Hidden Gems

Explore Around Our Hotel Near Carvers Creek

Go off the beaten path and see the oft-overlooked attractions in Fayetteville. Gorgeous natural beauty surrounds the city, and you can experience it at Carvers Creek State Park. The area’s history is well-documented, thanks to miles of driving trails that take you back in time, and historic buildings like the Hay Street United Methodist Church.

Carvers Creek State Park

2505 Long Valley Road

Spring Lake, NC 28390

(910) 436-4681

Carvers Creek State Park has 4,000 acres of hiking, picnicking, fishing, and nature viewing. Hike through longleaf pine forests, or be led by an experienced ranger who will give you insights on the land. Visit the Long Valley Farm, the historic retreat of James Stillman Rockefeller, who donated the property for conservation. Our hotel near Carvers Creek State Park is just a half hour drive away, past Fort Bragg.

Driving Trails

Cumberland County has over 750 miles of driving trails that lead you through the area’s rich history. The diverse selection includes The African-American Heritage Trail, The American Independence Trail, and even an Antiquing Trail.

Hay Street United Methodist Church

320 Hay Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301

The Hay Street United Methodist Church is one of the most historic buildings in the city. Completed in 1835, the striking brick building has three corner towers crafted in the Late Gothic Revival style. Inside, the stained-glass windows were created using the rare “robing glass” technique.