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Destination guide

The majestic setting of Hillsborough is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Hillsborough. This walkable city is known for its hiking, mountain views and forests. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hillsborough

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hillsborough a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Eno River State Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Waller Family Farm (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • West Point on the Eno (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Duke University Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hillsborough

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hillsborough is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Eno River State Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Duke Lemur Center (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • West Point on the Eno (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Forest Hills Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hillsborough

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 22.1 mi (35.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Danville, VA (DAN-Danville Regional), which is 36.5 mi (58.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hillsborough, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 175 vacation rentals around Hillsborough. From 77 house rentals to 41 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Hillsborough?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hillsborough:

  • Southwest Raleigh: 57 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Raleigh: 24 vacation rentals
  • Umstead: 16 vacation rentals
  • University Park: 16 vacation rentals
  • Forest Hills: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Hillsborough?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hillsborough. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Burwell School Historic Site: 221 vacation rentals
  • Hillsborough Visitors Center: 228 vacation rentals
  • St. Mary's Chapel: 229 vacation rentals
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area: 230 vacation rentals
  • Orange County Historical Museum: 228 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hillsborough listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hillsborough?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 77 Houses in Hillsborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hillsborough include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Studios: 58 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hillsborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Hillsborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.