Bureau Ends 14/15 with strong results

By: FACVB

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is charged with positioning Cumberland County as a destination for meetings, tournaments and leisure travel.  We employ a variety of initiatives in reaching that goal and report our results monthly, quarterly and annually.  This blog posts recaps results for 2014/15.  If you have any questions, let us know.

Fayetteville Honors marquis de Lafayette

By: FACVB

In March of 1825, the citizens of Fayetteville, North Carolina, were honored by a
tw0659o-day visit from the famous French proponent of liberty and hero of the American Revolutionary War, the marquis de Lafayette.  Fayetteville had been named for Lafayette by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1783. It was the very first city in America named for him and the only namesake city that he actually visited.    

Keep Cool in Cumberland County

By: FACVB

We have several local beaches where you can cool off and ha576969_254708071319276_1300636117_nve fun during the dog days of August.   The kids will love it, and so will parents!  We’ve got beautiful man-made lakes, white sandy beaches  that have both attractions for those looking for adventure, and quiet spots where you can unwind.

Cumberland County Pays Tribute Memorial Day Weekend

By: FACVB

P7270046Throughout the year,  Fayetteville and Cumberland County honors the contributions and sacrifices of the military and  their families.

Memorial Day, the national holiday set aside to honor those that have died in service to   our country, holds special meaning for the community. This Memorial Day weekend, join us in honoring the military. Attend one or more of these events and pay tribute to those that paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Through June 27/ NC Field of Honor / Airborne & Special Operations MuseumField of Honor
The NC Field of Honor is a living display of heroism. Each of the 1000+ flags stands in tribute to someone currently serving, those who have served and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s   security and freedom. Tags on each flag identify whom the flag pays tribute to.GAVE SOME. SOME
GAVE ALL. www.ncfieldofhonor.com

Explore Spring Lake

By: FACVB

The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau represents 9 municipalities that  comprise Cumberland County, North Carolina. Each municipality has its own story, and offers Cumberland County visitors a unique experience.

This blog post will highlight Spring Lake, a town of 12,000 that sits just north of  Fort Bragg, the largest military installation in the country. Incorporated in 1619_hero1951, Spring Lake boasts 6 hotels50+ restaurants and lots to see and do. I’ve outlined a few key attractions below. For more, head over to the Spring Lake section of our website.