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Pack your bags — Durham awaits

What are you waiting for? Just make sure to leave some space in your suitcase to bring some of the Bull City home with you.

Whether you’re a list maker or prefer to begin your excursions with a last-minute dash out of the door, we’ve got the tools to ensure you don’t miss a thing. Here for a weekend? We’ve got an event calendar that will serve up just the right amount of excitement. (It’s a shame you will only have about 72 hours to eat your way through the Tastiest Town in the South, though). Thinking about staying longer? We knew you would. Stay in comfort at our expansive list of accommodations. Make a mental checklist of what you loved — you’ll want to be back.

Durham is where you can plan to have the whole family (including the dog!) along for the ride. We’re where you can find beauty and talent on the stage, or command attention while on one yourself. We’re where your trip is exactly what you make it, because authenticity is the stuff we’re made of.

We’d be remiss if we tried to tell you exactly what you should expect when you arrive in Durham. That’s up to you.

Plan to make memories as only you could, here.

The Discover Durham Destination Guide covers all you need to know, from things to do, places to eat, shop, and stay, and more.


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Be Patient, Be Kind: Support Durham Local Businesses Here's how you can help support local businesses in the midst of uncertainty. Learn More

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Durham FAQs Below are responses to frequently asked questions about Durham. Learn More

Durham Overview & Facts Durham is a creative, innovative community that is always doing something new. Learn More

Maps & Guides We’re here to help you find your way. Learn More

Visitor Info Center Your discovery of Durham begins here. Learn More

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Transportation & Travel Services Get here: we’ll get you around. Learn More

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Itineraries Going solo doesn’t mean going it alone. Learn More

RALEIGH–DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (RDU) More than half of the US population lives within a day's drive or an hour's flight of Durham. Learn More