Chapel Hill: Small Town
Feel, Big City Sophistication
In the heart of North Carolina, surrounded by rolling farm- land and equidistant from the mountains and the coast, the Ackland Art Museum, which has the largest collection of Asian art in the state and a permanent collection
you’ll find the vibrant, eclectic, intellectual oasis that is Chapel of over 15,000 objects. The ArtsCenter in nearby Carrboro
Hill. From delicious food to top-notch golf, art galleries to offers a wide variety of performances to suit any palate, and
arboretums, this unique, multifaceted community has it all. UNC-Chapel Hill’s performance arts series attracts stellar
entertainment from around the globe. Plus, the continuing
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education opportunities here are hard to match, what with
Located in the Tarheel State’s Triangle area (Raleigh and the proximity to three major universities.
Durham comprise the other two points), Chapel Hill is home
Shopping in Chapel Hill is an opportunity not to be
to the oldest public university in the United States. Founded missed. Sure, you’ll find all of the nationally-based chain
in 1793, UNC-Chapel Hill was the country’s only public stores here; but you’ll also find shops and boutiques featuring
university to award degrees in the 18th century—and it’s still art, clothing, textiles and other items handmade in North
a leader in the field of education today. The campus borders Carolina. Specialty grocery stores like A Southern Season will
Franklin Street, which runs through the middle of downtown have your mouth watering in no time, and if eating healthy
Chapel Hill and is chockablock with art galleries, restaurants, is your thing, nearby Weaver Street Market in Carrboro offers
bookstores, coffee shops and boutiques. Whether you’re into a Sunday brunch that’s out of this world—not to mention an
sports—Carolina basketball, anyone?—or sightseeing, this incredible sense of community.
charming town won’t disappoint.
North Carolina is synonymous with basketball for many
folks, and the rivalry between Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill heats
Things to See and Do
up predictably each spring, culminating in March Madness.
There’s so much to see and do in Chapel Hill, it’s hard to But hard as it may be to believe, b-ball isn’t the only sport in
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