Durham, North Carolina is also known as ‘Bull City’ as it is home to the Durham Bulls baseball team. In years gone by the city was an important tobacco center and you can still explore this today on the American Tobacco Trail. Durham has a number of excellent music events, including jazz festivals and symphony concerts and if you want to find out for yourself, use one of the bed and breakfast hotels in the city as a base. Alternately, there are also plenty of bargain budget hotels on offer in the vicinity.
When to go to DurhamDurham has a varied climate, with cool winters and hot summers. Popular months to book hotels in Durham are July and August, when highs can reach around 87°F.
How to get to DurhamRaleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is the city’s major airport and has flights to a variety of destinations. From there you can take a Triangle bus service to one of the great discount hotels Durham has to offer, or, if you want to stay in a town further out from the city take a taxi to popular Chapel Hill hotels. While in the city you can catch a DATA bus service to local sights, and if you’re after intercity rail travel then head to Durham Station.
Things to do in DurhamDurham's tobacco industry has spawned a variety of interesting tourist attractions, including the shops and restaurants of the American Tobacco Company. But the city also boasts a number of theaters such as Carolina Theater and Durham Performing Arts Center, and baseball fans will want to visit Durham Bulls Athletic Park. All these attractions are near hotels in the city so, if you're on vacation, you'll find it easy to explore the area.
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