Barbecue is a famous part of North Carolina cuisine, and Durham's pit-cooking elite have garnered national praise. Hear about four of the five celebrated barbecue joints located in the Bull City with this video, and head to durh.am/durhambbqmap for an infographic overview.
Whether you're looking for an acclaimed theater to see Broadway shows, a museum where you can explore the wonders of science, a trail to bike, a music club where you can hear the next big thing, haute cuisine from a truck, a boutique where you can pick up the latest trends, or a place to kick back with a local beer, Durham has you covered.
From international dance festivals to performances by world-class musicians, or workshops led by leading researchers to quirky homegrown celebrations, there’s always a wide variety of events to capture your interest in Durham.
Durham, NC is home to three state historic sites with ties to the Civil War - Historic Stagville, Bennett Place, and Duke Homestead. Each site gives visitors a chance to step back in time and learn more about life before, during, and after the war.