Our Magical Nature Escapes

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As we head into the last days of the holiday season, four nature escapes around the greater Fayetteville area are still lit up beautifully. Whether you’re visiting or showing off our area to guests, we recommend planning an evening out at one of these attractions. Each site is known for delighting young and old with their magical outdoor light displays and festive entertainment. The holidays have never s… [...] “Our Magical Nature Escapes”

How Sweet It Is!

I recently asked Go Fayetteville’s Facebook followers to spill their secrets and share their thoughts on the best bakery in Cumberland County. Almost 100 locals replied to our question with nominations (and passionate comments) for the best of the best. There's no shortage of sweet shops in this area, but three bakeries, specifically, were mentioned over and over. Now that the locals have spoken, we th… [...] “How Sweet It Is!”

Places to Gather with Friends & Family

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As the Christmas carol reminds us, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Whether you’re hosting out-of-town guests or visiting Cumberland County during the holidays, we’re sharing some warm, inviting places to gather with friends and family. Make yourself at home in a local coffee house. Plan a party at a countryside venue. Introduce your guests to one of our new breweries. These are a few of our go-… [...] “Places to Gather with Friends & Family”

Indoor Recreation for Traveling Families

For traveling families, the most difficult season of the year may be winter, because of how challenging it can be to entertain kids indoors. As a parent myself, I am always on the hunt for ways to keep my child from going stir-crazy on trips. Here, in the communities of Cumberland County, we have a wide variety of indoor attractions that present great recreational options for kids, whether they be toddlers o… [...] “Indoor Recreation for Traveling Families”

Find Your Family Tradition in Cumberland County

Each holiday season I try to plan a new outing for my family that will hopefully become a lasting tradition. Last year, we experienced the grandeur of Holiday Lights in the Garden. Year before that, we joined the downtown revelry at A Dickens Holiday and took in the classic It’s a Wonderful Life on stage. As this season quickly approaches, I’m noticing how many festivities are planned not just in Fayettevi… [...] “Find Your Family Tradition in Cumberland County”

10 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day

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If you’re wondering where you and yours can spend this Veterans Day weekend, I’m counting at least 10 events taking place all over the communities of Cumberland County. Many of the planned activities are part of the annual Heroes Homecoming initiative that, this year, focuses on honoring our Vietnam veterans; however, other events will be celebrating all veterans. Join us in Cumberland County this Vet… [...] “10 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day”

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