- Our list of the best things to do in Hickory, North Carolina, features the top 37 nearby activities — including 14 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hickory, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Hickory, NC , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Morganton, Lenoir, Mooresville, Charlotte and Statesville
Nestled in Hickory, North Carolina, the Hickory Museum of Art is a large art museum with extensive community outreach and programming. The museum offers self-guided tours, guided group tours, yoga sessions and t'ai chi classes.
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The Hickory Crawdads are a Minor League baseball team affiliated with the Texas Rangers. Their home field is the Hickory Crawads/ L/P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, North Carolina. The stadium also hosts many other regional and local sports games, concerts and social events.
The Hickory Furniture Mart features 100 factory outlets, stores, and furniture galleries in one location. This combination allows shoppers to find furniture, sometimes deeply discounted, from 1,000 manufacturers all in one location.
Harper House/ Hickory History Center is a house museum that interprets both Hickory history and Victorian life in the South during the 19th century. Current exhibits include Elegantly Crafted and an exhibit on the Catawba Springs Resort.
Seasonally open, Downtown Hickory Farmers Market has over 50 vendors and three individual markets where visitors can shop, eat and enjoy live entertainment. Products there include produce, food, meat, cheeses, baked goods, honey and local crafts.
Located in a forested area, Glenn C. Hilton Jr. Memorial Park is situated along a creek and provides a canoe launch. The park includes picnic shelters, a paved walking trail, nature boardwalk, disc golf course, memorial garden and playgrounds.
Head over to Carmike Cinemas to catch the latest feature films. This theater features a BigD auditorium, where movies are shown with bigger screens and bigger sounds. Discounts are available for children, seniors and matinee showings.