From Morganton, the city of Charlotte is approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southeast.
Western Piedmont is a well-established travel destination, which means getting from A to B is relatively easy. Be sure schedule in sufficient time to discover the incredible range of scenic and cultural wonders this region has to offer. Marion, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, while Hickory sits 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west.
While you are on vacation in Morganton, why don't you enjoy Hickory. Approximately 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Hickory Metro Convention Center, L. P. Frans Stadium and Hickory Museum of Arts. Hickory has a lot to offer travelers willing to explore a little deeper. Catawba Science Center and Valley Hills Mall are some of the other sights you won't want to miss.
If the weather keeps you indoors, go to Western Piedmont's history museums.
If you prefer to take things a little easier while you are on a holiday, Western Piedmont has some great relaxing activities for you, such as cycling and shore fishing.
For those who intend on arriving and departing by plane, take into account that the nearest major airport is Asheville Regional Airport, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest of Morganton.