When things get back to normal, we'll be here to welcome you. In the meantime check out your favorite spots in Chapel Hill and Orange County virtually.
There's no one way to experience Chapel Hill.
In a place that's been awarded almost every "Best Places" award ever invented, you're not going to have trouble finding fun things to do. Music? Check! Performing Arts? Check! Restaurants? Check! Kid-Friendly? Check! Outdoor Recreation? Check! No matter your age or interest, Chapel Hill and the surrounding communities of Carrboro (right next door, West side) and Hillsborough (just about 13 miles to the North) have lots to offer. Scroll down to start exploring
Just here for a few hours? Find a park with the park locator.
Spend the weekend with us
No matter what time of year you decide to visit, there is plenty going on. Now is the perfect time to plan your weekend in Orange County, NC. Check out our craft brew scene, restaurants and live music venues. UNC-Chapel Hill is buzzing with visual and performing arts. Reach for the stars at Morehead Planetarium. Need to get away? Charming Hillsborough has a quaint downtown, B&B's and greenways along the Eno River perfect for unwinding. Check out these stories for lots more reasons why you should spend a weekend with us!
Whether you’re visiting Orange County, NC as a first-timer, coming home or just passing through, we’re excited to have you
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