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Fayetteville is a small place (census-designated place) located in Franklin County in south-central Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the population was 2,774 residents. Fayetteville is part of the scenic Cumberland Valley, which is a constituent valley of the Great Appalachian Valley. The Cumberland Valley is bound on the west and north by the Ridge and Valley Appalachians, to the east and south by South Mountain, to the northeast by the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg and to the south by the Potomac River. There is a portion of Cumberland Valley residing in Maryland that is sometimes referred to as the Hagerstown Valley. Fayetteville offers abundant outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, swimming, fishing, birdwatching and kayaking. There are guided tours and scenic drives that offer breathtaking views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Every season has something to offer in Fayetteville, but autumn is an especially beautiful time with the changing of the leaves. From fall festivals to apple picking, wine tours, hay rides, pick-your-own pumpkins and corn mazes - it's all here in the Cumberland Valley. Other attractions near Fayetteville are museums, including a Rolls Royce Museum, historic spots and historical walking tours of some of the surrounding towns. Take your pick!

Surrounding areas: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (17.8 mi), Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania (18.8 mi), Mercersburg, Pennsylvania (19.6 mi), McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania (23.8 mi), Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania (35.6 mi)

Fayetteville Vacation Rentals

Fayetteville Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Sleep Inn & Suites1435 Doron DrChambersburg, PA4.2 mi.(717) 263-0596
Comfort Inn Chambersburg3301 Black Gap RdChambersburg, PA4.5 mi.(717) 263-6655
Four Points Hotel By Sheraton Chambersburg1123 Lincoln Way EastChambersburg, PA4.6 mi.(717) 263-9191
Best Western Chambersburg211 Walker RdChambersburg, PA4.7 mi.(717) 262-4994
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Chambersburg1122 Wayne RdChambersburg, PA5.0 mi.(800) 228-2800
Hampton Inn955 Lesher RdChambersburg, PA5.1 mi.(717) 261-9185
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1097 Wayne AveChambersburg, PA5.4 mi.(717) 709-9009
Quality Inn & Suites1095 Wayne AveChambersburg, PA5.4 mi.(717) 263-3400
Chambersburg Travelodge565 Lincoln Way EChambersburg, PA5.6 mi.(717) 264-4187
Country Inn & Suites399 Bedington BlvdChambersburg, PA6.2 mi.(717) 261-0900
Days Inn Of Chambersburg30 Falling SPG RDdChambersburg, PA6.2 mi.(717) 263-1288
Super 8 Motel3648 Old Scotland RdChambersburg, PA6.2 mi.(717) 264-6288
Best Western Shippensburg Hotel125 Walnut Btm RdShippensburg, PA9.8 mi.(717) 532-5200
Shippen Place Hotel32 E King StShippensburg, PA9.8 mi.(717) 532-4141
Best Western Waynesboro239 W Main StWaynesboro, PA10.7 mi.(717) 762-9113
Travel Inn4840 Lincoln Way WSaint Thomas, PA11.2 mi.(717) 369-3128
Rodeway Inn10835 John Wayne DrGreencastle, PA12.2 mi.(717) 597-7762
Carroll Valley Resort Hotel121 Sanders RdFairfield, PA13.6 mi.(717) 642-8212
Liberty Mountain Resort78 Country Club TrailFairfield, PA14.0 mi.(717) 642-8282
Comfort Inn50 Pine DrGreencastle, PA14.5 mi.(717) 597-8164
Knights Inn18221 Mason Dixon RdHagerstown, MD16.5 mi.(301) 791-3560
Quality Inn At General Lee's Headquarters401 Buford AveGettysburg, PA17.2 mi.(717) 334-3141
Best Western Gettysburg HotelOne Lincoln SQGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 337-2000
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson1857 Gettysburg Village DrGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 337-9518
Courtyard By Marriott115 Presidential CirGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 334-5600
Eisenhower Inn And Conference Center2634 Emmitsburg RdGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 334-8121
Ramada Inn - Gettysburg2634 Emmitsburg RdGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 334-8121
Wyndham Gettysburg95 Presidential CirGettysburg, PA17.8 mi.(717) 339-0020
Best Inn301 Steinwehr AveGettysburg, PA17.9 mi.(800) 237-8466
Quality Inn Gettysburg Motor Lodge380 Steinwehr AveGettysburg, PA17.9 mi.(717) 334-1103
Gettysburg Travelodge613 Baltimore StGettysburg, PA18.0 mi.(717) 334-9281
Econo Lodge945 Baltimore PikeGettysburg, PA18.2 mi.(717) 334-6715
Super 8 Motel Gettysburg606 York StGettysburg, PA18.2 mi.(717) 334-4274
Sleep Inn Silo Hill501 Silo Hill PkwyEmmitsburg, MD18.6 mi.(301) 447-0044
Comfort Inn Gettysburg871 York RdGettysburg, PA18.6 mi.(717) 337-2400
Days Inn Gettysburg865 York RdGettysburg, PA18.6 mi.(717) 334-0030
Holiday Inn Express Gettysburg869 York RdGettysburg, PA18.6 mi.(717) 337-1400
Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg1061 York RdGettysburg, PA18.8 mi.(717) 334-2040
Hampton Inn - Gettysburg1280 York RdGettysburg, PA19.1 mi.(717) 338-9121
National Emergency Training Center16825 S Seton AveEmmitsburg, MD19.2 mi.(301) 447-1000
Bed & Breakfast
Beaver Creek House Bed And Breakfast20432 Beaver CRK RdHagerstown, MD20.7 mi.(301) 797-4764
Buttonwood Bed And Breakfast980 Waggoners Gap RdCarlisle, PA27.8 mi.(717) 249-7827

Fayetteville Weather & Climate

South Central Pennsylvania experiences four seasons, although there are variations depending on the area and altitude. Summers tend to be hot and humid, while winters are cold with snow; the mountainous areas are typically cooler in summer, and receive a lot more snow in the wintertime. July is usually the warmest month with temperatures averaging 80F (27C), although the southern part of the state is often hotter. The coldest time of year is January. Spring and autumn are the best times to travel, as they are moderate in temperature, with less humidity. Peak tornado season in the eastern U.S. is usually between May and July.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 37°F 19°F 3.22 in. -
February 41°F 22°F 2.69 in. -
March 51°F 29°F 3.60 in. -
April 63°F 39°F 3.56 in. -
May 72°F 49°F 4.20 in. -
June 81°F 58°F 3.94 in. -
July 85°F 62°F 3.54 in. -
August 83°F 60°F 3.34 in. -
September 76°F 52°F 3.68 in. -
October 64°F 40°F 3.13 in. -
November 52°F 32°F 3.48 in. -
December 42°F 24°F 3.15 in. -

Fayetteville Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Eastern Wv Regional Shepherd Field (MRB) located about 42 miles southwest of Fayetteville in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the Harrisburg International airport (MDT) located approximately 45 miles east of Fayetteville in Harrisburg ( Middletown ), Pennsylvania, the Washington Dulles International airport (IAD) located roughly 66 miles south of Fayetteville in Washington, District Of Columbia, and finally the Baltimore Washington International airport (BWI) located around 69 miles southeast of Fayetteville in Baltimore, Maryland.

Fayetteville Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Williams Grove ParkMechanicsburgPA35.5 mi.
HersheyparkHersheyPA54.1 mi.
JeepersRockvilleMD61.0 mi.
Lakemont ParkAltoonaPA61.2 mi.
DelGrosso's Amusement ParkTiptonPA63.7 mi.
JeepersParkvilleMD64.9 mi.
Dutch WonderlandLancasterPA66.5 mi.
JeepersGreenbeltMD72.3 mi.
Six Flags AmericaMitchellvilleMD80.6 mi.
KnoebelsElysburgPA84.2 mi.
Six Flags AmericaUpper MarlboroMD86.9 mi.
Water Parks
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD100.6 mi.
Water WorldPhoenixvillePA108.7 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA118.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Caledonia Golf ClubFayettevillePA 
Conocodell Golf ClubFayettevillePA 
Penn National Golf Club & InnFayettevillePA 
Majestic Ridge Golf ClubChambersburgPA6.0 mi.
Rocky Spring Golf CourseChambersburgPA6.0 mi.
South Mountain Golf CourseSouth MountainPA6.2 mi.
Greencastle Greens Golf ClubGreencastlePA12.3 mi.
Cedar Ridge Golf CourseGettysburgPA17.9 mi.
Links at GettysburgGettysburgPA17.9 mi.
Whitetail Golf ResortMercersburgPA19.6 mi.
Rolling Green Golf CourseWashingtonPA20.4 mi.
Black Rock Golf CourseHagerstownMD20.8 mi.
Hagerstown Municipal Golf CourseHagerstownMD20.8 mi.
Maple Run Golf CourseThurmontMD21.4 mi.
Great Cove Golf RecreationMcConnellsburgPA23.4 mi.
Beaver Creek Country ClubHagerstownMD23.6 mi.
Chesapeake Bay Golf Club Rising SunRising SunMD25.0 mi.
Chesapeake Bay Golf Club Rising Sun CourseRising SunMD25.0 mi.
Flatbush Golf CourseLittlestownPA27.6 mi.
Quail Valley Golf CourseLittlestownPA27.6 mi.
Cumberland Golf ClubCarlislePA27.9 mi.
Mayapple Golf LinksCarlislePA27.9 mi.
PennDel Golf CourseCarlislePA27.9 mi.
Rocky Meadows Golf CourseCarlislePA27.9 mi.
Duck Hollow Golf ClubUniontownPA28.4 mi.
Mount Summit Golf CourseUniontownPA28.4 mi.
Musket Ridge Golf ClubMyersvilleMD28.4 mi.
Springdale Golf ClubUniontownPA28.4 mi.
Ski Areas
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA19.6 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA54.5 mi.
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD98.9 mi.
Bryce ResortBasyeVA101.1 mi.
Doe MountainMacungiePA113.2 mi.
Hidden Valley SkiHidden ValleyPA115.7 mi.
Ski SawmillMorrisPA117.1 mi.
State Parks
Caledonia State ParkPA3.7 mi. 
Mont Alto State ParkPA5.7 mi. 
Pine Grove Furnace State ParkPA15.7 mi. 
Kings Gap State ParkPA18.9 mi. 
Cowans Gap State ParkPA20.5 mi. 
Big Spring State ParkPA24.7 mi. 
Fowler Hollow State ParkPA24.9 mi. 
Colonel Denning State ParkPA25.9 mi. 
Greenbrier State ParkMD26.6 mi. 
Washington Monument State ParkMD29.3 mi. 
Gambrill State ParkMD30.6 mi. 
Fort Frederick State ParkMD31.7 mi. 
Codorus State ParkPA34.3 mi. 
Gathland State ParkMD35.6 mi. 
Rumsey Monument State ParkWV35.8 mi. 
Gifford Pinchot State ParkPA37.1 mi. 
Fort Tonoloy State ParkMD37.7 mi. 
Schifferstadt Architectural MuseumFrederickMD35.1 mi.(History)
Museum of Scientific DiscoveryHarrisburgPA43.2 mi.(Science)
York County Heritage TrustYorkPA43.7 mi.(History)
Juniata College Museum of ArtHuntingdonPA46.5 mi.(Art)
Old Bedford VillageBedfordPA51.1 mi.(History)
Museum of Bus TransportationHersheyPA54.1 mi.(Technology)
Hershey MuseumHersheyPA54.1 mi.(History)
Loudoun MuseumLeesburgVA55.0 mi.(History)
Watch and Clock Museum of the NAWCCColumbiaPA56.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
National Watch & Clock MuseumColumbiaPA56.0 mi.(Technology)
NIST Virtual MuseumGaithersburgMD56.2 mi.(Technology)
Zoos and Aquariums
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife ParkHersheyPA54.1 mi.
The Baltimore ZooBaltimoreMD65.8 mi.
National Aquarium in BaltimoreBaltimoreMD65.8 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC75.4 mi.
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA76.8 mi.
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland Ltd.AllenwoodPA89.5 mi.
Brandywine ZooWilmingtonDE106.9 mi.

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