64 Things To Do In Durham, NC

  1. Walk the grounds and look at different species of lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center.
  2. Sing your heart out at K-Mix Karaoke and Bar.
  3. Take a cooking class at Season to Taste.
  4. Check out interactive exhibits on space exploration and life on earth at Museum of Life and Science.
  5. Give Durham’s mascot a large bronze bull a rub for good luck.
  6. Play billiards at West End Billiards.
  7. Take a tour at Bennett Place a simple farmhouse.
  8. Shop for vintage clothing and sweets at Dolly’s Vintage.
  9. Watch a baseball game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
  10. Bowl at AMF Durham Lanes.
  11. Pick your own blueberries or grapes at Herndon Hills Farm.
  12. Golf at Hillandale Golf Course.
  13. Watch a movie at Northgate Stadium 10.
  14. Walk across a swinging bridge at Eno River State Park.
  15. Do a distillery tour at Durham Distillery.
  16. Watch a live performance at Durham Performing Arts Center.
  17. Get a psychic reading done at MagikCraft.
  18. Smoke a cigar at Smoking Bull Cigar Lounge.
  19. Have a picnic at West Point on the Eno.
  20. Take a tour at Duke Homestead a former farm and tobacco factory.
  21. Pick your own strawberries at Waller Family Farm.
  22. Rock climb indoors at Triangle Rock Club.
  23. Take selfies at Bull City Selfie Museum. (Coming Soon)
  24. Let your rage out and break things at Wreck It Rage Room.
  25. Shop for fresh produce at Durham Farmers Market.
  26. Throw axes at Urban Axes.
  27. Paint on a canvas and drink wine at Wine & Design.
  28. Learn about Durham’s history and culture at the Museum of Durham History.
  29. Spend an afternoon thrifting at local thrift shops.
  30. Listen to live music at Motorco Music Hall.
  31. Take a dance class at Empower Dance Studio.
  32. Learn martial arts at Master Chang’s Martial Arts.
  33. Play arcade games and drink beer at the Boxcar Bar & Arcade.
  34. Admire art at the Nasher Museum of Art.
  35. Tour a plantation with 4 original slave dwellings at Stagville State Historic Site.
  36. Shop for board games or attend an event at Atomic Empire.
  37. Take a yoga class at Global Breath Studio.
  38. Gamble at Sweepstakes Casino.
  39. Enjoy an instagram worthy ice cream sandwich at Pincho Loco Real Ice Cream.
  40. Try an exotic meat burger at Bull City Burger & Brewery.
  41. Float in a tank at Salty Waters Float Spa.
  42. Try kava at Da Kine’s Kava Bar.
  43. Freeze your body to negative temperatures in a cryotherapy chamber at BR3 Studio.
  44. Pitch a tent and camp at Falls Lake State Campground.
  45. Enjoy bubble tea or a slushie at Quickly Tea House.
  46. Play disc golf at any of its 12 courses.
  47. Shop till you drop at the Durham Green Flea Market.
  48. Smoke hookah at Gojo Hookah Lounge.
  49. Paint and hide rocks with Durham Rocks.
  50. Bounce on a trampoline at Sky Zone Trampoline Park.
  51. Learn the mystery behind the Can Opener Bridge.
  52. Try to escape a room at NC Escape.
  53. Relax in a salt cave at Durham Salt Cave.
  54. Check out 5 rooms packed with different styles of tubas at V&E Simonetti Historic Tuba Collection.
  55. Do a mead tasting at Honeygirl Meadery.
  56. Rent an electric bike at Pedego Electric Bikes.
  57. Snuggle with a goat or horse at Avery Family Farm.
  58. Take a hike to find Durham’s Hidden Dinosaur.
  59. Admire Gene Dillard’s Mosaic House from the street.
  60. Learn to scuba dive at Water World.
  61. Smell the roses and admire the koi pond at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
  62. Enjoy rolled ice cream at MILKLAB.
  63. Ride a horse at Brightleaf Stables.
  64. Shop for books at The Regulator Bookshop.

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