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Popular amenities for Durham vacation rentals

Stay near Durham's top sights

Durham Bulls Athletic Park220 locals recommend
Brier Creek Commons45 locals recommend
American Tobacco Campus116 locals recommend
Sarah P. Duke Gardens378 locals recommend
Duke University Chapel45 locals recommend
Carolina Theatre104 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Durham

  • Total rentals

    1.8K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    68K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    960 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    690 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    340 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1.2K properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Durham?

    Durham's climate is characterized by warm, humid summers with highs around 89°F (32°C) and mild winters, with temperatures often dropping to around 32°F (0°C). The city experiences rainfall throughout the year, and light snowfalls in winter.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Durham?

    In Durham, you can immerse yourself in the local culture at the Durham Performing Arts Center, explore the unique American Tobacco Historic District, or stroll through the Durham Farmers' Market. Hiking in Eno River State Park is also a favorite activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Durham?

    Spring and fall are the most popular seasons to visit Durham due to the moderate temperatures and vibrant foliage. These periods also coincide with popular events such as the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in spring and the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market in fall.

  • What are the best places to stay in Durham?

    If you're exploring Durham, popular neighborhoods to stay in include Downtown Durham, known for its bustling food scene and historic architecture, Brightleaf District with its blend of historic charm and modern amenities, and Ninth Street, an area bursting with vibrant shops and eateries.

  • What are the best places to visit in Durham?

    Visitors to Durham often head to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, or the Nasher Museum of Art. The Durham Performing Arts Center and the Museum of Life and Science also draw large crowds.

  • What are some hiking trails in Durham?

    Nature lovers can explore the Eno River State Park's Cox Mountain Trail, a moderately challenging 6.4 km trail that takes you through beautiful forests and across a suspension footbridge. The Al Buehler Cross Country Trail is a less strenuous 4.8 km loop around the Washington Duke Golf Course.

  • What are some family activities to do in Durham?

    Families visiting Durham can explore the Museum of Life and Science, filled with interactive exhibits that kids love, or enjoy a picnic at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to a minor league baseball team, also organizes games that can be fun for the whole family.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Durham?

    You could take a day trip to the nearby cities of Raleigh, just 39 km away, known for its vibrant arts scene, or Chapel Hill, 16 km away, home to the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Botanical Gardens. A visit to the scenic Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, 38 km away, is also an enjoyable option.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Durham?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 1,150 vacation rentals in Durham featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Durham?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Durham. Choose from more than 690 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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