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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Taproot Coffee


"Coffee is the most beautiful & complex food on this planet - and that is how we treat it! TAPROOT exists to kindle the passion & tradition of coffee. We create coffee because we love coffee and believe its legacy should be embodied in a pure & true form. We want you to enjoy coffee for what it is, not what it goes in - on - or with." -Malachi Morris