Fayetteville, North Carolina is proud of its rich role in our nation’s history and holds fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while offering a handful of cosmopolitan amenities—not forgetting to mention nearby Fort Bragg that solidifies the city’s deep roots in all things military.
Fayetteville's Historic Architecture Trail takes visitors on a tour of the unique and eclectic architecture in the greater Fayetteville Region. Fair Oaks House was built in 1858 and incorporates a Georgian plan with Greek Revival and Italianate elements. During General Sherman's occupation of Fayetteville in 1865 some of the Union troops camped on the grounds.
2. THE HISTORY
Fayetteville has a long, proud history that dates back to the Revolutionary War era. Local patriots signed the Liberty Point Resolves in 1775—sometimes called an early Declaration of Independence. It’s a little known fact that North Carolina delegates ratified the US Constitution in Fayetteville!
Strawberry Mojito or Blueberry Lemon Drop? Decisions don't come easy at Sherefé, a Fayetteville hotspot for handcrafted cocktails and healthy cuisine. Sherefé is well known for combining an unparalleled dining experience with a side of sophisticated Mediterranean flair. Did we mention the belly dancers?Cheers!
4. THE ART
Fourth Fridays is a true celebration of the arts in Fayetteville. From street musicians to renowned artists—get a taste of Fayetteville’s art and entertainment while enjoying the galleries, bookstores, bistros and shops that make downtown Fayetteville the place to be!
5. THE GARDENS
Cape Fear Botanical Garden is nestled between the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek—a short distance from downtown Fayetteville. Flourishing with beautiful specialty gardens and blooming ornamental plants, highlights include Camellia, Daylilly and Shade Gardens, Butterfly Stroll and Children’s Garden, and the Heritage Garden featuring 1886 agricultural structures and a homestead.