Durham has such a wide variety of things to do and places to see that even lifelong residents can find something new to do every day.
For some expert and unique views of Durham, check out these itinerary and tour options. (Click each topic for printable PDF).
For some itinerary activities, it is advisable to call ahead for large groups of ten or more. For planning assistance, call the Discover Durham sales staff at 800-446-8604.
After the end of the American Civil War, Durham is where the South's industrial revolution began and flourished with the tobacco and textile industries, and consequently where one of the nation's premier universities made its home.
A brief glimpse into Durham's rich heritage will help visitors better understand and experience the tremendous contributions Durhamites have made to the city, state, and nation.
Durham is home to national championships, hall of fame coaches and is the backdrop for the movie Bull Durham. Visitors will have plenty of teams to root for or sporting events to attend.
Durham is an ideal destination for those traveling with children of all ages. With so many family friendly things to do and places to go, you and your children will not lack for fun and enrichment.
Take a journey out of town and into some of the close by areas where great things happen for Durham's food community; meet the farmers, see the animals, and discover the fields where Durham’s farm-to-fork meals are grown.