8 days in Boone & Hickory Itinerary

8 days in Boone & Hickory Itinerary

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8 days in Boone & Hickory Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Boone
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hickory
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Boone

Boone ©
Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horn in the West. Get out of town with these interesting Boone side-trips: Netherland Inn (in Kingsport), Bristol (Sugar Hollow Park & Benjamin Walls Gallery) and Christopher Taylor House (in Jonesborough). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Turchin Center, stroll around Riverside Park, head outdoors with Howard Knob, and trek along Beaver Dam Creek Walking Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Boone road trip app .

New York City to Boone is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Boone reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hickory.

Things to do in Boone

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Netherland Inn, Beaver Dam Creek Walking Trail, Riverside Park, Christopher Taylor House
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Turchin Center ©
Turchin Center
Howard Knob ©
Howard Knob

3
nights
Hickory

Hickory ©
Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. Get out of town with these interesting Hickory side-trips: Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard (in Lawndale), Shelby City Park (in Shelby) and The Village Store (in Davidson). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Henry River Mill Village, enjoy some friendly competition at Pin Station Bowling Center, stroll around Glenn C Hilton Jr Memorial Park, and explore the world behind art at Hickory Museum of Art.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hickory trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Boone to Hickory takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boone in July; daily highs in Hickory reach 88°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hickory

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard, Shelby City Park, WoodMill Winery, Twisted Vine Winery, Pin Station Bowling Center
Highlights from your plan
Shelby City Park ©
Shelby City Park
Henry River Mill Village ©
Henry River Mill Village
Hickory Museum of Art
Hickory Museum of Art

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