Before your family finds yourself in the thick of the school year, there is still some time left for some adventurous outing. If you are looking for some family fun in Fayetteville, there are plenty of options to choose from.
- Fascinate U Children’s Museum. Located right here in Fayetteville, this museum features plenty of hands-on activities that are sure to keep you kids excited and engaged all day long. You will likely spend an hour or more in the Mini City where kids are in charge.
- Mountasia Fantasy Golf and Games. For fun the whole family can enjoy, play a game of mini golf. There are two 18-hole courses to choose from.
- Go Fun Fun Fun Entertainment Center. Play a game of Lazer Tag, improve your swing in the batting cages, or have an adventure playing putt-putt golf. There is plenty of fun for everyone.
- Fantasy Lake. Nothing beats a day of water play when it is so hot outside. Fantasy Lake is a man made lake with lots of water slides and other adventures that make a big splash.
- Aloha Safari Zoo. This unique zoo focuses on rescuing animals to give them a second change on life. Your kids can see camels, bears, zebra, and tigers. The petting zoo area features sweet barn animals.
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Looking for things to do in Fayetteville? Stop by the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Often ranking as one of the top attractions in the area, this historical museum has interesting information, stunning architecture, and impressive displays. Great for young kids as well as adults, this museum is a perfect way to spend a day.
According to the Airborne and Special Operations Museum website, the facility opened its doors in 2000, and it has free admission. There is a main exhibit area, temporary gallery, and a four-story theater, and you’ll also find a motion simulator ride, a fun experience for all. The building is an official part of the United States Army Museum System, and the exhibits largely date from modern warfare to WWII operations.
“Nearly 20 years from dream to reality, the museum has become a place to honor and preserve the legendary feats of the airborne and special operations troops who have contributed so much to defending our nation’s interests,” reads the official website. “From the early days of the Parachute Test Platoon to the ongoing War on Terrorism, the Airborne & Special Operations Museum recounts the actions of heroic soldiers.”
The most notable exhibits include the Battle of Mogadishu exhibit, an event that is the focus of the film Black Hawk Down (2001). You can also see early airborne divisions dating back to 1940, as well as Korean and Vietnam War exhibits. The Airborne and Special Operations Museum is just one of many things to do in the area.