Hillsborough North Carolina Tourism - Historic Sites, Museums, Plantation Home, Gardens, Indian Village, Health Spa

Hillsborough NC Hotels

Hillsborough is in the Piedmont Triangle area near Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill

Hillsborough is on the national register of Historic places because of the Colonial Homes in the area. There are Christmas Candlelight tours available.

Places of interest

Biennial Spring Historic Home and Gardens

Ayr Mount

  • 376 St Mary's Rd
  • Restored Plantation homes built 1814-1816
  • tours

Occaneechi Indian Village

  • South Cameron Avenue
  • downtown Hillsborough
  • reconstructed 17th century Indian Village
  • Living history reenactment held in November

Siler City

Devil's Tramping Ground

  • Chatham County
  • NC 902
  • unexplained phenomenon - bare circle where nothing grows, legend says that the Devil paces here night after night

Mt  Vernon Springs

  • SR 1134
  • Health Spa built 1881-1920
  • Mineral Springs

Aunt Bee's Kitche

Aunt Bee's Kitchen

Aunt Bee's Home and Grave

  • gravesite: Oakwood Cemetery
  • Gravesite of Frances Bavier who played Aunt Bee in the Andy Griffith Show

Yanceyville NC

  • Old Jail built 1906 with the only remaining hanging cell in NC