Showing posts by: Nicole Brookus

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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Huntsville Road Trip: Winter Waterfalls

Huntsville Road Trip: Winter Waterfalls

Huntsville Road Trip: Winter Waterfalls Fueled by winter rains, winter and early spring are the best time for viewing North Alabama’s many waterfalls.  3 of the best ones are within 90 minutes of Huntsville and FREE to visit. Plan the ultimate road trip by enjoying all that these stunning outdoor spaces have to offer and […]

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Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival Madison, Alabama’s, largest event – the Madison Street Festival – happens each year in early fall in Madison’s historic old town district.  The weather forecast calls for a gorgeous sunny day this October 7th!  Admission is free to this family-friendly event.     The Festival kicks off at 9 am with parade […]

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