Fayetteville, North Carolina is best known for its rich military history from the Civil War to historical museums to military bases - Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base. The area celebrates their American heroes past, present and future on a regular basis with events, festivals and special discounts for military members and their families.
The military history is not everything that the Fayetteville, North Carolina area has to offer though. Fayetteville is also home to many museums including ones focusing on art, children, science and area history. You can explore the history of the area by visiting some of the historical sites and markers that surround Cumberland County.
If being outdoors is what you crave, you will be delighted in the options that Fayetteville and Fort Bragg have to offer. Enjoy the sites and trails of 11 area parks some of which sit along the famous Cape Fear River. Explore even further on some of the hiking trails or by visiting the gardens at either Cape Fear Botanical Gardens or Fayetteville Rose Garden. Spend the day fishing in the Cape Fear River or in over 20 acres of lakes that surround the area, you'll definitely have a fish tale or two to take home with you!
Make sure you bring your clubs and work on your swing at one of the 20 golf courses in the area. Designed by great architects such as Davis Love III, Willard Byrd and Stuart Gooden you are bound to find the challenge you have been waiting for.
So whether it is the military, history or just the beauty of the area that brings you to Fayetteville, North Carolina you are sure to find something that peaks your interest.