‘O’er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave’!

4th of July Fayetteville
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… [...]

A Burger Tour of Cumberland County

As we close out May (National Hamburger Month) and head into the summer, I think it’s time to take our visitors on a tour of Cumberland County’s burger joints. Sure, you can find several popular burger chains here, but do you know where our mom-and-pop grills are? Better yet, do you know who our locals claim makes the best burger here? I recently took an informal poll of my coworkers and Go Fayetteville’s foll… [...]

Where to ‘Wine Down’ in Cumberland County

4th of July Fayetteville
National Wine Day is May 25th, so my creative juices have been flowing about where to “wine down” in Cumberland County. This summer, you can get artsy at our sip-and-paint studios, join a yoga-and-vino class, venture on a wine walk through downtown, take a bottle and picnic basket to a garden, and much more. You’ll find me relaxing, glass of Pinot in hand, at several of these charming spots. Start planning y… [...]

What’s HOT in Fayetteville!

blues n brews
Sizzling concerts, smokin’ barbecue, fireworks, spicy ramen and more made my list of “What’s HOT in Fayetteville!” this summer. As you may have guessed, I spend a large part of my job tracking all the events, attractions and restaurants that pop up in Cumberland County, but I also make a point to visit as many as I can. I’ve narrowed down my extensive list to a few personal suggestions on the hottest places to… [...]

Group Adventures at Our Recreation Gems – Part II

zipquest
In Part I of this blog series, I covered three of our most popular indoor recreation gems, where groups can bond over indoor skydiving, rock-climbing and jumping. Now let’s talk about a few of Cumberland County’s outdoor attractions that offer groups even more options. Whether you’re planning a reunion, corporate outing or team-building day, consider adding zip-lining to that itinerary. Maybe a rive… [...]

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