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Raleigh to Chapel Hill drive

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 The Umstead Hotel & Spa
 Research Triangle Park
 Falconbridge Animal Hospital
 East Franklin Street
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Raleigh to Chapel Hill road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Raleigh to Chapel Hill. If you're planning a road trip to Chapel Hill, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Raleigh and Chapel Hill. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Raleigh and Chapel Hill. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Raleigh
drive for about 15 minutes

10:15 am  stay at The Umstead Hotel & Spa
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:15 am
drive for about 8 minutes

11:23 am  Morrisville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:23 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

12:36 pm  Research Triangle Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:36 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

1:49 pm  Falconbridge Animal Hospital
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

2:59 pm  East Franklin Street
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:59 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

4:04 pm  arrive in Chapel Hill

driving ≈ 1 hour

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Where should I stop along the way?

The Umstead Hotel & Spa  (3 mentions)

    North Carolina Museum of Art  (2 mentions)
    hotels around Morrisville:
        The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Research Triangle Park

Falconbridge Animal Hospital

East Franklin Street

What are some things to do in Chapel Hill?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Top of the Hill  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Chapel Hill. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Liz from Washington asked:
Wedding Afterparty  (2 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Chapel Hill for a first time visitor?  (1 answer)

profile  Sandi from Chapel Hill asked:
What is 7 hours north of Chapel Hill  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Chapel Hill.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Chapel Hill to Raleigh drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Raleigh to Chapel Hill. Or get a full Raleigh to Chapel Hill flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Raleigh well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Raleigh!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 32 miles
driving time of 39 minutes
18 Raleigh travel answers
8 Chapel Hill travel answers


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