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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The Holly & Ivy Inn


We offer a variety of amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. Cable is available in every room. Relax on the veranda or smores by the firepit. Enjoy an afternoon stroll to Historic Downtown Newton or bicycle the neighborhood. Many restaurants, stages and theaters are walkable. Charlotte is 45 min. and the Blue Ridge Pkwy / Blowing Rock are 1 hr. Enjoy a complimentary self serve breakfast that includes quiche, ham, bagels, cereal, yogurt, fruit, and a variety of hot/cold drinks. The dining room is also stocked with snacks throughout the day.