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Rediscover Durham

Durham is filled with familiar delights — from the warm comfort of a handcrafted specialty coffee drink to the soulful decadence radiating from a dish of chicken and waffles. As you press play on life after months stuck on pause, we invite you to come engage with us: safely indulge in old staples, uncover new favorites, and rediscover community.

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Planning a Trip to Durham?

We know everyone has COVID-19 considerations in mind while traveling. Don't worry, we've compiled what we think visitors need to know before arriving. You can find the scoop here.

Let's Get Back on the Bull

We also wanted to make sure you were aware of the City of Durham and Durham County's health and safety campaign, "Let's Get Back on the Bull." Check out the website, BackontheBull.com, to find out which businesses and organizations have completed a checklist, plus links that answer FAQs about the latest local ordinances, Durham County Department of Public Health's data dashboard, and more. When searching participating businesses, you can click on each establishment to find a full, transparent list of safety measures the owners are committed to taking to reduce the risk for staff and guests. Here's our list, so you are informed. If you're most interested in supporting minority-owned businesses, there are search filters for that, too. Once you arrive in Durham, look for the "Back on the Bull" signage in storefront windows outlining safety measures in place, too.

Nature is never closed

Hiking, Biking & Running Trails Breathe deep. Lace up. Discover Durham's natural beauty. Learn More

red bridge at duke gardens

Parks & Gardens Wake up and smell the roses, y’all. Durham is beautiful. Learn More

6 Picnic Spots in Durham With Breathtaking Views It's time to bring some bites and a blanket and head to one of Durham's fabulous picnic spots. Learn More

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