Chapel Hill is an amazing college town, some may say it's the best in the country, but for people outside the undergraduate population, it's sometimes hard to get away from the flood of students the first few weeks.
We compiled some of the best spots that let you stay in town while waiting for the Franklin Street frenzy to die down.
No matter the time of day, The Root Cellar serves up home-made treats in the cutest of spots. From giant cake slices to breakfast quesadillas, this place serves up homemade food for any time of day.
Author talks and rows of bookshelves makes Flyleaf the ultimate bookworm's paradise. Bask in the glory of an actual bookstore and maybe even squeeze in an author talk.
You don't have to travel far for delicious craft brews. With a cute front porch and full taproom, get ready to make this your new hang. Don't forget to try out your luck at their Tuesday trivia night.
The little white house is the perfect hideaway from the frenzy of Franklin Street. With a great local beer list and live music, this bar is a favorite of Chapel Hill residents. It's tucked so far back, you just might miss it.
Here's a drink special so cheap John Mulaney might call it downright dangerous. $1 craft beers is a downright steal. And if that isn't enough, load up on the fries section of the menu. Oh yes, a whole section.
Drink specials? Check. Board games? Check. Swanky hotel? Check. Sounds like date night. Choose from over 75 board games and play all night. Bring a date, a friend or the whole squad for a competitive night out.