The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Downtown Hickory

Holiday Shopping Ideas

Look no further - your Christmas shopping needs are fulfilled! We have compiled a list of some of the best places to shop for those special people in your life this Holiday Season. This is in no way…

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Ranger Days - Autumn Leaves

Like a lot of folks, Fall is my favorite time of year. I have been very fortunate over the last 15 years to be able to come to work and document the changing of the seasons both for myself and for our…

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Hart Square

One of Catawba County's hidden gems is the beautiful Hart Square Village, with over 100+ 1800's log cabins. When visiting the world's largest collection of log cabins, you are sure to be amazed at the…

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