8 days in Hickory Itinerary

8 days in Hickory Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. Explore Hickory's surroundings by going to Blowing Rock (Moses H. Cone Memorial Park & Bolick and Traditions Pottery), Hickory Ridge Living History Museum (in Boone) and Lake Lure (The Gem Mine, Zipline, &more). Make the 20th (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Pisgah National Forest. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, contemplate the long history of Maple Grove, take in the awesome beauty at Bakers Mountain Park, and don't miss a visit to Harper House/ Hickory History Center.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hickory vacation planning app.

Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hickory

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Lure, Blowing Rock, Linville, Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, Thermal Valley
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Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail ©
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Grandfather Mountain