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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Beanstalk Ziplines


Are you ready to fly through the trees, Beanstalk Ziplines delivers one of the most unique family adventures in North Carolina. What makes this experience unique? Tree-trekking. Skywalking. Cargo climbing. All in one adventure. Oh right, they have ziplines too, with 5 interconnected zips ending in a 520' mega zip. If you want to make a full day of adventure climb the 42 foot climbing Beanstalk tower or leap from the QUICKjump Free Fall for a discounted add-on. While at the Beanstalk Ziplines pack a picnic, bring the bikes and ride 8+ miles along the Catawba River, play 18 holes in one of NC's premier disc golf courses or entertain the kids for hours at their two challenging adventure playgrounds!