Map & Directions
From Raleigh Take I-40 West towards Chapel Hill/Durham. Take exit 270(15-501). Go left at top of the ramp. You are on 15-501 South towards Chapel Hill. Once over I-40, start counting traffic lights. After 4th light the road forks: Bear right on to Franklin St. Stay on Franklin St. up the long hill. Go past Planetarium and UNC campus on left. Next go through downtown area (2 pedestrian cross walks). Spanky's is on the right hand corner of the main intersection of Franklin and Columbia Streets. Turn right on Columbia Street and right again on Rosemary Street. There is public parking on the right.
From Pittsboro Take 15-501 North towards Chapel Hill. 15-501 turns into Columbia Street at the bridge intersecting 15-501 and 54. Continue up Columbia St. past Memorial Hospital on right, past Carolina Inn on left (campus will be on your right). When you pass Carolina Inn, get in the right lane. Go straight through intersection of Columbia and Franklin. Turn right on Rosemary Street. There is public parking on the right.
From Greensboro Take 1-85 North to I-40 East (at Hillsborough). Take Exit 266 (says Hwy. 86 / Chapel Hill). Go right at top of the ramp. Go straight 4.03 miles. Turn left on Rosemary Street. There is public parking on the right.
Parking Options On-street metered parking always available, (meters are checked 8:00am-6:00pm). For details see the latest: Downtown Parking Update