This Special Place

Just minutes off I-95, there's a special place rich in history, tradition, and service is a place where you can walk amongst America's heroes, explore military attractions and memorials, soak up the beauty of outdoor nature trails and parks, and choose from hundreds of restaurants to cure any craving. Fayetteville, NC is the perfect place to explore, make some memories, or rest along your way, all without breaking the bank.


Botanical Garden

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History & Heritage

Visitors delight in the many opportunities they have to explore the history and heritage behind this special place, which is home to our nation’s largest military base. You will not want to miss visiting our renowned military and regional history museums, our state’s only dedicated veterans park, or the dozens of outdoor art installations and murals spread throughout America’s Hometown.



Food & Drink

This community can boast 600+ restaurants, including a variety of classic American chain restaurants. Whether you are craving North Carolina barbecue, handmade pies, brewery grub, or ethnic cuisine, we offer a broad range of affordable cuisine to satisfy any appetite.



Outdoor Recreation

Staying active while traveling is too easy for outdoor lovers at our I-95 destination. Take a stroll through our 80-acre botanical garden, choose from 30+ fishing holes to cast a line, practice your swing on one of our lovely golf courses, or explore a protected forest via zip-line.


Looking for more things you can do?

Get Outside

Our 17 Cultural Heritage Trails make discovering everything this special place has to offer even easier, with maps and descriptions of hundreds of sites of significance all over our county. While you are here, you might also enjoy taking in a minor league baseball or hockey game or browsing one of our 550+ boutiques, antique stores, and other shops.

From Our Blog

Surprising Facts About Fayetteville, North Carolina

How well do you know Cumberland County, NC and its history? Since Fayetteville predates the Revolutionary War, this area's history is steeped with people and places that have left their mark on...

The Stories Behind Cumberland County's Military Monuments, Part II

Cumberland County is home to several excellent museums that educate our visitors on the vast military history that has taken place here and abroad. Then there are dozens of military monuments and...

The Stories Behind Cumberland County's Military Monuments, Part I

The communities of Cumberland County can boast countless historic markers, monuments, and memorials that tell the stories of those service members and esteemed units who have fought on either U.S....