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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At the Hillsborough Home Depot Parking Lot, Hampton Point Shopping Center.  NC 86 & I-85 @ Exit 165.Saturdays: April - November 8am-12pm. Wednesdays: May - October, 4pm-7pm.Special markets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday at Central Senior Center, 10am-1pm; and every 2nd and...
Address: The Home Depot parking lot on NC86 and I-85
Phone: n/a
Address: 2211 Woodbury Dr. Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-245-0815

Where To Dine

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Coffees, teas, breakfast. Call for hours.
Address: 200 US Highway 70 East Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-8109
Open Monday-Saturday, 7am-2pm.  Closed Sunday.
Address: 126 W King St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-1155

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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Occoneechee Speedway was one of the first two NASCAR tracks to open and is the only track remaining from the inaugural 1949 season. The site is now heavily forested in 40 year old pines and sycamores. Visible still are the grandstands which once held thousands of enthusiastic fans and the mile...
Address: Elizabeth Brady, 0.3 N of US 70 Business,
Phone: 919-732-6886
A 1-acre neighborhood park, located at 333 W. King St., that includes a kids playground structure, a footbridge, several garden areas and sitting benches. The park is owned and maintained by the Town of Hillsborough but was built primarily with volunteer donations.
Address: 333 W. King St. Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: none