- TripBuzz found 114 things to do with kids in or near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, including 89 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Durham, Raleigh, Cary and Apex.
- From Dean E. Smith Center to Kenan Memorial Stadium, the Chapel Hill area offers 57 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Theaters and Observatories & Planetariums.
- Chapel Hill is situated in the central part of North Carolina and is part of the Research Triangle with Raleigh and Durham. The city was originally built to serve the University of North Carolina, but it soon grew to contain its own services and attractions. Every October there is an area-wide festival that celebrates local artists, performers, craftsmen, and food vendors.
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Historic Yates Mill County Park is a 174 acre wildlife refuge and an environmental research center where visitors can learn history and view educational exhibits. The park features opportunities for hiking, picnicking and limited fishing.
With public skating sessions open to the public, Roll-A-Bout Skating Centers offers visitors an indoor skating rink. Visitors can schedule a birthday party that includes admission to the rink and use of the snack bar.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest natural sciences museum in the southeast United States. The four-story building has a three-story movie screen, 20,000 specimens, research labs, and investigation labs.
There are over 75 acres of activities provides at the flagship City Park of Burlington. Facilities at the park include five athletic fields, an extensive playground, walking track, year-round aquatic facilities, and the historical Dentzel Carousel.
The North Carolina Museum of History offers a display on the history of North Carolina, historical interactive exhibits, a sports hall of fame, and agricultural exhibits. In addition, the museum offers constantly changing historical exhibits.
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Burning Coal Theatre Company features classes in acting, playwriting and screenwriting. Besides hosting theatrical performances, the company gives theater tours as well. The Murphy School Auditorium at the theatre is available to rent.
The Marbles Kids Museum features Around Town where children learn about how a town is designed, Splash where children learn about water, Art Loft where children can be creative, Moneypalooza where children learn about money, and two outdoor play areas. Children under three can explore activities at Toddlers Hol…
Premium films for a totally immersive experience are offered at the Wells Fargo Imax Theatre. Most of the movie offerings are inspiring educational documentaries, but the theater also features Hollywood Imax blockbusters when available.