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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Welcome to PURPLE CROW BOOKS, a literary meeting place. Find new and used books. Come in, relax, sit and peruse the latest works by local authors. Because we specialize in local writers, Purple Crow Books is a favorite tourist destination. Special orders welcome. Monday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM www....
Address: 109 West King Street, Hillsborough, NC
Phone: 919-732-1711
Home improvement materials, landscaping, paint, interior supplies
Address: 625 Hampton Pointe Blvd Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-245-0132

Where To Dine

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Pizza; Open Mon-Sat 10am-10pm; Sun 11am-9pm
Address: 670 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-245-1900
Sub and sandwich shop; Open Mon-Sat 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
Address: 640 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-1900

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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Kings Highway Park is an 18-acre natural area located on Ben Johnson Road at the edge of the Hillsborough Extraterritorial Jurisdiction. It is owned and maintained by the town. Over the past few years, volunteers have built trails, bridges and a kiosk in the park. Kings Highway Park now has almost...
Address: Ben Johnson Road, Hillborough NC
Phone: none
Murray Street Park is a neighborhood park that is owned and maintained by the town. It is located at the corner of Murray and Eno streets in West Hillsborough. The park is a little less than 1 acre and has an open area, a play structure and swings. A bridge also crosses a small creek to a sitting...
Address: Murray and Eno Street, Hillsborough, NC
Phone: none