Top Choice Zoo in Durham & Chapel Hill

Duke Lemur Center

The secret is out: the Lemur Center is the coolest attraction in Durham. Located about two miles from the main campus, this research and conservation center is home to the largest collection of endangered prosimian…
Gardens in Durham & Chapel Hill

Sarah P Duke Gardens

Heavenly Sarah P Duke Gardens include 55 acres of koi ponds, terraced rose gardens and magnolia groves, where students and visitors play Frisbee on warm afternoons.
Gallery in Durham & Chapel Hill

Nasher Museum of Art

Duke University's Nasher Museum of Art houses an impressive collection of international contemporary works in an even more impressive futuristic cube of a building.
University in Durham & Chapel Hill

Duke University

Endowed by the Duke family's cigarette fortune, the university has a Georgian-style East Campus and a neo-Gothic West Campus notable for the towering 1930s Duke Chapel. This breathtaking place, with its 210ft tower …
Stadium in Durham & Chapel Hill

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Have a quintessentially American afternoon of beer and baseball watching the minor-league Durham Bulls (of 1988 Kevin Costner film Bull Durham fame), who play from April to early September.
University in Durham & Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina

America's oldest public university has a classic quad lined with flowering pear trees and gracious antebellum buildings. Don't miss the Old Well, said to give good luck to students who drink from it. Pick up a map o…
Chapel in Durham & Chapel Hill

Duke Chapel

The towering, 1930s Duke Chapel overlooks Duke University's neo-Gothic west campus. This breathtaking place, with its 210ft tower and 77 colorful, bible-themed glass windows, is worth a look.