Exploring Huntsville

[VLOG]: Madison County Farmers Markets

[VLOG]: Madison County Farmers Markets

  Madison County has a lot of big city conveniences, but we’ve also got a few small town charms, too! For example, it is super easy to access fresh, locally-grown food at one of our many farmer’s markets. Today, I’m showing you four great spots to visit to sample some delicious goods grown right here in […]

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Eat like a local at Pinhook Provisions Street Food Park

Eat like a local at Pinhook Provisions Street Food Park

Visiting Huntsville but want to eat like a local? You’re in luck. A reawakening is budding in the West Huntsville community, and Amie Vaughn White is the daring developer at the revolutionary front. Using her passion for southern craft culture, Amie has created a unique experience that thrives on community involvement to fully cultivate the […]

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Harvest Square Nature Preserve: a Natural Beauty

Harvest Square Nature Preserve: a Natural Beauty

Creating a beautiful, inviting outdoor space like the Harvest Square Nature Preserve takes passion and dedication. Harvest Square Nature Preserve has been a community effort to bring a small jewel to northern Madison County.  Aronov Realty Management donated the 69-acre property to the Land Trust of North Alabama in 2009. With the support of public […]

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Hello, TBEX

Hello, TBEX

  Hello, TBEX, and welcome to the Rocket City! Below, you’ll find some highlights about Huntsville and what we’ve got goin’ on. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, head on over to our website at huntsville.org to find even more resources for making your time here “out of this world!”      

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Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX, In Huntsville, we write. On July 5, 1819, with pen to parchment in a vacant cabinet shop, forty-four delegates came together here to inaugurate Alabama as the twenty-second state, with Huntsville serving as its first capital. Today, visitors can still experience the history and hope of this day at the Alabama Constitution Village, an […]

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8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

Let me start by saying that you should never let your dog drink beer. Ever. Sadly for Fido, hops are toxic to dogs and can make them deathly ill. Not to mention the alcohol, which can cause immediate kidney and health issues in canines. That doesn’t mean your four-legged friend wouldn’t enjoy a trip with […]

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Enjoy Your Day in Historic Downtown Madison

Enjoy Your Day in Historic Downtown Madison

  Tucked away at the heart of the City of Madison is historic downtown Madison. Once called Madison Station for the 1850s era Memphis and Charleston railway depot built there, the old town, residences and railway tracks are still in use and thriving. Today, downtown Madison is a slice of Southern Americana with delicious food […]

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[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

[VLOG]: Top 6 Tourist Spots in Madison County

Hi everyone! Katie here. May is National Travel & Tourism Month, so I’m sharing my top six tourist spots in Madison County.   1. Big Spring Park/Downtown Fittingly, our first stop is the Big Spring, which is where Huntsville founder John Hunt settled in 1805. There is no shortage of things to do in Big […]

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4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

With the recent announcement that Huntsville may be the landing spot for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, we thought we’d get ahead of the curve by publishing a guide to visitors arriving to our city from orbit. In the words of Gloria Gaynor, “And so you’re back from outer space.” You’ve parked your spaceplane at […]

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[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

[VLOG]: Huntsville Spring Walking Tour

  Hey everyone, Katie here again for iHeartHsv on a beautiful Spring day in Huntsville. Today, I’m strolling around historic Twickenham to learn about Huntsville’s past!   The Walk During the Spring and Fall, the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau organizes guided walking tours around different areas that focus on local history. I attended […]

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