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Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail The Tinsel Trail is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Huntsville that is free to attend and open all hours during the holiday season. Big Spring Park East is full of creativity, wonder, and holiday spirit with 300 trees this November 23rd – January 5th! This is the 8th […]

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Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots for Visitors Katie Stamps, Historic Preservationist for the City of Huntsville 1. 506 Franklin Street, Twickenham Historic District Being partial to Victorian-era architecture, I became utterly captivated by the c. 1887 Goldsmith-Donovan House when I started working for the City of Huntsville.  Originally a modest, two-story cottage, this Italianate-style dwelling […]

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The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

Weeden House Celebrates Bicentennial 2019 will not only mark the bicentennial of the state of Alabama, but also for Huntsville’s historic Weeden House.  Built in 1819, a visit to Alabama’s oldest house museum will transport you through time to antebellum life in Huntsville.  The house showcases exquisite nineteenth century antiques and furnishings.   Architecture such as […]

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Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Lewter Hardware For more than 90 years, Lewter Hardware has been a Huntsville, Alabama staple. Huntsville has some unique and enriching history. We also pride ourselves on preserving that history and sharing it with others. This is why Huntsville has a deep connection with the past, present, and future. One bit of history that I […]

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Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

A Hike Back in Time Among the trees on Monte Sano’s southern slope is a natural spring that marks the spot where the Civil War officially ended in North Alabama. Trough Springs, located along Trough Springs Trail on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve, is the site of surrender for Lt. […]

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Keto-Friendly Dining in Huntsville

Keto-Friendly Dining in Huntsville

Dining Out on a Low Carb or Keto Diet One of the most difficult aspects of eating a low carb or ketogenic diet can be dining out. If you forget your keto-friendly lunch at home one day or find yourself starving without time to cook, it can feel impossible to find a restaurant option that […]

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Women in Music Play Downtown Huntsville

Women in Music Play Downtown Huntsville

Downtown Music Scene Huntsville is best known for it’s “out of this world” mentality. We have, without a doubt, earned the handle Rocket City. It is because of this strong foundation that the Huntsville community has been able to really thrive and explore other creative interests. People are now seeking out entertainment in Huntsville, whether […]

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Like Shooting Fish with a Rocket: The Best Places to Fish in Huntsville

Like Shooting Fish with a Rocket:  The Best Places to Fish in Huntsville

Top 5 Fishing Spots For beginners and seasoned veterans alike, Huntsville and its surrounding areas are packed with many great and surprising opportunities to relax with a rod and reel. With a wide variety of ponds, creeks, and streams, Huntsville boasts a great adventure for the fisherman willing enough to find them – many of […]

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Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves

Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves

Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves Just two miles from downtown Huntsville, tucked inside a residential area, you’ll find an interesting remnant of local history. Three Caves sits among the trees on Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve. Despite its name, it’s actually not a cave at all but a former limestone mine, originally […]

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A Date With Downtown Huntsville

A Date With Downtown Huntsville

A Date with Downtown Huntsville It’s February and love is in the air, and that includes love for our wonderful city of Huntsville.  For the past four years, the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau has hosted a social media campaign to encourage people to share what they love about Huntsville. To help kick off […]

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