Ever find yourself sitting around at home with nothing to do? Do you and your friends complain about having nothing fun around? Despair no more! Some of the best things to do in Fayetteville if you like fun and adventure have been uncovered in this article. So clear your schedule - after reading this you'll want to be free.
Situated on a man-made lake, Fantasy Lake Water Park is your one-stop for all water fun! From slides to games, to paddle boarding, Fantasy Lake has it all! There’s even a kid’s park, designed just for children ages 3 – 11. Open in the summer, Fantasy Lake is the place for you, you can relax on a white sand beach, catch thrills on tons of slides, play games or just swim around in the lake. Coolers are allowed so you can bring a picnic lunch and make a day of it, or indulge in their hot dogs, sandwiches and ice cream. Children’s tickets, age 3 – 11 are $10, adults are $16 and seniors 60 and up are $10. Group Discounts are offered for party packages and for groups of 10 or more. Umbrellas, cabanas, and canopies are available for rent. Located just outside Fayetteville at 5869 Permastone Lake Road, Hope Mills, Fantasy Lake is the spot for warm weather fun!
Defy.Fayetteville Trampoline Park
Loved your backyard trampoline as a kid? Have kids you can’t get to stop jumping? Defy.Fayetteville is here to fulfill every trampoline junkie’s wildest dreams. With over 35 trampolines, including infamous angled wall trampolines, launching decks and a few other surprises like stunt falls and battle beams Defy is sure to win your approval. And if that all sounds like too much for young kids, every Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. is KidJump, a time where you and your child (six and under) can jump without any big kids around and even better, the kids are discounted! Tickets are $11 for six and under and start at $15 for adults. You must sign a waiver before participating but you can save time and do an online waiver. Don’t delay, go out and jump today!
Love grapes? Auman Vineyards have been growing the local muscadines and scuppernongs for over forty years. Head out to pick your own grapes or buy their pre-picked grapes, they are a certified roadside market. Open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – sunset and Saturday from sunrise to sunset, and located at 1300 71st School Road, Auman Vineyards offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the simpler things in life. Head out today for some fun and enjoy some of North Carolina’s state fruit!
Escape rooms are all the rage, but have you tried the premier escape room in Fayetteville? This real-life version of the classic game “Clue” locks you in a room where you must find the hidden objects, solve the clues and puzzles to beat the clock and win your freedom. You have four one-hour rooms to choose from. You can be a 1930's detective trying to gather enough evidence to put Al Capone away in Al Capone’s Revenge. If conspiracy theories are your thing, you could be a member of a paranormal team searching for a cure to a mysterious disease that’s changing the human race by breaking into a top-secret government facility in Abduction. Not afraid of clowns? Try Big Top Murders (Circus of the Damned) where a serial killer is framing you for his murders and you must prove the evidence has been planted before he kills again (ages 16 and up, mature audiences only). Or enjoy a lighter who-done-it with Last Will & Testament, where Mr. MoneyPinch has died and his greedy relatives are scrambling over his fortune – but one of them killed him and you have to discover which one and find the money! All of the room have a difficulty level of at least 8 and are $26.50 per person. Book your room now and test your skills!
ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure
In 2009 the family who owns Carver Falls decided to share its natural beauty with the public. They brought the most qualified zipline contractor from Michigan to Fayetteville and constructed one of the most impressive zipline courses in the nation. ZipQuest’s multiline course spans acres of pristine North Carolina forest. Longer lines show you the beauty of your surroundings, while shorter ones give the thrill of flying through a forest. Aside from zip lines, you’ll climb floating staircases, perch on platforms anchored to centuries-old trees and stroll across suspension bridges over the sandhills only major waterfall. You have four activities to choose from including Ziplines, NightQeust, Swing Shot and Group Adventures. Book your adventure now!
The Climbing Place is Fayetteville’s oldest and most known indoor climbing and bouldering gym. They cater to everyone, from beginners to the most experienced climbers. With 20,00 square feet of climbing and bouldering, there’s always room for everyone. At the Climbing Place, climbing is wholesome fun for the whole family to enjoy. Equipment is provided, but you can also use your own. No appointments are necessary, and they are open Monday – Saturday. Prices range, with individual renting options available as well as packages. Sign their waiver before you climb with online and print versions. Head out and test your strength with the climbing gym that’s still going strong!
As you can see, there is plenty to do to keep you busy! Check out our things to do in Fayetteville page for more great ideas if you like some fun and adventure in your day! This military city can keep you busy with activities.
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