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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Crowne Plaza


Crowne Plaza of Hickory is the place to meet. Whether it’s a getaway with a loved one or friends, a group meeting in the hotel, a one-on-one meeting with a colleague or clients, the newly renovated property is the hotel for people who value the energy and positive interactions that take place when people come together. Located just off I-40, Crowne Plaza of Hickory offers convenience for all travelers. The property is within walking distance of major restaurants and guests have quick access to almost all Catawba County attractions, as well as major corporations. The hotel also provides versatile meeting space and superior service for anyone planning a business meeting or social event. Crowne Plaza of Hickory exceeds guests expectations by providing them with exceptional service and southern hospitality, making comfort and convenience the hotel staff's top priority! The professional staff, including expert meeting and event planners, remain at your service from registration to the final meeting or event. The flexible spaces and variety of catering options can be customized to fit your exact needs.