is (919) 245-4320 or email at . Follow the Bureau on social media and review for the latest information.  

Click on the Orange County NC government page for COVID information for the recent updates. As of March 7, 2022, masks are no longer required in public places in Orange County.