Hickory, North Carolina

Head an hour south on Highway 321 and to take note of the incredible mountain views as you pass through Blowing Rock. Once you get to Hickory, jump off of your wheels and watch others spinning theirs during live races at the Hickory Motor Speedway. Sports fans will enjoy an evening of fun at the ballpark of the Hickory Crawdads, the Single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Enjoy downtown Hickory, with shops, restaurants and more. Stop at tasty local eateries like Youssef 242, El Paso and, of course, the nationally-renowned Krispy Kreme doughnuts! Grab a dozen –the perfect fuel for the road. For a great beer on tap, stop in at the Olde Hickory Tap Room. Finally, for some of the best German food in the southeast, park your hog outside the Olde German Schnitzel Haus for beers, brats and a grand old time!