Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau

Convention center
Guest Rooms1,350
Guest rooms at 1 hotel150 guest rooms
Special event venues10
Average room rate$124.00
Daily food cost$56.00
Occupancy rate6%
Tax rate7.5%

Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau


Seek Unique in Chapel Hill

Experience, Explore, Taste, Unwind, Tune In, Stay and Meet at our unique destination! Chapel Hill, NC is a popular choice for small to medium sized meetings up to 300 because it is one of the few destinations that offer small town charm with big city flair. Chapel Hill is a mix of historic sites, unique gardens, wonderful museums, art galleries and is home of the nation’s first state university, the University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill’s celebrated Franklin Street features over 300 shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants and offers a vibrant, lively downtown scene. The foodie scene rocks with award winning chef’s creating inspired, fresh dishes. You’ll also find world-renowned music clubs; hip, eclectic wine bars, awesome craft beers, a distillery and cool coffee shops. The avant-garde arts scene is literally on every corner to discover. Orange County, NC is also home to Carrboro where the uncommon is common in this former mill town and Hillsborough which has rich historical roots. The area offers hotels ranging from Four Diamond and boutique to edgy and affordable..options for any meeting budget. Come experience our rich culture in a town that is anything but mainstream. Raleigh/Durham International Airport, voted #9 Best Airports (Conde Nast 12/14) is only 20 minutes from Chapel Hill and offers many flight options both domestic and international.

Need dates

  • 02/17/202002/20/2020
  • 02/23/202002/27/2020
  • 03/01/202003/05/2020

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Distance from airport

  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport

    28.97 km from city center


Local Attractions

University of North Carolina

UNC was chartered in 1789 and was the nation's first public university. Home of the TarHeels!

A Southern Season

Largest gourment store on the Eastcoast with over 60,000 sq. ft of shopping, specialty chocolates, coffee, teas and wines from around the world. A true shoppers delight.
201 South Estes Drive
University Mall
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Downtown Chapel Hill

Business district
Franklin Street is a vibrant downtown area featuring many college style and upscale restaurants, pubs, clothing stores, galleries, UNC memorabilia shops and boutiques. It is the heart of the downtown area.

Cat's Cradle

Located less than a mile from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus in downtown Carrboro, the Cat’s Cradle has been the Triangle’s premier live music venue for over 40 years. Having hosted bands as diverse as Nirvana, Public Enemy, John Mayer, Joan Baez, and Iggy Pop, the Cat’s Cradle has become a must-stop venue for premier music acts over the past several decades. With a capacity of 750 people, the Cat’s Cradle allows concert-goers a chance to see established and up-and-coming bands alike in an intimate setting.
300 East Main Street
Carrboro, NC

Downtown Carrboro

Business district
Main Street features gift and craft shops, fashion, coffee shops, restaurants and galleries. Carrboro is a walking town; there is nowhere you can't go and nowhere you wouldn't go on foot.

North Carolina Collection Gallery

Eclectic collection of artifacts and exhibits related to North Carolina and University history
South Road
Chapel Hill

North Carolina Botantical Gardens

The Botanical Garden, one of the largest botanical gardens in the SE, features nature trails, carnivorous plant collections, perennial borders, aquatics and herb gardens. Meeting space available.
Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC

Kidzu Children's Museum

Hands-on, interactive, exhibit areas geared to children 0-10 years that inspire children to learn through creative play
201 S. Estes
Chapel Hill, NC


Additional Information

Why should you consider Chapel Hill for your next meeting? We can help you create a memorable experience in an exciting town! * Ranked #4 WalletHub Lists Chapel Hill Among the 2017 Most Educated Cites (2017) * Ranked #1 Atholon Sports Experts Poll Names Chapel Hill Best College Towns in the Nation (2016) * Ranked #6 Chapel Hill on List of 20 Smartest Towns by (2016) * UNC is ranked in Top 5 national public university by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” (2016) * Chapel Hill is one of Zagat’s 16 Under-the-Radar Southern Food Destinations (2016) * Ranked #12 Conde Nast Traveler Names UNC in the top 20 Most Beautiful College Campus America (2016) * Chapel Hill rated #1 in Top College Towns You’ll Never Want to Leave by College Magazine (2015) * Chapel Hill named one of Four Slam Dunk College Towns by National Geographic (2015) And.. Raleigh/Durham International Airport Ranked #9 in the country by Conde Nast (December 2014)