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
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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!
There’s nothing that says summer more than scoops of your favorite ice cream flavors piled high in a waffle cone and topped with
While Orange County farmers typically work year round and can be found selling their products during the winter markets - the fruits and
Known for its appreciation and cultivation of the arts, Orange County is famous for the dozens of murals that brighten the walls of our
Last fall, the Downtown Chapel Hill Partnership collaborated with Kevin ‘Kaze’ Thomas, co-owner of the popular former music
Longer days and warmer temperatures mean it’s time to get outdoors! Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Reach new heights!
After a $2.9 million dollar renovation, the historic Colonial Inn, built circa 1838, will reopen its doors in November 2020 in downtown