5 Rocket City Adventures for Under $5

5 Rocket City Adventures for Under $5.00

Exploring the Rocket City doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to have fun! Here are 5 awesome Rocket City adventures and activities under $5.00, personally tested out by yours truly and guaranteed to be a blast.


Huntsville Museum of Art on Thursdays after 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $5.00

Feel cultured and sophisticated while checking out the exhibits and basking in that discounted admission. The museum is open until 8:00 p.m.


Monte Sano State Park

Cost: $5.00 for ages 12 and up; $2.00 for ages 4-11; FREE for kiddos 3 and under; $2.00 for seniors ages 62+

2,140 acres, 20 miles of hiking trails, 14 miles of biking trails, countless beautiful views. Nature, y’all.


Sam and Greg’s Pizzeria and Gelateria

Cost: $3.50 for a small gelato, $4.50 for a medium gelato

Trust me; you need some of this gelato in your life. Homemade gelato. Made with local fresh fruit from Scott’s Orchard, local farms, and vendors from the Green Street Market. And you’ll need to come back often to check out the new flavors like Chai and Lavender or Pumpkin Pie around Thanksgiving. You are welcome.


Big Spring International Park

Cost: $0.25 minimum to feed the ducks and goldfish

Take a handful of quarters and feed the ducks and koi while walking along the picturesque red bridge, a gift to Huntsville from Japan.


Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

Cost: FREE

Stop by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau to get a Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunts and search out the 14 ducks hidden around downtown Huntsville! Find all 14 ducks and stop back by the Visitor Center to claim your well-deserved prize.



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Although not raised in Huntsville, Rebecca high-tailed it here as quickly as she could. There is no place she would rather call home. Most of her waking hours involve working for the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. An avid storyteller, she loves nothing better than to share Huntsville’s tales whether during Huntsville Ghost Walks, conducting tours of the Huntsville Depot, or bringing history to life during the Cemetery Stroll.


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