Known for its impressive culinary scene, Duke University (and its famed basketball team), Brightleaf Square, mild winters, a hip live music scene, the American Tobacco Trail, and more, Durham, North Carolina is one of the east coast’s most trending and underrated destinations.
For a romantic getaway in our tranquil and historic property, the Arrowhead Inn located in Durham, NC is the only Select Registry Bed and Breakfast property in the Triangle area – Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Relax in the quiet comfort of our 18th century inn. The Arrowhead Inn rests on six acres of gardens and lawns amid venerable magnolia and pecan trees. Each of our nine elegant guest rooms and our Carolina Log Cabin provides a serene respite with the amenities of a fine hotel. Our rates include a full gourmet breakfast prepared by our innkeeper/chef and late afternoon refreshments. All rooms have private baths, flat screen TV, robes, iron, and hair dryer, and many even feature spa jetted tubs, rejuvenating steam showers and cozy fireplaces. Wireless broadband internet access is available. Dinner at the inn & room service is available with prior arrangement. Also, wine & beer are available. We are celebrating nearly 40 years of outstanding hospitality and look forward to welcoming you!
Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast in Durham, North Carolina is nestled in the historic Morehead Hill neighborhood just moments away from downtown Durham. Our Inn offers the perfect respite for the business or leisure traveler. We welcome guests 12 and over, however we can happily accommodate your little ones if your group has reserved the entire inn. Centrally located, our guests can enjoy a short stroll to Duke University, dining at Brightleaf Square, a show at the Durham Performing Arts Center, or a Durham Bulls baseball game. The Inn is just a short drive from North Carolina Central University, RTP, RDU International Airport, the Streets at Southpoint, and is easily accessible from both Interstates 40 and 85. Our rates include a full breakfast and scrumptious homemade desserts in the evening. We are happy to assist you with your sightseeing plans, spa services, shopping, and dinner reservations. This time together will enable us to help you fully discover – and take advantage of – what our beautiful city has to offer. Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is also available for special events, retreats, conferences, weddings, and private luncheons and dinners. Serving visitors from all over the world for over 22 years, we invite you to come, relax and be pampered by us at Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast.
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The Blooming Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast is located at the edge of downtown Durham North Carolina, just east of the library in the Holloway Historic District. A wonderful selection of exceptional restaurants, charming shops, the Duke University campus and gardens, museums, significant historical sites, and the Research Triangle Park are all within just a few minutes' drive.
The Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden Bed & Breakfast is a designated Landmark in Wake County, NC and is located in the Fuquay Springs National Register Historic District. It is perched on a hill directly across the street from the Historic Fuquay Mineral Spring Park. Historic Fuquay-Varina is convenient to Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Cary, Durham, and Fayetteville. All rooms have Cable TV, Wireless Internet Access, and Bose Radios. It has large spacious rooms with elegant bathrooms. Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden Bed and Breakfast is also conveniently located to Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Fayetteville, and Chapel Hill. Also nearby are the following North Carolina Attractions: Exploris, Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raven Rock State Park, the Carolina Hurricanes, as well as many more. Innkeepers and Owners John and Patty Byrne welcome you to the Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn after two years of detailed restoration. John is currently the Mayor of Fuquay-Varina, NC and Patty is an English teacher at Fuquay-Varina High School.
Welcome to Pilot Knob Inn Bed and Breakfast! The inn is situated on the eastern slope of Pilot Mountain in North Carolina. We have a variety of cabins whose massive timbers offer the ultimate privacy with secluded entrances, gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. We are nearby Scenic Pilot Mountain State Park which is one of the beautiful offerings nature has graced our area with. A short drive on Blue Ridge Parkway will lead you to more of nature’s wonders, Doughton State Park, Cumberland Knob, and Fairystone Park. There is also something to do in our area whether it be horseback riding, hiking at the Yadkin Island Park, or swimming in the clear mountain lake at Hanging Rock State Park. We are excited to have you visit!
The Babcock House is a restored, turn of the century inn, dating back to 1884. The inn features five bedrooms and one suite, all furnished with period antiques. All the rooms have private baths, cable television and free wifi. Our inn has central heat and air conditioning to ensure your comfort. Our parlor is full of books, board games and instruments to enjoy next to the fireplace. The porches are great places to take in the small town atmosphere and sip a tasty beverage. Enjoy a full breakfast every morning of your stay, including fresh fruit, the chef’s entree selection, juice and steaming coffee, tea or cocoa. Our on-site restaurant offers elevated southern fare for lunch and supper with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Indulge in homemade desserts and house-crafted cocktails as well as Virginia wines and beers.
Treat yourself to a stay at The Manor House at Beliveau Farm! This is the place for special celebrations such as an anniversary or a birthday, and a sought out property for elopements and surprize proposals. Our romantic bedrooms on our mesmerizing 165 acres provides an ambiance hard to replicate. The Beliveau Farm property also features an award winning winery, a brewery, hiking trails, and scenic picnic overlooks. A delicious gourmet breakfast is always a part of your room rate.
Located in the heart of historic New Bern, North Carolina, this restored property, originally built by Benjamin Ellis in 1853, has operated as a premier B&B since 1985. The Inn has three ground-floor rooms and six second-floor rooms including two luxury King suites. Rooms are equipped with private bathrooms including luxury bath amenities, Internet access, smart televisions, USB charging stations and individual climate control. The unique duplex architecture of the house with four extra wide hallways enhances the private getaway ambiance for a restful guest experience. A full width front porch offers guests a place to enjoy morning coffee or to relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day. A full breakfast is served each morning in our renovated dining room. Breakfast at the Inn combines flavors from across Europe and North America such as: Bircher Muesli from Switzerland, French inspired stuffed crepes with béchamel, or traditional southern favorites like cheese grits soufflé. The Benjamin Ellis House Bed & Breakfast is just four blocks from historic Tryon Palace and one block from the Riverfront Convention Center, and steps away from quaint shopping, art galleries, restaurants and other attractions. Off street parking is available.
John and Ellen Roberts have been welcoming guests and helping make sure they get the most out of their visits to Lexington for over 34 years. All of the sites of the town including colleges restaurants, museums & shops are walkable. John is a Lexington native offering experienced advice on all things local including history. He is an avid outdoorsman – ask about his Trail and Hiking Guide to plan a multiple day outdoor vacation. His guided Flyfishing for trout trips were featured on the Discovery Channel, Southern Living magazine and numerous other magazines and web articles. His Intro to Flyfishing class is one of the best around.. Come enjoy a very comfortable & welcoming experience along with Ellen’s Blue-Ribbon breakfast from a menu and leave with a lifetime memory.
Welcome to the Inn at Riverbend. Our custom built inn is located in the New River Valley between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains, known collectively as the Appalachian Mountains. The seven room inn, near Roanoke and Blacksburg, VA is a proud member of Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America since 2005. We are honored to be chosen for this group of more than 400 bed and breakfasts, inns and small hotels in North America. Each individually appointed room enjoys direct access to the outside decks. Relax outdoors, enjoying the morning song birds or watching the panoramic sunset. Listen to the sound of distant trains traveling along the river below. Experience an evening gazing at the stars or the summer fireflies from one of the decks, or read a book while relaxing peacefully in our luxurious and romantic accommodations. Gourmet multi-course breakfast and custom blended and roasted coffee await you each morning.
The Farmhouse at Veritas is located in Afton, VA, in the heart of Virginia Wine Country. The 1836 home is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the Rockfish Gap of the Appalachian Trail, and walking distance to Veritas Winery. Each of our 6 elegant guestrooms & suites comes with a complimentary bottle of Veritas' signature wine.
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There’s no better way to top off a visit to this gem of a city than by staying at a bed and breakfast Durham NC. Durham NC bed and breakfast offers a charming and personalized experience combined with modern amenities and services.
Spring and fall are the top rated times of the year to visit Durham for mild to warm temperatures. From March to May and from September to November the temperatures are between 55 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall months tend to be drier and the colorful fall foliage is one of the main reasons why this is such a preferred time to visit the city. Summer months tend to be very hot and crowded, particularly in July and August. Winter temperatures are very cold and rainy.
Durham is believed to be the site of an ancient Native American village called Adshusheer. Native Americans originally helped form Durham when they established settlements, transportation routes, and environmentally-sound systems of natural resource usage. Much later, Durham hosted some crucial negotiations that led to the end of the Civil War. The end of the war marked the beginning of the industrial revolution of the South, which began with the textile and tobacco industries. This piece of history can be explored today at Duke Homestead and its repurposed warehouses and mills. Durham played a huge role in the civil rights movement and where one of the country’s leading black universities was established.
There is an abundance of natural features and wonders to be explored just outside of Durham. One of the most popular natural points of interest is the American Tobacco Trail, which is a 23+ mile rails-to-trails project set in the Triangle Region. The route passes through Durham, Chatham, and Wake counties. The Duke Forest is another popular natural point of interest which boasts over 7,000 acres of teaching and research forests for Duke University and allows visitors to come for hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and picnics. The Horton Grove Nature Preserve spans over 700-acres and is part of the mosaic landscape in northern Durham County. Some other natural features worth exploring in the area are: Lake Michie Recreation Area, Leigh Farm Park, Little River Regional Park and Natural Area, Magic Wings Butterfly House, and Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
Durham is well-known as the home of Duke University, and even more well known for Duke’s famed basketball team. If you’re visiting during basketball season and consider yourself a sports fan, then attending a game is a must. Durham is also home to Research Triangle Park which is the largest research park in the United States which consists of hundreds of companies, firms, government agencies and more. If theatre is your thing, then check out the Durham Performing Arts Center which hosts a wide variety of events each year. Brightleaf Square is a must-visit while in the area, as it is home to several premier shopping and dining options. The Duke Gardens is a popular point of interest which garners more than 400,000 visitors per year from all over the world who come to explore the 55-acres of public botanic gardens. The charming city of Raleigh, which is home to North Carolina Central University, is only a 30-minute drive from Durham.
There is no shortage of things to do in and around Durham! If you’re a foodie, then you’ve arrived at the perfect destination as the culinary scene has exploded in recent years. Simply stroll through Brightleaf Square to explore some of the city’s best food and drink offerings. Piedmont Restaurant is known as one of Durham’s most loved restaurant options. For a breath of fresh air and some impressive greenery, head to Duke Gardens. A quick day-trip to Raleigh, home of North Carolina Central University, is worth the drive. Explore the Museum of Life and Science, go for a walk through the Eno River State Park, stroll through the 55-acre public gardens at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
There’s no shortage of impressive things to eat and drink during your stay in Durham. This is a foodie’s sanctuary, so hopefully you’ve arrived hungry and ready to eat! Bull City Burger and Brewery is a popular choice serving up a hip menu of comfort food. Alley Twenty Six serves up swanky American cuisine and sophisticated cocktails. Tobacco Road Sports Cafe is a top choice for sports lovers and food lovers alike. Parts and Labor is a well-known gastropub known for its creative food and drink offerings. The Refectory Cafe serves up breakfasts and brunches with a casual American food menu and vegan options.
It is relatively easy to get around Durham NC without a car of your own, however, having your own car will always make things ultra convenient. If you are arriving in Durham by plane, Raleigh Durham International Airport is the closest airport. There are car rental companies available at the airport and in the city. However, if you don’t plan on having a car during your stay in Durham, there are plenty of other ways to get around. Uber, Lyft, and taxi’s are available for getting around the city. Many parts of the city are walkable as well. The city has an official bus line called GoDurham. There is also a free bus for getting around Downtown Durham called the Bull City Connector.
Staying in a bed and breakfast Durham NC offers many benefits that are not available during stays in large chain hotels. Bed and breakfasts offer a much more personalized experience and the friendly-innkeepers are typically very pleased to help guests with information about local tips and to answer any questions during your stay. Check-in and cancellation policies tend to be more flexible at bed and breakfast than at larger hotels. Since bed and breakfasts are usually small, privately owned businesses, they are each uniquely themed and designed, giving them a character all their own.
During your getaway at a bed and breakfast Durham NC, expect all the same modern amenities and services that you would expect during a stay at a modern or commercialized hotel. Free wifi, clean spacious guest rooms, signature toiletries, private bath, television, air conditioning, workspace, and more. Check-in time is usually more flexible at bed and breakfasts. Nearly all bed and breakfasts offer an impressive full breakfast each morning, typically served in the dining room area of the building.
Whether you are looking for something modern, romantic, classic, or historical, there is a bed and breakfast option for you in Durham NC.
Durham’s top bed and breakfast pick on Tripadvisor is Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast. This historical inn dates back to the late 1700’s and is set on six acres of lush gardens and lawns. It is only 15-minutes away from downtown Durham, offering a peaceful and natural environment away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The 9 luxurious guest rooms at The Arrowhead Inn feature luxurious amenities such as whirlpool tubs, steam showers, cozy fireplaces, and free wifi. A delicious breakfast is served each morning by the chef. This is one of the top-rated picks for a romantic bed and breakfast Durham NC.
Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is set in a historic neighborhood just moments from downtown Durham. Plenty of points of interest are within walking distance from the inn, including Brightleaf Square, Durham Performing Arts Center, or a Durham Bulls baseball game. The spacious guest rooms feature antique furnishings, colorful decor, and modern amenities. The rate to stay includes a full breakfast each morning and delicious homemade desserts in the evening. The bed and breakfast is available for weddings, conferences, special events, retreats.
Blooming Garden Inn is a no-frills, homey bed and breakfast with antique-style rooms, lush gardens, and a wraparound porch. The circa-1890 property is set on the east side of town, just a mile from the Durham Performing Arts Center and the historic Carolina Theater. The nightly rate includes a free breakfast, free wifi, free parking, air conditioning, and comfy bedding.