Destination guide

Lively Chapel Hill will entice you

Take a holiday to Chapel Hill and enjoy the area's cathedral, live music and art galleries. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Lenovo and Kenan Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Chapel Hill

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Chapel Hill a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dean Smith Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Finley Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Waller Family Farm (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Herndon Hills Farm (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Duke University Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Chapel Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Chapel Hill. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coker Arboretum (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Forest Hills Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chapel Hill

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Chapel Hill?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 159 holiday rentals near Chapel Hill. From 88 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chapel Hill for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chapel Hill?

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 Chapel Hill:

  • Southwest Raleigh: 46 holiday homes
  • Northwest Raleigh: 15 holiday homes
  • East Durham: 21 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 32 holiday homes
  • Duke Park: 15 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 Chapel Hill?

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

  • Ackland Art Museum: 174 holiday rentals
  • Franklin Street: 170 holiday rentals
  • Memorial Hall: 176 holiday rentals
  • Paul Green Theatre: 180 holiday rentals
  • Kenan Stadium: 177 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 88 Houses in Chapel Hill. Our other popular types of Chapel Hill holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chapel Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Chapel Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.