Visiting ShopBot & Durham, NC

How To Get Here

Our address is:
3333 Industrial Drive
Durham, NC 27704
888-680-4466

The local airport is Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). Please note that our location is approximately 35 minutes from the airport and there is taxi service at the airport which could run you $45.00 - $50.00 each way.

RDU Taxi, Inc.
919-840-7277

RDU Airport Rental Cars

Information for Training Attendees

Classes begin each day at 9:00AM and end at 5:00PM. Lunch will be provided each day, as well as bagels/a light breakfast and coffee each morning starting at 8:30AM. Please note any dietary restrictions in the online form you received a link to in your confirmation email. That way we can accommodate as appropriately as possible. Learn more about Training at ShopBot Tools.

Prior to coming to your training, we ask that you please download the demo version of VCarve Pro, found on http://www.vectric.com/, and familiarize yourself with the software to get the most out of the class.

This page contains a variety of information for your use in planning your trip to ShopBot in Durham, NC.

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Where to Stay

Courtyard Durham Marriott - 1815 Front Street, Durham, NC 27705; 919-309-1500

Fairfield Inn & Suites Durham Southpoint - 7807 Leonardo Drive, Durham, NC 27713; 919-806-8200

Hampton Inn & Suites - 1542 Gregson Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-688-8880

Durham Marriott City Center - 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-768-6000

Comfort Inn Medical Park - 1816 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC 27705; 919-471-6100

Hilton Durham - 3800 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705; 919-383-8033

Springhill Suites Marriott - 5310 McFarland Drive, Durham, NC 27707; 919-403-1111

Arrowhead Inn - 106 Mason Road, Durham, NC 27712; 919-477-8430

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Things to Do

Consider checking out Durham and the surrounding areas while you're in town. Here are some suggestions from ShopBot Tools employees:

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau  - Information for visitors to Durham
212 W Main St #101, Durham, NC 27701; 919-687-0288

American Tobacco Campus - Restaurant District
318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-433-1566

Duke Performances - Performing Arts, including music, dance, and theater
919-660-3356

Durham Arts Council - art galleries and events
120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-560-2787

Durham Bulls - AAA Baseball
409 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-687-6500

DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) - Theater, concerts and other special events
123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC, 27701; 919-688-3722

Museum of Life & Science
433 W Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 27704; 919-220-5429

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705; 919-684-5135

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson Street, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27705; 919-684-3698

The Streets at Southpoint - Shopping, Restaurants, Movies
6910 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713; 919-572-8808

Tobacco Road Tours
919-371-2653

West Point on the Eno River - Historic West Point Mill, Hugh Mangum Musem of Photography, Picnic Areas, Walking Trails
5101 N Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704; 919-471-1623

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Places to Eat

Here are some recommendations from ShopBot Tools employees:

Alivia's Bistro
900 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-682-8978

Bleu Olive - Mediterranean Bistro
1821 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC 27705; 919-383-8502

The Blue Note Grill - BBQ and Live Music
709 Washington Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-401-1979

Bull City Burger & Brewery
107 E Parrish Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-680-2333

Cuban Revolution Restaurant & Bar
318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-687-4300

Dame's Chicken and Waffles - reservations recommended
317 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-682-9235

Dos Perros - Mexican cuisine
200 N Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-956-2750

El Corral - Mexican
1821 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC 27705; 919-309-4543

Federal
914 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-680-8611

Fullsteam Brewery
726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC 27701; 919-682-2337

Geer Street Garden
644 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-688-2900

M Sushi
311 Holland Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-908-9266

Mellow Mushroom - Pizza, subs, and salads
410 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-680-8500

Mount Fuji Asian Bistro - Sushi
950 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-680-4968

Parker & Otis - Breakfast, Sandwiches, Shopping
112 S Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-683-3200

The Parlour - Ice Cream
117 Market Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-564-7999

The Pit - BBQ
321 W Geer Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-282-3748

Pompieri Pizza
102 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701; 919-973-1589

Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
280 S Mangum Street #100, Durham, NC 27701; 919-937-9909

Tyler's Restaurant & Taproom
324 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701; 919-433-0345

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