Highly suggested things to do in Hickory NC


Hickory NC is located in the eastern edge of the north carolina. There are lots of things to do in Hickory nc which you will see in the list below.

It’s is highly recommended if you are planning to travel this place and wanna know something about this place.

This place was named by a Henry robinson, he built the hickory tree under the tavern and that is why he named this place as hickory. This is the person who founded this place in 1940s.

Hickory is one of the worst place where polio outbreaked at 1940s in the United States. And it is also famous for the oldest furniture stores in the United States.

It is also known as many iconic birthplace of NASCAR and it also got nickname as ‘Birthplace of the Nascar Stars’. Hickory is also about an hour long away from Charlotte where you will find best art shops,park and barbecue joints.

It is located at the foot ridge of the beautiful blue mountain between Charlotte and Asheville. And there are best things you will find here to enjoy and make your travel more memorable so check out some of the best things to do in Hickory nc….

List of best things to do in Hickory nc 

1, Henry rivel mill village

It is a hidden historic gem the best historic place you can visit if you are a lover of such things and you are traveling to hickory then you must visit this place.

The owner and director of this site will guide you properly about this place and give you every knowledge about this place.

With the proper and deep detail about the land and mill you could imagine the life of the people who stayed here.

And after the guide of the director of this place you can also explore it to your own and just walk around there for more imagination about the place.

But I would personally recommend you not to take your private car or any thing because it would be a challenge for you to park your car safely.

The reviews of this place is very good and it is also famous for tourists attraction that have got in this recent years.

Details about the place

Site: https://www.henryrivermillvillage.com/

2, Hickory aviation museum 

It is best place to spend your weekend with your kids because it will be very knowledgeable for your kids from this museum.

There are not more things to see here but the things which you will get to see are all with it and it will be very knowledgeable experience for you if you visit this museum.

It has many collection of military aircraft and you can also board a plane there and explore about the military aircraft in detail.

It is the most interesting part of this museum that you get the knowledge of military aircraft you will get the personal tour of the plane.

The staff here are warm and friendly so you get the service very good and the best part is it is of free of cost and you can explore it for free.

The people who visit here have a lovely experience and the feedback of this museum is pretty much interesting. The must visit place if you are traveling to hickory.

Details about the place

Address: 3101 9th Ave Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

Phone Number: +1 828-323-1963

Site: http://www.hickoryaviationmuseum.org/

3, Geitner rotary park

It is very clean and healthy park for mini picnic people visit here with thier family and make a short picnic her on the weekends.

You can also take your pet dogs here for a walk and you can also come here for the morning walk and jogging.

And jogging under in the trees in the morning is the best thing you can do at the morning for yourself.

You can also ride mountain bike and dirt bike thier. There is separate place for people who want to walk and the people who want to ride thier bike.

There is also access for fishing and boat riding for the visitors and you will be provided with the covered picnic spot if you are coming here for picnic.

So it is very best place to spend time with your family and friends with the mini picnic you can do here.

Details about the place

Address: 2035 12th St Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

Phone Number: +1 828-323-7400

Site: https://www.visitnc.com/listing/DiT7/geitner-rotary-park

4, Bakers mountain park

It is the best place for hiking and you should go thier at the morning because it will be more cooler and less crowded.

There is parking,restroom and a perfect guide that is always willing to help you and there is all over the maps so you can find the way you want to go.

The hills are pretty much steep so it will be very challenging and adventurous for you the longest route will take around one and a half hour.

And you can also choose you route as small or long as per your hiking capacity it will be a perfect workout for your day if you visit here.

The view from the top is spectacular and it is all worth it and you can take cool pictures there at the top of the Mountain.

There is also some small waterfall and some rock outcrop which will give you a perfect park for the wonderfull experience.

Details about the place

Address: Bakers Mountain Rd, Bandy’s, NC 28602, USA

5, union square

It is situated near downtown hickory farmers market and you can just chill with your family and friends.

There is perfect place for winning and dinning and spend some quality time with your travel mate.

And you can also spend some hour listening to the music in the summer time on the street of this place.

It is recommended for the dinner time walk you can do after having delicious meal at the restaurant near the union square.

Details about the place

Address: Union Square NW, Hickory, NC 28601, USA

Site: https://www.hickorync.gov/union-square

6, carolina theatre

It is most favorable theatre of the carolina and you will get perfect updates of the movie when releases.

The prices of the movie tickets and snacks ticket is very good and affordable for the visitors. And the employees here are very nice and friendly.

The seats and sound system of this theatre is very good and the best part is the price of the movie  starts from just 3$ and so on.

Details about the place

Address: 222 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

Phone Number: +1 828-322-7210

Site: http://www.carolinatheater-hickory.com/

7, Kiwanis park 

It is a perfect place to spend your hours and hours with your family and friends and there are lots of things to do for kiddos.

And some of the ride adults can also do and just walk and explore the place. This park is clean and silent you will peacefully spend your some time here.

It also has many basket ball field and tennis court also perfect parking space and recommended for birthday parties and small events.

It also has small water parks for the perfect park experience and it is all in one place you can also click some beautiful pictures with the view that is there.

Details about the place

Address: 805 6th St SE, Hickory, NC 28602, United States

Phone Number: +1 828-322-7336

Site: https://www.hickorync.gov/kiwanis-park

8, Springs road gun club

You can learn here how to use guns and there are various activities that you can do and also there are always some or the other events happening so you can take part.

The employees of this place are very much friendly and nice to you and they will teach you how to use that guns and play the activities.

They will provide you with guns, guns classes and ammunition so you will get a good package of everything you need to know.

If you are willing to do something different with your family or friends you should visit this place and it’s feedback is pretty much cool.

Details about the place

Address: 3462 Springs Rd NE, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

Phone number: +1 828-256-8430

Site: https://www.springsroadgunclub.com/

So these are some of the best places that you should visit once you are in Hickory Nc and all the places and little experiences are suggested by the local people of hickory itself.

We hope that this blog will definitely help you to find out the best places and make your trip easy.

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