To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Hickory, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby areas such as Hickory, Conover, and Claremont.
To really get a feel for Hickory, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. There are plenty of excellent destinations visitors can pay a visit to for an afternoon such as the Catawba Science Center and the Hickory Museum of Arts.
Head to the Valley Hills Mall for some retail therapy.
Come see local sporting heroes, the Hickory Crawdads, do battle at the iconic L.P. Frans Stadium. Make sure to wear black and red, the colors of the Hickory Crawdads.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Red Roof Inn Hickory, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Hickory, or the Crowne Plaza Hotel Hickory.