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"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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Be Like Lewis & Clark Along Our High-Tech Trail


Search for tresures along the Antiquing Trail!


Based, Golf on the Ready to Serve in Fayetteville NC


Heroes Homecoming to Welcome Vietnam Veterans Home 

10 day Celebration leading to Veterans Day 2011


America's first sanctuary for military home to North Carolina Veteran's Park

Park opens July 4, 2011


ZipQuest, a Zipline WaterFall & Tree Top Adventure, Brings Moutain-Sized Thrills to Fayetteville

Your feet don't touch the ground for 2.5 hours!


Fayetteville celebrates 70 Years of Army Airborne


Miles of Outdoor Adventure

Explore the Cape Fear River Trail, All American Trail, Jambbas Ranch  & more.


Free Concerts Highlight of 2010 Dogwood Festival

Soul Asylum, Gin Blossoms and Joe Nichols to play April 23-25


Hello Dali!  

Salvador Dali art exhibit to be shown in Fayetteville, only Southeast city in 2010.


Dali & Art of the Masters exhibits select Fayetteville, North Carolina

Demonstrating the community's appeal far beyond the military


A Civil War Christmas at Averasboro Battlefield


Fayetteville Ghost Tours Start October 15

Historic Hauntings: Ghastly Ghost tours explores the spookier side of Fayetteville's history.


NC State Veterans Park to Open 2011 in Fayetteville

The most military friendly community in the US to house the North Carolina State Veterans Park. 


Sandhills Farmers Market Opens June 13th, Serves Limited Resource Landowners

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.  


Dynamic Destination Guide Released

Guide Highlights Community Attributes to Travelers and Event Planners 


Photo Exhibit By Vietnam Vets

Exhibit glimpses Vietnam through Vet’s Camera Lens 


Month of Events Honors the Military

Sanctuary City holds month of events to honor military. 


Baseball History Made Here!

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. 


Honoring America's Heroes

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. 


Fayetteville Linked on the East Coast Greenway

The East Coast Greenway, developed as an Urban alternative to the Appalachian Trail has a 3.7 mile stretch in Fayetteville. 


Southern Living names Cape Fear Botanical Garden Top Spot Off I-95

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”. 


A City Of Firsts!

Lots of firsts happened in Fayetteville and Cumberland County, some with state and national significance!

Places To Stay

1925 Cedar Creek Road