Exceptional Lodging Near Duke University

Universities in and around Durham

The Arrowhead Inn provides lodging near Duke University and many other fine schools and is a welcome alternative to the typical hotel accommodation. Durham is home to two of the finest major universities in the area, Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is within 30 minutes of two other nationally acclaimed universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh. 

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

Duke University – Durham
Tour contact # (919) 684-3214
Visiting Duke


North Carolina Central University – Durham
Tour contact # (919) 530-6180
Visiting North Carolina Central


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Tour contact # (919) 843-9799
Visiting UNC


North Carolina State University – Raleigh
Tour contact # (919) 515-2434
Visiting North Carolina State


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.