Travel Tools

From our vibrant downtowns to peaceful nature attractions, the Hickory Metro has something for every kind of trip, whether you're looking to reunite with family or reconnect with your partner. Planning a getaway to our region is easy. Our travel tools not only aid in trip planning but also help inspire your next vacation to our four-season destination in North Carolina. We can’t wait to meet you!

Hickory Metro Destination Guide 2023-2024 CoverLearn & Explore

Stay in the know and learn more about the Hickory Metro from the comfort of your own home.

Sign up for our e-newsletter to see what new attractions are developing in our growing region, situated between Asheville and Charlotte. For more trip inspiration, embark on a virtual tour of local attractions available on

Learn where to go and what to do from people who know the Hickory Metro well. Our blog features articles written by local writers covering everything from restaurants to family-friendly attractions. Another great resource is our downloadable visitor’s guide, which is updated every two years. If you’d like to learn more about Catawba County and the Hickory Metro, as well as our surrounding communities, click here

Plan a memorable getaway to our region today! 

Get Your Swag

After falling in love with the Hickory Metro, grab some fantastic merch to remind you of your adventures here. We have shirts, stickers, and so much more!