Ice Cream! Top 10 Places in Cumberland County

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! July 16th is National Ice Cream Day, and one of my first assignments as a summer intern here at the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) was to compile a list of the top 10 places to find some frozen treats. (Pretty great first assignment, eh?) Tucked away in every corner of Cumberland County, I discovered everything from freshly churned… [...]

Market Days

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How far are you willing to drive to find freshly harvested blueberries, to snatch up a bushel of sweet corn, or to pick out the perfect heirloom tomatoes? Mid-summer, farms in the Sandhills region are at the peak of the growing season, and their harvest is plentiful. These four markets are the locals’ go-to spots for the freshest produce, as well as enriching cultural experiences. You don’t have to drive fa… [...]

For the Dad in Your Life

Father's Day Fayetteville
Whether you are celebrating your father or planning a memorable day with your own kids, there is a wide variety of activities taking place around Cumberland County this weekend to entertain you and the crew. Does Dad enjoy the outdoors? Take him kayaking at a local lake or hiking at a state park. Is he a craft beer connoisseur? We have the perfect brewery for him. Check out all our suggestions for the dad in you… [...]

School’s Out! Now What?

When that school bell rings for the last time, summer has officially begun, and parents start planning vacations and searching for kid-friendly entertainment. The greater Fayetteville area makes that search easy with a wide variety of events geared toward youth. To help our visitors plan some amazing experiences for their kids this summer, we have put together a bucket-list—highlighting some of our… [...]

A Weekend of Honor in Cumberland County

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For the communities of Cumberland County, the Memorial Day holiday represents much more than a three-day weekend. Visitors to this area find history and heroes around every corner all year. However, for this holiday, we honor specifically those military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.Each year, we count on several Memorial Day events in Cumberland County to help us pa… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: April 7 – 9

The natural beauty of the Sandhills region is on full display in every corner of Cumberland County right now. As our dogwood trees and azalea bushes come into full bloom, the outdoors is calling our names. There is no better way to spend your weekend here than at our lovely parks and nature escapes. A wide range of events being hosted by some of our outdoor destinations offer perfect reasons to enjoy the gift o… [...] is owned by the
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