Chapel Hill is located in Orange County is North Carolina, in the United States of America. This is the 16th largest city in the state, with a population of 57.233 people living on almost 20 squared miles. Chapel Hill is a hot spot for American cuisine with lot of national renowned restaurants like A Southern Season, Foster's Market, Mama Dip's, Crook's Corner, Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, Caffe Driade and the Lantern Restaurant, all featured in food magazines and cooking TV shows. Thanks to its famous restaurants, Chapel Hill got the name of America's Foodiest Small Town. If you visit Chapel Hill do not miss some of its hot spots.
Top Attractions within Chapel Hill
Halloween on Franklin Street is an annual tradition in form of a party that thousand of people join for Halloween in Chapel Hill. It began as a small gathering in 1980 and with the passing of the years the party attracted over 80.000 people - tourists and locals. At Halloween, circulation on Franklin Street is closed, thanks to the large number of participants. Due to fear of unpleasant incidents, alcohol and glass bottles are strictly prohibited and so are animals, paint, coolers, weapons and even toy weapons, even if they are part of costumes.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is one of the oldest institutions of this type on the United States of America territory, being opened since 1949.
Kenan Memorial Stadium is a stadium opened in Chapel Hill in 1927, on November 12. It bears the name of the parents of the businessman who made a great donation to help to the building of the stadium - William R. Kenan Jr. In present times, the stadium is home to the North Carolina Tar Heels.
A Southern Season is practically a gourmet emporium with a selection of gourmet delicatessen foods, wines and other cuisine related products. It opened in Chapel Hill in 1975 as a roastery and with the passing of time it gained national fame.