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Top Durham, NC Attractions

Durham is a canvas covered with a unique cultural identity. There is a culture of art and creativity expressed through visuals, performances, and food. There is a palpable sense of history. And there are countless opportunities for nightlifeshopping, and exploring nature. There's so much that even locals are always finding new things to do. So to help you get to know the Bull City, the following list includes must-see features and sites - all those places that you should not miss.

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

  • 420 Anderson St
  • Duke University West Campus
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-3698
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Named one of the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor and winner of the 2013 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence, Duke Gardens is a stunning 55-acre public garden on the …

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St. Joseph's Historic Foundation/Hayti Heritage Center

  • 804 Old Fayetteville St
  • Durham, NC 27701-3958
  • (919) 683-1709
  • Downtown Area

St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation (SJHF) is a non-profit organization that manages the Hayti Heritage Center. SJHF is dedicated to preserving Durham's African-American heritage and the impact of the …

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The Streets at Southpoint

  • 6910 Fayetteville Rd
  • I-40 Exit 276
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 572-8800
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Dubbed one of the nation's "ten great places to spend it all in one place" by USA Today, The Streets at Southpoint is one of the nation's top super-regional malls. Including over 100 different …

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West Point on the Eno

  • 5101 N Roxboro Rd
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 471-1623
  • North Durham (North of I-85)

Combining natural beauty and history, West Point on the Eno is free park along the Eno River spanning 404 acres with three historic buildings. A rebuilt grist mill on the site of what was once the …

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Durham Itineraries


Get a great trip without the hassle of planning by using these itineraries. There are plans for nature lovers, kids, history buffs, and more. Read More

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604