Destination guide

Lively Chapel Hill will entice you

Take a holiday to Chapel Hill and enjoy the area's cathedral, live music and art galleries. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Lenovo and Kenan Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Chapel Hill

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Chapel Hill a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dean Smith Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Finley Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Waller Family Farm (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Herndon Hills Farm (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Duke University Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Chapel Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Chapel Hill. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coker Arboretum (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Forest Hills Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chapel Hill

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chapel Hill?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 254 holiday lettings around Chapel Hill. From 103 houses to 55 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Chapel Hill?

One word (or maybe three) — location, location, location! There's nothing better than finding a home away from home in the heart of the action. HomeAway has 18 city centre holiday rentals available. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 12 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 10 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Chapel Hill?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just rent a whole house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 103 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £46 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 90 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Apartment: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Townhome: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.

Can I stay in Chapel Hill in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a holiday with your relatives or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out in a new place together! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit. The most popular choice for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 31 currently listed. If you're hoping to travel in a big group, the holiday rental options that can cater to you include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can house 6 guests? We have 102 that will suit. The prices start from £61 per night.
  • Require a place for 8 people? We have 34 that will serve you well. The starting price is £88 a night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent suitable for 5 guests? You'll be happy to find out we have 32 that'll be perfect. You can book one from just £69 a night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you arrange your Chapel Hill travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Chapel Hill?

Say goodbye to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Savour the freedom of living like one of the locals in a cost-effective holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the amazing options available to book on HomeAway. When it comes to looking for an awesome deal, your first stop should be North Hills. Here, HomeAway has 23 holiday rentals at an average price of £88 a night. There are another 18 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Northwest Raleigh. The average price in this area is £91 a night.