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.

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Your Passport to Kid-Friendly Destinations

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With the kids going on winter break and family visiting from out of town, planning daytime adventures around the area should be on your to-do list. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) offers help with that in the form of the Passport—a free pocket guide that highlights 12 attractions in Cumberland County. Children enjoy playing the “tourist” and having their book stam… [...]

O Come, All Ye Faithful

Historic Sites in Fayetteville
The religious history of the greater Fayetteville area is deeply intertwined with the history of its immigrant settlers. Over 40 churches here claim a heritage dating back 100 years or more. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) chronicles our churches’ history and provides a navigable route with the Religious Freedom Trail. Here, we are highlighting four churche… [...]

Holiday Nature Escapes

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Old Man Winter is on his way, but there is no reason to spend this holiday season indoors when so many festive nature escapes await you in Cumberland County. To get you started, we are recommending these three outdoor events for planning your visit or showing off the area to guests. Each attraction is known for pulling out all the stops—delighting young and old every year with their magical outdoor ligh… [...]

Tracking Our Patriots

War Heroes Cumberland County
While the communities of Cumberland County honor veterans this month, visitors to the area are eager to learn more about the many historic sites and military monuments that honor some of our war heroes. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) offers the Patriots, Past & Present Trail as an online guide for visiting history hounds. The 29 places on this handy driving trail t… [...]

Shopportunities in Cumberland County

With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving just ahead, the holiday season is officially here. Two big reminders of this “season of giving” occur every November in the greater Fayetteville area. The Holly Day Fair and the Yule Mart are both highly anticipated, multi-day events that provide shoppers with opportunities to purchase handcrafted gifts and seasonal décor while supporting local artis… [...]

LEGO® Art Meets Nature

Cape Fear Botanical Garden (CFBG) is growing a new species this season. Nearly half a million LEGO® bricks have seemingly “popped up” all around the garden. These bricks make up massive sculptures that are, in fact, the work of New York artist Sean Kenney—the designer of the traveling exhibition, Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® Bricks. This exhibit is camped out in Cumberland County until Jan… [...] is owned by the
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