Home of the North Carolina Tar Heels
Extra Credit: Satisfy your sweet tooth with a scoop of gelato–24 flavors, such as caramel fleur de sel–at the cheerful coed favorite Sugarland (pictured).
Sure Beats the Dorm: A stay at the 185-room The Carolina Inn is like a night at a museum. Hand-painted French wallpaper adorns some first-floor walls; a painting of the property by UNC alum Jeff MacNelly hangs in the opulent lobby.
If You Do Go for a Game: Before kickoff, watch Tar Heel players and cheerleaders parade down Franklin Street, past the campus' 1897 Old Well and into the stadium.
Coach's Report: "The Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery is the place to pregame or celebrate a big win. It overlooks the main business district and has great food." –Former Coach Butch Davis