About Morganton


Let's have a look around into background of Morganton
  • County: Burke
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.7454071
  • Longitude: -81.6848188
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Morganton

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June

Location

Morganton is a city in the US state of North Carolina. Morganton has a total population of 16,665 (2016 Census).

Distance from Morganton center to Airport

Foothills Regional Airport is located in the city which provides just the aviation services and chartered plane service. The nearest international airport is located in Charlotte.

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 31 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Foothills Regional Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Charlotte

Location

It is the largest city of the state of North Carolina and 17th largest of the U.S.A. with a population of about 809,958 (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • The Bank of America Stadium
  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • Jerry Richardson Stadium

Emergency Contact Numbers in Morganton city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 828 757 0099 (Foothills Regional Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 828 315 5000 (Carolinas Heath Care System Blue Ridge)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Morganton, NC.

  • Art in the Hall
  • Historic Morganton Festival
  • Oyster and Shrimp Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Lake James
  • Catawba Meadows Park
  • Burke County Courthouse

Theatre & Concerts

  • Hickory Community Theatre
  • Foothills Performing Arts
  • City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium

Visit Top Restaurants in Morganton

  • Root & Vine
  • Wisteria Southern Gastropub
  • Treat

Top Shopping Centers in Morganton

  • Morganton Heights
  • Fiddler’s Run Shopping Center
  • Walmart Supercenter

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • History Museum of Burke County
  • Ridgeline Gallery
  • Martha’s Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Fajitas – Las Salsas
  • Garlic Knots – Moondog Pizza
  • Salad – Abele’s Family Restaurant

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.80
  • Taxi: $ 2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1391.91
  • Cheap meal: $ 15
  • Gasoline: $ 0.57 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50
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