2024 Summit

Accommodations & Things to Do

Explore more of Durham at the Summit this Fall.

Hotel info:
The Summit will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn Durham. 
2102 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705

More to Do in Durham

Duke Lemur Center

Address: 3705 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705

https://lemur.duke.edu/ (Note that you must schedule your visit in advance.)

Founded in 1966 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, the Duke Lemur Center is a world leader in the study, care, and protection of lemurs—Earth’s most threatened group of mammals. With more than 200 animals across 14 species, the DLC houses the world’s most diverse population of lemurs outside their native Madagascar.


NC Museum of Life and Science

Address: 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham, NC


The NC Museum of Life and Science has 84 acres of science and nature experiences to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world. The museum has a variety of indoor and outdoor learning spaces for kids to practice their critical thinking skill through hands on experiences. There are plenty of things for kids, families, and adults to explore at the museum including outdoor trails. Make sure to plan your visit, there is an admissions fee.


Durham Performing Arts Center

Address: 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701


DPAC is a 2,700-seat center in the heart of Durham which hosts everything from Broadway musicals to comedians to live theater—there is truly something for everyone. Coming Oct. 1-6 is a new Broadway hit called & Juliet which asks: what would happen next if Juliet didn’t end it all over Romeo? Get whisked away on a fabulous journey as she ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love—her way. Visit the website for tickets and more information!


Nasher Museum of Art

Address: 2001 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705


The Nasher Museum of Art is the art museum of Duke University, and is located on Duke's campus in Durham. From the beginning, the Nasher Museum has been dedicated to building a groundbreaking collection of contemporary art. In this effort, the museum’s collection strategy emphasizes works by diverse artists who have been historically underrepresented, or even excluded, by mainstream arts institutions, and maintains a particular focus on artists of African descent. Admission is free!


American Tobacco Historic District

Address: 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701


The American Tobacco Historic District is a historic tobacco factory complex and national historic district located in Durham. The Durham Bulls Athletic Park and Durham Performing Arts Center are both on the campus. The campus has a variety of sit-down restaurants, bars, coffee shops, as well as retail spaces. This is a great place to walk around and dive into Durhams food and art spaces. 


American Tobacco Trail

Begins at the corner of Morehead and Blackwell Streets (4 min drive from hotel)


The Durham section of the American Tobacco Trail is an 11-mile-long Rails-to-Trails project running along an abandoned railroad bed originally built for the American Tobacco Company in the 1970s. The trail is heavily used by walkers, joggers, cyclists, roller bladers and folks pushing baby carriages. It’s an easy, paved off road trail with restroom facilities at the parks entering the trail. 


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