7 days in Durham & Chapel Hill Itinerary

7 days in Durham & Chapel Hill Itinerary

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7 days in Durham & Chapel Hill Itinerary

Start: Durham
1
Durham
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Chapel Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Durham

4
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dukes of Hazzard museum, North Carolina State University, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Durham to Pittsboro to see Carolina Tiger Rescue about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, see where the action happens at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lonerider: Ales for Outlaws, and gain insight at University of North Carolina.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durham travel route builder tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Durham. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Dukes of Hazzard museum, Carolina Tiger Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Duke University ©
Duke University
The Carolina Basketball Museum ©
The Carolina Basketball Museum
Carolina Tiger Rescue ©
Carolina Tiger Rescue

2
nights
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Four Corners, Ackland Art Museum and Top of the Hill Distillery (TOPO). On the 13th (Sat), sample the fine beverages at Top of the Hill Distillery (TOPO) and then get a taste of local nightlife at Four Corners. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Ackland Art Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chapel Hill journey builder tool .

Chapel Hill is just a stone's throw from Durham. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Nightlife Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Four Corners ©
Four Corners
Ackland Art Museum ©
Ackland Art Museum
Top of the Hill Distillery (TOPO) ©
Top of the Hill Distillery (TOPO)

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