Town of St. Pauls NC Area Activities


Things to do while you visit our area


The Crown Center in Fayetteville, NC

The Crown Center in Fayetteville for concerts, races, hockey and more!

9 Movie Theaters, 5 bowling alleys, skating rinks & much more....



The Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Fascinate-U Children's Museum

Museum of the Cape Fear


Trails, Hiking and More

City of Fayetteville trails guide

A complete listing of Cultural and Nature Trails for the Fayetteville area are listed HERE

The Lumber River State Park for boating, fishing, camping, trail walks and more

The Cape Fear River Lock & Dam #3 for boating, fishing, hiking and day camping




For those of you who love the beach, this will be absolute heaven for you. Within 90 minutes are almost every kind of beach experience imaginable, and a few hours drive will have you headed for the Outer Banks, the most beautiful stretch of beaches on the East Coast. If you want a family beach, then Holden Beach is for you. Teens love Carolina And Cure Beaches as well as Wrightsville Beach. Fishermen love Atlantic Beach and others for the pier and surf fishing. If you want an upscale vacation, visit North Myrtle Beach or Wrightsville Beach. And of COURSE there is the world famous Myrtle Beach! So much to do there it will take several YEARS of beach trips to just BEGIN to get it all in! Welcome to Paradise!



If golf is your game, you couldn't do much better than living in the middle of some of the FINEST golf in the world! With Pinehurst (yes, THE Pinehurst) less than an hour away, Cypress Lakes Golf Course just up the road and another 20 or so 1st class courses located within less than an hours drive from here, you could spend a LOT of time trying out a new club. But WAIT! There's MORE! Within 90 minutes of us are another few hundred courses located around the beautiful Myrtle Beach resort area. Not to mention all of the OTHER great clubs located in Southern Pines and Aberdeen. Yes, you can wipe that drool off of your face and get yourself on the road HERE!


Fishing & Hunting

Our area offers some excellent hunting and fishing opportunities for the avid outdoors man. Deer, Turkey, Wild Boar and more. Catfish, Bass, Trout, and all of the saltwater fishing you can handle. Check it all out on the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission web site located HERE






Cross Creek Mall is the LARGEST MALL between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA! People drive from over 3 hours away to shop here. With anchor stores including Macy's, Sears, J.C. Penny and Belk department stores and hundreds of boutique retailers inside, plus several OTHER malls and shopping centers located just around Cross Creek Mall, there is something for everyone! Restaurants, Hotels, movie theaters, and a lot of stores you just won't find anywhere else just because of the location and the size of this mall. If you have some serious shopping to do, then you've come to the right location!