Arrowhead Inn - Exterior - View looking up from drive at front of inn

The Perfect 4 Day Itinerary for a Durham Getaway

Spend a long weekend at Arrowhead Inn and take advantage of all the activities and fun things to do in Durham, NC! This 4-day Durham itinerary has all of the must do’s in the area! Get ready to experience delicious cuisine, afternoon adventures, local performances, breweries, and much more!

steak dinner

Day 1 – Thursday

  • Check in at our Durham, NC bed and breakfast and settle in for four days of fun!
  • Destress with a meltaway couple’s massage in the privacy of your romantic room.
  • Relax and unwind with chocolates, cheese and fruit and wine.
  • Indulge in a dinner at one of our favorite Durham restuarants.

Want to do something different? Scroll down to find other great ideas.

Day 2 – Friday

  • Wake to a gourmet breakfast at the inn and enjoy.
  • Meander around the beautiful Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Enjoy 55 acres of beautiful gardens full of lovely things to see.
  • Have a late lunch at one of Durham’s local favorite restaurants as voted by area residents.
  • Visit a local brewery. (There are 5 within 10 miles of us!)
  • Grab late afternoon refreshments at the Inn.
  • Go for a Moonlight & Starlight Night Paddle with Frog Hollow (When booking a trip with Frog Hollow mention discount code arrowhead10 for 10% off your trip. Discount is applicable for single-day or evening trips.
  • Discount is not applicable for camps, multi-day trips or overnights.)

Want to do something different? Scroll down to find other great ideas.

Day 3 – Saturday

  • After breakfast, let us prepare a “take along picnic lunch” for you to explore the hiking trails at the Little Regional Park.
  • Savor the Pre-Show Dinner at the Inn.
  • Get ready for a night of theater at the Durham Performing Arts Center. This summer’s shows include Finding Neverland, Pilobolus, The King and I, Dancing with the Stars Live, and more! View the full schedule and purchase tickets. Or enjoy a show at another Durham performance venue!

Want to do something different? Scroll down to find other great ideas.

Day 4 – Sunday

Savor your last incredible breakfast at the Inn and fill up before you travel home.
Check out.
Head to a Durham Bulls Baseball game before heading home and take in a great game at a spectacular field. View their full schedule.

Additional Items to Customize Your Itinerary

Check out the following events and activities and take note of the ones that interest you. You can then add them to your itinerary and customize it any way you choose!

  • Festival for the Eno – This is an Independence Day celebration with tons of great live music, crafts, and wonderful food and drink, July 1st & 4th. Stay two nights with us during the festival and we will include two complimentary tickets to this extravaganza! All proceeds from this festival help maintain and purchase new parklands to the already existing 3,000 acres of natural wildlife. Buy a raffle ticket at the festival for a chance to win a free night with us as well! Don’t miss the fun!
  • American Dance Festival – This is an incredible dance event with many featured performances and workshops. Relax in an idyllic country setting at our inn–only a 15 minute drive from the dance venues. Stay two nights, show us your ADF ticket receipt at check-in, and receive a 10% discount on your room/night!, June 3rd-July 29th.
  • Food Truck Rodeo – If your Durham getaway is taking place over Father’s Day, you must check out the Food Truck Rodeo at Durham Central Park, June 18th, 12-4pm.
  • West Point on the Eno Outpost – Embark on a self-guided kayak or canoe trip on Saturday and Sunday during the day. It is only 5 minutes down the road from the inn!