Durham is a great place to live - the quality of life, available opportunities, and prospects for growth are better here than just about anywhere in America. It's easy to see why - natural beauty, low cost of living, big city amenities, accessibility to the coast and mountains, and great weather for most of the year.
Voted The South's Tastiest Town by SouthernLiving, Durham is packed with unique restaurants featuring locally grown products, farmers markets and Food Truck Rodeos!
First-run Broadway shows like Wicked, The Lion King, and Billy Elliot are a frequent attraction at the new (and beautiful) Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). If musicals aren't your thing, there are several concert venues, festivals and events throughout the Triangle as well to enjoy!
Durham hosts more than just the Duke Blue Devil NCAA Men's Basketball champions; The Durham Bulls, a minor league affiliate play in a brand new ball park in the middle of downtown!
Whether you want to enjoy stunning scenery, get a breath of fresh air or push yourself to the limit – Durham is your destination. Duke also prides itself on our sustainability efforts- click here for information on the Duke farm,events and public transportation options.
Six out of the top ten towns listed in the Best North Carolina Towns for Young Families were in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, better known as "the triangle".
In the past few years, the area's bar and nightlife scene has exploded! New venues, microbreweries and restaurants are sure to suit all tastes. Brightleaf Square and the American Tobbaco District are popular historic destinations,close to Duke that feature unique restaurants and shops.