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INGEST SOME CULTURE Speaking
of The Carolina Theatre, take in a show there, at DPAC or at The Blue Note Grill. Some of my favorite concerts ever? Ones where I knew very little about the act going into it. Check out the Museum of Durham History. Get a selfie in front of each of Durham’s murals. (You can tour the murals on two wheels via Mural Durham bike tours.) Don’t miss the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University – I’m dying to see the new Amy Sherald painting. And it’s always fun to see what’s new, art wise, at 21c Museum Hotel.
WORK UP A SWEAT Run, walk
or bike the American Tobacco Trail. Take a cycling class at SYNCSTUDIO downtown. Start Lunch at Toast: Local farm egg, Taleggio and chive panini, and crostini topped with garlicky your day with Brunch + Burn mushrooms with thyme and Gorgonzola; Merguez sausage with chickpea-tomato puree; at Unscripted Durham (also and fig with Gorgonzola and balsamic. hosted by SYNCSTUDIO) or with La Vita Yoga on the rooftop of The Durham Hotel. Hike at the Eno or hit the Al into Duke Chapel for some extra serenity. Take in the art at Buehler Cross Country Trail. Pleiades. Book a massage at Massage Envy. Treat yourself to a mani/pedi. Get your hair blown out. Enjoy afternoon tea at the Here’s where your staycation to-do list will Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. Buy tickets to an afternoon movie at The Carolina Theatre or Stadium 10 at Northgate Mall. get super long, super fast. Start by thinking of the culinary gems you’ve never experienced. The ones that make you feel ridiculous. Head back to your hotel for an afternoon nap. You’re paying for that “How could you have not been there?” your friends tease. Maybe it’s room. Use it!
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