Attraction Pro-Tips

5 Things to Bring on Your Trip to Huntsville!

5 Things to Bring on Your Trip to Huntsville!

Five Things to Bring When You Travel to Huntsville “Preparation is the key to success,” Alexander Graham Bell once said, and though he probably wasn’t packing for a trip to Huntsville when he said it, it would have been no less true if he were.* The first step in a great trip is in how […]

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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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NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Heads to Rocket City

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Heads to Rocket City

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Heads to Rocket City Bruce Springsteen may not be recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on spaceflight, but he did hit on one incontrovertible truth of exploration – if you want to do it right, at some point, you’ve got to trade in your wings for some wheels. […]

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Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

  ‘Tis the season! There’s tons shopping to do, festive lights around town to admire, copious amounts of tasty, tasty, food to consume, and of course, you have to lovingly place those traditional and sentimental decorations around your house in just the right spot. But wait, there’s still one more important task you absolutely must […]

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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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Attraction PRO-Tips: Burritt on the Mountain

Attraction PRO-Tips: Burritt on the Mountain

Attraction PRO-Tips Series: Each month, we bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions. By Rebecca Hitt   As I walk towards the doorway, I stop and close my eyes, soaking in all around me. I can feel the warmth of the sunlight kiss the skin across my nose. The […]

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Attraction PRO TIPS: An Insider’s Guide to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums

Attraction PRO TIPS: An Insider’s Guide to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums

Attraction Pro-Tips Series: Each month, we bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions.     So I’m a little partial to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums. My very first museum job was there; an epic combination of two of my greatest loves, history and museums. Some of my fondest […]

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It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

It doesn’t take rocket science to enjoy the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Attraction Pro-Tips Series: Each month, we’ll bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions.   I’m as close to a local as you can get in Huntsville, having moved here in 1990. Although I’ve been a long-time space geek, I figured it would be limited to me and my lonesome […]

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