North Carolina is very much untouched and true to its roots when compared to the rest of United States. Its mountainous terrain to the west and sandy barriers that border the Atlantic make North Carolina suitable for picture postcards. Tourists are known to visit the outskirts of North Carolina for its scenic routes and winding roads. Visit the unforgettable Blue Ridge Parkway and be mesmerized by the beauty and stillness that will envelope you. In North Carolina you will find communities and cultures that are so different from each other that it’s hard to define each of them. The term ‘food for the soul’ is no truer than in North Carolina, where the barbeques and pies are plenty. Business in North Carolina is varied, from the more traditional approach of raising hogs to the more advanced versions of nanotechnology.

Established as one of the oldest and biggest science research centres in North America, The Research Triangle Park (RTP) is spread over an area of 7,000 acres. Home of Fortune 100 research and development companies and a full time work force that accounts for 42,000 people, RTP is revolutionary in many fields. Approximately 170 companies are based in this vast expanse of land that contributes immensely to the development of the region.

The Research Triangle Park has seen the likes of Pulitzer Prize winners, Nobel Prize winners and even U.S. Presidential Award and National Science Foundation Awards being granted to those who have work at this foundation of excellence. RTP has seen development in such areas as the Universal Product Code and the 3D ultrasound technology as well.

Planning a visit to North Carolina? Book a hotel in Durham and you will find that you are conveniently located to access numerous locations in and around North Carolina. Millennium Hotel Durham offers a fine selection of accommodation and dining options to suit the business and leisure traveller. Whilst placing you near to such places of interest as Duke University and Duke Medical Centres, Durham Bulls Baseball Athletic Park and in close proximity the Research Triangle Park.