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Durham Family-Friendly Travel Package

Spring fever got you yearning to get away with the family? Time to pack up the car and head to Durham to enjoy discounted prices on family-friendly attractions and hotels.

Family-Friendly Stays

Durham's most kid-friendly hotels offer amenities that keep the little ones entertained and the adults comfortable and relaxed. For a stay in walkable downtown, you can experience Durham like a local with complimentary parking, a Shop Durham card, a 2 p.m. late checkout and a complimentary full breakfast at the Residence Inn Durham McPherson/Duke University Medical Center Area just steps from the lawn at Duke's East Campus, shopping and dining in Brightleaf Square, and more.

The Residence Inn McPherson Durham NC

Residence Inn Durham. Photo: Residence Inn

Located just off Interstate 40, 10 minutes from downtown and convenient to scores of family-friendly Durham attractions, the 15-501 corridor is an ideal neighborhood for families to find a comfortable stay with plenty to do. Spring Hill Suites Durham Chapel Hill by Marriott is offering double Bonvoy points, 20% off sundries at the on-site market and a complimentary late checkout for stays through June 30 with promo code ZJL. An indoor pool and hot tub will have everyone excited to end the day with a post-dinner dip and free breakfast will ensure there's no rush to get out the door in the morning.

Also in the 15-501 neighborhood, the La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham University Area Chapel Hill is offering 10% off a two-night stay with this link at the pet-friendly property with free parking, an indoor pool and hot tub and free breakfast.

May 11-14 are restricted from the La Quinta Inn package.

Patio at Spring Hill Suites. Photo: Spring Hill Suites

Family-Friendly Activities

Plan an afternoon of high-flying fun for all ages at OC Aerial Indoor Adventure Park, which includes ziplines, ropes courses, slides and more. Get 15% off any ticket purchase through the end of June 2023 with exclusive discount code DiscoverDurham.

A child launches joyously from the slide at OC Aerial in Durham, NC

Sliding at OC Aerial. Photo: OC Aerial

Schedule your stay around the July 4 holiday to attend the 43rd-annual Festival for the Eno, the two-day arts and music festival with workshops and activities celebrating and preserving the 7,400 acres of preserved land along the Eno River in Durham and Orange Counties. Use promo code FamilyFriendly22 for free youth (ages 5-17) tickets with the purchase of any regular-price adult ticket. Limit two free tickets per adult; kids under five are free. This year's festival will be held on Saturday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 4 and will include over 60 bands and performances on four stages, plus crafts, food and plenty of time for a swim in the river. Book your trip for one of the most iconic Durham celebrations of the year.

People swimming in the Eno river at Eno Fest

Swimming near the dam at Eno Fest. Photo: SP Murray / Discover Durham

To fill your weekend with activities for the whole family, check out the family-friendly section of our website. For more lodging options, visit our Hotels & Inns page.