About Hickory


Let's have a look around into background of Hickory
  • County: Catawba
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.734454
  • Longitude: -81.344457
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Hickory

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

Location

Hickory is a city in the US state of North Carolina. Hickory has a total population of 40,010.

Distance from Hickory center to Airport

Hickory Regional Airport is located in the city which provides just the aviation services. The nearest international airport is located in Charlotte.

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 8 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Hickory 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 Hickory city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 828 323 7408 (Hickory Regional Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 828 315 5000 (Frye Regional Medical Center)

Events

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

  • Hickory Oktoberfest
  • Holiday Tree Lighting
  • Art Crawl

Tourist Attractions

  • Catawba Science Center
  • Glen C Hilton, Jr. Memorial Park
  • Jaycee Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Hickory Community Theatre
  • Quality Live Theatre
  • The Green Room Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Hickory

  • Hatch Sandwich Bar
  • BOCA
  • Olde Hickory Tap Room

Top Shopping Centers in Hickory

  • Valley Hills Mall
  • Valley Crossing
  • Old Navy

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Hickory Museum of Art
  • Stine’s Gallery
  • Hickory City Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Kimchi Fries – House of Nom Nom
  • Coconut Cake – Backstreets Bar and Grill
  • Salmon – Vintage House

Sports Club

  • Hickory Crawdads – Baseball
  • Carolina Panthers – American Football

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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Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Kearney Regional Airport
  • Taxi Services: Action Cab & Courier
  • Bus Service: Ryde Transit

Airport

Kearney Regional Airport is located in Seattle metropolitan area, Washington

  • Driving Distance: 9 miles/14 kms

  • Driving Time:  33 mins.
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

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

  • For Hotels:

1. Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill

2. Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day

3. Concierge: Between $5 - $25

  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

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