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Top 9 Things to Do in Hickory, NC

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Hickory, North Carolina, is a town shaped by a rich history of community and craft. The creative people of Hickory’s past took advantage of local resources and pooled knowledge to make a thriving industry hub out of a small town. This spirit of cooperation has carried on through recent decades, earning Hickory three All-America City Awards in less than 50 years.

The town got its name from its original attraction – a tavern Henry Robinson built under a massive hickory tree. But Hickory today offers so much more than a humble tavern. Whether you’re a local native or just passing through, be sure to stop and enjoy these fun things to do in Hickory, NC. Continue reading Top 9 Things to Do in Hickory, NC