Exploring Huntsville

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit Have you ever wished that you could travel through more than two centuries, visiting Huntsville, Alabama, at various points in its past and future, only to realize that time machines haven’t been invented yet? Sure, we all have! But I bring good news, resident […]

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Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard

Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard

Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard Hunting for Appalachian Apples?  Head to Scott’s Orchard! Crisp, juicy apples from the Appalachians are a sure sign of fall.  When I was a kid, every fall we’d load up and drive several hours to the Blue Ridge Mountains to get bushels of apples for canning and winter eating.   […]

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5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville As the weather cools off and the leaves begin to change, everyone is excited about spending the crisp fall days outdoors. And it’s the perfect time of year to move your workouts into the sunshine and enjoy the changing scenery as your cardio kicks in. […]

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Taco Tuesday in Huntsville/Madison County

Taco Tuesday in Huntsville/Madison County

Taco Tuesday in Huntsville/Madison County What’s the best way to spend a Tuesday night (or really, any night – tacos are a solid choice any day of the week) in the Rocket City? Gather your friends and celebrate a popular weekly tradition: Taco Tuesday. But where can you go to satisfy your taco cravings? This […]

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Catch the Eclipse at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Catch the Eclipse at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Catch the Eclipse at U.S. Space & Rocket Center Guys, something truly stellar will happen on August 21—a solar eclipse! Everyone in the continental United States will see at least a partial eclipse. If you are not in the path of totality, you will, of course, want to be at the absolute coolest and best […]

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Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour

Take a Ride on Huntsville’s Breakfast Trolley Tour There are several ways you can hear some great stories about Huntsville and its history, but only one of them involves both a trolley AND a muffin. And, really, why would anyone NOT want to do that? The EarlyWorks Family of Museums offers a breakfast trolley tour […]

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[VLOG]: Harmony Park Safari

[VLOG]: Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari Hey everyone, Katie here! Did you know that there is a place in Madison county where you can see zebras, giraffes, emus, crocodiles, and tortoises? It’s true! Harmony Park Safari is located in Huntsville, south of Owens Cross Roads but north of the Tennessee River. I can’t believe that I can drive […]

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50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville

50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville

50 Things to do this Summer in Huntsville Summertime in the Rocket City is a magic, special time full of tasty food, outdoor adventures, stellar sights, and fun all the way around. Here are 50 events taking place in Huntsville to make your summer the most amazing one ever. Happy exploring! Biergarten; U.S. Space & […]

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38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer Sometimes we think in order to have a little fun, we have to spend, spend, spend to have a good time. Well, you and your wallet are in luck because we have come up with a list of fun things to do in Huntsville for $0.00. (No, […]

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Be a Time Traveler in the Rocket City: 5 Decade-Inspired Outings

Be a Time Traveler in the Rocket City: 5 Decade-Inspired Outings

Time Travel in the Rocket City: 5 Decade-Inspired Outings Huntsville is known for pushing the boundaries of science and innovation—we are the Rocket City, after all. But it’s also a city that never forgets where it came from. Here in Huntsville, we find unique and creative ways to preserve our past as we advance toward […]

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