Visit Hillsborough, North Carolina. The perfect weekend getaway. The Perfect day trip. Visit Hillsborough, a Unique southern town. Founded more than 250 years ago. Explore over 100 historic homes and structures. Take in the beautiful, historic architecture. Stroll on the scenic Riverwalk greenway. Hike to the top of Occoneechee Mountain. (Hillsborough is) A haven for artists and writers. Unique shops and restaurants you can’t find anywhere else. Great food, great beer, great people. The perfect weekend getaway (or) escape. Explore for the day, or extend your stay. Delicious (and/or) award winning, locally owned pubs and restaurants. America’s little literary town. America’s coolest small town. No ordinary small southern town. The (or) A Small town with BIG History. Variations: It’s just a stone’s throw; A charming southern getaway. It’s just a stone’s throw to a charming, southern getaway on the banks of the Eno River.

Hillsborough is no ordinary southern small 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.

Find out more.

Hillsborough is a close and easy getaway.

From Distance Time
Asheville 212 miles 3 hours
Chapel Hill 12 miles 20 minutes
Charlotte 131 miles 2 hours
Durham 14 miles 18 minutes
Greensboro 42 miles 43 minutes
Greenville, SC 229 miles 3.5 hours
Morehead City 190 miles 3.25 hours
Nags Head 226 miles 4 hours
Raleigh 38 miles 43 minutes
Richmond, VA 163 miles 2.5 hours
Wilmington 170 miles 2.5 hours
Winston-Salem 68 miles 1 hour

What type of adventurer are you?

Explore Hillsborough using self-guided tours.

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What are your weekend plans?? 

Maybe an Acrylic Painting class @ocncarts 

Or shopping @enoriverfarmersmarket 

Perhaps a stroll through Hillsborough's historic past with a tour with @ayrmount @classicalamericanhomes or @historichillsborough 

How about a pancake breakfast with the Hillsborough Rotary Club. 

Shop, dine, explore this weekend in Hillsborough! 

#visithillsboroughnc #visitnc 
Features in photo: @dwellhillsborough @antoniashillsborough
Shop Local ** 

A Little Something - featuring fun, personalized and unique gifts! Female-owned & operated. Stop by or shop online! www.ineedalittlesomething.com 

Explore more Hillsborough shops at visithillsboroughnc.com.

Hike - Bike - Fish - Kayak Hillsborough! 

Our parks and trails have something to offer for everyone. Take a stroll on the River Walk, fish at the bottom of the Occoneechee Mountain. Whatever your outdoor hobby, visit Hillsborough! 

EDIT: Occoneechee Speedway is pedestrian only! **

Explore more at www.visithillsboroughnc.com
**NEW Merch** Hillsborough 1754 Tumblers are in stock at the visitor center gift shop! Shop online or stop by Mon-Sat 10-4 / Sun 12-4. 

#historichillsborough #hillsboroughnc #merch
The Hillsborough Garden Tour 2023 is this weekend! The Hillsborough Garden Club proudly presents 13 gorgeous gardens for you to explore! Some of the gardens are free flowing masses of beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees. All of the gardens are hidden gems!

Purchase your tickets at HillsboroughGardenClubNC.org.
RIVER PARK CONCERT TODAY!! Music + Art + Food + Drinks = Best Saturday! Join us starting at noon in River Park, Hillsborough. 

All the fun is hosted by @trianglemusicalliance

Photo : @hillsborougharts
A Piedmont Showpiece - Tour the home and grounds of Ayr Mount. The 1815 federal, masonry edifice was the first of its kind in this once bustling trade town. 

Home Tours are offered multiple times, Thursday through Saturday (April-November). Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased through the Ayr Mount website prior to the tour. 

Learn more at www.classicalamericanhomes.org
** River Park Concert Returns Next Weekend!!** 

Calling all music lovers! One stage, four bands, and a guaranteed good time. River Park Concert is a free event for all! Craft vendors, food trucks, local beer, and a live mural painting - It's a full day of fun and festivities. 

Join us at River Park on Saturday, April 29th starting at 12:00 p.m.

Hosted by @trianglemusicalliance and @whupfm
We got that summer sunshine today ☀️ 

Check out what's happening in Hillsborough this weekend... 

- Noir at the Bar @yonderbarnc (releasing their second volume of Dark Yonder)

- Historic Hillsborough Walking tours hosted by @historichillsborough 

- Live music @nashstreettavern 

-Spring hat show @carlisleandlinny 

- Treasure Hunters Exhibit @orangehistorync 

-Farmers Market @enoriverfarmersmarket

- Home Tours @ayrmount by @classicalamericanhomes 

The list is long so head over to our website to see all events or follow along in our stories! 

Photo of the beautiful @thecolonialinn1759 for looks 😍
Discover Hillsbrough's trails & outdoors! Thanks to @katehikesnc for exploring our town 🥾
Can't go wrong with the Best of Everything! Sums up Hillsborough, if you ask me. 

Dine - Shop - Explore in Historic Hillsborough ♥️ View our website for upcoming events and day-trip recommendations! 

Photo: @panciutorestaurant @hillsboroughbakeshop
Hillsborough scenes ♥️ What's your weekend look like? Tag us in your Hillsborough outings!

@lelandlittleauctions for capturing these  breathtaking views 😍
There’s so much to explore in our small town! 

☑️ History
🛍️Unique Shops
🍽️ Fine Dining
🎵 Live Music

Come stay awhile and experience Historic Hillsborough. >>Visit our website for all local To-Dos & more (link in bio)<<
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