There are numerous interesting specialty books related to Chapel Hill which visitors might want to consider checking out before heading to the area so that they can be as informed as possible about all that they are going to experience while they are there.  Some of these books include:

  • “ Chapel Hill , NC (Images of America” by James Vickers a photographic exploration of the history of the area. .
  • “Light on the Hill: A History of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ” by William D. Snider offers readers an interesting look at the history of the college which makes the area what it is today. .
  • “The Insiders’ Guide to the Triangle: Cary , Chapel Hill , Durham , Raleigh ” by J. Barlow Herget and Janice Therese Mancuso offers excellent travel advice for visitors who are interested not only in spending time in Chapel Hill but also in taking day trips to the great surrounding area. .
  • “Trails of the Triangle: 200 Hikes in the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Area” by Allen DeHart is one of the most comprehensive natural trail guides to the area in existence.  Outdoor enthusiasts should get a copy of this book before their trip. .