Chapel Hill Living

Chapel Hill Living

Chapel Hill, NC boasts a mild climate and offers a small-town feel. With tree-lined streets, great schools, and centuries of history to discover, Chapel Hill is the perfect place to call home. This eclectic college town is conveniently located three hours from the Atlantic Ocean and three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains. How lucky to live in a place where you can drive to the beach or the mountains for a quick weekend getaway! You are also 25 minutes from the Capital City of Raleigh, 20 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and 15 minutes to Durham. A blend of youthful effervescence coupled with rich history and tradition, Chapel Hill, NC continues to receive recognition for being one of the top spots to live, work, play, and visit. Money Magazine recently ranked the town as one of the best places to live in the Southern US and Movto ranked it the #1 most exciting place to live in North Carolina.

Chapel Hill is known for its arts and culture, offering a little something for just about everyone. The avid music lover, the biggest college sports fan, the nature lover, and the theatergoer will never find a lack of exciting activities in Chapel Hill, NC and the surrounding Triangle. You will also find that arboretums, museums, learning, and historical

centers abound in Chapel Hill as UNC Chapel Hill do a host of parks and recreational facilities.
The University of North Carolina is one of the most popular attractions for both visitors and residents of Chapel Hill. UNC is the oldest state university in the country and was founded back in 1795. Chapel Hill, NC is home to the iconic University of North Carolina Tar Heels which includes their nationally ranked women’s soccer, five-time ACC Champion football, and five-time National Champions men’s basketball teams. That is one reason Chapel Hill, NC was voted the best place to live for sports fans.

Schools in Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School System, boast the lowest dropout rate in the state of North Carolina. All three High Schools ranked top 10 in the state of North Carolina. Consisting of 16 schools, nine of which are elementary, the system is considered to be one of the very best in the entire nation. Chapel Hill was voted one of the “Most Educated Places in America” in 2015. Chapel Hill was voted one of the Top 11 Music Cities in 2014. The music scene is hot with venues like Cat’s Cradle, The Cave, and Local 506 hosting up talented artists on the Indie scene.

20 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport

“One of the best places to live in the Southern US”

-Money Magazine

“Most Educated Places in America”

20 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport

“One of the best places to live in the Southern US”

-Money Magazine
North Carolina is hot on the craft beer scene and Chapel Hill is leading the way. Two breweries, Carolina Brewery and Top of the Hill Restaurant, each have called Chapel Hill home for more than 20 years, and are anchors in the microbrew movement. Sister breweries such as Steel String, Starpoint Brewing, and Mystery Brewing compliment the fun.

Voted as one of the best places to raise kids, Chapel Hill is a ton of fun for the younger crowd too. Kidzu Children’s Museum, the North Carolina Botanical Gardens, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center offer exciting educational activities for kids.

Local eateries, Crook’s Corner and Lantern were voted Best 100 Restaurants in the South by Southern Living Magazine. In Chapel Hill, you must enjoy amazing restaurants like Elements, City Kitchen, Merritt’s Store (known for their BLT), Squids (great oysters), good ole southern cooking at Mama Dips, Sutton’s Drug Store (another classic institution), Elaine’s on Franklin, 411 West, and Kitchen.

The Franklin, Carolina Inn, and The Sienna welcome the 1000’s of visitors a year that come try out a taste of the Carolina blue sky.
Come for a visit and you will want to stay forever.