Looking to Build a Custom Home in Hickory?

Hickory, NC is a great city to live in. It’s got plenty of places to drink, eat, and shop. And if you’re looking for a new home builder in Hickory, look no further than Holloway Family Homes. We have a strong presence in the area and are proud to build custom homes there.


A few facts about Hickory, NC


Hickory is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina, making it a beautiful and scenic city.


The climate is moderate, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures average in the low 80s, while winter temperatures typically hover around 40 degrees. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year, with an average of about 45 inches of rain and snowfall combined.


Things to do in Hickory


Catawba Science Center

The Catawba Science Center is a 35,000 sq. ft museum with an extensive collection of hands-on exhibits for all ages and interests, from children’s play areas to saltwater aquariums, in addition to its state-of-the-art digital planetarium theater!


Hickory Museum of Art

The Hickory Museum of Art was founded in 1944, and today it houses a collection of 1,500 American art objects.


Hickory Crawdads Minor League Baseball team

The Hickory Crawdads are a Minor League Baseball team of the South Atlantic League (SAL) and the High-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers.


Where to eat in Hickory


Olde Hickory Tap Room

This is a local favorite and owner Jason Yates takes pride in providing a relaxed atmosphere where people can come to enjoy good food and good beer. Olde Hickory Tap Room is known for its awesome selection of beers, including the ones brewed at the Olde Hickory Brewery (a few blocks away), owned by Yates.


The menu features a variety of pub fare, including wings, burgers, and sandwiches. And if you’re looking for something a little different, they’ve got you covered with items like the Cajun Shrimp (it comes in skewers) and the Pub Burger.



El Paso Hickory

El Paso is a Mexican restaurant that’s beloved by locals for its authentic food and friendly service. The menu features all your favorite dishes, like tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. If you’re ever feeling like trying something not too common, then order the Molcajete Ranchero!



Boca Hickory

Boca is an upscale Mediterranean-fusion restaurant that is perfect for a date night or any special occasion. The menu features items like pork osso bucco, filet mignon, and fresh seafood. And if you’re looking for something to share, the charcuterie board is a great option.


You can visit the Hickory Metro website for more information on places to visit in Hickory.


If you are in the market for land on which to build a stick-built home in Hickory check out the options below. Our experienced team is always available to help you determine if a piece of land is suitable for building a home.


Land options in Hickory

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