The Carolina Inn Celebrates the 12 Days of Christmas with Holiday Chapel Hill Vacation Packages
December 06, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 6, 2008) – Come experience Christmas in Chapel Hill with the 11th Annual Twelve Days of Christmas Celebration at the historic Carolina Inn. Take advantage of this special Chapel Hill vacation package and enjoy historic holiday savings from November 30, 2008 through January 31, 2009, with discounted hotel rates starting at $119.
Chapel Hill Holiday Events at The Carolina Inn
The seasonal attractions will include a 10-ton sand sculpture depicting the first verse of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol, two live turtle doves, and a commissioned "On the First Day" pear-shaped mosaic featuring thousands of hand cut glass pieces. Also highlighting more than two dozen special events will be luncheon and dinner events featuring the likes of the voice of the Tar Heels Woody Durham, authors Cecilia Budd Grimes and Shelly Richardson and PlayMakers scene designer McKay Coble.
The Inn's Twelve Days of Christmas decorative vignettes will be more elaborate and imaginative than ever with daily viewings from 8 am to 10 pm. Also on display throughout the holidays are dolls and toys from decades of the 19th and 20th century and all of the entries in the sixth annual Gingerbread House contest from December 13-21.
Receive a 15 percent discount off your room for one night's stay with this Chapel Hill, North Carolina hotel package. Or spend two or more nights and save 20 percent plus enjoy a $25 hotel credit for use during your stay. Make your hotel reservation by calling 800-962-8519 or 919-933-2001.
Complete information about the Twelve Days of Christmas holiday getaway events including dates, times and cost, if any, is online at www.carolinainn.com/twelvedays. Reservations are required for many of the events and may be made online or by calling 919-918-2711.
About The Carolina Inn
Recognized as one of America's "cultural resources worthy of preservation," The Carolina Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with elite status as a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Mobil Four Star Award-Winning Dining at the Carolina CrossRoads Restaurant. From the day it opened in 1924, the 184-room Inn has played an important role in the life of the University of North Carolina and the Chapel Hill community. It has long been one of the most popular sites in North Carolina for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences with over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. In addition to having a rich cultural history, The Carolina Inn is architecturally significant, blending elements of antebellum Southern plantation houses with Georgian and neoclassical features often found in the Northeast. The original front of the building was modeled after the Potomac River front of Mt. Vernon. The Carolina Inn is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. www.carolinainn.com