The Best Hotel Lodging Near Duke University

The Durham area is home to some of the finest universities in North Carolina and the United States. Duke University, North Carolina Central University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University Raleigh are all within a short distance of our inn! If your student is thinking of attending one of these excellent schools, stay with us for easy access to each one. We’ll cover how to get there, parking, and other essential information to make your visit easy!

During your stay, get a real feel for the Triangle region by checking out some the top 10 things to do in Durham.

Universities in and around Durham

Duke University – Durham 

Tour contact # (919) 684-3214 

Visiting Duke 

How to get to Duke: 

Duke university is located in Durham, NC. The campus is in Durham, so arriving here is easy. Check out the map and easily find the best route for you. Once you arrive, review the parking policy, and get ready to explore this beautiful campus! 

North Carolina Central University – Durham 

Tour contact # (919) 530-6180 

Visiting North Carolina Central 

How to get to North Carolina Central: 

North Carolina Central University is also located in Durham, NC, and offers campus tours for families and high schools. The campus is centrally located in Durham and is easy to get to! Take a look at this map, and start planning your visit.  

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- Chapel Hill 

Tour contact # (919) 843-9799 

Visiting UNC 

How to get to UNC-Chapel Hill: 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is about 25 mins from Durham and easy to drive! Schedule your tour and review the parking page and choose from three options. There is also a map on this page to help find parking areas. 

North Carolina State University – Raleigh 

Tour contact # (919) 515-2434 

Visiting North Carolina State 

How to get to North Carolina State University: 

North Carolina State University is located in our sister city of Raleigh, NC. The main campus is minutes from the downtown area and is easily walkable on one of the campus tours. Review the parking and directions page so you can spend less time parking the car and more time exploring this scenic campus! 

Young Ones

Durham, NC offers some great options for families with young ones to burn energy and have fun.  Here are a couple of our grandchildren’s favorites!

  • The young (and young at heart!) will enjoy a visit to the Museum of Life and Science which holds exhibits ranging from aerospace adventures to, tropical butterfly house, and the new Hideaway Woods outdoor playscape.
  • If jumping, bouncing and aerial feats are more your interest, SkyZone Trampoline Park, offers open jump from 30 minutes up to 120 minutes for toddlers and kids, while there are Skyrobics classes for adults.

Check out more Things to Do with Kids in Durham.