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Hillsborough overview

Hillsborough is a budget-friendly place, known for its historical sites and natural features, and features picturesque views of mountains and rivers. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and walking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Duke University and University of North Carolina. Make some time to enjoy local sights such as Kenan Stadium. A family-friendly area, Hillsborough also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hillsborough

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hillsborough has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hillsborough with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Hillsborough hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hillsborough hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hillsborough

Fly in to Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), 22.1 mi (35.6 km) from central Hillsborough.

What to see around Hillsborough

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
  • • Eno River State Park
  • • Waller Family Farm
  • • Duke Lemur Center
  • • West Point on the Eno
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Sarah P. Duke Gardens
  • • Durham Performing Arts Center
  • • Coker Arboretum
  • • Dean Smith Center
  • • Wheels Fun Park
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks:
  • • Ayr Mount
  • • Burwell School Historic Site
  • • Orange County Historical Museum
  • • St. Mary's Chapel
  • • Bennett Place
Its mountain views, rivers and hiking trails are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Forest Hills Park
  • • North Carolina Botanical Garden
  • • Cedarock Park
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Duke University
  • • University of North Carolina
  • • Kenan Stadium

When to visit Hillsborough

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 19°C day, -3°C night
  • April-June: 30°C day, 9°C night
  • July-September: 31°C day, 12°C night
  • October-December: 24°C day, -3°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 310 cm
  • April-June: 208 cm
  • July-September: 343 cm
  • October-December: 269 cm
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