"Tourism has grown into one of the state’s largest industries. Annually, over 45 million people visit North Carolina and generate more than $15.6 billion. Tourism directly employs over 182,900 North Carolinians with a payroll of almost $3.98 billion." -- www.nccommerce.com
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Park opens July 4, 2011
Your feet don't touch the ground for 2.5 hours!
Explore the Cape Fear River Trail, All American Trail, Jambbas Ranch & more.
Soul Asylum, Gin Blossoms and Joe Nichols to play April 23-25
Historic Hauntings: Ghastly Ghost tours explores the spookier side of Fayetteville's history.
The most military friendly community in the US to house the North Carolina State Veterans Park.
The Sandhills Farmers Market Opens June 13th. The Sandhills Farmers Market provides an affordable and efficient place for underserved, limited-resource landowners, farmers and handcrafters to sell their products and goods.
Exhibit glimpses Vietnam through Vet’s Camera Lens
Sanctuary City holds month of events to honor military.
Did you know Babe Ruth hit his first homerun as a professional baseball player in Fayetteville? That and other cool baseball tidbits happened in Fayetteville.
Fayetteville and Cumberland County has a rich military history dating back to the Revolutionary War era. In fact, the oldest militia unit in continouous existence in the south was chartered in 1793 and is still active in Fayetteville.
The East Coast Greenway, developed as an Urban alternative to the Appalachian Trail has a 3.7 mile stretch in Fayetteville.
Looking for a great place to stop while traveling I95? Southern Living thinks the Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a good place to visit. In the fall of 2008, the garden was named A “BEST EXIT OFF I95”.
Lots of firsts happened in Fayetteville and Cumberland County, some with state and national significance!