The Details on Durham  

Simply put, you can never run out of things to do in Durham. But if you really want to dig into what's happening in Durham, then we'd be more than happy to show you around. From its dedicated small business owners and dynamic entrepreneurs to its striking artists and trend-setting leaders, the Durham community comes together masterfully to create a special place. Here, everyone is welcome, and there are more ways than you can count to get acquainted with the city—speaking of which, let's go ahead and learn a bit more about Bull City.  

Eager to begin your Durham adventure? Let’s go exploring!

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Selling Your Durham Home?

Selling a home in the Durham area requires the skill of an expert real estate team. Here at Debbie VanHorn & Co., we excel at getting our sellers the best possible price for their home. Get in touch with us to learn more about our unrivaled real estate dexterity and how we can help you successfully sell your home—and we can even give you an estimate of your home's current market value!

Live, Work, and Play in Durham

Downtown Durham

Urban living at its finest, Downtown Durham features a host of housing options, plus plenty of big-city amenities. In addition to local staples like the Durham Bulls Stadium and the Durham Performing Arts Center, the downtown district is home to some seemingly hole-in-the-wall places that you could miss if you don't look close enough. But no worries, Downtown Durham's "Walk-A-Bull" landscape outlines all the best places to eat, shop, and visit in the area.  

Superior schools 

Durham students are served by Durham Public Schools, the eighth-largest school district in North Carolina. In addition to its exemplary public school system, the city has a number of specialized schools, including the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics and Durham School of the Arts. Many graduating seniors go to attend Duke University, North Carolina Central University, or Durham Technical Community College. Home of the Cameron Crazies, Duke is a private research university widely recognized for its contributions to the healthcare field and, of course, its men's basketball program. 

Outdoor adventures  

One of the best ways to discover all that Durham has to offer is by exploring the city's nature trails. Starting just across from the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the 22.6-mile American Tobacco Trail takes you along an abandoned railroad bed. Eno River State Park is any nature lover's paradise, with winding rivers and rolling hills. Here, you can hike along the Eno River and take a moment to rest at the park's historical mill. For a one-of-a-kind experience, you can venture out to Hux Family Farm to do yoga with farm animals!  

Local events  

Like we said, there's always something to do in Durham, which means you can look forward to having a jam-packed social calendar when you live here. Dive head first into Durham's culinary scene at the Bull City Food & Beer Experience, where you can sample dishes from 30 different local restaurants. A true embodiment of Durham's desire to be different, the Beaver Queen Pageant raises money by having contestants dressed in beaver-themed costumes walk the runway. Plus, you can't miss Bull City Rumble—seriously, you can hear the vintage motorcycles and scooters at this rally from miles away. 

Wondering What's Around?

Our Favorite Local Picks

Waller Family Farm 

Savor some sweet strawberries from this you-pick farm located in Durham County.

Pick Some Strawberries »

Bull City Fair Trade 

Support local artisans and farmers from around the world at this retail store that started as one local church's basement project.   

Shop Fair Trade »

Frog Hollow Outdoors 

Explore two of Durham's most popular lakes, Falls and Jordan, on a guided canoe or kayak tour from one of the area experts at Frog Hollow Outdoors. 

Get a Tour »


Honestly, we can't think of much that's better than enjoying a crazy flavored popsicle in the North Carolina sunshine! 

Try a Popsicle »

Diggin' Durham? 

We'd be willing to bet the upbeat environment and endless adventures in Durham have you ready to call this city home. If you’re interested in buying a home in Bull City, we’d love to help you find your perfect fit in just the right neighborhood! Just give us a call at 919-303-6003 for more information—we’d be happy to schedule a tour of your favorite listings. 

Want to sell your Durham home for top dollar? We can certainly help with that, too!

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