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Crosscreek Mall is the only mall in Fayetteville, and serves as a home for many major fashion retail chains.
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Revision as of 21:11, 28 December 2008

Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 121,015. It is the county seat of Cumberland County,[3] and is best known as the home of Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army post located northwest of the city.


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Get in

By train

There is an Amtrak station downtown, with routes leading to points along the East Coast.

Get around

Public Transportation The Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) serves the Fayetteville and Spring Lake regions, with ten bus routes and two shuttle routes.

See

Airborne and Special Operations museum - located in downtown Fayetteville - It displayed several eras of this nation's primier warriors - Free (but a donation would not hurt)

Do

The Downtown area of Fayetteville (Hay Street) has undergone a massive clean-up over the last few decades and now provides a few blocks of tourist-friendly shops and restaurants.

Festival Park, a few blocks away from downtown, is a natural community gathering place featuring weekly outdoor concerts with a Southern, hometown atmosphere.

Buy

Crosscreek Mall is the only mall in Fayetteville, and serves as a home for many major fashion retail chains.

Smaller shops and antique shops can be found near downtown on Hay Street.

Fayetteville also has several flea markets, located on Bragg Blvd, Raeford Rd and Macpherson Church Rd, all of which sell various eclectic goods on weekends.

Eat

Drink

The Mash House Brewery on Sycamore Road offers a wide range of brews from Heifeweizen, IPA and Porter (unfortunately served cold). Reasonable prices, a large restaurant area including an outside dining area, and an interesting mix of people in the bar.

Sleep

The Wingate Inn on Sycamore Dairy Road is centrally situated (along with some other chains) and accessible to the Fort Bragg area as well as downtown. Large, clean rooms with excellent service at both the front desk and housekeeping. Complimentary breakfast from 6AM-9AM. Small fitness room and whirlpool.

  • Marriott Courtyard Fayetteville, 4192 Sycamore Dairy Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303, 910-487-5557, [1]. This Courtyard hotel is conveniently located near many of Fayetteville's business, government, military and leisure attractions. Courtyard Fayetteville is close to Cross Creek Mall, Crown Coliseum & Expo Center and the unique dining and shopping attractions of historic downtown. In addition, this hotel is near Fort Bragg Military Reservation and Pope Air Force Base. Plus, Courtyard Fayetteville is just ten minutes from Fayetteville Regional Airport.


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