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Live Your Best Life in Durham This Holiday Season

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:43:55 AM

The holiday season evokes joy and anticipation, but it’s also fair to say that stress and anxiety can go right along with it. When family and friends roll into town, how can you ensure that everyone is happy without losing your sanity? Here’s your guide to not only survive, but thrive this holiday season in Durham.

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Topics: Itineraries, Kids & Families

The Introvert's Guide to Durham

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:43:43 AM


noun |  in·tro·vert   | \ˈin-trə-ˌvərt 

1. one whose personality is characterized by introversionespecially a reserved or shy person who enjoys spending time alone

Introverts, we love you.

We get it – large crowds  probably not your thing. You're living your best life when you're getting recharged with a little R&R, spending some reflective time with small groups, or getting holed up somewhere peaceful and warm with your favorite snacks and activities. We hear you. Durham is undoubtedly full of life, but also offers welcome respite to the overstimulated. This post is for you.

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Topics: Itineraries

A College Student's Guide to Durham

Posted by DCVB Staff on Jul 27, 2018 2:28:10 PM

Durham is home to two top-notch universities, North Carolina Central University and Duke University. It’s also a thriving city in its own right, with nationally recognized restaurants, a buzzy downtown, art galleries, live music, and tons of local pride. So, make it your mission to get to know Durham – we made a little guide to get you started.

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Topics: Itineraries, North Carolina Central University, Duke University

Durham Summer on a Dime (2018 Edition)

Posted by DCVB Staff on Jun 29, 2018 3:18:46 PM

What could be better than spending a summer in Durham? How about a summer that doesn’t break the bank? Durham offers many family-friendly activities on the cheap, ranging from sporting events to live music, and of course, a taste of Durham’s booming food scene. Here’s a selection of free and inexpensive activities to try this summer.

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Topics: Kids & Families, Itineraries

Graduating? Here's Your Durham Bucket List (2018 Edition)

Posted by Shayla Martin on Mar 7, 2018 11:51:29 AM

As college life winds down for so many students around the Bull City, they may be hit with the stark realization that the past four years have flown by, and there were so many activities they didn’t get to mark off their Durham checklist. We’re here to help. This graduation bucket list is everything you need to see, do, eat, and enjoy before making your mark on the world outside of Durham.

One bit of advice? Start now!

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Topics: Itineraries, college grads, Duke University, North Carolina Central University

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