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Where can I go shopping?

Logo for Downtown Morganton, NC

Downtown Morganton contains an abundance of boutique shops, furniture shops, restaurants, and more. For a current listing of shops, visit

To get to Downtown Morganton, leave Silver Creek Community by turning right from Roper Hollow Road onto US Hwy 64. Continue 7 miles, and you will enter downtown, just 2.4 miles past Interstate 40.

Just before you get to downtown Morganton, you will find a Lowes on the left (1224 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655), Food Lion (1230 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655) and several fast food restaurants (Chick-Fil-A, Cook Out, Subway, etc.) along with the Morganton Public Safety (Fire/Police) station.

Turn left at Highway 64-Bypass (The NC School of Deaf will be on your right) and just one stoplight down is a 24-hour Wal-Mart (G120 Morganton Heights Blvd., Morganton, NC 28655) along with many shops, in the Morganton Heights shopping center. Located along the road is an Applebee’s and Golden Corral restaurants.