Showing posts by: Nicole Brookus

Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

Huntsville’s Guide to the Historic Districts

History through Homes History isn’t just found in museums and parks, but in the everyday workings of a city.  As Huntsville has grown and expanded since 1810, residential neighborhoods have grown and reflect the architectural and historical character of the time and the economic status and lifestyle of Huntsville’s residents.  But it’s not just history: […]

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Exploring the Foundations of Faith Trail in Huntsville

Exploring the Foundations of Faith Trail in Huntsville

Foundations of Faith Trail The Huntsville Foundations of Faith Trail churches define the heart of the area’s rich and diverse cultural and spiritual heritage. Each of these churches has a story to tell. Some churches have been designed by experienced architects and some were designed by church members who “felt the calling.” The stained glass […]

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Exploring Huntsville’s Sharon Johnston Park

Exploring Huntsville’s Sharon Johnston Park

  More Than Fish   I thought this was going to be a post about fishing.  Huntsville natives will have to forgive me, but I had never been to Sharon Johnston Park, what was supposedly my first spot scouting out places to fish.  I expected a small park with a lake, what I discovered was […]

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Picking your Perfect Huntsville Souvenir

Picking your Perfect Huntsville Souvenir

You Can Take it With You Unless you live here, someday you are going to have to leave Huntsville and come home.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t take a piece of Huntsville with you to remind you to come back or as a gift for those who didn’t get to come. For Foodies: If […]

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Explore Huntsville’s Chapman Mountain Nature Trail

Explore Huntsville’s Chapman Mountain Nature Trail

Huntsville’s Newest Nature Preserve Now Open The Land Trust of North Alabama has done it again, recently opening the new 371 acre Chapman Mountain Nature Preserve just a few miles northeast of downtown Huntsville.  The Preserve currently offers 3 miles of trails with 10 miles of trails planned, along with a disc golf course, camping, […]

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LEGO to Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Nature Connects

LEGO to Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Nature Connects

What do you get when you take a lot of creativity and over half a million Lego bricks? The Huntsville Botanical Garden’s guest exhibit Nature Connects, Art with LEGO® Bricks. Designed by New York artist Sean Kenney, this award-winning traveling exhibit features 27 garden-inspired sculptures set in 14 scenes. You’ll have to explore the garden […]

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Huntsville RV Parks

Huntsville RV Parks

Huntsville RV Parks If you are one of the many RV enthusiasts that likes to bring the comforts of home with you when you travel, Madison County has great spots to park your RV.  Whether you want peace and quiet or to be in the middle of the action, we’ve got a campground for you! […]

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Where the Wildflowers are in Huntsville

Where the Wildflowers are in Huntsville

Where the Wildflowers are in Huntsville April showers bring May… May? It’s March, and the spring wildflowers are popping up. You can catch them in the wild on Huntsville’s many hiking trails, but if you want the most flowers all in one place, head to the Huntsville Botanical Garden.     The Dogwood Trail on […]

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5 Best Views in Huntsville

5 Best Views in Huntsville

5 Best Views in Huntsville See the Farthest The top of Wade Mountain’s Devil’s Racetrack is only 1000 feet in elevation, but on a clear day offers a panoramic view of the Tennessee Valley all the way to Tennessee.  The Devil’s Racetrack trail is a moderate 3 mile round trip.  Once you have looked your […]

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Tee Off at Topgolf Huntsville

Tee Off at Topgolf Huntsville

Tee Off at Topgolf Huntsville  Huntsville’s newest entertainment complex is the Topgolf facility, the first new business to set down at the MidCity mixed-use development on the site of the former Madison Square Mall.     This is not your father’s golf outing.  Topgolf Huntsville is a 53,000 square foot venue featuring not just golf, but […]

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