North Carolina Hotel Reservations
Universities in North Carolina
Take in a Tar Heels Basketball Game or Explore Chapel Hill
Check Out the UNC campus in Chapel Hill
Plan a trip to North Carolina and head for Chapel Hill. A charming member of the Piedmont region in northern NC, Chapel Hill is, mostly, known as the home of the University of North Carolina – but don't forget about the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.
Visit Chapel Hill soon and check out the UNC campus and other impressive attractions.
The University of North Carolina is a public institution established in 1789, making it the oldest public university in the US. With 17 campuses across the state, UNC's influence is deep. Chapel Hill really is Tar Heels country.
UNC shares a close proximity to in-state rival Duke University, who's just northeast in Durham. Supporters from nearby cities like Greensboro, Garner, and Creedmoor make frequent trips into Chapel Hill for sporting events, tours of local attractions like the Old Well, and even the Alexander Dickson House.
On your tour of the UNC Chapel Hill campus, be sure to stop and have your picture taken with Silent Sam, the popular Confederate soldier statue. Keep an eye out for the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower, another iconic landmark on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.
When you visit over the winter, head for the Smith Center, home court of men's and women's Tar Heel basketball. UNC competes within Division I of the NCAA and fields 27 varsity level teams. Enjoy the northern NC landscape as you make the drive in from Cary, less than 23 miles to the southeast.
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