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#iHeartHsv Art Collection

#iHeartHsv Art Collection

#iHeartHsv Art Collection There’s an art to welcoming visitors to town. And the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau takes that very seriously. The Visitor Center not only offers information about things to do (and eat!) while you’re here, it provides coupons to make the activities cheaper and unique souvenirs of the city. …Which brings […]

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Nina and Pinta Replica Exhibit at Ditto Landing

Nina and Pinta Replica Exhibit at Ditto Landing

It’s not every day you see a museum that has a poop deck.  But, then, it’s also not every day that instead of going to visit a museum, the museum comes to visit you. The Niña and the Pinta, though, are not your average museums. The ships are replicas of their famous namesakes – two of […]

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Monte Sano Art Festival

Monte Sano Art Festival

  *Editor’s note: Dates, times, and other relevant event information has been updated in this blog to accurately reflect 2017 activities.   What could be better than a day spent enjoying both the natural beauty of Huntsville’s Monte Sano Mountain and the creations of more than 150 of the region’s finest artists? How about two […]

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Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

  At Huntsville’s Alabama Constitution Village museum, the big deal is that the big deal isn’t the big deal. With me so far? As you might guess from the name, on the site where the museum is located, almost 200 years ago, History took place. Like, capital-H, big-deal History – Alabama’s state constitution was drafted and signed. Way […]

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4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

With the recent announcement that Huntsville may be the landing spot for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, we thought we’d get ahead of the curve by publishing a guide to visitors arriving to our city from orbit. In the words of Gloria Gaynor, “And so you’re back from outer space.” You’ve parked your spaceplane at […]

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Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

  If you go to Paris, you take a picture of the Eiffel Tower. If you go to New York, you snapshot the Statue of Liberty. In Rome, the Colosseum.  In Cawker City, Kansas, the biggest ball of twine. But what about Huntsville? What do you take a picture of when you come here? Well, the rocket, […]

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Four New Year’s Resolutions Huntsville Can Help You Keep

Four New Year’s Resolutions Huntsville Can Help You Keep

  A new year is upon us, and with that comes New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like a lot of people, you may already be struggling to follow through with yours. Or, if you’re like me, you never made them in the first place. Either way, Huntsville can help! Here are four New Year’s Resolutions […]

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8 ways to experience the new Star Wars movie in Huntsville, Alabama

8 ways to experience the new Star Wars movie in Huntsville, Alabama

  To quote the late, great Darth Vader, “This will be a day long remembered.”   On December 17, the new Star Wars movie, Episode VII, “The Force Awakens” will be in theaters everywhere, and it’s going to be huge – the movie broke the advance ticket sales record a month before its debut, and […]

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5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

  Editor’s Note: Information has been updated to accurately reflect 2017 events. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. All over the Rocket City, lights and trees and stars and Santas deck the halls, streets, parks, museums and more. Even if you live here, it’d be tough to take in everything, and if you’re […]

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WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

  Right now, even as you’re reading this, there are human beings living in space, conducting science on orbit of planet Earth.   Every moment of every day for the last 15 years, aboard the International Space Station or ISS for short, American astronauts and their counterparts from around the world have been living La Vida […]

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