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… [...]

5 Myths About Fayetteville – Myth #2

Yesterday, I busted the myth that the Fayetteville area has nothing to do. Today, I'm addressing the misconception that Cumberland County isn't important to history. I have always loved studying American history, but I never read about Fayetteville in school textbooks. However, once I got my nose out of the books and took a look around the surrounding area, I found plenty of locations that are packed wit… [...]

5 Myths About Fayetteville – Myth #3

Yesterday, in part two of my blog series, I busted the myth that the Fayetteville area has no historical significance. This time, I will address the idea that there's no arts-and-entertainment scene here. A flourishing A&E scene is essential for a city to thrive. Here's a look at some of my favorite sources of arts and entertainment, showing how Cumberland County is more than thriving. Myth #3: Cumbe… [...]

5 Myths About Fayetteville – Myth #1

myths about fayetteville
As someone who grew up in and around Fayetteville, my friends and I shared some common ideas about our hometown. It was popular to complain about having nothing to do here, or that there was nothing cool or exciting going on. Like many young people, I bought into the myths that my hometown was nothing special, we weren’t in the history books, and there weren’t many places to hang out. Or so I thought. It wasn’t u… [...]

‘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 a little more pri… [...]

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… [...]

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