Whether you’re here for a ballgame or Durham’s historic charms, these hotels and B&Bs will make sure you’re sleeping like a log. Book your stay with Culture Trip now.
Let’s play ball in the Research Triangle! The Durham Bulls Athletic Park is the place to be for nine innings of great American baseball. Even when there’s no game on the schedule, American Tobacco Campus and Downtown Durham have their bases filled with things to see and do. Need a place to extend your seventh-inning stretch? These comfortable hotels and B&Bs near Durham Bulls Athletic Park will keep you feeling well above .500.
Where better to stay in the Research Triangle than in the center of its hypotenuse? It is equidistant from downtown Chapel Hill and Durham, so the maths is easy – especially when you throw in the smashing complimentary breakfast. Dozens of nearby stores provide hours of retail therapy as you decide on which Triangle city to explore first. Head west for an out-of-this-world visit to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center in Chapel Hill, or head east, and eat your way through the Durham Food Hall.
You’ll never miss a moment of the game at Aloft. A line-drive away from Durham Bulls Athletic Park, this hip Bull City hotel is right in the center of the hip American Tobacco Historic District. Sneak in a midday nap in your loft suite before grabbing a local brew at WXYZ Lounge and heading out into the evening – for bars and boutique shopping. Prefer a night in? The pool and the pool table at Aloft are calling your name.
Worried you won’t have time to discover Downtown Durham while on a work trip? Fret not – Marriott City Center can help you. As it’s attached to the Durham Convention Center, you won’t have trouble mixing pleasure into your itinerary while keeping business firmly in place. All rooms have their own dedicated workstations, and the Table South Kitchen & Bar downstairs will gladly send your dinner up if you have to work late. Nightcaps at the M Club Lounge are a must on weeknights, but, on the weekend, take off the tie, and greet Downtown Durham right outside your door.
You can leave your car parked at Morehead Manor Bed & Breakfast, as it’s just a 10-minute walk to Durham Bulls Athletic Park and another five to Downtown. After a day at the ballgame, you can look forward to a long and luxurious sleep. As there will be no children under 12 spending the night, you’ll notice that the halls are extra quiet, allowing you to sprawl out in peace on the king-size wooden canopy bed in the Magnolia Room.
With North Carolina barbecue and Duke University dominating the Durham discourse, Millennium wants to remind you about another Tar Heel State staple: the great outdoors. Your spacious deluxe room is just on the edge of the Duke Forest, with hiking trails accessible right across the street. After a long walk absorbing the beauty of Durham, taste its bounty back at the hotel’s Bel Gusto restaurant, where farmers market vegetable panini and housemade pizza will refuel you.
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