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This military installation is the largest in the world, housing more than 50,000 active duty personnel. Covering 251 miles, Fort Bragg has a lot of things you can do while here. Today I am going to provide you with a list of things that you can enjoy while being stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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U.S Army photo by Spc. Jada Owens

When you have your PCS Binder ready to go, get excited for North Carolina! I’m featuring things to do in this area so that you can have some fun, enjoy the sights and relax.

Here are the best things to do in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum
Enjoy this museum that focuses on military artifacts from World War 1 to the present day. A non-profit organization who enjoys putting exhibits on display as well as artifacts to educate everyone about our military past and present.
82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum
This museum is dedicated to telling the story of the 82nd Airborne Division from 1917 forward. This museum is in charge of collecting, interpreting and showcasing the history of the 82nd division. You’ll enjoy a museum theater and many exhibits to showcase this division’s rich military history.

City Life
If you find yourself missing the city, Raleigh is about an hour away. Lafayette Village or North Hills also have a lot to offer.
Stryker Golf Course
Enjoy a game of golf all year round, with the exception of frost season where hours may be reduced. This golf course is the perfect place to enjoy a social golfing event, arts & crafts as well as a nice meal. Check out their website for hours of operation and additional fun to enjoy at this location.

Photo c/o/ Zipquest

ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure
This world-class zip lining experience and adventure center is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy some fun. Enjoy zip lining over the forest and the regions only waterfall. This the perfect location for family events and team building retreats.
AMC Fayetteville 14
Enjoy 3D and jumbo screen options at this Cineplex theater. From first-run movies to opera and sporting events, this theater is a large, comfortable location to enjoy any movie. The lines move fast and seating is extremely comfortable.

Berry picking
In the surrounding rural areas, you can go pick fresh strawberries or blueberries from the farm
Xscape Factor – Escape Rooms
Enjoy being locked in a room where you have to use clues and elements of the room to solve puzzles. This real-life mystery fun is a great way to enjoy some adventure after a hard day of raising kids or working. This is the perfect date night idea with your spouse.

Raven Rock State Park
This state park is very popular with hikers. There are plenty of things to do: camping, fishing, trails, picnicking, boating, and rock climbing.
Cross Creek Mall
Stop by this mall to enjoy your favorite stores like Forever 21, JCPenney, Macy’s and hundreds of other specialty shops. This is the perfect place to get a little walking in and window shopping in to wind down from a busy day.

photo c/o Fort Bragg MWR Facebook

MWR – Fort Bragg
From post-wife events to arts and crafts, to gyms (14 of them!), and outdoor activities, Family and MWR offers lots of activities for the whole family.

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Enjoy the outdoors and stop to smell the flowers at this garden. There’s a military discount and they also offer facility rentals for your events.


Aloha Safari Zoo
Visit the animals at this local zoo. There are farm animals as well as a safari tour for the more exotic animals.

There are other things to do and enjoy in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. I do hope these 7 ideas get you started in having a fun-filled week while stationed in Fort Bragg.

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