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Chapel Hill Travel Guide

Chapel Hill is a town home to the University of North Carolina, best known for its basketball team and outstanding academics. The town also has a thriving art scene, beautiful botanical gardens and great shopping.

Things to Do in Chapel Hill

Wander down Franklin street to get a sense of the busy social life in the town. It's lined with restaurants and shops and is great for people watching in the day and partying at night.

Head to the Carolina Basketball Museum to learn a little hoops history via videos of famous games, photos and trophy displays. It's a must-visit for any sports fan.

Take the family to the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Admission is free and the gardens are an oasis of greenery. There are various trails to follow, an educational center to learn about the plant species on show, and interactive events throughout the year.

Best Time to Visit Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is popular over the spring months (March - June) when the temperatures range from the low 60s to high 80s.

Price and Availability Index in Chapel Hill

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Chapel Hill is in May, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Chapel Hill is in the high season in September. Chapel Hill has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Chapel Hill tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Chapel Hill tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Chapel Hill

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Chapel Hill. The warmest months in Chapel Hill are June and May, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Chapel Hill is June with 6.69 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.78 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Chapel Hill

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Chapel Hill has 707 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Chapel Hill is available at $14 per night. On average, a place to stay in Chapel Hill will cost you $127 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 356 accommodations in Chapel Hill that have WiFi. We have 98 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 42 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Chapel Hill? Then choose one of the 351 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 62 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 88 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Chapel Hill accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 310 places to stay from Airbnb, 20 accommodations from priceline and 16 places to stay from VRBO.

446 of our accommodations in Chapel Hill have been reviewed and rated. 75% are rated excellent or good. 188 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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