GET TO KNOW THE BULL CITY
Duke and its hometown of Durham, North Carolina, are closely connected. Here’s how to see some of Durham during a short visit to campus.
TASTE OF THE TOWN
If you’re staying overnight in town, you’ll have time to sample one of Durham’s acclaimed restaurants and visit some of our trendy neighborhoods.
DAME'S CHICKEN & WAFFLES
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Dame’s pairings are world-class, comfort food combinations meant to fulfill your appetite’s and heart’s desires. Dame’s culinary creations are truly palate-pleasing pairings that offer something special for all comers.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
A weekend in Durham gives you the chance to pick-and-choose the local attractions that most interest you. Whether you’re a foodie, a gamer, a sports fan, or an artist, there’s something in Durham just for you.
Eats, errands, and eclectic gifts – everything you need in a unique, walkable district with a rich history and a friendly neighborhood feel. This colorful West Durham street has roots that go all the way back to Durham’s early days of textiles and tobacco. Today, its modern amenities are matched with a strong tradition of independent business to create a vibrant culture.
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