Welcome to Fayetteville!

Nestled into the Sandhills of North Carolina, Fayetteville offers residents and visitors the feel of a small town with big city amenities. Fayetteville features dozens of hiking trails that feature scenic overlooks and fresh air for anyone looking to escape the normal hustle and bustle of everyday life.

In addition to leisure and recreational activities, the city’s entertainment scene has exploded in recent years with several bars, breweries and restaurants coming to town. Due to the its rich history rooted in military excellence, a lot of people associate Fayetteville with old war heroes and civil rights figures, but what a lot of people don’t realize is how many recent celebrities have gotten their start right here in Fayetteville. Rapper J. Cole, actor Brian Tyree Henry, and NFL player Cortland Finnegan all started out right here in south central North Carolina.

The city is a driving force for population growth in Cumberland County and dozens of people relocate here every week to reap the benefits of a simple lifestyle in the south.

Ranked #1 in 2018’s “Most Equipt Cities in the Country” report

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Fayetteville Food and Drink

Like any bustling city, Fayetteville’s food scene is becoming more and more popular. In addition to more restaurants and eateries… read more

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