Destination guide

The lively city of Carrboro awaits you

Enjoy the area's live music, festivals and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Carrboro. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, theatres and shopping. Lenovo and Kenan Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Carrboro

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Carrboro a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dean Smith Center (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Finley Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Waller Family Farm (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Herndon Hills Farm (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • The Preserve at Jordan Lake (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carrboro

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carrboro is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coker Arboretum (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Forest Hills Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carrboro

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carrboro?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 118 holiday lettings around Carrboro. From 15 flats & apartments to 46 houses, 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 Carrboro?

If you're a fan of staying in the thick of the action, think about reserving in the main central area. HomeAway has 8 centrally located holiday rentals available. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 7 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Carrboro?

If you're seeking a home away from home this trip, renting an entire house is a terrific idea. You and your crew will have plenty of space for all manner of getaway activities. There are 46 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £13 a night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Townhome: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.
  • Condo: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.

Can I stay in Carrboro in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a special getaway with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun being in a new place together! And the good news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. House holiday rentals are the top option here for large groups of guests. Our international database currently has 14 available. If you're travelling in a large group, the rental options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 48 properties appropriate for that size. Book a night from just £54.
  • Require a holiday property for 8 guests? We have 28 that will suit. Prices begin at just £104 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be glad to know we have 14 that will fit the bill. You can grab one for as little as £114 per night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Carrboro getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Carrboro?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your nearest and dearest. Providing a variety of budget-friendly holiday rentals, you're sure to score a special place that fits the whole group. Brier Creek Country Club is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 2 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £92 a night, you can see why. Another 8 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Umstead. With an average price of £93 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting about.