Attraction Pro-Tips

Introvert’s Guide to Huntsville

Introvert’s Guide to Huntsville

5 Huntsville Spots Where You Can “Introvert” Occasionally, it’s nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and retreat to a place where you can relax in solitude. Huntsville has plenty of spots for hanging out with friends, networking, and attending events. But where do you go when you want to […]

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See the Stars with INTUITIVE® Planetarium at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

See the Stars with INTUITIVE® Planetarium at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Star Gaze at INTUITIVE® Planetarium If you look out at the stars in the night sky, astronomers will point out, you’re looking at the past. Light from distant stars takes years to reach Earth, so we’re seeing them as they were all those years ago. If, however, you look at the stars at the INTUITIVE® Planetarium […]

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5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville Spring Break is a time when the weather starts warming up, the kids are out of school, and they are ready to go! Huntsville is a fantastic option for spending a few days on Spring Break. Here are 5 reasons Rocket City Mom thinks you should choose the […]

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Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Huntsville

St. Paddy’s Fun All Day Long on the 16th Whether you are Irish, or just Irish for a day, Huntsville has your back for celebrating the Feast of St. Patrick.  The Feast is officially on the 17th, of course, but the big celebration in Rocket City happens on Saturday. Early Risers March 16th, Keegan’s Public […]

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A Newbie’s Guide to a Huntsville Havoc Hockey Game

A Newbie’s Guide to a Huntsville Havoc Hockey Game

Havoc Hockey in Huntsville As college football season dies down, a new season is just getting underway in the Rocket City:  Huntsville Havoc hockey. Boasting a rink at the Von Braun Center, the Minor Professional Hockey League team with a season that stretches from October through April has called Huntsville home for more than 15 […]

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Helpful Tips for Your First Visit to Huntsville

Helpful Tips for Your First Visit to Huntsville

Straight from the Experts: Tips & Tricks for First Time Visitors to Huntsville Whether you saw its feature on the New York Times 52 Places to Visit in 2019 list, perused the American Airlines in-flight magazine feature in December, or watched Chris Pratt and James Corden train like astronauts at Space Camp, there’s no doubt […]

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Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Biggest Exhibit *Written by guest blogger Melissa Riley, Vice President of Guest Experience at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Our Chinese Lantern Festival is one of the most exciting things we’ve done in my 15 years at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. We can’t wait to share this festival of culture and art with our community! […]

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Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center We are excited to announce that the U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited paid tourism attraction in 2018. More than 849,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year. With the Apollo 50 celebrations in 2019, they hope to have more than one million […]

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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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Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 16, 1969 at 9:32 a.m. at NASA’s Launch Pad 39A, Apollo 11’s five F1 engines on Nasa’s Saturn-V AS-506 rocket ignited to slowly lift three Americans and humankind’s dreams aboard the historic mission to the […]

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