Things to Do
Hillsborough is blessed with a diverse collection of fun, educational, interesting, and active things to do. From natural resources such as the Eno River and the Occoneechee Mountain, to the numerous art galleries and retail shops, historic sites and museums, over to live music venues and bars. You'll never get bored in a place this scenic and vibrant!
Annual Festivals & Events
Hillsborough is home to lots of annual festivals and events. Mark your calendar and make sure to attend one that interests you!
Arts & Culture
Creativity abounds in this 'haven' for writers and artists nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the Triangle.
Bars & Nightlife
Whether you're looking to prop your feet up with a cold can or sit back and sip a sweet 'tini, we've got just the place for you.
Down on the Farm
Farms aren't just plows and fields anymore. Many of our local farms offer special events, dining options, rides & attractions, and more!
If you prefer to get your information and entertainment in a small group setting we've got something for you. Pick your tour time and topic!
Museums & Historic Sites
Hillsborough has been called 'a museum without walls' and rightly so. Founded in 1754, our Town still retains a that old world charm. Come explore it!
Recreation, Sports, and Leisure
If you want to get outdoors or get active, Hillsborough is just the place. We've got hiking, strolling, swimming, sporting, and outdoor play down pat.
Salons & Spas
Hillsborough is the perfect place to treat yourself. So pull up a chair and we'll freshen up that hairdo after your massage.
Hillsborough is home to hundreds of unique shops you can't find anywhere else! No internet retailer has the special finds or buying experience here.