The Triangle area (Durham-Chapel Hill-Raleigh) is a great place to raise children. There are lots of family friendly things to do as well as many parks and green areas. Good Resources to check out include: Carolina Parent, Durham Parks & Recreation and Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation. That said, one really must have a car if you are coming here with children. For more information on how to go about purchasing a second-hand car, take a look at
- Child Care Options: Coming with children under five years of age? Here are resources about pre-schools and daycare centers.
- Family and Child Things to Do: Lots and lots to do in the Durham area. You will not be bored.
- Durham Public Schools: Kindergarten - 12th grade
- Chapel Hill Public Schools: Kindergarten - 12th grade