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

Lafayette’s Birthday Bash

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If you have seen or even heard the buzz around Broadway’s popular musical Hamilton, you might already know a thing or two about “America’s Favorite Fighting Frenchman,” the Marquis de Lafayette. Fayetteville was the first U.S. city named for this French Revolutionary War hero, and it also holds the distinction of being the only namesake city Lafayette visited. When our fair townspeople welco… [...]

End-of-Summer Countdown for the Family

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Just a few weeks remain before a new school year is upon us, but that doesn’t mean families can’t fit in more quality time and make last-minute memories together on a weekend trip. To assist in your planning, we are giving suggestions on how to spend a full three days in the greater Fayetteville area. Just pick a weekend, choose from 12 family-friendly events, and get ready to play hard in our backyard. Ou… [...]

The Flavors of Greece

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Behind the façade of many restaurants in Cumberland County, there is a story of a hard-working immigrant family. This area, just like the rest of the country, experienced an influx of European immigrants in the early 20th century. Many of those arriving from Greece took their culinary know-how and established restaurants, with the first Greek business being the Busy Bee Café on Market Square. This Se… [...]

A 1-Day Tour Itinerary for Fayetteville

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The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) recently hosted a group of eight bloggers/influencers from SoFluential for the SoFay17 Tour, highlighting some of the best of Fayetteville to these visitors. In one day here, this group of women hit 10 attractions, restaurants, and shops. Whether you are looking for tour ideas for yourself or your guests, this group’s itinerary is a… [...]

On the Trail of Independence

On June 20, 1775, a year before the Declaration of Independence would be signed, a group of 55 patriots made history in Fayetteville. At this significant occasion, the Cumberland Association signed another important document that would later be known as The Liberty Point Resolves, pledging their devotion to the cause of independence. If you visit the area now, over 240 years later, you will enjoy explo… [...]

International Festival Season

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Our international festival season kicks off every June in the greater Fayetteville area, all leading up to a grand finale in September with the International Folk Festival. Not a month goes by here without a celebration of our communities’ rich diversity, so we are sharing a comprehensive list of our multicultural festivals. If this does not whet your appetite enough, we are also offering tips… [...]

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