Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Opportunities are Plentiful in Greater Fayetteville 

Residents and Outdoor Recreationvisitors find plenty to see and do in the great outdoors in Fayetteville and Cumberland  County. We’ve got outdoor recreation activities for the active adventure-seeker at ZipQuest to an array of walking trails and the 77 acre Cape Fear Botanical Garden. 

The community also boasts plenty of seasonal events that offeOutdoor Recreationr opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Enjoy hitting the links throughout the year.  Fall means the International Folk Festival, corn mazes and hay rides; at Christmas time, several parks offer light displays sure to brighten the season;  the spring means Dogwood Festival and summer fireworks, concerts and swimming. 

Read below for information on some of our favorite outdoor recreation opportunities in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. For a full list of outdoor fun – head over to VisitFayettevilleNC.com

 

 

‘O’er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave’!

4th of July
There’s simply no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in a military community like ours. We call this area “America’s Hometown” because we are home to some of our nation’s finest military forces. Delve into the history of Cumberland County, and you’ll see how deep our patriotic roots run—all the way back to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. For these reasons, we take… [...]

Gone Fishin’

places to fish
Out of all the Cultural Heritage Trails developed by the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB), the Fish & Game Trail is the most popular. Why? Because it provides our visitors with a handy guide and map that will lead you straight to 30 fishing holes. Cumberland County definitely has its fair share of bodies of water, perfect for spending those lazy summer days on, and I'm highli… [...]

Where to ‘Wine Down’ in Cumberland County

wine shops
National Wine Day is May 25th, so my creative juices have been flowing about where to “wine down” in Cumberland County. This summer, you can get artsy at our sip-and-paint studios, join a yoga-and-vino class, venture on a wine walk through downtown, take a bottle and picnic basket to a garden, and much more. You’ll find me relaxing, glass of Pinot in hand, at several of these charming spots. Start pla… [...]

Group Adventures at Our Recreation Gems – Part II

zipquest
In Part I of this blog series, I covered three of our most popular indoor recreation gems, where groups can bond over indoor skydiving, rock-climbing and jumping. Now let’s talk about a few of Cumberland County’s outdoor attractions that offer groups even more options. Whether you’re planning a reunion, corporate outing or team-building day, consider adding zip-lining to that itinerary. Mayb… [...]

Group Adventures at Our Recreation Gems – Part I

team building fayetteville
The greater Fayetteville area regularly plays host to companies and groups from around the U.S. for conventions, reunions and meetings. More and more, they're seeking out unconventional destinations and out-of-the-box experiences. Since so many of Cumberland County’s recreation gems are ideal for team-building and corporate outings, I’m sharing a two-part blog on this topic. First, I’m f… [...]

Your Guide to Planning an Unforgettable Mother’s Day

My idea of a sweet Mother’s Day is a weekend when I can make new memories with my family. I’m always up for fresh experiences, and so much is happening in Cumberland County that I must share. Let me help you plan a special weekend that is tailored to the mother in your life and her brand of fun. Does she get her kicks from outdoor recreation? You have several options for getting active with the whole fam. Does s… [...]

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