Chapel Hill is located in Orange County and is home to more than 57,000 people. Get on a charter bus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to explore the city today.
Plus, see how the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has made this city even more interesting when you ride a charter bus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with your friends and family to tour the city.
Be sure to go around town and see the murals painted by Michael Brown. Or check out the Carolina Basketball Museum located inside the University of North Carolina campus. You can find videos, photos, artifacts and other things related to the game at this top-notch museum. You can also visit the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, where you can also find the GSK Fulldome Theater, several classrooms and the Science Stage. The planetarium show original productions created by the Morehead team. You can also take the kids to Kidzu Children's Museum with its interactive and hands-on exhibits that are designed to inspire both kids and adults and help them learn via creative play. The exhibits here include the Makery, the Farm to Fork and Gravitron, among many others.
Watch plays, theater productions and musicals by the Paul Green Theater, the PlayMakers Repertory Company, or the Carolina Performing Arts. Then check out the art exhibits at Ackland Art Museum.
The city has two award-winning golf courses. There’s the 18-hole UNC Finley Golf Club, which has around 6,600 yards of golf with a par of 72, a rating of 75.0, and a slope rating of 141. The course was designed by Thomas Fazio and first opened in 1999. In 2001, Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine named the course as one of the top 10 college courses in the country. And there’s also the Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club, which is also an 18-hole course that has a par of 72, a rating of 75.1 and a slope rating of 145. Davis Love III designed this golf course that opened in 2002. Golfweek Magazine named is as one of the top new golf courses in 2005. You can also play at the Chapel Hill Country Club, Twin Lakes Golf Course, and the Governors Club. You can also visit Kenan Memorial Stadium and see the state's best football teams play, or at Dean E. Smith Center for basketball games.
See the Chapel of the Cross, which was built in the 1840s and which features a gothic revival architecture. This is just one of the more than a dozen sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places for the city. There are also four historic districts that you can tour to see more historic buildings, sites and structures. That includes Chapel Hill Historic District, Gimghoul Neighborhood Historic District, Rocky Ridge Farm Historic District, and West Chapel Hill Historic District.
Visit the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery, which has close to seven acres of space where you could find the grave of George Clarke, the first one to be interred there, and see the different styles used on grave markers. And if you visit the University of North Carolina, you can check out the Old East and the Playmakers Theatre. Other listings on the national register include Alexander Hogan Plantation, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity House, Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill Town Hall, and Chapel of the Cross.
Even with the hectic pace of city life, there are two arboretums that you can visit: the North Carolina Botanical Garden and Coker Arboretum. You should also check out the Unique Plant, a nursery that sells high-quality and one-of-a-kind plants.
These are just a small sampling of the things you can do and see in the city, so get on a charter bus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and visit today. Start doing that by getting a free online quote for one only from BusRental.com.