- Our list of the best things to do in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, features the top 149 nearby activities — including 70 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Chapel Hill, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Chapel Hill, NC , followed by 120 popular activities in nearby cities, including Durham, Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Pittsboro, Mebane, Burlington, Wake Forest, Fuquay-Varina and Sanford
Paint Nite 1885 Lake Pine Drive, Cary, NC MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
Showing a mix of independent films and blockbuster hits, Varsity Theatre offers popcorn with real butter. They typically show 2 movies at a time. Visitors can rent out the theater for fundraisers, birthday parties, and other events.
Featuring a .2-acre dog park, Homestead Park is a recreational complex that includes a basketball court, batting cages, and a meeting room. The park also has a picnic shelter, a skate park, and an indoor swimming pool.
Lumina Theatre is a 4 screen movie theater with stadium seating and digital projection. The theatre airs first run films and is a part of the southern village, providing guests with access to numerous restaurants and shopping venues.
25 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 56% Off Admission to the Kidzu Children's Museum
123 (Suite B) W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 MoreLess Info
Fun and interactive, Kidzu Children's Museum offers a variety of activities to enhance the education of both children and adults. Programs include hands-on learning in the areas of art, theater, music, health and nutrition.
Home of the Tar Heels, Kenan Stadium is the venue for all football games. This stadium seats over 60,000 fans and is further equipped with training facilities. And on game day, fans can enjoy a variety of concessions.
Boshamer Stadium is a baseball stadium in Chapel Hill and is the home of the North Carolina Tar Heels baseball team. Since expansion, the stadium has a listed capacity of 4,100, but has standing room for up to 5,000.
A traditional bowling facility, Mardi Gras Bowling Center features 24 lanes for open and league bowling. The center provides flat-screen televisions, arcade game machines, an air hockey table, party facilities and a cafe with food and beverages.
AMF Durham Lanes offers traditional bowling on 32 lanes along with a bar and meeting room with a capacity of up to 36 people. They also feature arcades, pool or air hockey, group events, birthday parties and a Pro Shop.