Alexander County, North Carolina Vacations (NC)

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A friendly hometown atmosphere

A vacation in Alexander County is like returning to the hometown of your youth, offering ample opportunities for hiking, camping, hunting, horseback riding, boating, fishing, swimming, and general relaxation.
 
Located between the Brushy Mountains and Lake Hickory, in the Piedmont of North Carolina, Alexander County offers visitors scenic beauty, rolling farmland, a safe environment, a healthy economy, and an abundance of community events.
 
Tour the Lucas Mansion, a quaint and beautifully restored Victorian home, where you can visit the Exhibition Gallery, the Doll Collection Gallery and the Rock and Mineral display.
Another local historical attraction is the Old Jail Museum, which is a unique architectural building in downtown Taylorsville. You'll be able to view old jail cells and photos of past jailers. There's even a genealogy room that is sure to fascinate history buffs.
 
There's also the Hiddenite Center Art Gallery which displays many traveling exhibits as well as special collections by area craftspeople. And when it's time for a break, pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic at Matheson Park.
 
Experience why so many people have fallen in love with this area by attending the Hiddenite Celebration in September. You'll love the folk life demonstrations, delicious food, live music, and vendors selling an array of handmade arts & crafts. In October, as the air becomes cooler and the trees burst into color.
 
Taylorsville has its annual Apple Festival. Offering a wide variety of crafts, entertainment and, of course, delicious apples. On your visit, you'll discover that, above all, the greatest asset of this community is the giving and caring people that call this place home. The county is filled with strong family-oriented individuals who share a common goal to continue to excel in the quality of life that they enjoy. Alexander County is prospering and has excellent opportunities on the horizon! The friendly, small town atmosphere turns visitors into residents!
 
For more information on this visitor-friendly county, go to the Alexander County Chamber of Commerce.