Things to Do in Durham NC
When you book your stay at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, you'll discover the many things to do in Durham NC and surround yourself with the best entertainment and nightlife the area has to offer. From headliner concerts to great shopping, there is something for everyone just outside our doors.
- Crossings Golf Club
- Duke University
- Durham Bulls' Stadium
- Durham Performing Arts Center
- North Carolina Central University
- North Carolina Museum of Art
- North Carolina State Fairgrounds
- North Carolina State University
- Sarah P. Duke Gardens
- The Streets at Southpoint
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Arts, Shopping & Culture
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Home of the North Carolina State Fair, which is held for 11 days in mid-October, the fair annually attracts more than 1 million visitors.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Known by many as the "crown jewel" of Duke Univesity, the renowed gardens boast 55 acres of beautifully landscaped and wooded areas.
The Streets at Southpoint Mall
A premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in the Triangle, and was featured as one of the '10 Great Places to Spend It All in One Place' by USA Today.
North Carolina Museum of Art
The Museum features more than 40 galleries as well as more than a dozen works of art in its 164-acre Museum Park.
Durham Performing Arts Center
The DPAC is home to the biggest and best Broadway shows, superstar concerts, and fun performances for families and young audiences.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Experience live theater, ballet, opera, and other performances in some of the most elegant performance venues in the Southeast.
Morehead Planetarium and Sundial Garden
Located on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus, the planetarium is one of the oldest and largest planetariums in the United States.
North Carolina Central University
The United States' first public African-American liberal arts college.
North Carolina State University
Home of the Wolfpack, the public university has 34,000 students and 2,000 members of its faculty.
A renowned private university that spans more than 8,600 acres and is home to the Blue Devils.
Sports & Entertainment
The Crossings Golf Club
Whether you're looking to improve your swing or just grab a bite to eat, this 18-hole championship golf course designed by Ron Garl will cater to all experience levels.
The Arena indoor arena is home to the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes and the NC State Wolfpack.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Home of the world famous Durham Bulls Baseball Club and headquarters of USA Baseball, the park seats 10,000 and includes picnic areas, skybox rentals, and is considered to be one of the premier ballparks in the nation.