Make Lasting Memories Together

Take the family on a quick getaway to a special place where you can zip-line, climb, dine, and unwind. Minutes from I-95, Fayetteville, NC is your perfect destination for making new family memories, without breaking the bank.


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Fun For the Whole Family

Explore our educational children’s museum, belay the walls of our indoor rock-climbing gyms, experience the thrill of zip-lining over a waterfall, or take in a baseball game at our state-of-the-art stadium. Simply put, America’s Hometown offers a wide variety of affordable attractions that will keep every family member, young and old, thoroughly entertained.



Food & Drink

Whether you have adventurous or picky eaters to feed, with 600+ restaurants to choose from, there are plenty of tasty options to satisfy the whole family here. Just to get you started, we would suggest North Carolina’s favorite pie shop, a family-friendly brewery, some authentic Southern barbecue, or a Mediterranean feast.


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Midway to Mickey

Did you know Fayetteville is almost exactly midway between New York City and Orlando? Offering affordable accommodations, good eats, and family fun, Fayetteville really is the perfect midsize city for a road-trip layover.


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New York to Fayetteville Map Brittany Persona

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There is no reason to leave your furry family members at home when we have 35+ pet-friendly accommodations. Additionally, your pets can enjoy exploring many of our outdoor attractions, such as our state park and dog park, and even join the family for meals on patios at our dog-friendly restaurants.


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While you are planning your visit, be sure to check out all our free activities and attractions, such as our history museums, and our many family-friendly events, like festivals and concerts, occurring here year-round. With 550+ stores and shops in the area, you can also outfit the kids with new school clothes, hunt for some antique treasures, or simply find that perfect souvenir to take home.

From the Blog

Midway to Mickey

Did you know Fayetteville, North Carolina, is almost exactly midway between New York City and Orlando? New York City to Fayetteville is a 551-mile drive, and Fayetteville to Orlando is a 534-mile...

A Tasty Tour of 40+ Eateries in Cumberland County

Our active-duty service members and veterans have served all around the world, and their travels and experiences abroad have influenced our community. Nowhere is that more evident than on the plate....

How to Spend a Weekend in Fayetteville

Nine visiting writers and photographers joined me earlier this month for a tour of Cumberland County’s most beautiful and diverse outdoor attractions and restaurants. Over the course of a...