North Carolina's business environment and high quality of life make it one of the most dynamic states in the nation, top-ranked in national and regional surveys for both its business climate and lifestyle.
The quaint town of Chapel Hill is located in the north center portion of the state. Franklin Street is the heart of the vibrant downtown area with an eclectic mix of bookstores, clothing shops, exotic jewelry shops and restaurants of every variety.
Approximately 25 miles from Chapel Hill, the North Carolina capital has 12 museums including the NC Museums of Art, History and Natural Science, is home to the North Carolina State Fair, the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra and the Carolina Ballet.
Approximately 11 miles from Chapel Hill, Durham is known as "The City of Medicine" and the "Bull City."
Research Triangle Park
The Research Triangle Park is recognized internationally as a center for cutting-edge research and development. It is home to leading computer, pharmaceutical and technology companies.