GoFayetteville.com was developed to give visitors and locals information on the wonderful things to see and do in the greater Fayetteville area of North Carolina. Here you will find frequent blog posts on places to shop, museums to explore, festivals to attend, outdoor adventures to plan and much more. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau manages the site and welcomes your ideas on attractions or events to feature in future stories.

Featured in Fay: Myron Jones

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If anyone is a true native son of Fayetteville, it’d be Myron, aka Mr. Fayetteville. The running joke in our office at the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is, if Myron isn’t related to someone here, he probably knows them (or their daddy or auntie). Our Director of Sales and a U.S. Air Force retiree has taught this native Texan much about Cumberland County—to include what it was like grow… [...]

Featured in Fay: Chris Kenon

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If you met Christina “Chris” Kenon today, you wouldn’t even guess she once never considered herself to be an athlete, let alone a triathlete. At her heaviest, as an adult, she weighed 240 pounds. When she began dating her future husband, a soldier, she was inspired by his example to get into shape. Her first attempt to adopt a healthier lifestyle was joining a gym, in 2003, and starting on the treadmill with “… [...]

Surprising Facts About Fayetteville, North Carolina

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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 our community, the nation, and even the world. When I saw NC Tripping share "50+ Facts about North Carolina That You Should Know, But Probably Don't" recently, I wondered if I could come up with an equally impressiv… [...]

Cumberland County’s Home-Field Advantage

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Did you know one of Cumberland County’s largest tourism markets is Sports? Specifically, cheerleading, baseball, and basketball are the top three types of competitions or tournaments we're known for hosting. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (FACVB) Sports Sales Manager, Stephanie Decatur, estimates 75% of our sports leads come from those three. I recently sat down with St… [...]

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