Located in Catawba County, Hickory is home to more than 40,000 people. Get a bus charter in Hickory, North Carolina and explore the city today.
A bus charter in Hickory, North Carolina can help you tour the following attractions:
Go to the Catawba Science Center and learn more about science and the natural world via different exhibits, as well as view art exhibits and more. You can also visit the Edgerton Gallery, Aquarium, and the Millholland Planetarium.
Meanwhile, watch the Hickory Community Theatre perform musicals and theater shows such as the Rocky Horror Picture Show and the Game's Afoot. Then check out the Hickory Museum of Art, where you can see the best artworks and photographs from all over the world. Some of the exhibits you can find here include the photographs of Steve McCurry, including Afghan Girl and the works of locally and nationally known artists.
There are several golf courses that you can try while you are in Hickory. These include the Henry River Golf Course, Lake Hickory Town Course, Hampton Heights Golf Club, River Crest Golf Club, and Catawba Springs Golf Facility at Lake Hickory Country Club. Check out the Hickory Motor Speedway, which is regarded as the birthplace of the NASCAR Stars. Or you can watch the Hickory Crawdads play their home games at L.P. Frans Stadium.
Visit the Dr. Glenn R. Frye House, which was built by QE Herman in the 1930s and which sports a colonial revival style designed by Robert L. Clemmer. It also includes contributing structures such as the wrought iron balustrade, garage and gates. Then you could check out the Weidner Rock House, which was built in the 1790s and is located on an 8-acre land. Both houses are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, along with other historic houses such as the Clement Geitner House, the John A. Lentz House, the John Alfred Moretz House, the Lee & Helen George House, the Propst House, and the Shuford House.
The Ridgeview Public Library is a former library that served the African American residents of Ridgeview and was built in the 1950s with a colonial revival architecture. Meanwhile, the Piedmont Wagon Company is the only remaining factory building of the wagon factory complex that was operational in the 1940s. It was built in the 1880s. The Highland School, on the other hand, was built in the 1920s and sports a classical revival style. You also have several historic districts to explore, including Claremont High School Historic District, Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District, Kenworth Historic District, Oakwood Historic District, and Yoder's Mills Historic District.
Other sites on the register are Elliott–Carnegie Library, First Presbyterian Church, Harris Arcade, Hickory Municipal Building, Lyerly Full Fashioned Mill, Whisnant Hosiery Mills, Hollar Hosiery Mills-Knit Sox Knitting Mills, and Houck's Chapel.
Visit Bakers Mountain Park, the highest point in the entire county at more than 1,700 feet. It has close to 200 acres of space filled with chestnut and oak trees. You could go on the trails here, and see a variety of plants, birds and wildlife. Or you can go to Glenn Hilton, Jr. Memorial Park where you have picnic facilities, playgrounds, a paved walking trail, a disc golf course, a boardwalk, horseshoe pits, a memorial garden, and a canoe launch. Or you can check out the soccer fields, picnic facilities, playgrounds, walking trail, canoe launch and the Alpine Tower ropes course at Henry Ford River Regional Recreational Park. Also check out the Stanford Park and Highland Recreation Center, Winkler Park, the Ivey Arboretum in Carolina Park, Jaycee Park, and Kiwanis Park.
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