Exploring Huntsville

8 Fun Bachelorette Ideas in Huntsville

8 Fun Bachelorette Ideas in Huntsville

8 Fun Bachelorette Ideas in Huntsville Planning a bachelorette can be tough, so we’re taking the guesswork out for you. Here are some ideas for a memorable bachelorette in Huntsville for every type of bride-to-be.   Toss One Back Toss some axes, then toss back a beer — because why not? Campus 805’s breweries, restaurants […]

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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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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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Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Instagram Worthy Hikes in Huntsville and Madison

Best Hiking Spots in Huntsville and Madison County for Instagram As fall colors and cooler temperatures begin to creep into the Tennessee Valley, it’s high time to hit the trails. Whether you’re itching for a family-friendly hike or a steep and steady climb on Monte Sano, these trails are sure to please — and freshen […]

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Where to Watch Football in Huntsville

Where to Watch Football in Huntsville

Where to watch football in the Rocket City If you didn’t know, football is BIG in Alabama! (Don’t think you need that reminder, though.) People even plan their wedding days around football games! So, something this big should be appreciated in the best places around the Rocket City. Here’s your quick guide for where to […]

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All Aboard the Blue Bayou for an Incredible Dining Experience

All Aboard the Blue Bayou for an Incredible Dining Experience

All Aboard “The Blue Bayou” Dining Car! “All aboard!” A man sporting a conductor’s uniform swiftly rang a bell, signaling guests to enter the dining car. “Tickets! Show us your tickets and come inside. Have them ready!” I took the ticket out of my pocket and read my destination: Memphis. Tonight, everyone who arrived at […]

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Everyone Can Go Back to School in Huntsville

Everyone Can Go Back to School in Huntsville

School Lessons in the Rocket City Fall is just around the corner, and that means it’s back-to-school time! If your school years are a few years behind you, good news! A trip to the Rocket City will let you recapture the excitement of a first day of school. Here are just a few of the […]

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Paddle Boarding in Huntsville: How to Find Your Zen on the Water

Paddle Boarding in Huntsville: How to Find Your Zen on the Water

Paddle board away from it all If you need a few moments of peace and quiet in your life, we know where to find it. Just past Ditto Landing off Hobbs Island Road is a magical section of the Tennessee River that’s perfect for paddling away from it all. And, thanks to the husband and […]

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Spend A Day At “The Avenue”

Spend A Day At “The Avenue”

  Spend A Day At “The Avenue” If someone said to you, “let’s go hang out at The Avenue” would you ask which one they were talking about? If you’re in downtown Huntsville, there’s many to choose from like Clinton Avenue, Holmes Avenue, and others. But if you’re talking about The Avenue, then you need […]

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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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