Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Hickory

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hickory. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Hickory

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Hickory a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wood Mill Winery (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Lenoir Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Pine Mountain Golf Course (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • The Beanstalk Journey (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Quaker Meadows Golf Club (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hickory

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hickory is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bakers Mountain Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Riverbend Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Rocky Face Mountain (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Lake Norman (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hickory

Fly into Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), the closest airport, located 41.7 mi (67.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Hickory?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Hickory. From 3 Cabins to 3 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hickory for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hickory?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hickory. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lenoir-Rhyne University: 46 vacation rentals
  • Harper House: 48 vacation rentals
  • The Crossing at Hollar Mill: 47 vacation rentals
  • L.P. Frans Stadium: 51 vacation rentals
  • Hickory Community Theatre: 47 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hickory listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Hickory?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Cabins in Hickory. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hickory include:

  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Houses: 20 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hickory?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Hickory. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.