Overview

Research Triangle Park (RTP) is the area between Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina. RTP is well known as a hub for science and technology companies, including businesses like IBM, Glaxo, LapCorp, Cree, and Duke. The area is home to twelve universities and colleges as well as a host of specialized schools.  Durham is divided into several districts, each with their own unique flair with shops, restaurants, museums and nightlife right at your fingertips.



What to Do

Durham is divided into several districts, each with their own unique flair with shops, restaurants, museums and nightlife right at your fingertips.

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Statue of a bull in the middle of the city.

Downtown Durham
A trip on the Durham Freeway will take you to the heart of Durham, where you can go to the Tobacco District, eat, and watch the Durham Bulls play ball!

Research Triangle Park (RTP)
In addition to the many employment and education centers in Research Triangle Park, this area is minutes away from South Point Mall where shopping and outdoor restaurants abound.

Glenwood
Downtown Glenwood in Raleigh is where you can find some of the best restaurants, fine dining, bars, clubs, and night life in town!! Brier Creek is a huge shopping and restaurant development in the area where you can find Wal-Mart, Target, Movie Theater and all kinds of shops that fit everyone needs and wants. You can also find the all famous Angus Barn right off Highway 70 – they say you haven’t had a steak until you dined out there!

Ninth Street & Duke District
The Ninth Street & Duke District is known for eclectic shops, restaurants, and of course, Duke University and its famous chapel. In addition, you will find the Nasher Museum of Art, and Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Northgate Mall. Duke Gardens is a tranquil place to relax and have a picnic. It is also a great place to take your best four-legged friend.

Where to Shop

Shopping opportunities abound in Durham.


Local Businesses, Restaurants & Employers


Places to Live Near Durham