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Durham Travel Guide

Durham is a small city in North Carolina best-known for its technology companies and research links.

Things to Do in Durham

While Durham is well known for its technology companies, you can still leave technology behind and get off-the-grid here. Top things to do in Durham include exploring the beautiful Duke Gardens, where you can relax in the shade or go hiking and fishing in the stunning Eno State Park. If you're looking for an interesting activity, explore interactive exhibits at the Museum of Life and Science.

Best Time to Visit Durham

The best time to visit Durham is in the summer months of June, July, and August when the weather is warm and sunny.

Price and Availability Index in Durham

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

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Durham tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Durham tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Durham

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Durham. The hottest month in Durham is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is April with 6.7 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.03 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Durham

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Durham has 6160 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 Durham is available at $5 per night. On average, a place to stay in Durham will cost you $104 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Durham, then you can choose from over 1622 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 308 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 190 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Durham? Then choose one of the 1556 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 330 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 344 pet-friendly places to stay in Durham, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

We combine a wide variety of Durham accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 6 providers, including 1512 places to stay from Airbnb, 70 accommodations from priceline and 44 places to stay from Homeaway.

3868 of our accommodations in Durham have been reviewed and rated. 64% are rated excellent or good. 1632 accommodations allow instant booking.

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