Destination guide

The majestic setting of Hillsborough is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Hillsborough. This walkable city is known for its hiking, mountain views and forests. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hillsborough

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Hillsborough a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Eno River State Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Waller Family Farm (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • West Point on the Eno (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Duke University Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hillsborough

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hillsborough is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Eno River State Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • West Point on the Eno (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Forest Hills Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hillsborough

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 22.1 mi (35.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Danville, VA (DAN-Danville Regional), which is 36.5 mi (58.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Hillsborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 107 holiday rentals near Hillsborough. From 69 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hillsborough is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hillsborough?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hillsborough:

  • Southwest Raleigh: 45 holiday homes
  • East Durham: 19 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 30 holiday homes
  • Duke Park: 15 holiday homes
  • Albright: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hillsborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hillsborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eno Gallery: 135 holiday rentals
  • Ayr Mount: 132 holiday rentals
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area: 138 holiday rentals
  • Burwell School Historic Site: 134 holiday rentals
  • Orange County Historical Museum: 132 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hillsborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hillsborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Houses in Hillsborough. Our other popular types of Hillsborough holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hillsborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Hillsborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.