Shop one of a kind stores where the wares are as unique as the shop owners and artisans; where you'll find walls and walls of Tar Heel memorabilia and sportswear, trendy clothing & accessories, flea market and hi-end antiques, and quirky & fun gifts.The downtown areas of Chapel Hill and neighboring Carrboro and Hillsborough have plenty of parking and are pedestrian friendly. But If you prefer a mall type atmosphere, we have those too.
University Place in Chapel Hill, anchored on one end by Silverspot Cinema, has boutiques, a fitness center, restaurants, a kid's hands-on museum, and our local hometown radio station, WCHL. plus the Chapel Hill Farmers' Market every Saturday. Note: UP is currently under renovations ransforming to a vibrant community hub, but stores and restaurants are open!
For a truly local shopping experience, head over to Carr Mill Mall in Carrboro. As the name states, Carr Mill is a former cotton mill built in 1898 known as Alberta Cotton Mill and is listed on the the National Register of Historic Places. Today the mill complex is home to unique shops and restaurants. Scroll down below to shop by category or by town.
And for locally handcrafted goods, be sure to check out Made in Orange County, NC.