North Hills is known for its many elegant boutiques, spas, and restaurants, so it’s a fantastic destination for a deluxe day trip! The area is located right off of the Beltline (I-440) and is easily accessible from many parts of the Triangle. Go on your own or gather a few of your best friends together and indulge in a luxurious day of pampering, shopping, dining, and entertainment.


Here’s our guide to planning the perfect North Hills Day Trip:


In North Hills, you will find boutiques that offer high-end women’s fashion such as Fleur Boutique, Gena Chandler, and Lilly Pulitzer.

For jewelry and accessories, check out Brighton Collectibles, Copper Penny, and Kendra Scott.

Browse and be inspired by beautiful art and home decor at Artsource Fine Art Gallery and La Maison. You are sure to find the perfect gift for yourself or someone special!

Pamper yourself

All of that shopping sure is tiring, isn’t it? Luckily, you can relax and pamper yourself at North Hills. Schedule a 30-minute massage at Massage Envy How about a brand new look?

Schedule a haircut at Salon Blu or stop at Blown Away for an updo!


You found the perfect outfit and the perfect hairdo. It’s time to go out for dinner and drinks! Not sure if you want to sushi or burgers? The Cowfish covers both! Is your team playing tonight?

Head to Yard House or Fox & Hound for bar food and plenty of TVs.

Want something light? Level7 rooftop bar at the newly opened AC Hotel serves cocktails and small bites at its one of a kind lounge.

If you really want to splurge, Midtown Grille or Mura offers upscale dining experiences.

Even if you don’t want to splurge, the window shopping and people watching are always top-notch, and there are plenty of affordable options for dinner as well, such as Zoes Kitchen or Crepe Traditions.


Not ready to end your day just yet? North Hills hosts many events throughout the year. Check the calendar to see if there are any free concerts going on Midtown Park.

You can also play a game of bowling at Kings Dining & Entertainment, or take in the latest flick at Regal Cinemas.

North Hills has everything you need for a perfect day trip. There are also many free musical events at North Hills such as its Beach Music series and its Friday Night Tributes series.

So what are some of your favorite activities and attractions in North Hills? Please be sure to hit us up on Twitter @919BlogNC or visit our Facebook page at and let us know! We would love to hear from ya.

This post was created in collaboration with the North Hills Blog editorial team and 919 Blog contributor Amy Howard for exclusive digital publication via TBN