Durham and the Triangle

Duke University is located in Durham, NC, adjacent to The Research Triangle Park, also known as RTP. RTP is a globally prominent high-tech research and development center that serves as an economic driver for the region and a model for innovation, education, and economic development. The Research Park Region offers many diverse people, communities and lifestyles. 47% of adults in the RTP area hold college degrees.

About The Research Triangle

The Research Triangle Region
The Research Triangle Park
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Durham Chamber of Commerce
Historic Durham

Neighboring Academic Institutions

North Carolina Central University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina State University
Wake Forest University

Cultural Locales

American Tobacco Historic & Entertainment District in Durham
Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh
Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh
PNC Arena in Raleigh

Educational Attractions

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke
Museum of Life and Science in Durham
NC Museum of Art in Raleigh
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center in Chapel Hill
Duke Lemur Center


Duke Blue Devils Basketball
Durham Bulls Baseball
Carolina Hurricanes Ice Hockey in Raleigh
Carolina Panthers Football in Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets Basketball in Charlotte

Outdoor Activities

Duke Forest
North Carolina State Parks
Carolina Beaches & Coast
Appalachian Trail
Jordan Lake
Falls Lake in Wake Forest


NC Zoo in Asheboro
NC State Fairgrounds Flea Market in Raleigh
NC State Fair in Raleigh
Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte
NC Wineries