Tools For Touring

Tools for Touring Fayetteville and Cumberland County

Passport Tools for Touring

The America’s Hometown Passport is a pocket guide to 12 of the top attractions for visitors and locals to experience in Cumberland County. When you complete a visit at one of the 12 attractions, your passport is stamped by that location. Every stamp is different and unique to each attraction. Passports can be picked up at each of the FACVB’s three visitor centers

Cultural Heritage Trails encompass 750 miles of themed driving trails that provide a themed tool for touring Cumberland county. Themes include African-American Heritage, Gaelic Beginnings, Historic Architecture and a Civil War Trail. 

ScoutLook is a mobile app designed to help military and civilian families find their way around Cumberland County, NC. With custom filtering options, user-specific recommendations and integrated GPS capabilities, ScoutLook provides users with on-the-go access to events, attractions, hotels, restaurants and other things around them, both on-base and off-base.

Read below for content related to our tools for touring Cumberland County. For a comprehensive list, head over to VisitFayettevilleNC.com

Your Go-To Guide for the Best of Spring Lake, Part II

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I'm bragging on everything Spring Lake has to offer on the blog this week! If you read Part I of my "go-to guide," you learned about some local faves where you can play hard and chow down. As this community continues to grow, we're seeing more of a variety of cuisine and outdoor recreation sites pop up in this part of Cumberland County. Whether you're a golfer who loves authentic Thai, a kayaker who needs a caffe… [...]

Your Go-To Guide for the Best of Spring Lake, Part I

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My first home in North Carolina was in the Town of Spring Lake, and this community has held a special place in my heart ever since. The sleepy little town I drove into 15 years ago has grown so much that it’s barely recognizable now. You’ll find the heart of Spring Lake at the busy intersection of NC 24-87 and NC-210, and this town is also conveniently accessible to I-95 travelers, thanks to the recently con… [...]

A Look at the Past: My Hunt for Cumberland County’s History

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Have you ever wondered how things got to be the way they are? Who was responsible for shaping our early history? What does this area have to do with our national or even global history? This summer I was on a mission to find some answers to these questions. As an intern for the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, I was able to visit museums and major historical sites all over Cumberland County. Us… [...]

5 Myths About Fayetteville – Myth #4

In yesterday's blog, we took a look at all that the Fayetteville area has to offer in terms of arts and entertainment, busting the myth that Cumberland County has no arts scene. Today, I'm tackling the false idea that there's no way to have multicultural experiences here in Cumberland County. Myth #4: Cumberland County Has No Multicultural Experiences When I was growing up, I was completely unaware of eve… [...]

Gone Fishin’

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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… [...]

Take the Hometown Hops Challenge!

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Remember how I told you April is the best month to visit the Fayetteville area? I’m giving you yet another big reason why: NC Beer Month. Now that Cumberland County can boast five breweries, we have even more reasons to celebrate big this month. To help our visitors discover all five destinations, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau created a Hometown Hops Passport. You’ll want to… [...]

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