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Things to do in Fayetteville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“Excellent, free museum on the Airborne and Special Operations divisions with free parking. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Garden
“Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. They are an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“British-style pub grub, craft beers & weekend DJs in a converted 100-plus-year-old hardware store.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This is an Italian restaurant that also offers a lounge style night scene popular with the locals. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“This attraction is full of adventure and offers breathtaking views as you zipline through the trees. Located less than an hour away in Fayetteville, NC. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Theater
“A great local playhouse. If you are coming to town, check out their website and see if there is a show going on. They usually put on a good production.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great shopping in the heart of Fayetteville's commercial and shopping district! Great dining, shopping, and entertainment! Check out the newest iMAX movies at the Patriot Theater! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Typical mall with Belk, Macy’s, and other small stores. Everything else is in the same area of Fayetteville.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Beautiful historic movie theatre in downtown Fayetteville that also offers beer and wine. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my all time favs..Brunch is beyond amazing..the atmosphere is even better with an outside seating area. Local Bands play here. Great spot for spirits and nightlife as well. (3.2 miles away)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“The park is a great place to walk and enjoy the day. There are swings, a disc golf course, Glennville lake and amazing paved trails.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Unique foods & atmosphere is amazing. Spirits available. Located in the Downtown Fayetteville. Offers outside seating”
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Downtown Fayetteville- restaurants, bars, coffee shops; take a walk at Hay Street.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you are a beer lover you need to visit Mash House! They have great food and beyond exceptional service! Go over there and ask about their freshly brewed beer! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Good coffee and love their Gelato. At times they have poetry and music in the late day and evening.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Gymnastics Gym
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“British-style pub grub, craft beers & weekend DJs in a converted 100-plus-year-old hardware store.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This is an Italian restaurant that also offers a lounge style night scene popular with the locals. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my all time favs..Brunch is beyond amazing..the atmosphere is even better with an outside seating area. Local Bands play here. Great spot for spirits and nightlife as well. (3.2 miles away)”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Unique foods & atmosphere is amazing. Spirits available. Located in the Downtown Fayetteville. Offers outside seating”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are a beer lover you need to visit Mash House! They have great food and beyond exceptional service! Go over there and ask about their freshly brewed beer! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This place is great for families. The food is beyond tasteful and they treat you like royalty! I love getting the 4 cheese ravioli. I highly remembered Luigi’s for you if you love Italian like I do. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic Italian food. Make a reservation to avoid longer waiting times. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great place for a beer and live music! Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nights from 7pm to 2am!”
  • 5 locals recommend

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