The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough
150 E. King St., Hillsborough NC 27278 (919) 732-7741


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Along the banks of the tranquil Eno River, you'll discover...

Hillsborough, North Carolina is no ordinary small, southern town.  Its scenic beauty, graceful architecture spanning three centuries, lively arts and culture scene, and convenient location provide a charming getaway for the day - or longer.


Our State /Hillsborough

Where To Shop

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Furnishings and eclectic arts inspired by nature's way, including vintage and mid-century antiques and collectibles; fine and folk art;, bath, body, and beeswax products; jewelry; gifts; plants and garden decor. Local sources. Fun to visit! Hours: M-Thur 11-6pm; Fri 11-5 pm; Sat...
Address: 3006 U.S. Hwy 70 E. Bypass Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-245-8320
Open 7 days a week 7am - 9pm
Address: 228 S. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-245-5050

Where To Dine

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Sandwiches.  Open daily 10:00am-10:00pm.
Address: 167 Mayo Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 644-7827
Burgers and fries.  Open Mon.-Thu. 11:00am-9:00pm; Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm; Sun 11am-9:00pm
Address: 601 Hampton Pointe Blvd., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-3734

Where to stay

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Inn at Teardrops An old-fashioned B&B, 6 rooms. Built in 1769 and enlarged in 1880, the house is furnished with antiques and has a small garden.
Address: 175 W. King Street Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-1120 or 919-418-2488
83 rooms, including 7 suites. Free continental breakfast (6:30am-9:30am), pool, fitness center, 24-hour coffee in the main lobby, 24-hour fax and copy services, easily accessbile from I-85 and I-40, 15 minutes to Durham and Chapel Hill.
Address: 202 Cardinal Drive Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-644-7997 or 800-HOLIDAY

Where To Play

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The park consists of 41 acres, 25 of which are owned by the Town of Hillsborough, and 16 which are owned and maintained by Orange County. Currently, the park includes natural areas, a kids playground, and restroom facilities. The county is involved in a three-phase improvement and expansion of the...
Address: Rainey Avenue Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: none
Address: PO Box 429 Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-1270