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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Professional photographer and studio.
Address: 110 Boone Square Street - Suite #9
Phone: 919-732-6668
An old-fashioned hardware store that has everything one needs to make, fix, and build.  Family run and operated for more than 35 years. Paint, clothing, bootery, hardware, plumbing.  Open Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-2:30pm.
Address: 115 W. King St. Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-2442

Where To Dine

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Fast food.  Open daily 10:00am-10:00pm.
Address: 353 S. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-3741
Cup-A-Joe provides locally roasted coffee from Joe Van Gogh and delicious baked goods.  Come sit and relax with a Cup A Joe!Open Monday - Friday 6am - 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am-7pm
Address: 120 W. King St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-8056

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
Hillsborough Heights Park is a town-owned and -maintained tot lot located at 510 Terrell Road. The land was donated to the town, and playground equipment was installed on the lot in 2006. The neighborhood park also has two picnic tables and a grill. The park is open to the public during daylight...
Address: 510 Terrell Road Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: none