Durhamite is a label I am proud to hold. Travelers only see glimpses of what the locals are so proud of. Nowhere else in North Carolina do you see this many trees and greenery, not even in the mountains. Durham is at once a thriving metro, and natural haven. Durham's history started with the largest tobacco empire in North Carolina, and is currently one of the largest research areas in the world (RTP), which is mostly part of Durham. Duke University is the pride and joy of Durham's various scholastic achievements, a vibrant center of scientific innovation. No big city excitement can compare to the blissful joy of enjoying a summer day at the Duke Gardens, or enjoying good music, food and many attractions at Durham's many festivals. From 1701, John Lawson, the English explorer called Durham the "flower of the Carolinas." I think that we have lived up to that name. With a multitude of job opportunities, diverse community, natural beauty and fun, what more do you want in a city. You can go to a city with glitz and glam, but Durham is historic, deep and tranquil. No review can do Durham justice, so I invite you to come experience the City of Medicine yourself.
Every year, more than six million people visit Durham, North Carolina. They come to Durham to relax and enjoy the great golf and other attractions that the city offers. There are all sorts of interesting activities and things to do that offer visitors lots of fun. Bull City Dart League plays at various locations around Durham and offers exciting dart competition to those with some amount of skill in hand and eye coordination. Tournaments are held on Tuesday evenings and are open to visitors. For more adventurous people, Carolina Barnstormers offers a ride in the open cockpit of pilot Mike Ratty's bi-plane. Two people can come along on the 25 minute to one hour ride above Durham. It's exhilarating and a great way to see the city of Durham.
Durham, North Carolina is a city that offers a relaxed atmosphere and a variety of fun activities. Durham is a city where people enjoy friendly competition and supportive fellowship. I had nothing but good times during my stay in Durham. I recommend Durham as a place to live or vacation to anyone who enjoys having a good time.